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Houbigant creator of fragrances that have been used to establish new classification criteria.
Created in 1775, Maison Houbigant is the only house that has survived 4 centuries.
Houbigant is mentioned in the genealogy of the perfumer as the creator of fragrances that have been used to establish new classification criteria and thus influenced other compositions for many years.
It all started with a simple bouquet of flowers painted above the entrance of his store rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré.
Since that day in 1775, the fragrances of Jean-François Houbigant have received the favors of the nobility.
During these centuries, the perfumers of Maison Houbigant made discoveries about the formulation of fragrances that forever revolutionized the construction of perfumes. It is no exaggeration to say that without Houbigant perfumery as we know it today would not exist.
Paris 1775. Jean-François Houbigant opens shop rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré. "At the Basket of Flowers". Very early, the exquisite fragrance of these flowers embalmed the palaces of kings and has continued to spread for three centuries. From the beginning, Houbigant perfumes were favored by the Royal Families and the Nobility of Europe, including Marie-Antoinette, Queen of France and wife of Louis XVI.
Houbigant revealed to the ladies of the court of Versailles, the romantic effects of a slightly perfumed fan. "A la Corbeille de Fleurs" was the meeting place of the "Muscadins". This group of young people, including Josephine, future Empress of France, owed this nickname to their passion for musk.