The favorite perfume of Hollywood’s golden age actors

the favorite perfume of iconic hollywood actors

Are you looking for the most iconic perfumes on the market? Acqua di Parma Colonia is definitely one of them. In the book Vintage Perfume from 2015 by Jan Moran described Acqua di Parma Colonia in this way:

Imagine yourself in the 1950’s, in dark sunglasses, taking a stroll overlooking the magical Italian coast. That’s Acqua di Parma. Acqua di Parma Colonia, literally translated as “water of Parma” is a citrus cologne with lavender overtones and a rosy heart.”

Acqua di Parma Colonia Eau de Cologne is the pure essence of Italy. If you’ve ever visited Italy, chances are you’ve met people carrying this timeless scent. Colonia was the first fragrance from Acqua di Parma and was launched in 1916. In the beginning it was used to perfume gentlemen’s handkerchiefs, but eventually it became a real symbol of Italian chic among American and European celebrities in the pre-war (1930’s) and post-war (1950’s) years.

Style icons like Cary Grant, Gregory Peck and Audrey Hepburn were among the passionate admirers of Colonia. Other famous wearers of Acqua di Parma Colonia are/were Isabella Rossellini, David Niven, Ava Gardner, Sandra Bullock, Kate Moss, Sharon Stone, Woody Allen and Jude Law.

With prominent wearers like these Acqua di Parma grew from a small factory, into a prominent house with a wide range of distribution. Nowadays the perfume house has over 50 different perfume in it’s range.

But Acqua di Parma Colonia will always be the inimitable scent, that goes on unchanged from generation to generation.

the favorite perfume of famous actors hollywoods golden age

Acqua di Parma Colonia available for guests in many prominent hotels around the world.

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  1. says: daniel rock

    I’m at the park hyatt dubai and they have the products in the suite. So that’s another hotel 😉

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