I enjoyed the way Elena describes the perfume — the review is like a cheerful and bright painting of a summer morning — flowers, fluffy clouds, bright and crispy air… The perfume must be beautiful. So far, my favourite Houbigant perfume is Mon Boudoir. I live in Romania, EU. Flowery, peppery, sunny, what a cheery, calming fragrance Houbigant La Belle Saison is, in these flowery, peppery, sunny, but uncharacteristically gloomy times.
Enjoyed the review by Elena, reading the description as well as watching the pictures. Thanks for the review and the draw. Writing from the USA. The photo of the vintage bottle is amazing. Also, I really like the idea of 5Fs about Houbigant fragrances. I would very much like to have a bottle of this beauty. Thanks Elena for the review and Ca FleureBon for the draw, as always.
I smelled La belle saison yesterday evening, for the first time! I live in Italy. Thanks for the draw! My favourite from Houbigant is Fougere Royale. A great review by Elena. Thanks a lot from the UK. My favorite thing about this review is how visually and sensually descriptive it is.
Sounds amazing! A beautiful description by Elena. I am intrigued by the notes especially Sandalwood and musk. Houbigant is a house that I am not familiar with I am afraid. Thanks a million from the United Kingdom. Elena writes that the mimosa pollen seem to sprinkle the range blossom. This sounds very beutifu and delcate. Thanks for the draw, I live in the EU. I loved the description of the fragrance,Elena gave a scenery though her description. I do not have a favorite fragrance from that particular house lets hope these would be the one.
I live in Greece. They make me want to reach for the bottle and smell the perfume asap! I am in the EU. They do sound like they are right up my alley. The description of summer, rain, and sunshine is so engaging by Elena. Very engaging and fun! I do not have any of Houbigant fragrances. Thank you for the chance to win one. This was such a verbally and aesthetically pleasing article.
I would love to smell this classy, womanly symphony of white and yellow flowers grounded by precious musky and balsamic notes. I am in the EU and of course I love the classic Quelques fleurs, another opulent and utterly important perfume. What stands out to me is the elegant powdery cloud Elena describes. VA, USA. How interesting! I never knew that humidity increased our sense of smell. It makes sense though — our county fair is this week and I have such strong scent memories of walking past the lemon shake-up stands, the corn dogs and other deep fried treats, the handmade waffle cone ice cream stands and other delicacies amidst the humid Indiana-in-July heat.
This would be my first Houbigant Paris fragrance, though I have swooned over the brand and especially their gorgeous packaging for quite some time. The floral yet musky nature of La Belle Saison sounds delightful for this time of year! Fougere Royale is my favorite Houbigant; not just for the fellas! This reimagination of Paris La Belle Saison sounds beautifully feminine with shower of rain to keep it from being too much.
Oh, this sounds just so lovely and cheerful and perfect for summer! I have tried their orange blossom and love it, and this review makes la Belle saison sounds luminous. Thank you for the lovely review and the draw! In the us. My early memories with my mother is watching her in front of the mirror and splash on Paris La Belle Saison. I can still remember how she would smell so fresh and girly. Thank you, Elena, for this review in which the words melt so beautiful together with the words.
I live in the EU. Mimosa pollen, orange blossom and labdanum are what I need in one perfume. Rest of the notes sounds great too. And of course that bottle, gosh so pretty! It will surely be a gem in my collection. I am in Germany. I am curious by this one in seeing how a classic fragrance is reinterpreted in a modern manner. I am from Romania, Europe.
I enjoyed how the review put a picture in my head of a nice sunny day in a flower garden which turned rainy for a bit and then the sun came back out and warmed and dried everything again with the rain and sun causing scents to emit from the flowers and plants and with the sun comes a warming feeling. Thanks for the generous draw from the U. I have never wore a fougere fragrance…. Great review as always! This is one that keeps me coming back.
I love this one, I melt for the pure parfum version, I wear the deodorant even more often, but sometimes I think Cologne Intense might be my favourite from the house. I found out this Fragrance by reading cafleurebon. Thank you. I ordered a few decants of this Fragrance and I absolutely love it! It is so bright and refreshing.
Thank you for all you do in introducing us to fine Fragrances. Your explanation of fragrances gives a verbal explanation of a smell which is hard to do. Thanks so much for all you do! Class all over. Love how it smells. This sounds awesome! I love a good Paris La Belle Saison, especially during the summer months. This sounds awesome Nice review. This is the one I have been missing. Thanks for review. Would love to try it properly.
This is one I really want to get my nose on and has been on my radar thanks to cafleurebon … you have mentioned it in a few of your videos and it got me wanting it even more So happy that thos giveaway is available to USA. Keep up the great work.
Elena did a wonderful job describing it and I especially enjoyed the part about the orange blossom being dappled with mimosa, a flower I have many memories tied to. My favorite Houbigant fragrance is the classic Quelques Fleurs. In the USA. La Belle Saison is a sumptuous floral bouquet, gold and white, luminous and silky, in the image of spring femininity: that which one discovers on the wonderful paintings of Botticelli.
Grace, elegance and voluptuousness: a sensuality that is revealed with each gesture. A captivating sillage, an unparalleled signature… USA. Even the great Coty was an admirer of them. Houbigant Was The Company! They Had great modern technology at the time and made fragrances that are a joy to wear. Houbigant still is The Perfume company!!! You hear so much about Guerlain fathering modern perfumery, but Houbigant deserves credit in there as well.
Thank you so much for a lovely article and generosity for sharing some beauties from your collection. I did not realize that Houbigant was the originator of the fougere family of perfumes. I would love to try Paris La Belle Saison. Thank you so much for the interesting article and giveaway! I knew Houbigant as founder of the fougere family, but I did not know that their creations were also innovative in the compositions of floral fragrances.
I am fascinated by the collaboration between Houbigant and Mucha. Interesting to know that the house of Houbigant is one of the first houses to create a connection between the smell and the visual, with theit pavillon and arrangements at the fair from Thank you for introducing us into the world of vintage.
I tried a lot of the beautiful scents out there. I really liked to find out that Houbigant can be credited for the Floriental and Floral families of perfumes, besides the Fougere. Houbigant what a name with such history in perfumery.
What impressed me is the fact that even Coty wanted to buy the House of Houbigant because he was a great admirer of their creations. Houbigant creators were the first ones that introduced this sense of luxury into their creations both in the perfume itself and in the bottle imagine that Lalique designed their bottles and packaging … Thank you for letting me know about this House which is the first time I am being informed about it.
I had no idea Houbigant were at the forefront of perfumery and had so much influence on it. We accept returns within 14 days of delivery. We advise customers to return items using a tracked courier service to ensure their unopened items are returned with a guarantee. We will not be held responsible for any loss or damage during transit, any compensation must be recovered from the courier service used.
All items must be unopened in its cellophane wrapping if applicable to be eligible for a refund. Once your package has been inspected and checked, our finance department will then process a refund to the bank account or credit card used when making the order. This can take up to an additional working days. Phone Number. Operating since , the House of Houbigant is the only fragrance house that has existed through four centuries of history.
Through these centuries, the perfumers of the House of Houbigant have made groundbreaking discoveries in the formulation of perfumes that have revolutionized forever the way perfumes are constructed. It is not an exaggeration to say that, without the House of Houbigant, modern perfumery as we know it today would not exist. It all began with just a basket of flowers. From the start his fragrances found favour with royalty and the nobility.
Houbigant taught the titled women at the Court of Versailles how to perfume their fans so that just a fragrant flutter would send out a romantic message. When in Marie-Antoinette was executed by guillotine, she carried 3 vials of Houbigant perfume in her corsage to give her strength. Over the centuries, the House of Houbigant became perfumer to the royal courts of Europe. Rodrigo Flores-Roux was born and raised in Mexico City. Although he started out designing scents for shampoos and cosmetic products, he broke through into fragrance with Clinique Happy.
The goal was to create a new scent that embodies the spirit and tradition of Houbigant. Houbigant has more than years of experience in the perfume industry. Houbigant's mission is to revive not only formulas from the past but to create pioneering compositions, which have been developed from the best raw materials with the highest purity.
This sophisticated fragrance derives its attractiveness from the warm, floral accord of orange blossom. Turkish Rose and Egyptian Jasmine Absolute are highlighted by a subtle combination of tuberose and orange blossom. Floral ylang-ylang from the Comoros is refined slightly with nutmeg. The base is pure perfection, a mixture of cedar and sensual musk. Products purchased from Scent City are quality checked twice to ensure the highest service is delivered to our customers.
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La Belle Saison is a sumptuous floral bouquet, gold and white, luminous and silky, in the image of spring femininity: that which one discovers on the. La Belle Saison is a sumptuous floral bouquet, gold and white, luminous and silky, in the image of spring femininity: that which one discovers. La Belle Saison by Houbigant is a Floral fragrance for women and men. This is a new fragrance. La Belle Saison was launched in