Shalimar Souffle de Parfum by Guerlain, a limited edition similar to a lush garden
Invitation to travel, source of exoticism and reverie, absolute fragrance of femininity, Shalimar has been delighting women around the world for 100 years now. Inspired by an Indian legend, it has ensured the notoriety of Guerlain for nearly a century. Few perfumes can boast of such longevity. To succeed in perpetuating its aura always a little more, Guerlain does not hesitate to frequently develop reinterpretations. This time, Guerlain is offering us a 2018 Limited Edition of the iconic Shalimar Souffle de Parfum. It follows on from the 2017 edition .
The legend in love with Shalimar
Once upon a time, in India, there was one of the most beautiful love stories between an emperor and one of his wives. Shah Jahan was madly in love with Mumtaz Mahal and both lived their idyll in the heart of sumptuous gardens: the gardens of Shalimar. After the death of Mumtaz Mahal, Shah Jahan, mad with grief and distress, had the largest and most sumptuous mausoleums built in this place. Today, this majestic building is known to all as the Taj Mahal. It is therefore precisely in this place steeped in history that Shalimar Souffle de Parfum Limited Edition 2018 takes us.
Shalimar Souffle de Parfum Limited Edition 2018, a fresh and luminous juice
Shalimar Souffle de Parfum is a juice full of contrasts and yet perfectly balanced. It begins with intense freshness and remarkable liveliness. Shalimar Souffle de Parfum Limited Edition 2018 first releases a citrus breath of bergamot, lemon and tangerine. Then, he lets all his femininity express itself in a luminous combination of sambac jasmine and orange blossom. Thanks to a very particular extraction method, this perfume also gives off a honeyed and warm breath. It finally ignites on contact with the vanilla. Finally, its delicate sensuality is revealed in an enveloping trail of white musk.
The bluish garden of Shalimar Souffle de Parfum Limited Edition 2018
All that remains is for us to discover the bottle of this unique perfume. Shalimar Souffle de Parfum Limited Edition 2018comes in a glass flask whose silhouette is identical to that of the very first Shalimar. Originally, this container was designed by Raymond Guerlain, in collaboration with the Baccarat house, in 1925. Moreover, its design was awarded the first prize at the International Decorative Arts Exhibition in Paris in 1925. Rediscover this flacon therefore amounts to plunging once again into the prestigious archives of the Guerlain house. Shalimar Souffle de Parfum Limited Edition 2018 is revealed in a more bluish color than before. The shape of this bottle evokes the movement of water gushing from a fountain. Its glass walls are now traversed by innumerable plants. Behind some of them hides a tiger, the undisputed emblem of India.