It's just one fragrance, different bottle colors for boy or girl.
They have been specifically created for children and will retail at £215 a bottle in Harrods
The name will be 'Petit Guerlain'
That's all I know at the moment. I think there maybe some sweetness involved.
Any more info or comments? Will you be treating your young?
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At that price..
Just get em some Superman or NBA cologne..
Burberry Tender Touch maybe..
Crazy that someone would buy their small child a $350 fragrance, when the kid will probably end up spritzing it on the cat.
The bottles are pretty. Without knowing anything about it, that design doesn't seem intended to appeal to children, but rather to be aimed at the high-end baby gift market. Those gifts you give to new parents -- in this case, to new parents who have everything. It's much prettier, if less practical, than a "Diaper Genie."
I feel the whole thing is utterly tasteless, and am surprised that a company as sophisticated as Guerlain would ever think of doing such a thing. Above all else, and never mind the smell (which is the same?) never forget it MUST be blue for a boy and pink for a girl. Never too soon to enforce those artificial stereotypes. And if you don't love your child enough to pay such an inflated price; you deserve to die in agony.
That's $353! Holy cardboard that's a lot of money for something that's probably very light and barely noticeable. For the kid who has everything and the doting parents who have too much money.
If I lived in Downton Abbey then a half a dozen of those new Guerlains would go down well with his Lordship & family.
At least the target market will be too young to complain about projection, longevity, etc.
Behemoth cut a slice of pineapple, salted it, peppered it, ate it, and then tossed off a second glass of alcohol so dashingly that everyone applauded.
Good point, zatarain
The best part of this fragrance is the creation of this thread. I lol'd. Cats and the captive target market...my kids at 3 would've loved one with a top note of mac and cheese, heart of gummy bears, and a soothing base of root beer. All their favorite weekend foods as a comforting week day spritz ritual. Only worthwhile if it comes in a box with a cheap toy which this one clearly does not. Probably a Tiffany rattle or some such nonsense.
Somehow, I suspect this will be a repurposed Eau de Lingerie (or, as zatarain points out, reformulated!)
I don't know the sales of EdL, but I suspect the intended audience of wealthy, Pratesi linen owners didn't bite (either because they were more anglophones than francophone, or because it's the maid who washes and folds linens, or both).
Is this just a repackaging of the old Petit Guerlain (circa 1994) into bee bottles? I think I have a decant of this somewhere. You can probably still find it here and there for much less (and no pink and blue).
It's a relaunch of Petit Guerlain, which was available in eau de toilette and alcohol free eau de senteur. I guess this is just the EdT, sold at a much higher price.
That bottle is just the standard oval bee atomizer that all the colognes, Après L'Ondee, Chant d'Aromes, Mouchoir de Monsieur, etc come in.
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Personally, I don't think children should wear scent. Grown-up things should remain a rite of passage to be anticipated. I also object to the pink/blue gender stereotyping. Not a fan at all.
I'm horrified. It's distressing, to say the least. I thought they had abolished this sort of thing years back. I may faint.
See, there, I did. I'm okay now, I think. Still feeling a bit shaky though. Who do I sue?
The way I understand it a lot of people have consistently asked Guerlain for this kind of stuff. I guess they got tired of hearing about it and decided to make it available to those who want it. A little perfume on a kid is harmless. Most of the storage and application will likely be done by discerning adults who frequent Guerlain boutiques, etc.
Yes -- tacky was the first adjective that crossed my mind and not a little exploitative at £215
However, If the price had been around £30-40 it might have been quite cute
I liked Petit Guerlain when I first smelled it years ago.
It was done by Olivia Giacobetti, if I remember correctly.
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