HISTORIAE Perfume of History - Iconic, Historic and Epic Fragrances & Candles from France

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Once I find a scent I like, I cling to it. I am known for the perfumes I've carefully selected. It is part of my identity and style.

I won't wear just anything and I prefer fragrances that have natural ingredients such as essential oils. The difference in quality and depth of scent is always remarkable. 

Which is why I am infatuated with HISTORIAE Perfume of History

Made in France with fair trade certified essential oils, theses authentic, refined and elaborate scents are steeped in French history, but made for modern women like you and I.

This relatively new company (founded in 2012) creates luxury perfumessoapsscented candlesreed diffusershome fragrances and gift boxes unlike anything I've ever come across. And everything I tried, I've fallen for. Hard.

It's extremely difficult to find a signature scent. In HISTORIAE I've found a handful.

Take a look at some of my must-haves and go-tos:

A romantic gesture by King Louis XVI has been encapsulated in a bottle. 

A gift of flowers to his wife Marie-Antoinette at Trianon on August 15, 1774 has been reimagined with this original fragrance that boasts tuberose, which was a favourite of hers. 

The heady mixture is floral and woodsy thanks to a complex blend of bergamot, lemon, mandarin, blackcurrant bush leah, mint, freesia, ylang ylang, beeswax absolute, honeysuckle, vetiver, patchouli, amber, musks, sandalwood, and cedarwood.

The result? A spellbinding summery and warm botanical journey that will fill your heart with love and happiness.

- Marquise de Caumont

Design and architecture buffs like me will appreciate this one.

This fragrance is a tribute to the Marquise de Caumont, heir to the Hôtel de Caumont, an architectural jewel of the 18th century in Provence. 

And while the notion is delightful, the scent is enthralling. The heart of Marquise de Caumont comes from mimosa, a golden yellow flower that grows in the South of France.

The stunning blend of clary sage, lavender, blackcurrant leaf, pink berry, angelica with a variety of flora (cassie, linden, hyacinthe, white laurel & oleander, violet) and woods and greens (oak moss, musk, sandalwood, cedarwood, sycomore wood, amber) is riveting. Warm and feminine, it evokes sheer joy and sophistication.

I wear it every day.

- Hameau de la Reine

Hameau in Versailles was Maire-Antoinette's lush green paradise, built in 1783. In honour of the epic garden and land, this scent is flush with green freshness (one of my faves), along with bold florals.

An exotic blend of bergamot, blackcurrant bud, tomato leaf, and fig leaf leads into rose, galbanum, peony, geranium, mock orange, ivy, with warm notes of vetiver, patchouli, white wood, musk, and honey to finish is irresistible but in a soft, subtle yet undoubtedly sexy manner.

Ooh la la.

The orange tree and flower are a much more enticing, floral scent that the fruit, so it envelopes you in an unexpected balmy grace, with just a tinge of sweetness.

This melange of lemon, sweet orange, petit grain, basil, pearmint, and bergamot mingles with orange blossom, ylang ylang, honeysuckle, lavender, thyme, and mock orange. Its depth comes courtesy of patchouli, vetiver, oak moss, and musk.

Call on this one any time, any season, any occasion.

The fragrance made in honour of André le Nôtre, - famous French landscape architect of the seventeenth century and principal gardener of King Louis XIV - is hypnotizing. 

Fresh and grassy, it's crisp and clean with unexpected, vivacious notes of dew drops, pink pepper extract and marine notes.

Sexy and exuberant with a splash of panache, this will be one of the best parts of your day.

- Violette Impériale

Empress Eugénie de Montijo (1826 – 1920), wife of Napoleon III, had a favourite flower - the violet.

This essence showcases the purple bloom with a heady plum heft that is part fruit (orange, blackcurrant, peach and raspberry), part floral (violet, iris), with musks and woods (vanilla, musk, amber, vetiver, sandalwood) rounding out the evocative parfum.

Oozing sensual grandeur, this works from morning croissants to cinq et sept and apres le diner.

Recommended: Violette Impériale Perfumed Candle

It's hard not to be mesmerized by the scent of a rose. 

Rose de France takes damascena rose up a notch with the addition of blossoms such as peonies and geraniums, and notes of vanilla and balsamic. 

True romance and eternal bliss are captured forever in this timeless fragrance.


HISTORIAE Perfume of History is of the most extraordinary and unique fragrance houses in the world and one of my all-time favourite destinations for quality, original, alluring signature scents.

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