Salons du Palais-Royal Shiseido

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Salons du Palais-Royal Shiseido
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Under the arcades of the Palais-Royal, Shiseido's perfumer Serge Lutens practises his aromatic arts. A former photographer at Paris Vogue and artistic director of make-up at Christian Dior, Lutens is a maestro of rare taste.

Bottles of his concoctions – Tubéreuse Criminelle, Rahat Loukoum and Ambre Sultan – can be sampled by visitors. Look out for Fleurs d'Oranger, which the great man defines as the smell of happiness. Many of the perfumes are exclusive to the Salons; prices start at around €100.

Venue name: Salons du Palais-Royal Shiseido
Address: Jardins du Palais-Royal
142 galerie de Valois 1st
Paris

Opening hours: 10am-7pm Mon-Sat
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