Dreams Come True. In any case, I personally managed to survive what Truman Capote described in his short story, and then Audrey Hepburn brilliantly played. I literally had breakfast in the inner sanctum of Tiffany, a central store at Fifth Avenue and 57th Street in New York City. The reason for such an early gathering of international journalists was the presentation of the Tiffany & Co.
Coffee in blue glasses, cakes of the same color, empty stately rooms and the promising shine of diamonds pleasantly brightened up the time in anticipation of a sensation. By the time the long-awaited bottle appeared, everyone already felt like “dear women” and filled the wish list for the next ten years on their phone. Immersing yourself in the right atmosphere was a very smart decision, because the new perfume incorporates many of the signs and symbols of the Tiffany heritage. Not a single incidental detail, history beyond every facet.
King of diamonds
In 1877, one of the largest diamonds in the world was discovered at Kimberley, and around the same time, the best gemologist of the time, Dr. George Frederic Kunz, joined Tiffany. The result of their meeting was the birth of one of the largest and purest gemstones of all time - the Tiffany diamond: a uniquely cut yellow diamond with 90 facets (which is 30 more than the traditional cut of diamonds of that time). This miracle of nature and human craftsmanship was the inspiration for the Tiffany & Co. bottle. Shimmering with numerous facets, enchanting with the play of light and purity of lines, he presents the composition contained in its depths as a treasure that sounds equally luxurious on the skin and looks on the dressing table.
The color of Tiffany gift wrapping cannot be confused with anything. By itself, it already causes a rapid heart rate and temporary respiratory arrest. Back in 1853, it was so popular that people came to the store to buy … only a "little blue box". This story began in 1845, when Charles Lewis Tiffany published a catalog for his "stationery and dry goods" store at 259 Broadway, New York. The founder of the company is said to have chosen blue as his signature color to highlight the popularity of turquoise jewelry. Perhaps it was so. It is now the most recognizable packaging in history. Its enduring value is proved by the fact that the new fragrance is stored in The Tiffany Blue Box.
The sparkling floral-musky scent is a modern take on the most precious ingredients of classic haute perfumery. Plant motifs make up a significant part of Tiffany's pictorial heritage. The archives contain many illustrations and sketches depicting iris, the main flower of the Art Nouveau era. Restrained self-sufficiency, elegance and uniqueness inspired not only artists and jewelers, but also perfumers. Unsurprisingly, Tiffany & Co. Eau de Parfum is based on the note of this noble flower lay down. However, it will sound in its own way here, because, unlike the classic perfumery note of iris, extracted from the root of the plant, the author of the composition, Daniela Andrieu, decided to use the oil of iris flowers collected in France in July and August. This ingredient is obtained through a unique hydro-distillation method exclusively to create the Tiffany fragrance.
The composition opens with juicy notes of green mandarin. The main ingredient lives in the heart - a note of iris flowers. The base notes of the fragrance ─ patchouli and musk ─ add sensuality to the whole composition.
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