Perfumes Are Forever
With irrefutable class and style, scent your world with N° 89 as we celebrate what would have been the 115th Birthday of Ian Fleming. N° 89 was a personal favourite of Ian Fleming himself, with notable mentions of Floris products within the James Bond classics including Moonraker, Diamonds Are Forever and Dr. No.
Living near our boutique on 89 Jermyn Street, Fleming was a frequent customer of Floris, popping in to discuss current affairs with 7th Generation Floris family member Michel Bodenham, who was at the helm of the company and fragrance proficient.
Pictured right is Michel Bodenham in the Floris 'Mine' two floors below the Floris shop.
As a regular customer Fleming bought one of Floris most iconic fragrances N° 89. N° 89 was created by Michel Bodenham in 1951 a year before his first novel Casino Royal was published.
Orange and bergamot blended with lavender and neroli N° 89 its classical cologne aspect. Warmed with a touch of spicy nutmeg, the floral heart is underscored by the dominant woody accord of sandalwood, cedarwood and vetiver in this quintessentially English fragrance.
For a full Bond experience delve into The N° 89 Collection including Aftershave, Bath & Shower Gel and a full Grooming Collection.
“Floris provides the soaps and lotions in the lavatories and bedrooms”
DIAMONDS ARE FOREVER
“He would have to send a cable to May to get things fixed. Let’s see – flowers, bath essence from Floris, air the sheets….”
“There was everything in the bathroom – Floris Lime bath essence for men and Guerlain bathcubes for women.”
In 2022 Floris created N°. 007 in celebration of the James Bond film franchise’s special anniversary, 60 years since the release of Dr No, in 1962. This exclusive fragrance is fondly distilled from 60 incredible years of 007 on the silver screen. N°. 007 naturally draws inspiration from the effortless style and substance of the legendary man himself, as well as being developed from carefully gleaning the spectacular cinematic experience of the exotic locations featured in the films, coupled with the diverse and truly exceptional cultural influence that the Bond films have inspired over generations.
A rich and spicy fragrance with amber at its base, this captivating scent is a blend of refreshing citrus and juniper notes set against a subtly smoky accord with flashes of spicy dianthus carnation and an aromatic heart created by a fusion of rose, lavender, rosemary, and geranium, underscored by the reassuring warmth of sensual amber, sandalwood, oakmoss and musk.