And so sprang from the earth the Gardens of Shalimar. The story of their boundless love fired the imagination of Jacques Guerlain who, in 1925, created the world's first oriental fragrance. A subtle mix of flowers and sensual amber-woody accents, Shalimar has become the eternal essence of...

If you're too young to remember the original Guerlain you're probably also too young to appreciate it's rather strong fragrance but you'll be happy to know that new lighter version of the fragrance has been bottled just for you! Guerlain Shalimar Parfum Initial - 40ml EDP - $72, 60ml EDP -...

I'd love for Wasser, in Shalimar's next reincarnation, to provide a perfume with Shalimar Ode à la Vanille's top notes, Shalimar Parfum's heft but with more persistence, and Shalimar Eau de Parfum's glorious dry-down and ‘just-right' indolic notes content. In my personal "Judgment of...

Given how many almost-Shalimar flankers we've already seen recently, a total rethinking of the subject does not strike me as a bad idea, but Shalimar Parfum Initial simply isn't pretty enough, or interesting enough, or Shalimar enough, to fit the bill. Guerlain Shalimar Parfum Initial...

Thierry Wasser explaining how he conceived Shalimar Initial I really wanted to steal away one of these giant factices... Shalimar Initial in the press presentation box Yesterday I went along to the new fragrance launch from Guerlain; Shalimar Initial. It's a kind of Shalimar 'lite'. The...

She loves "heavy, opulent scents with plenty of cleavage and wiggle" — perfumes like Guerlain Shalimar and Mitsouko, and Rochas Femme. She needs a perfect perfume for hot, muggy summer days, but she tends to find light and cooling fragrances boring. She'd like our help in finding something...

Five winners of the Dior Patchouli Imperial and Guerlain Shalimar Parfum Initial samples – Rappleyea, Holly F, bookhouseshell, Jennifer and lilybug. Click on the Contact us over there on the left, shoot me your name, address, remind me of what you've won. I'll send you a quick confirmation...

My not-so-secret weapons when wearing a simple black dress? Guerlain Shalimar and the classic Revlon lipstick in Fire & Ice. Deadly combination, folks. There is a reason why these iconic pieces still live on to this decade. Randy Ortiz x Kashieca dress | Charles & Keith booties | Parfois...

launch Shalimar Parfum Initial L'Eau Si Sensuelle, a flanker to last year's Shalimar Parfum Initial L'Eau, which was a flanker to 2011's Shalimar Parfum Initial, which was a flanker to 1925′s Shalimar.* Shalimar Parfum Initial L'Eau Si Sensuelle was developed by Guerlain house perfumer...

Wait for detailed reviews and photos! Right now though, I guess it is not too early to say that Guerlain Shalimar is my favorite out of the bunch. ;) Once again, thanks to Sigrid for the gift!

 

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