Talisman Perfume by Balenciaga, Talisman is a women’s chypre floral perfume from 1994
. Signed by perfumer Dominique Preyssas, who was with Takasago at the time, this fragrance has fruity, sweet, floral, woody, and powdery main accords. The abundant head notes begin with dried fruits, rum, aldehydes, peach, pineapple, osmanthus, litchi, hyacinth, mandarin orange, and bergamot. The floral heart notes of ylang-ylang, jasmine, carnation, iris, rose, cyclamen, freesia, and lily-of-the-valley follow,
ending with profuse base notes of beeswax, leather, caramel, sandalwood, patchouli, vanilla, amber, coconut, cedar, tonka bean, and musk. Best for winter evening wear, the scent has enormous sillage and very long-lasting longevity.
Balenciaga is the fashion and accessories house founded by Cristobal Balenciaga in San Sebastian, Spain, in 1919. The Spanish Civil War forced the founder to move his business in 1937 to Paris, France, where the company is still headquartered. French luxury group Kering currently owns the fashion brand and Coty holds the fragrance license. All products are original, authentic name brands. We do not sell knockoffs or imitations.
History and background of Balenciaga. It was once said, that when a woman wearing a Balenciaga gown walks into a room, there is no other woman there. His clothes were so elegant, grand and perfectly made, that he alone was known as "The Master". In 1885 Cristobal Balenciaga was born in Guetaria, Spain of humble parents. His father was a sailor, who died young. His mother was a dressmaker.
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