A journey into the world of a Maitre-Parfumeur

My travels throughout the South of France have been nothing if not spectacular. The
hotels, the
pampering, the cuisine and now, as if to complete my oh-so-française experience, the fragrance. I visited the medieval village of Eze (a captivating enclave in Nice that sits on a rocky peak overlooking the Mediterranean sea) and discovered the prestigious
House of Galimard; a luxury parfumeur that, for 260 years, has celebrated the allure of creating your own fragrance. With a glass of champagne and a couple of canapes as my starting point, I sit down at my own "organ" (creation station) and embark on a three hour journey into the world of signature scents. Once complete, I will be the owner of a 100ml bottle of
Eau de Lara. Here’s how my dream became a reality…