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History of Elizabeth Taylor Perfume

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History of Elizabeth Taylor Perfume

Popular actress and style icon Elizabeth Taylor was widely known for her beauty and her eccentric personal life, which often fell under tabloid scrutiny. In addition to being a film star, she founded a jewelry company and later became best known for her a collection of Elizabeth Taylor fragrances and charitable activism. Taylor came to fame as a child, starring in her first movie at the age of nine; however, the role that first made her famous was as the lead in Clarence Brown's film National Velvet. She went on to star in numerous blockbuster films over the years, making a...

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History Of Fragonard Perfume

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History Of Fragonard Perfume

 Fragonard is a French perfumery, from the Southern region of France in Grasse. Established in 1926, the perfumery is available to be toured, and is where all of their fine fragrances are produced. Fragonard was named after the 18th century French painter from Grasse, Jean-Honoré Fragonard when the fragrance brand began in 1926. With nearly a century of history, Fragonard Parfumeur has become well known for their fine perfume fragrances for women, as well as their line of scents for men. With parfums spanning a wide variety of appeal, there is something for everyone in the Fragonard collection, from the VRAI body...

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History Of Histoires De Parfums

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History Of Histoires De Parfums

Histoires de Parfums is a luxury French fragrance house founded by perfumer Gerald Ghislain in 2000. The first volumes of the collection are named for the birth year of the famous individual who inspired the perfume. Additional fragrance series in the collection were based on flowers and plants, famous locations in Paris and unique aromas and ingredients. Designer Histoires de Parfums has 44 perfumes in our fragrance base. The earliest edition was created in 2000 and the newest is from 2018. Histoires de Parfums fragrances were made in collaboration with perfumers Gerald Ghislain, Magali Senequier, Gérald Ghislain, Julien Rasquinet and...

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History of Victoria's Secret

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History of Victoria's Secret

Victoria's Secret was established in San Francisco during the early 1970's by Roy Raymond. The concept was to establish a cozy, inviting atmosphere similar to that of a victorian boudoir. Roy's Victoria's Secret, consisting of three stores and a catalog business, was acquired by Limited Brands, among some controversy, in 1982. Many incorrectly believe that Victoria's Secret was of British heritage. An image which some say was perpetuated by its parent company. Today, Victoria's Secret lingerie is the top performer for the conglomerate. Victoria's Secret, under Limited Brands, has a history of being sexy, youthful and romantic. Men and women...

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History and background of Jean Patou

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History and background of Jean Patou

Jean Patou was born in Normandy, France, in 1880. Patou's father was a leading tanner (leather maker) and his uncle owned a fur business which Patou joined in 1907. In 1912 Patou opened Maison Parry, a small dressmaking salon in Paris, and sold his entire 1914 collection to one American buyer. His career was then interrupted by the war, which he spent as an army captain. In 1919, he reopened his salon, this time under his own name. His collections were successful from the start. He showed bell-skirted, high-waisted shepherdess-style dresses, many embroidered in the Russian style. He designed for actresses such...

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