Explore the historic Guerlain Archive at La Maison Guerlain in ParisJanuary 4, 2017 4:10 pm
We’re very excited to be able to offer once again an incredible opportunity to visit La Maison Guerlain to explore the fragrances re-created by Guerlain perfumer Thierry Wasser from the Guerlain archive.
La Maison Guerlain is inviting you via The Perfume Society for a very special two-and-a-half hour session at which you’ll be able to smell treasures including Aimé Guerlain’s Parfum Imperial Russe 1880, Iris Blanc and Cyprisine, the 1907 Sillage by Jacques Guerlain, along with his Djedi – and his 1953 Chypre 53, among many others. (If you attended our first sessions, you might like to know: we’ll be smelling different scents, this time.)
In all you’ll be able to smell 25 or so ‘lost legends’: fragrances which had literally vanished, until Thierry and his colleague Frédéric Sacone brought them back to life, following the original formulas in the historic ‘recipe’ books.
They can only be smelled at these very exclusive, private workshops, which take place in the beautifully appointed private drawing room. So we’re delighted to be able to share this incredible behind-the-scenes experience over tea with our subscribers.
Tickets for the workshop are £130 per person and there are just NINE places available at each of the workshops. You’ll have to get yourself to Paris and to La Maison Guerlain under your own steam (or more likely high-speed rail link).
As a VIP you are able to invite a companion (for £130) but once those eight places are filled for each session, there are no more spaces available.
These two-and-a-half hour sessions will take place on Saturday 25th February and Sunday 26th February 2017 (choose your session).
You will also have the opportunity before and after the session to explore La Maison Guerlain, which includes the stunning 68 Restaurant (chef: Guy Martin) and the boutique itself, which extends over several floors and is a true ‘hall of fragrant wonders’, offering many other scents which can only be found within this flagship.
Does anyone ever really need an excuse to go to Paris? Perhaps not. But for any fragrance-lover, this is surely one of the best ever…
PLEASE ENSURE YOU BOOK THE CORRECT SESSION!
Date: Saturday, 25th February 2017 or Sunday 26th February 2017
Time: 3 – 5.30pm (Paris time)
Venue: La Maison Guerlain, 68 Av. des Champs-Élysées, 75008 Paris, France
NB Once purchased, tickets are refundable only if we are able to fill your space. We will have a waiting list, we’re sure, but cannot refund if we’re unable to sell on the place for that specific session.