Monday, August 23, 2010

Harrods Perfume Diaries Exhibition & Afternoon Tea with a twist

In a delightful combination of tea and perfume Harrods of London will host a perfume exhibition curated by fragrance expert Roja Dove in collaboration with Givaudan entitled The Perfume Diaries this autumn, coinciding with London Fashion Week.
The schedule for the events is as follows:

To complement the exhibition the world’s finest and most revered perfumers will discuss their work in a series of events. These will take place within The Perfume Diaries exhibition, on the Fourth Floor at Harrods, and will work on a drop-in basis. No admission charge applies.

Jade Jagger for Guerlain - Personal Appearance and Fragrance Signing
Wednesday 8th September 2010, 12.30pm – 2pm
Jagger reveals her interpretation of Guerlain’s legendary Shalimar bottle

The House of Guerlain
Thursday 9th September 2010, 6.30pm – 7.30pm
Enjoy a unique presentation by renowned perfumers Jean-Paul Guerlain and Thierry Wasser. To reserve a place at this highly anticipated event please call 020 7730 1234 ext 3020

An Evening of British Perfumery
Thursday 16th September 2010, 6.30pm – 8.00pm
Explore the best of British perfumery, led by curator Roja Dove, with key speakers from Ormonde Jayne, Floris, Grossmith, Penhaligon's and Clive Christian

An Evening of European Perfumery
Tuesday 21st September 2010, 6.30pm – 8.00pm
A celebration of European perfumery, led by curator Roja Dove, with key speakers from Lubin, Mona di Orio, Chantecaille and Givenchy

The Science of Scent
Thursday 23rd September 2010, 6.30pm – 8.00pm
Discover the fascinating creation process of how a fragrance is made, with experts from Givaudan and Proctor & Gamble

The Bottle Makers
Thursday 30th September 2010, 6.30pm - 8.00pm
Discover the history and beauty of the perfume bottle with experts from iconic brand Baccarat

The Perfume Diaries Afternoon Tea
Master p√Ętissier Eric Lanlard has collaborated with Harrods pastry chefs to create a limited edition afternoon tea inspired by key perfume notes and ingredients. "Eric distils the spirit of the exhibition with a range of six beautifully-crafted pastries, cakes and miniature puddings. Exclusive to Harrods, each delicacy is infused with prominent perfume notes from the classic rose, violet and spice to the more specialised bergamot and lemongrass".
Thursday 2nd September – Saturday 2nd October 2010
Indulge in fragrant afternoon tea in the Georgian Restaurant
Entry via Door 3, Basil Street

Reserve seats for Guerlain event at telephone: 020 7730 1234 ext. 3020

The exhibition previews from Saturday 28th August.

Pic via Cherie City

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