Monday, April 2, 2012

Fragrance Diary Entry #2: Creed's Fleurissimo Fragrance!

Hello Gorgeous!

In 1760, the House of Creed was founded by James Henry Creed.  It rapidly grew into a favorite of the English Court.  Queen Victoria appointed Creed as the official supplier of perfume.  Soon it became a favorite of all courts of Europe from Napoleon III to Queen Cristina of Spain.  

One of Creed's famous perfumes is the one he especially made for Princess Grace of Monaco.  A real-life storybook romance with Creed's fragrance Fleurissimo.  Prince Rainier of Monaco commissioned this classic floral fragrance for his bride Grace Kelly for their wedding day. 

Fleurissimo was made to complement the bouquet of white flowers Princess Grace carried as she walked down the aisle.  In 2006, CREED celebrated the 50th anniversary of the royal wedding and Fleurissimo.  

Year Created:  1956-  For Princess Grace of Monaco on her wedding day.

Year Introduced:  1972- Introduced to the public.

Description:  Floral/Fresh

Characteristics:  A sumptuous blend of tube reuse, Bulgarian rose, violet and Florentine iris, Fleurissimo will bring out the princess in any woman, and inspire her to dream of royal beauty and romance.  This extraordinary fragrance was also a treasured favorite of another American "royal", Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis.

Top Notes:  Bergamot

Middle Notes:  Tuberose, Bulgarian Rose, Violet, Florentine Iris

Base Notes:  Ambergris

Pricing:    2.5 oz (75ml) $240
                      8.4 oz (250ml) $380

Comparatives:  Fleur de The Rose Bulgare, 2000 Fleur, Jasmal

Jeffery Brockman and Spencer Piro

Come by and visit Jeffery Brockman and Spencer Piro at The House of Creed at Neiman Marcus Northpark Mall.  
Telephone # 214-363-8311 EXT. 2536

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