French Maison Givenchy was founded by Count Hubert de Givenchy in 1952. The house established a reputation for its unique blend of French elegance and American glamour embodied particularly in the look the look of actress Audrey Hepburn. Hubert de Givenchy created a beautiful personal wardrobe for the actress as well as creating costumes for her film roles.
The Maison’s chic fashions were favored by many celebrities n th 1960’s. With the succes of fashions, the French Maison started in 1957, Parfums Givenchy. Their first fragrance was L’Interdit, inspired by their most famous client, Audrey Hepburn and their first men’s scent, Monsieur de Givenchy fas launched in 1959.
The first Givenchy Gentleman, created by perfumer Paul Leger, was out in 1974 when its founder, Hubert de Givenchy, stoked masculine elegance with the woodsy aromatic fragrance Givenchy Gentleman. Last year the classic Givenchy Gentleman fragrance receives a completeely new, modernized reinterpretation under the name of Gentleman Givenchy, a woody, fougere, floral fragrance created by Oliver Cresp and Nathalie Lorson wich seeks to showcase how this fragrance would be if it was only made today.
Now one year after the launch of the modern version of Gentleman Givenchy comes out its new Eau de Parfum edition. Again composed by famous perfumers as Olivier Cresp and Nathalie Lorson, Gentleman Givenchy Eau de Parfum is more energetic, lively, meant to please longstanding fans of the existing Gentlemen franchise. The composition is made of patchouli, precious iris, black pepper and sweet black vanilla note. The new perfume promises to be more ‘free and a bit more audacious’, coming in a classic black design bottle with white colored logo.
British actor Aaron Taylor-Johnson the face of the new Gentleman Givenchy Eau de Parfum. According to Romain Spitzer, Givenchy Parfums chief executive officer, the casting of Taylor-Johnson as the new Givenchy Gentleman reflects a cool and sexy archetype whose masculinity doesn’t preclude sensitivity or generosity’. The press release describes him as having the ‘effortless elegance of the modern-day dandy’.
Gentleman Givenchy Eau de Parfum is availble as 50 and 100 ml Eau de Parfum.