LA MAISON GUERLAIN, Paris
Maison Guerlain is not only one of the most acclaimed perfume houses in France, but also the oldest.
Guerlain was one of the first perfumers to open a store in Rue de la Paix in 1842. Over the years, the Maison Guerlain created countless custom perfumes, scented soaps and beauty products. The magnificent Boutique Guerlain at no68 Champs-Elysées is a grand architectural masterpiece located on one of the worlds most famous avenues.
Anyone who strolls along the Champs-Elysees Avenue admires the beautiful Boutique Guerlain at no68, which is today classified Historical Monument and was inaugurated in 1914.
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This magnificent Guerlain boutique looks like a museum and is a Perfume and makeup paradise.
Throughout the house you find a lot of art and decorative pieces that reflect the history of Guerlain. Every detail makes me feel the charm of this beautiful brand. The displays are colorful, filled with wines, flowers and fruits. Its makes you feel like you are transported to a perfume Wonderland.
A distinctive, oriental, woody Eau de Parfum, sensual and intense, blending the warmth of vanilla with the freshness of lavender, enhanced by the woody notes of sandalwood and patchouli.
In 1925, the Shalimar bottle designed by Raymond Guerlain won first prize at the Paris Decorative Arts Exhibition. Its curves were inspired by the basins of the famous Shalimar gardens. The fan stopper with its sapphire transparency recalls the garden’s eternally gushing water.
A flight of flowers and bergamot whips up the top notes with a breeze of freshness. The heart is warmed by enveloping and delicately powdery notes of iris, jasmine and rose. To conclude, the presence of vanilla, rounded balmy notes and the gourmand warmth of tonka bean orchestrate a sensual symphony for the dry-down.
Shalimar Souffle Intense.
Is a Oriental Floral fragrance for women, launched in 2017. The nose behind this fragrance is Thierry Wasser. Top notes are Bergamot, Mandarin Orange and Lemon; middle notes are Orange Blossom and Jasmine; base notes are Benzoin, Tahitian Vanilla, Indian Vanilla and White Musk.
La Petite Robe Noire
An eau de parfum embroidered of the most beautiful “black” notes of perfumery. Black cherry blinks the first wink. It is illustrated by a blend of almond, berries and bergamot. The second twirl takes place as rose enters the stage. Finally, tonka bean tonka bean appears, leading you into almond seduction, highlighted by black tea for a smoky concoction.
LA MAISON GUERLAIN
68, avenue des Champs-Élysées