An oriental tale is a balance of cool freshness and natural sensuality, wrapped in warm spicy notes. The richness of the legendary Shalimar gardens, the dazzling white marble of the Taj Mahal, the elegant symmetry of traditional oriental patterns - all this inspired Jacques Guerlain to create a special, close to unearthly fragrance - Shalimar from Guerlain.
The creation was so successful that it won the main prize at the Exhibition of Decorative Arts in 1925 - an honor that could only be awarded to an exceptional fragrance. Unsurprisingly, over time, he became legendary.
Shalimar embodied the craving of mankind to learn the mysteries of the East - a place of concentration of power, energy and strength that cannot but fascinate the human heart. The new limited edition of the fragrance retains the unique core of the perfume - a combination of citrus, bergamot, floral notes of rose, jasmine and iris. Its base is enhanced with warm notes of vanilla and tonka bean, based on famous Guerlain ingredients.
“Shalimar, the most beautiful story ever created by a perfumer, is an oriental fantasy, unleashed on the skin by weary sexuality.”
From the official press release of the fragrance
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