Guerlain is always a big deal. But now it's having a major moment, with a new fragrance launch on 1 March 2017. To fuel your addiction to Guerlain and get you totally pumped for the new scent, here's everything you need to know about the brand...
Master perfumer Pierre-Fran√ßois Pascal Guerlain opens his first shop in Paris. He starts building a great reputation, making bespoke perfumes for Napoléon III and Queen Victoria.
Pierre-Fran√ßois Pascal Guerlain dies, and his two sons, Aimé and Gabriel, take over. Aimé acts as Master Perfumer, passing on his skills to nephew Jacques.
Jacques creates Mitsouko, a perfume masterpiece marrying fruity notes of peach with jasmine and rose. The base notes of cinnamon and vetiver make it a mysterious, velvety scent. To this day, we're massive fans.
Guerlain launches Shalimar, which is a huge success. It's inspired by the love story behind the Taj Mahal and smells of iris, rose, vanilla and tonka bean. It becomes an instant classic - everyone knows and loves Shalimar. During his time as a perfumer, Jacques also created lipstick and kohl eye pencil, extending the Guerlain brand into makeup.
Samsara is the new perfume on the Guerlain shelves, and women go wild for its woody oriental charm. It blends rose, vanilla, ylang-ylang and sandalwood. Mmm!
La Petite Robe Noire is the new kid on the block. It puts us in a fruity frenzy, thanks to its notes of cherry, apple and blackcurrant. Now, who's hungry?
Guerlain Mon Guerlain launches and it's one of the biggest launches of 2017. Prepare to be wowed by the smells of lavender, sandalwood and vanilla. We love!