Book inspired fragrance for bath, body & home

Rome, New York

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Last updated on Dec 14, 2018

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About LatheratiSoap

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On Etsy since 2009

Welcome to Latherati

Latherati fragrances are inspired by classic literature; stories captured in scent. Memorable characters & historic settings interpreted as fragrances that help you embrace & celebrate your own strong spirit.

Scent List
THE ABBEY - Northanger Abbey, Jane Austen - relaxing lavender, cedarwood, rosewood, cardamom, warm amber, vetiver & tonka bean.

ALTER EGO - Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde, Robert Louis Stevenson - cedarwood & sandalwood, amber, dark musk and rich vanilla

BARTON COTTAGE - Sense & Sensibility, Jane Austen - rose, green ivy, violet, lily of the valley, raspberry, sweet yellow pear, a hint of patchouli, caramel, white vanilla & sandalwood

CONRAD - bay rum, lime, coconut
DICKENS - clove, bourbon, smoke
HEMINGWAY - whiskey, vanilla, cherry
HUGO - mandarin orange, leather, mahogany
IBSEN - cedar, patchouli, white musk
MELVILLE - ocean water, bergamot, amber
THOREAU - fir needle, oakmoss, vetiver
TOLSTOY - sandalwood, white vanilla
VERNE - tobacco, french vanilla
WHITMAN - green tea, cardamom, musk

CELEBRATION - The Great Gatsby, F. Scott Fitzgerald - sparkling champagne, creamy orange, juicy strawberries on a musk and vanilla base note

THE COBB - Persuasion by Jane Austen - marine, ozone & sea spray with whispers of jasmine, freesia, lily, citrus grounded by wood & musk

COZY SPRING - inspired by the Danish concept of hygge - florals of lilac & freesia mingle with fresh green clover, tart lemon and sweet sugar and cradled by white musk & tonka bean

COZY WINTER - *Unavailable until next fall/winter

CURIOUSER - Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll - spiced orange marmalade, black & pink pepper and a spot of tea on a shelf of amber & musk

DAIRYMAID - Tess of the D'Urbervilles by Thomas Hardy - cozy scent of milk & honey, vanilla, tonka bean, sandalwood, musk & amber

DORIAN (formerly DEVIL'S BARGAIN) - The Picture of Dorian Gray, Oscar Wilde - a unisex scent with cedarwood, vetiver, musk and cashmere woods.


HARTFIELD - Emma, Jane Austen - ripe strawberries, orchid and a touch of plum

HEARTS INSURGENT - Jude the Obscure, Thomas Hardy - rich vanilla, hints of rose and honey with notes of nag champa incense

ISLE OF SKYE - To the Lighthouse, Virginia Woolf - fresh, salty ocean air mingled with sweet pears

LONGBOURN - Pride & Prejudice, Jane Austen - honeysuckle & lemon blended with green grass, herbal undertones on a bed of tonka bean & musk

LOVE SQUARE - Far from the Madding Crowd, Thomas Hardy - violet, vetiver and labdanaum blend with deep notes of oakmoss, musk and leather

MADAME B - (formerly ELUSIVE) - Madame Bovary, Gustave Flaubert - an initial kick of lavender, quickly tempered by sweet chocolate, earthy patchouli and tonka bean.

MANSFIELD - Mansfield Park, Jane Austen - red clover tea, sweet baby roses and earthy sandalwood

THE MENACE'S GIFT – Living in a Fairytale Collection, inspired by Snow & Rose by Emily Winfield Martin - Sugared violet petals, French vanilla and dried leaves.

THE MOORS - Wuthering Heights, Emily Bronte - warm cedarwood, patchouli and black pepper with hints of raspberry and a lush forest

THIS MOMENT IN JUNE - Mrs. Dalloway, Virginia Woolf - A bouquet of carnation, rose, lilac, sweet pea & iris nestled in vanilla, white musk & sandalwood

PRAIRIE - My Antonia, Willa Cather - gently swaying stalks of hay touched by the Nebraska sun; notes of vetiver & bergamot; mellowed by rich undertones of oakmoss, musk and amber

THE ROSE GARDEN – Living in a Fairytale Collection, inspired by Snow & Rose by Emily Winfield Martin - a garden all of red. Deep red roses woven with sweet raspberries, red currant & red musk entwined with amber.

SINISTER - Something Wicked This Way Comes, Ray Bradbury - Fall pumpkins, black licorice, carnival cotton candy and a hint of spearmint. This is a crazy combo but a customer

THE SNOW GARDEN – Living in a Fairytale Collection, inspired by Snow & Rose by Emily Winfield Martin - a garden all of white. Delicate white floral blend, a twist of lemon & sweet marshmallow on a bed of white musk.

SPELLBOUND FOREST – Living in a Fairytale Collection, inspired by Snow & Rose by Emily Winfield Martin - A deep dark forest with oakmoss covered trees, a canopy of cedar, pine & fir, the damp earth floor exhales the scents of wet green moss & feathery fern.

TERRA FIRMA - The Good Earth, Pearl S. Buck - Wang Lung’s rice fields and rich earth combined with lotus flower, bamboo & peach, then merged with green tea & tobacco

WOODLAND BIRTHDAY – Living in a Fairytale Collection, inspired by Snow & Rose by Emily Winfield Martin - ambrosial butter cake with blackberry jam, ribbons of white chocolate nestled on a bed of white musk.

Shop members

  • Julie Grogan

    Owner, Designer, Maker

    Julie Grogan lives in a small house in a small town in NY. She is the one-woman show creating all products for the Latherati brand inspired by her treasured library of classic literature. She travels often, reads incessantly & owns too many cardigans

Shop policies

Last updated on August 8, 2017
Welcome to Latherati! Make yourself at home. My customers are very special to me and I work hard to make sure you are happy with every purchase. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me.

Each fragrance is custom blended in my soap studio and is inspired by a classic work of literature. I’m a book lover and nothing pleases me more than to read for work!

Accepted payment methods

Paypal Mastercard Visa American Express Discover Apple Pay Klarna Giftcard
Accepts Etsy Gift Cards and Etsy Credits
Returns and exchanges
I gladly accept exchanges
Contact me within: 14 days of delivery
Ship items back within: 30 days of delivery
I don't accept returns or cancellations
But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.
The following items can't be returned or exchanged
Because of the nature of these items, unless they arrive damaged or defective, I can't accept returns for:
  • Custom or personalized orders
  • Perishable products (like food or flowers)
  • Digital downloads
  • Intimate items (for health/hygiene reasons)
Returns and exchange details
Due to the personal nature of Latherati products, returns are not accepted for bath and body products (i.e. soap, lotion, perfume). Samples of all fragrances are available so if you are unsure of a fragrance, please try a sample!

Returns and exchanges are accepted for candles and other scented products for the home within 20 days from the date of purchase. They must be in new/unused/unlit condition and with the original packaging. Return shipping costs are the responsibility of the customer.

If your products arrive damaged, please contact me immediately. I will gladly replace any damaged items with photo proof. Just email a photo of the damaged item to: latherati [!at]

Upon receipt of your package, I'll send a confirmation to your email address.
Please allow 3 weeks for your exchange to be processed.
Processing time is approximately 1-3 days prior to shipping. I occasionally need to adjust processing times due to order volume, sales and holidays. Orders placed on weekends or holidays will be processed the following business day.

Latherati is a one-person operation and I very much appreciate your support. If you need a rush on an order, please let me know and I will try my best to ensure your package arrives as soon as possible.

Domestic Shipping:
All items will be shipped via USPS from central New York. Shipping charges are calculated based on the weight of your package and include the cost of postage, handling and packaging materials. I ship Monday-Friday, excluding holidays.

International Shipping:
Please allow up to approximately 2-3 weeks as shipping times vary greatly based on your location. International orders may have additional customs fees and/or tariffs depending on your country and you, the buyer, are responsible for any additional fees and/or tariffs that may apply to your shipment.
Additional policies and FAQs
If irritation occurs, please discontinue use. Note to persons with allergies – please read ingredients used in each product. There may be nut oils and should not be used by people with nut allergies. I make no medical claims about my products.

Gift orders are welcome. Just let me know in the NOTES section if you’d like me to send your package directly to a gift recipient. A special card with your choice of inscription will be included for FREE!

Wholesale orders are welcome! Just email me at latherati [!at] for wholesale policies.