This is the best thing I’ve ever smelled

On his way out, there was a bottle of 2011 Dior Homme perfume. Ryan grabbed it and sniffed. “I was like, this is the best thing I’ve ever smelled!”

“That would be the point in my life that changed my entire life,” he said.

— Michael Ryan of San Francisco perfume store Ministry of Scent explains how he became interested in perfume. Read more in People We Meet: Michael Ryan from Ministry of Scent at Mission Local.


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