Olympic Orchids Perfumes is the natural outgrowth of Olympic Orchids, Inc, which was originally established by Dr. Ellen Covey in 2006 as a orchid plant nursery. The perfume business was established in 2010 and since then has become internationally known and the winner of multiple awards including the prestigious Institute for Art and Olfaction award. All fragrances are designed, formulated, hand-manufactured, bottled, and packaged in-house. Dr. Covey is also a Professor of Animal Behavioral Science at the University of Washington. Her motto for Olympic Orchids is, “extraordinary perfumes for extraordinary people."