As the days get longer and the weather gets warmer, what actually determines the official and unofficial starts of summer? For many, it will be Memorial Day Weekend, the first three-day weekend that signifies a new beginning.
What do the Gulf and Balkans wars, hot chocolate, Thierry Mugler, candyfloss and a “little black dress” have in common? They are all symbols, more or less obvious, of an olfactory family, the youngest at that: that of gourmand perfumes.
March is Women's History Month and it commemorates and encourages the study, observance and celebration of the vital role of women in history. Annually, March 8 is International Women's Day which globally celebrates the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women. Several such valiant women have inspired our most iconic scents.
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.
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’.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.