Perfumes of Paris : How did France became THE country of perfume

Perfumes of Paris : How did France became THE country of perfume
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$41.18
Duration: 1 hour 27 minutes
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What were the fashionable scents when Louis the XIVth was living in the Louvre? or when the "bourgeoisie" would go to the Opera in the early 20ies... ?
From the relationship of Parisians to hygiene in the past, to the most famous perfumeries, I'll take you for a unusual both historical and olfactory walk through the streets of the Saint-Honoré district.
Enough to switch on all your senses!

Walking through The district of Luxury in the city, you will be able to smell more than 10 raw materials and iconic perfume, to help you imagine what the people were smelling some 300 years ago until today !  
What kind of perfumes did the people like at the Renaissance or during the industrial revolution ? Very different things ! 
What was the first perfume of Coco Chanel ? or What were the main raw material we used, and what are the new ones ? 
All these questions will finally find an answer. 
The street named Faubourg Saint-Honoré gathers all the most luxurious buildings in Paris : most of the ambassades, together with fashion stores, hôtels, gastronomic restaurants, and of course Perfume boutiques.
I will take you to a walking tour through this amazing district.

What were the fashionable scents when Louis the XIVth was living in the Louvre? or when the "bourgeoisie" would go to the Opera in the early 20ies... ?
From the relationship of Parisians to hygiene in the past, to the most famous perfumeries, I'll take you for a unusual both historical and olfactory walk through the streets of the Saint-Honoré district.
Enough to switch on all your senses!