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The Perfumes Celebrities Really Wear

Histoires de Parfums's 1969 has earned its place as one of Angelina Jolie's favourite scents. A unisex fragrance with opening notes of peach with a lingering gourmand trail of dark chocolate and coffee."
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The Best Citrus Colognes for Spring

“Histoires de Parfums built [1828] around the lore of sea-faring novelist Jules Verne. It bottles his world excursions with crisp notes of tangerine and grapefruit, cradled by strong but buoyant cedar, pine, nutmeg, and pepper.”
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Perfumes To Be Read On Your Skin

[Gerard Ghislain’s] philosophy is to create fragrances that are read and deciphered on the skin. Mixing wonderment with wanderlust, Ghislain combines luxurious raw materials with the accuracy and know-how of a craftsman, and his collections play testimony.”
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Cologne Nobody Else is Wearing

“Gentlemanly: Histoires de Parfums 1899 conjures up images of sophisticated European gents with its elegant blend of Italian bergamot, black pepper, orange blossom, cinnamon, and vetiver.”
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Amazing Niche Fragrance Houses

Histoires de Parfums calls their fragrances volumes in a library of scents… Scent stories aside, their fragrances are rich, opulent and long-lasting. For those who want to travel to a different era, this niche house is exactly what you should check out.”
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The Best Colognes for Winter

“1828 is an ode to sci-fi writer and world traveler Jules Verne, whose stories were inspired by the smells, sights, and sounds of far-off places. First you get bright, citrusy top notes like grapefruit and tangerine, with eucalyptus stowing away for a sanguine sendoff to the spicy heart notes."
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Great Scents For Summer

“It’s a no-brainer that a perfume inspired by 1969, the year of Woodstock, would have patchouli in it somewhere, but… there’s a lot more going on in this spicy oriental. The peach top notes set a summery feel, while cardamom, rose and white flowers blend with coffee and musk notes to produce a sexy boho scent.”
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7753 Feature

Histoires de Parfums’ [7753] is not the perfume of an image nor the mere perfume of a woman frozen in the past. It’s the scent of an emotion, her undecipherable glance, her unexplainable beauty and a fascinating attraction.”
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Scents of Self: Histoires de Parfums

“The line of fragrances are labeled by year, and each bottle contains the distilled essence of a historic Frenchman. Spritz a bit of 1740 to channel your inner Marquis de Sade, whose eponymous scent contains traces of leather and bergamot and may or may not inspire you towards sexual hedonism…”
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Smell Ya Later

“Off the bat [1828] is all smoke and pine needles, like a campfire in Yosemite. A few hours in, the fire burns out and you get hit with a whiff of nasal-clearing eucalyptus. Later on, it’s a wave of just-cracked pepper.”
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Summer Scents

“Summer is meant for travel, and 1828 from Histoires de Parfums is inspired by it… 1828 is fresh, like a marine breeze, but also evocative of exotic spices from faraway locales.”
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