Histoires de Parfums
An olfactive library that is telling stories about famous characters, raw materials and mythical years. The collection created by Gérald Ghislain is governed by no rules other than inspiration. With his luxuriant imagination, this loquacious individual has chosen to bring his stories to life in perfumes, a sensitive and sensual medium.
Histoires de Parfums’perfumes perpetuate the French perfumery know-how, which features are luxury, nobility and creativity. The highest qualitative standards in the choice of the raw materials as well as in the choice of the bottles, packaging and communication tools. With this perfume library, Gerald Ghislain wanted to evoke stories through scent just as books are written with emotions.
The Discovery Collection
Discover Histoires de Parfums' library of scent to be read on skin.
This curated selection is filled with fragrance that evoke stories of legendary personalities, unique materials, and iconic years all brought to life through the most noble blend of ingredients.
The set contains 2 ml Eau de Parfum Sprays of:
This is Not a Blue Bottle
Tubereuse 1 Capricious Eau de Parfum
Floral, Powdered; Masculine; Feminine
Miss Tuberose is a Super Diva! Stubborn, demanding, temperamental Yes, she deserves it all! Natural yet sophisticated, she balances between modesty and pride! She delivers her powdered and adorned hypnotic iris and saffron.
Tubereuse 2 Virginale Eau de Parfum
Floral Oriental; Masculine; Feminine
"Mistress of the night" During the Renaissance it was absolutely forbidden for young ladies to walk into the gardens for one reason: the amazing, erotic power of tuberose.
Verte Pivoine Eau de Parfum
Peony is considered as the queen of flowers in China, expressing elegance and wealth. Its colored roundness and exquisitely fresh floral vapor trail is an ode to femininity.
1826 Eau de Parfum
Eugénie de Montijo
Sensual Amber; Feminine
The future and last French empress, Eugénie de Montijo, was born in Granada, the jewel of Andalusia. A sparkling beauty, her seductive nature and temperamental elegance delighted Napoleon the third. This beautiful lady who influenced the mundane life and artistic refinement of her time inspired this luminous fragrance...
1873 Eau de Parfum
Smooth Hesperide; Feminine
Inside her family garden of Bourgogne, young Sidonie Gabrielle Colette experienced her first steps as a writer, surrounded by roses and field flowers. Having chosen her third name as a pen name, she was to become an admired literary woman, famous for both her literary and sensual freedom. Reflecting this happy sensual woman, 1873 is a gourmand and refined eau de parfum...
1876 Eau de Parfum
Oriental Floral; Feminine
Margaretha Geertruida Zelle was born in the Netherlands, of a Dutch father and a Javanese mother. She was to draw her dancer and courtesan name, Mata Hari, meaning the eye of day in Malay, from her exotic origins. A nice discovery for this famous spy, whose captivating beauty and taste for adventure built up an out of the common destiny. Thats why the most exhilarating of flowers, the spicy rose is at the heart of this mysterious perfume...
Blanc Violette Eau de Parfum
Powdered Floral; Feminine
The violet, from Parma or Toulouse, is delicate and discreetly opens out, revealing its powdered floral scent in all subtlety. An alchemy leaving a delicious imprint.
Tubereuse 3 Animale Eau de Parfum
Floral, Tobacco Leather; Feminine & Masculine
The mystical flower of the rituals and magic! The tuberose always provokes! More than a poison her nectar of honey is a real invitation to seduction! How not to feel bewitched when you face this mixture of blond Tobacco and Immortelle!
Noir Patchouli Eau de Parfum
Woody Chypre; Feminine & Masculine
The patchouli flower, grown in the East, exhales an intense and bewitching scent from its leaves. Wooded "Chypre"-like, this elixir stimulates the senses. A breath of mystery, as deep as black absorbing the light.
1828 Eau de Parfum
Aromatic Hesperide; Masculine
He was born in Nantes, at the beginning of that century of discoveries. The close ocean took him far away, inspiring in him extraordinary novels of adventure. Inspired by the father of literary science fiction, this eau de parfum for modern globe-trotters breathes its aromatic Hesperides-like scents, just as a marine breeze over a wild heath. A freshness tinted with sophistication.
1969 Eau de Parfum
Gourmand Oriental; Feminine & Masculine
The carnal sensuality of a voluptuous bunch of spices. In the trail of this oriental gourmand, mystery is tinted with eroticism that the mythical year of 1969 evokes without a blush.
Ambre 114 Eau de Parfum
This mythical raw material improves a 114-element composition. A caravanserai of scents for this hot oriental intensifying the natural sensuality of grey amber, sweet perfume and tinted with exoticism.
Olympia Music Hall Eau de Parfum
It all happens once the spotlights illuminate the stage. Time becomes suspended, breathing is shortened, eyes widened, muscles contracted as thousands of hearts beat to a similar rhythm, The opening chords strike like lightning, liberating the crowd, unleashing a passion and creating an atmosphere that is impossible to understand without having experienced it. Thousands of voices singing in unison for one magical moment. That is the Olympia!
1899 Hemingway Eau de Parfum
Aromatic hesperide; masculine.
The founder of Histoires de Parfums, Gérald Ghislain, tells stories with fragrance as novelists write their books with emotion. Inspired by Ernest Hemingway, this flowery perfume features spices and herbs where the exotic meets familiar scents. 1899 is this talented writers contribution to Histoires de Parfums olfactory library.
This is Not a Blue Bottle Eau de Parfum
For its latest publication, Histoires de Parfums is releasing a blue page representing freedom of expression for all. This time Histoires de Parfums is not telling a novel, nor citing a tale or poem.
This blue page is yours.
1725 Eau de Parfum
Fougere amber; Masculine
Venice, the riparian city of love. In 1725 was born the man whose name would symbolize seduction: Giacomo Girolamo Casanova. "What is love then? An illness to which man is prone to any age," claimed the one who was one after the other abbot, officer, scholar, writer, banker, con artist, magician, infantryman, spy, diplomat, but always claiming his Venetian origins.
Why we're addicted: For every Casanova, here is an eau de parfum inviting intense pleasure, an amber fern mixing fine wooded tunes and touches of lemony freshness, sublimed by the elegance of lavender. Warmed with heady spices and colored by sweet fruits.
1804 Eau de Parfum
Oriental Floral; Feminine
On the first of July of that year, at number 15, rue Meslay in the 3rd ardt of Paris, Amantine Aurore Lucile Dupin, who was to become the baroness of Dudevant was born. She was to become renowned through her androgynous pen name, George Sand. A writer of genius, great lover and committed, she was the incarnation of the first modern woman...
Edition Rare Vidi Absolu Eau de Parfum
Edition Rare Vici Absolu Eau de Parfum
Edition Rare Veni Absolu Eau de Parfum
Edition Rare Ambrarem Absolu Eau de Parfum
Edition Rare Rosam Absolu Eau de Parfum
An ode to a rose - her royal majesty is a fragile beauty with a symphony of velvety petals and soft sophisticated allure. She delicately nurtures the powerful anamalic notes as citrus freshness imparts a modern antidote of balance. A brilliant bouquet flourishes into an intense trail of raw sensuality, composed of incense and saffron flower, dangerously amplified by Oudh. As a final touch to this extraordinary composition, patchouli is wildly theatrical imparting a final dance in the spirit of the East.
Edition Rare Petroleum Absolu Eau de Parfum
A symbol of wealth and prosperity, Petroleum is an unexpected essence, once referred to as Black Gold, it is rich, dark and mysterious a miraculous gift from the depths of our Earth. In all of its precious form Oudh is effortlessly felt throughout the fragrance. Woven with Bergamot and Orange its fresh top notes unfold, assertively layered with woody and resinous power. Ozonic floralcy lives at the heart as a mystical rose unveils warmed ambered stones. An eccentric chypre character exhales narcotic fumes with an intense signature of leather wrapped in lucid white musk It is a potion, a rare elixir that will lead to exalted ecstasy and pure euphoria.
1740 Eau de Parfum
Woody Chypre; Masculine
Birth year of a Parisian gentleman, named Donatien-Alphonse-François, which posterity remembers as the Marquis de Sade. For this man, whose licentious morals had him imprisoned many times, luxury rhymes with literature.
Why we're addicted: the audacity of this spiced wooded scent is an invitation to pleasure with its bergamot and Davana Sensualis hints, rounded with patchouli and everlasting flower.