Skin & BodyFaceHealth & FitnessHair
Latest Articles - Luxury

How To Wear A Wrist Watch Properly – The Lesson of Style

When purchasing watches, no one is questioned with how to wear watches, actually. This appears to be logical and rational. Nevertheless, the simplest things happen to be complicated sometimes. Everything is made from details and details sometimes mean far more than the whole. People who really wander how to wear watches properly exist and they are really concerned in this issue.

Cigar Lighters – Torches To Splash Delight

The Cuban leader Fidel Castro, a revolutionary Che Gevara, politicians Winston Churchill and Bill Clinton, writers Somerset Maugham and Mark Twain, the actor and the political figure Arnold  Schwarzenegger – these names are well-known and these figures are best known to the world for their political, social, literary and other achievements. Moreover, the abovementioned people highly esteem cigar smoking and, thus, they come as people who own the greatest number of tools and accessories so requisite for this leisurely process and among others there are cigar lighters.

Crystal Glass Tableware – A Song of Crystal

In the light of a variety and availability of glass items, glass ware is still appreciated by plenty people, especially when it comes to cut glass. The cut glass produces a long, lingering and musical tune when you put your finger at the cut-glass edge. So, in Japan the craftsmen make unique musical instruments. A crystal violin, completely transparent, is estimated for fifty thousand USD. Crystal glass tableware is not so much expensive though it is able to produce the charming, unique and so brittle music providing it is properly cared.

Popular Articles

History of Perfume – Classic Fragrances in XX century

Sunday, 12 June 2011

history of perfumePerfume is the substance and product of the humankind that is closely interweaved with the perception of the scent and person through it. The history of perfume is the magic fairy tale overgrown with incredible myths and legends. The celebrated fragrances capture hearts; deeply penetrate the memory as the memory of childhood. Such memories make us bring back the memory of those images and feelings neglected since the time they were introduced to us. So, did the perfumers who created such incredible fragrances suppose that their products will outlive and become the base perfume in the 21st century?

Classic fragrances

In spite of technologies used lately in perfumery and challenges to make the cheaper production, when natural components are replaced by the synthetic additives, the classic fragrances come as the foundation for group of scents. A hundred years passed and still, such fragrances strike the fancy and demanded by women. The classic perfume ranks highly in the Ten Bestselling Perfume in the 21st century. Perfumes like Guerlain Jicky, Coty Chypre and Guerlain Mitsouko, Shalimar by Guerlain and Chanel №5 appeared as first scents to create new groups of scents and entering into new epoch. Each single perfume is the core of the image, the style of eternity they will exist.

Jicky Perfume

It is deemed the ancestor of all aldehyde scents popular today. It was Jicky Perfume but not Chanel №5 that headed the aldehyde group fragrances. Guerlain, one of three legendary perfumers of the epoch, created the Jicky perfume. As the legend says, the perfume was named to honor a beautiful red-haired girl, Emmanuel, loved by the young Guerlain, and later his wife.  Guerlain called her Jicky for her impetuous temper and furious energy.

The fragrance is unique for the first multiple scent in the history of perfumery. Floral compositions were in favor until Guerlain was introduced. Yet, coumarin, the first synthetic product, was first used in the fragrance. In general, it is similar to the fern but produced synthetically. And the perfume was launched to be the father of such perfume and unisex fragrances. The fragrance paved its triumphal way into the 20th century.

Mitsouko Perfume

Guerlain House continued experimenting with blending synthetic and natural components in this elegant all-level fragrance. The perfume was called to honor the heroine of the novel Battle by Claude Farrure. The word «mitsouko» means «mystery» or «secret» in Japanese language. The fragrance was launched in the bottle of unbelievable beauty by Baccarat that became the worthy package for the mysterious scent. In the middle of the 20th century the basic composition of the fragrance with the note of the delicate acerbity of the oak moss was replaced resulted by the decision of the Association of Perfumers. In spite of this fact, the great grandson of legendary Guerlain revived the composition using new components as the reputed perfumer.

Chypre Perfume

This fragrance gave rise to the chypre or the cypress class of perfume. It became the base for strong scents with citric notes with the hue of oak moss and patchouli. It was named by its key components as chypre or cypress in English. Women were fascinated with this masculine scent.

Shalimar Perfume

Shalimar is the real legend of the East by the reputed Guerlain House. It was named afterthefamous Love Garden in India built for the favorite wife of the padishah Shakh-Djakhan. Thefamous Tadj-Makhal was also devoted to the padishah’s wife, by the way. Unlike many other oriental spicy compositions, Shalimar opens gradually on the skin like the Indian lotus opens in the dawn. The stunning perfume was presented packed in the Baccarat bottle. Until now either bottle or the composition has undergone sea changes.

In 2001 the fragrance by Guerlain was acknowledged as the best launched classic scent at «Fifi Awards».

Chanel №5 Perfume

The delicate mademoiselle Coco presented the well-known floral and aldehyde scent to the whole world for admiration, called Chanel №5. The story tells that the composition of perfume was created by mistake of the perfumer who added too many aldehydes to components. But the very mistake with the strong scent of aldehyde notes was liked by Coco to give her name to the fragrance. As the critics in perfume industry suppose, this fragrance has been considered as the most ambiguous since there is no a single person indifferent to it.

It is proved in practice that scents created by brilliant people with the heart of the epoch become classic to live in hearts of women.

Add New RSS
Write comment
[b] [i] [u] [url] [quote] [code] [img] 
< Nail art design – Hieroglyphs   Christian Dior «Fahrenheit»- Classic For Men >
beauty  bridal  clothes  color  colors  designer  designs  different  dress  dresses  fashion  gold  hair  high  indian  jewelry  just  known  life  like  long  look  make  makeup  natural  people  popular  skin  special  style  styles  suits  time  used  wear  wedding  woman  women  world  years 
Who's Online
We have 3 guests online
feed image
feed image
feed image
feed image

Lost Password?
Latest Articles - Fashion

Men’s Slim Fit Shirts – Special Sensuality

A student or a business man, shirts are found in the wardrobe of any men living a social life. Anyone following fashion tendencies owns a pair of slim fit shirts for any occasions to distinguish against other common shirts. This kind of shirts is less trendy for mature men since the design of shirts requires fit and athletic torso which is rarely available with men over 45. Men’s slim fit shirts are good to fit with any suits, in loose manner, tightly fit in trousers.

Lingerie – Alluring and Stretchy Fashion

Lingerie for women was just the plain underwear until the 20th century when it became the mean self-expression, as the subject of esthetic admiration. A piece of lingerie seen in between the women wear looked quite shocking to be shame and no one thought of designing luxury items based on lingerie, leaving alone works of art. Today every woman dreams of having a pair, or even more, of luxury and high quality lingerie to associate with sexuality, sensibility and attraction with male.

Latest Articles - Beauty

Lancome Magnifique: Glory in a Chic Bottle

Lancome brand is appreciated globally as one of the most recognizable manufacturer of perfume and body care cosmetic products. Lancome is the brand to boast with the assortment of scents appraised by lots of women from all over the world. That is not the triumph for a day. That is the niche the brand keeps as the manufacturer of classic fragrances. So, Tresor launched in the 50s, the legendary and so romantic Poeme, and delicate Attraction that is demanded beyond the time. In the year 2008 that Lancome house presented another fragrance, Lancome Magnifique.

Elizabeth Arden 5th Avenue - Symbol of 90s

Florence Nightingale, also known as Elizabeth Arden globally, became the real revolution-maker in the cosmetic industry. The brand Elizabeth Arden estabvlished by Graham, was the one of the first companies that produced natural and high quality cosmetic products, indeed, acknowledged by the royal persons. Moreover, the decorative cosmetics are at last accepted in the political society thanks to the brand founder.