Guerlain offers an Exclusive Shalimar to perfume collectors
She made India one of her adopted lands. Moreover, it is by being inspired by an Indian legend that Jacques Guerlain designed the Shalimar perfume. This exceptional fragrance was born about 1 century ago, in 1925. Its longevity is also the result of frequent olfactory and aesthetic reinterpretations. In this context, Guerlain once again reveals a Limited Edition. Focus on the new Shalimar Souffle de Parfum from 2018.
The vegetable and bluish bottle of Shalimar Souffle de Parfum Limited Edition 2018
Let’s start by taking a closer look at the new bottle of Shalimar Souffle de Parfum Limited Edition 2018. It has exactly the same silhouette as its predecessors. Originally, this bottle was designed by Raymond Guerlain, in collaboration with the prestigious Baccarat house. This earned him the first prize at the International Decorative Arts Exhibition in Paris in 1925. This chiseled standing flask is inspired by the movement of water gushing from one of the fountains in the gardens of Shalimar. . Today, it has also taken on the bluish color. Shalimar Souffle de Parfum Limited Edition 2018 is now covered with a lush blend of plants. A tiger, the quintessential emblem of India, has also slipped onto the
The limpid freshness of Shalimar Souffle de Parfum
This timeless and updated bottle reveals the splendor of a very rich and harmonious juice. Shalimar Souffle de Parfum Limited Edition 2018 plays on oppositions, contrasting an incisive freshness and a warmer sensuality. This fragrance begins with a fresh and citrus combination of bergamot, lemon and mandarin. His heart, meanwhile, turns out brighter. Very floral, it exacerbates the femininity of the wearer. It thus combines the opulence of sambac jasmine with a more solar and slightly honeyed orange blossom. All in delicacy, Shalimar Souffle de Parfum Limited Edition 2018 ends with a more exotic and bewitching vanilla. White musks further enhance the whole and make it more enveloping.
When Guerlain seizes on an Indian legend
If Shalimar Souffle de Parfum Limited Edition 2018 is endowed with such poetry, it is quite simply because it is inspired by one of the most beautiful Indian legends. This one tells us the love story of Emperor Shah Jahan and Mumtaz Mahal, one of his wives. Both protected their love in a palace far from the tumult and chaos of the world. This unique place was surrounded by flamboyant gardens called Shalimar. When Mumtaz Mahal died, Shah Jahan built the largest mausoleum there, now famous as the Taj Mahal. It is in this unique place, steeped in passion and history, that the Shalimar Souffle de Parfum Limited Edition 2018 perfume takes us back with emotion.