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Travelling in perfume

Travelling in perfume

Travelling in perfume

Travelling in perfume

In this back-to-school month, Histoires de Parfums invites you to delve into the history of perfume, which has been forged at the crossroads of many paths and destinies, more or less mythical or di...

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The story of the Blue Bottle

The story of the Blue Bottle

In the beginning was blue. It's the cornerstone of an olfactory edifice launched with the first This is not a Blue Bottle. While its name left many pensive, the colour is all but an accident, chose...

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Life of Anna Jarvis or how the carnation became the Mother's Day flower

Life of Anna Jarvis or how the carnation became the Mother's Day flower

In a month's time, France will celebrate Mother's Day, the perfect opportunity for Histoires de Parfums to revisit the unusual history of one of the most beloved flowers of perfumers: the carnation...

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The origins of Valentine's Day.

The origins of Valentine's Day.

Willy-nilly, Valentine's Day is now one of our inevitable calendar events – but it wasn't always so. Today, what has become a day of celebration of courtly and romantic love, free and inveterate, t...

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Perfume, your new skincare routine.

Perfume, your new skincare routine.

It would seem superficial to associate health virtues with perfume, yet this is the role it played until the end of the 18th century. While it is true that fragrances were a way for humanity to get...

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A story of Kings and Incense…

A story of Kings and Incense…

As Christmas nighs, time is come to linger a little more on one of the most emblematic raw material of this feast which happens to be the cornerstone of our latest creation – frankincense. A rare g...

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Four-leaf Masculinity

Four-leaf Masculinity

This autumn, as the light fades, we have decided to put the spotlight on our historic Characters collection, starting with our Men’s. Launched in 2000, Histoires de Parfums began by transcribing in...

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Encens Roi - A history of perfume.

Encens Roi - A history of perfume.

Incense. From the Latin incensum, this term originally referred to any plant material that could be burned as a sacrificial offering. It was only around the 14th century that the expression frankum...

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Olibanum, perfume made simple, conscious and committed.

Olibanum, perfume made simple, conscious and committed.

If you don't know it yet, Gérald Ghislain, our intrepid founder, has launched a new project called Olibanum. This new adventure, that of a simple, conscious and committed perfumery, was born from h...

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DIVING INTO THE THREE GOLDS

DIVING INTO THE THREE GOLDS

Launched in 2012, the Three Golds collection is a tribute to the fascination that gold has held for all peoples and times. Conceived as three trilogies, each linked by a raw material that served as...

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