Pierre Balmain perfumes and colognes

Country: France
Main activity: Fashion
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Parent company: Inter Parfums

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Pierre Balmain is a French fashion designer known for his elegant and opulent designs. Born in 1914 to a family in the fashion and design industry (his father operated a drapery business and his mother and sister ran a fashion boutique), young Pierre abandoned his architecture studies and opted to pursue a career in fashion. He worked for Molyneux in the 1930s, and joined famed fashion house Lucien Lelong in the 1940s. By the end of World War II, Balmain was ready to open his own fashion house.

Equally at home with tasteful suits or opulent evening gowns, Balmain designed for the new post-war woman, showcasing bell skirts and nipped waists. His clothing was popular with celebrities and wealthy clients of the era, and Balmain expanded his collection to include Ready-to-Wear in American boutiques. He is also noted for his costume designs for stage and screen, for which he was nominated for a Tony award and won the Drama Desk award.

Perfumes have been offered by Balmain since the 1940s, with the introduction of Elysées 64-83 (his phone number) in 1945. 1947's legendary scent Vent Vert, still in production today, was one of the best-sellers of the 1940s and 1950s. Balmain's Jolie Madame was iconic in its representation of the new post-war 1950s woman. Revlon purchased the Balmain fragrance license in 1960, and Balmain fragrances are produced today in conjunction with Empire of Scents. The license for fragrances will transfer to Inter Parfums Inc. in 2012.

Pierre Balmain passed away in 1982. Longtime Balmain designer Erik Mortensen led the house until 1993, when Oscar de la Renta served as Creative Director. Olivier Rousteing was named Creative Director in 2011. Balmain fashions, both vintage and new, remain a popular choice with celebrities today.

Designer Pierre Balmain has 27 perfumes in our fragrance base. Pierre Balmain is an old perfume house. The earliest edition was created in 1946 and the newest is from 2016. Pierre Balmain fragrances were made in collaboration with perfumers Guillaume Flavigny, Olivier Pescheux, Antoine Maisondieu, Alexandra Jouet, Jean Jacques, Marie-Aude Couture-Bluche, Daniel Hoffmann, Germaine Cellier, Michel Almairac, Jacques Flori, Pierre Balmain, Calice Becker, Emilie (Bevierre) Coppermann and Sonia Constant.

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perfume Ambre Gris Ambre Gris
2008 for women

perfume Balmain de Balmain Balmain de Balmain
1998 for women

perfume Balmain H&M Balmain H&M
2015 for women

perfume Balmain Homme Balmain Homme
2015 for men

perfume BalMan BalMan
2004 for men

perfume Balmya de Balmain Balmya de Balmain
2002 for women

perfume Carbone de Balmain Carbone de Balmain
2010 for men

perfume Eau d'Ivoire Eau d'Ivoire
2000 for women

perfume Eau d’Ivoire Eau d’Ivoire
2013 for women

perfume Ebene Ebene
1983 for men

perfume Elysees 64 83 Elysees 64 83
1946 for women

perfume Hair Perfume Limited Edition Hair Perfume Limited Edition
2016 for women and men

perfume Ivoire Ivoire
2012 for women

perfume Ivoire de Balmain Ivoire de Balmain
1979 for women

perfume Jolie Madame Jolie Madame
1953 for women

perfume La Mome La Mome
2007 for women

perfume Miss Balmain Miss Balmain
1967 for women

perfume Monsieur Balmain Monsieur Balmain
1990 for men

perfume Vent Vert Vent Vert
1990 for women

perfume Vent Vert Original Vent Vert Original
1947 for women


perfume Extatic Extatic
2014 for women

perfume Extatic Eau de Toilette Extatic Eau de Toilette
2014 for women

perfume Extatic Gold Musk Extatic Gold Musk
2016 for women

perfume Extatic Intense Gold Extatic Intense Gold
2014 for women

perfume Extatic Tiger Orchid Extatic Tiger Orchid
2016 for women



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