Friday, January 17, 2014

Balenciaga Perfumes

Established by Cristobel Balenciaga Eisaguirre (born in Guetaria, Spain 1895), in 1911 aged 16, opened first couture shop. In 1915 opened first salon in his own name in San Sebastian. In 1937 opened House of Balenciaga in Paris.

Signature perfume' Le Dix' launched in 1947. Cristobal Balenciaga ied on March 24.03, 1972 in Valencia.

The company was sold to Hoechst in 1972, who in 1986 sold to Jacque Bogart.

In 1988 Balenciaga Couture et Parfums was acquired by Jacques and Regine Konichier. Became part of PPR/Gucci - signed licensing agreement with Coty Prestige in October 2008 to create and distribute range of fragrances.

As of 2009 other than flankers for Cristobal and Cristobal Pour Homme in 2003/4 all of Balenciaga’s prior fragrances are out of production. In 2010 Balaenciaga Paris, a new perfume for women, was created.


Balenciaga perfumes:

  • 1947 Le Dix
  • 1947 La Fuite des Heures/Fleeting Moment
  • 1948 "28"
  • 1955 Quadrille
  • 1971 Ho-Hang
  • 1973 Eau de Balenciaga
  • 1973 Eau de Balenciaga Lavande
  • 1973 Cialenga
  • 1979 Michelle
  • 1980 Portos
  • 1980 Fruit de Buddha
  • 1982 Prelude
  • 1986 Ho Hang Club
  • 1988 Rumba
  • 1989 Quadrille (new)
  • 1990 Pour Homme
  • 1994 Talisman
  • 1996 Talisman eau Transparent
  • 1998 Cristolbal
  • 2000 Cristobal Pour Homme
  • 2003 Eau de Cristobal

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