Bergamot, Violet Leaf
Rose, Ylang Ylang, Water Peach, Royal Lily
Cedar, Patchouli, Vanilla, Musk
1950: Henri Matisse won first prize at the Venice Biennale. Cristobal Balenciaga hired Courrèges. Pierre Cardin set up his fashion house. Baby Doll lingerie is invented. Les Trois Suisses publish their first lingerie catalogue. Lycra is invented and Mother’s Day is introduced.
Le Galion created La Rose, and dedicated it to all women. Paul Vacher used to smell more than 70 species of roses every year in order to elect the one to be used in the composition of this elegant and subtle fragrance, re- interpreted today with delicacy from the original formula.
La Rose is not a true single flower fragrance since the main theme is enriched with sensual floral and refreshing aquatic notes. To finish, the patchouli and cyprus leave a bewitching trail.
The name of this beautiful brand, inspired by majestic seafaring vessels with their vast square sterns, evoked thoughts of freedom and escape. Some of the beautiful fragrances associated with the brand have stayed in our memories: Sortilège, Brumes, Snob… But this once glorious perfume house, Le Galion, had faded from our memory and consigned to the past.
Talented perfumer Paul Vacher became the owner of Le Galion in 1935, having bought the perfume house from its founder, Prince Murat. In 1936, his perfume Sortilège became an immediate success and remains one of the jewels of the house. In 1946 when Serge Heftler-Louiche and Christian Dior wanted to develop a fragrance for their fashion house, they naturally turned to Paul Vacher. He created a beautiful fragrance for them called simply, Miss Dior. The Le Galion Perfume House was now famous internationally and, by 1964, Sortilège, was being sold in 97 countries worldwide. In 1980, Le Galion was sold to an American group. Poorly managed, the company quickly collapsed. Gone with it was an image of France and of perfume, an image of elegance and quality.
More than 30 years later, like the phoenix, Le Galion Perfume House is reborn from the ashes. Back are the original, exceptional, fiery and subtle fragrances – rare luxury and refined creations.
FREE DELIVERY ON ALL ORDERS OVER €100.
We currently deliver to:
Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, France, Germany, Holland, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Monaco, Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain*, Sweden
For orders of €100 and under the following delivery charges apply.
Estimated Delivery Times
|Ireland:||1-3 Working Days|
|All Others:||5-8 Working Days|
All of our deliveries use a signature service.
* excluding Canary Islands, Ceuta & Melilla
|Categories:||Le Galion, ·Perfume|