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Scent of a Man: 4 Tales of Discovery
Of life's many riddles, is a tale as old as time. One of self discovery, and one to find your true identity as it fits into societal norms. Tying each of our characters to personality archetypes is a riddle of sorts that helps you identify who you, your man, or your lover is.
The Play of the Mind
At the turn of the 19th century, on a night of play, trick and sneaky deceit, a middle-aged widow realized, among thick curtains and velvet-lined seats, that love really is ‘an illness to which man is prone at any age’.
What does gold smell like? Eternity, Wisdom and Love
Much history has been written on the essence of golds and their significance in our lives. From Tolkein to Plath, many have wondered whether the quest for golds is more arduous than their acquisition, and their worth in a world obsessed with possessing it.
1969: Histoires de Parfums X Baby Yors
With an effervescent history of characteristic scents inspired by the evocative, evasive and controversial lives of characters, Histoires de Parfums is humbled to collaborate with Baby Yors, the celebrated vocalist and fashion muse.
1804 - George Sand
In July 1804, Paris, a great French novelist was born. Known as Amandine Aurore Lucile Dupin, Baronne Dudevant: she was Aurore… before George.
Are natural perfumes better than synthetics ones?

There are several considerations one must make on niche perfumery. You will surely have noticed that the world of niche perfumery has somewhat shattered lately into even small bubbles, each more confidential than the next.

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3 Reasons to Wear Perfume in the Times of Social Distancing

What a curious, what a marvelous sensation – to inhale, to breathe in, to seep in the micro perfumes of the day at last, to smell. For the days have been long for all of us confined, forced to watch, immobile, the blossoms of spring as they waned; yet here we are, outside and alive anew, and as we return to the rituals of yesterday, reaching for our lipstick and trimming our beards, there flies a question on everyone’s lips: should I wear perfume again? 

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1828 - Jules Verne
Dubbed the literary father of science fiction, Jules Verne was born on February 8, 1828 in Nantes, France. It was there in Nantes, a port city, that Jules first became fascinated with travel, adventure, and exploration on the sea, urgently seeking whatever was just beyond the horizon.
Celebrating #NationalAuthorsDay on November 1
Every November 1, we celebrate #NationalAuthorsDay. In 1928, Nellie Verne Burt McPherson, president of the Bement, Illinois Women’s Club, developed the idea to celebrate American authors.
7753 - The Unexpected Mona
7753 is a perfume about hands softly overlapped, eyes gently inquisitive, and lips smirked oh so subtly. 7753 is a perfume about a woman unexpected. The Unexpected Mona by Histoires de Parfums.
1899 — Ernest Hemingway
In the July heat of 1899, the great American novelist Ernest Hemingway was born. But Hemingway’s expanse was beyond what is typically considered “American.”
1725 — Giacomo Casanova
An adventurer, intellectual, spy, musician, diplomat and writer, Giacomo Casanova was a magnetic man of many hats. His savvy was his currency. 1725 eau de parfum is reminiscent of the enterprising Casanova.
1740: The Marquis de Sade
The Marquis de Sade, unflinchingly decadent, depraved, and resolute, was no fictitious character. Indeed we have distilled his legacy and spirit in 1740 eau de parfum, however this is just the beginning of understanding this licentious character.
Restaurant to be: Elmer

In the third arrondissement a blue facade that invites you to discover & travel while diving in the heart of the best French products.

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November 16, 1945: Establishment of UNESCO

In the midst of World War II, a reproach was called to order to prevent conflict from arising between other states. From this, UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) was established. Over the last 70 years, UNESCO has been an advocate of international peace and support.

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Galbanum

Originally from Iran, responsible for the entire world production, galbanum is the star of perfumers when it comes to creating green notes.

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November 24, 1789: Don't let the sun in!

While roaming around France's historic cities, you'll undoubtedly see walled up doors and windows. The reason? Far from aesthetic enhancements, doors and windows were walled up for economic reasons.

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Shop Milano

Histoires de Parfums welcomes you in the heart of Milan, Via Madonnina 17, in its ephemeral shop until the end of 2019.

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Milan International

The International Expositions of 1906 and 2015 held in Milan were true depictions of cultural fairs that allowed the Milanese to expo all Italian skills.

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Milanese Escapades

Welcome to Milan, the heart of northern Italy! Visit our boutique and discover the most historic landmarks of the capital.

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Saffron

Risotto Milanese is the emblematic food of the Lombardi capital.

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