To celebrate 160th anniversary of its legendary Bee Bottle, master perfume maker Guerlain launched an exclusive range of fragrances.Originally created in 1853 by Pierre-François-Pascal Guerlain, founder of Guerlain, legendary Bee Bottle was created for the Empress Eugenie, wife of Napoleon III. The bottle was exquisitely hand gilded in 24 carat gold with 69 embellished bees – the symbol of the French Empire. Limited edition of Guerlain’s fragrances comes in exquisite, luxe and decorative Golden Bee Bottles, available with gold or white finished and up to the gigantic 1 litre size. Only 32 numbered pieces of special edition 24 karat gold bee bottles will be produced with a price tag of €12,000 ($16,250) each. Or, you can opt for a 100 ml Eau de Toilette Imperiale, prided at £60 (app $82).
Guerlain also collaborated with the Institut National des Métiers d’ Art and commissioned nine Masters artisans to recreate perfume history by creating nine works of art, all inspired by the signature bottle. Brand’s 160th anniversary continues with exhibition of this artworks, which will be showcased at the newly renovated Gurelain boutique at 68 Champs Elysées in Paris from December 10 through February 14.