Friday, September 8, 2017

Facts About Perfume

- The first perfume made for commercial purposes dates back to the 14th century, known as Agua de Reina name given by its creator, the Italian Juan Maria Farina, who in 1709 settled in the then city of the Prussian Empire Cologne.

- The oldest fragrance in the world is Eau de Cologne 4711, created in 1796. Among the celebrities who used it figure Napoleon I and his beloved Josefina de Beauharnais.

 - Paul Poiret, the creator of haute couture, was the first to associate a fragrance with a fashion house, Parfums de Rosine.

 - The first masculine fragrances arise from 1950.

- Every six seconds a bottle of Chanel No. 5 is sold somewhere in the world. For those interested in learning more about the history of perfumes, I recommend Elisabeth de Feydeau's 'Perfume of Marie Antoinette', which tells the story of perfumery and other related trades

- such as guantería or headgear

- and the trajectory of a man of progressive office, witness and actor of a fascinating time.