Showing posts with label Fragrances for her. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Fragrances for her. Show all posts

Tuesday, 19 May 2015

Know Your Brands - A brief story behind the name

More often than not, we buy well known branded perfumes and fragrances. These brands are household names and are well like and trusted by the young and old alike.
The brand name is usually written on the bottle of your favourite perfume, but do you know the story or the name behind the brand?

Tom Ford

Tom is an American fashion designer & film director born in Austin Texas. He slowly worked his way through the fashion industry before becoming Creative Director at Gucci rescuing the brand from bankruptcy. When he left Gucci in 2004, he started a line of menswear, eyewear and accessories in 2006, with the Black Orchid his first fragrance launched the same year.



Société Cartier designs, manufactures, distributes and sells jewellery.  The company was founded in France in 1847 by Louis-François Cartier.
Though well known from their jewellery and wrist watches, the first fragrances were launched in 1981. Must de Cartier for women and Santos de Cartier for men. To this day there are around 70 fragrances from Cartier.


 Paco Rabanne


Paco Rabanne was born Francisco Rabaneda y Cuervo in Pasages de San Pedro in the Basque region of Spain. He studied architecture at École nationale supérieure des Beaux-arts in Paris, winning an award for a sculpture which exhibited in Paris.
In 1969 the first perfume Calandre was launched and is still available today.

Marc Jacobs

Marc Jacobs is American fashion designer who resides in Paris. He is the head designer for Marc Jacobs as well as Marc by Marc Jacobs, a diffusion line with over 200 retail stores in 80 countries. From 1997 to 2013, Marc was the creative director of Louis Vuitton before moving over to Diet Coke where he was creative director for one year as it celebrated its 30th anniversary. He first began offering fragrances in 2001 with the now popular Daisy for women launching in 2007.


Lancôme is a French luxury perfumes and cosmetics house which has been a subsidiary of L'Oréal since 1964. The name Lancôme was inspired by the ruins of a castle Le Château de Lancosme and was founded by Armand Petitjean in 1935.  The very same year, he launched five new fragrances simultaneously all of which were a success.

 Yves Saint Laurent


Yves Henri Donat Mathieu-Saint-Laurent known as Yves Saint Laurent was an Algerian-born French fashion designer and is still regarded as one of the greatest names in fashion history. In 1957 at the age of just 21 Saint Laurent found himself as the head designer of Dior with his spring collection in 1958 saving the company from financial ruin. The still popular Opium perfume was launched in 1977 to some controversy due to its name.
Hope you are feeling a little more clued up about your favourite brand, we know we are!

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Tuesday, 24 February 2015

Our Current Top 5 Picks of Fragrances for Her

Thierry Mugler is a French fashion designer and creator of several perfumes. Angel made its first appearance in 1992 and is part of a fragrance type called gourmand – or foodie fragrances. A gourmand fragrance is a perfume, which consist primarily of synthetic edible (gourmand) notes such as honey, vanilla, candy or chocolate. Its unique star shaped bottle makes it easily identifiable and the ideal gift.

Started by two friends in 1995, Juicy Couture is known for their gorgeous fragrances and of course, the infamous tracksuits. Inspired by the sixties, the fragrance has top notes containing wild hyacinth, Meyer lemon, sweet apple & black current buds leaving you will the memory of freshly cut grass and sunshine in the spring time. Turquoise gems adorned with bohemian charms and girl tassels make the bottle another collectable.

Christian Dior launched Dune in 1991 as an oriental fragrance for women. Subtle and unique it is a fragrance that expresses serenity and a faraway destination. Sweet creamy sandalwood wafts from the skin along with amber and benzoin. A fabulous fragrance for the daytime.

That moment by One Direction (1D)

Launched by the boy band in 2014, That Moment, in an intricate pink glass bottle, complimented with a unique exclusive glass ‘diamond’ giving it a luxurious finish has been popular with fans and non-fans of the boys alike.

Retaining the original notes, such as pink grapefruit and jasmine from their first perfume Our Moment, it mixes well with new flavours of green apple and violet.

Le Classique by Jean Paul Gaultier

Jean Paul Gaultier launched his first fragrance Le Classique in 1993 and it was highly successful. Known as a seductive fragrance with the bewitchingly seductive rose, this perfume reveals your sensuality, just like lace reveals your skin.The bottle represents a female bust based both on the singer Madonna and the bottle of Schiaparelli Shocking.

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