Guerlain Iris Torréfié the surprising marriage of iris and coffee

French Maison Guerlain will launch this autemn Iris Torréfié. Iris Torréfié is part of Guerlain’s Haute Parfumerie Collections, fragrances made for dedicated lovers of rare perfumes who appreciate exceptional raw materials and refinement in each and every detail. The perfume evokes the cozy atmosphere of Parisian cafes with the notes coffee and precious iris.

Top notes: bergamot, cardamom, coffee
Heart: iris, ambrette seed
Base: vanilla, woody tea, opopanine, leather 

Perfumer Delphine Jelk used An incredibly noble material, majestic iris blossoms in this new chapter of L’Art & La Matière, namely Iris Pallida, and surrounded it with gourmand spicy notes, like cardamom, bergamot, coffee, ambrette seeds, vanilla, woody tea…. There is also the certain ingredient opopanine, a balsamic note which is usually referred to as ‘Shalimar amber’.

The coffee-coloured unisex-perfume is housed in a flacon with sleek, modern contours, adorned with a golden metal panel on the edge, just like a precious hardback book. The flacon is nestled within a ‘leather-feel’ amethyst case (that can be turned into a jewellery box as you wish).

Guerlain Iris Torréfié will be available very soon as a 75 ml Eau de Parfum at Guerlain Boutiques and selected stores worldwide. Come into the beautiful world of Guerlain.

Precious Guerlain L’Heure Blanche

 

Guerlain-L'Heure-Blanche-Flacon

 

A collaboration between La Maison Guerlain and artist Claudine Drai, L’Heure Blanche follows in the footsteps of the Maison’s iconic perfume L’Heure Bleue, released in 1912. Pure, restrained, profound, L’Heure Blanche represents the promise of a blank canvas, the possibilities of a new beginning.

Top notes: watery notes
Heart: white flowers, milk
Base: iris, white musk, white amber

Perfumer Delphine Jelk was inspired by the unique, poetic world of the aforementioned French visual artist and created an ethereal, milky-musky fragrance with an iris note. Thierry Wasser also worked on the composition. The universe they conjure with this scent is ‘very white, soft, with figurines of women or angels, between dreams and reality’.

The iconic ‘bee’ flacon of L’Heure Blanche is completely white and matte, reflecting the artistic world of Claudine Drai. Guerlain L’Heure Blanche comes as a 125 ml Eau de Parfum with a 20 ml travel spray wrapped in white leather. It will be available in only 1888 pieces, at Guelain boutiques and selected stores worldwide for €600. Come into the beautiful world of Guerlain.