GUERLAIN’s perfume heritage is celebrated throughout the Legendary fragrance collection, which is full of iconic scents created by five generations of master perfumers. Insolence Eau de Parfum is a more recent addition to the collection, but instantly gained legendary status upon its creation in 2006. An audacious celebration of the graceful violet flower, it’s the first GUERLAIN fragrance to include fresh, sweet berries.
This Fragrance Smells Like…
Insolence is a true celebration of the unprecedented powdery duo of violet and iris. A dazzling overdose of violet captivates your senses to start as white floral orange blossom and sweet strawberries grace the nose as the perfume develops. The overall powdery tone is intensified by the iris base, which feels timeless, chic and feminine.
What’s The Story Behind This Scent?
Insolence Eau de Parfum is a more modern GUERLAIN fragrance, created in 2006. It is still, however, a landmark perfume as it marks the first time that GUERLAIN included a berry note, adding a juicy, fruity twist to the scent. A more modern fragrance that still feels connected to the classic GUERLAIN L’Heue Bleue, Insolence is a timeless ode to femininity that is chic and graceful but also daring and captivating.
You Will Love This If…
If you love powdery and sweet fragrances, Insolence Eau de Parfum could be your new favourite scent. Violet can often adopt a more subtle presence in perfume, but Insolence truly celebrates this pretty purple flower – anyone familiar with the smell of violet will adore its amped-up tone in Insolence Eau de Parfum.
This Perfume Smells Similar To:
Insolence has an uncanny resemblance to parma violets upon the first spritz but it dries down to reveal a more sophisticated and elegant character whilst still maintaining a delectable sweetness. Insolence also comes in an Eau de Toilette, which smells similar but the EDT has a bright freshness whilst the EDP maintains a stronger violet note that feels more intimate and reserved.
Is Insolence Eau de Parfum Unisex?
The sweetness of Insolence Eau de Parfum and feminine inspiration behind it shows that the fragrance is intended to be worn by women. However, any powdery fragrance and floral lover can enjoy wearing the delectable Insolence Eau de Parfum.
What’s The Longevity Like?
Insolence has a snowball effect, with each note tumbling together to create a full-bodied, elegant and enveloping fragrance. Because of this, the touch of strawberry sweetness soon settles into a long-lasting powdery scent that offers around eight hours of fragrance.
What’s Special About The Bottle?
The gorgeous violet and iris flowers within the perfume have clearly had a huge impact on the design; the delicate purple-tinted fragrance looks striking against the clear glass flacon. A hint of gold contrasts the cool tones of the glass, while the iconic GUERLAIN ‘inverted heart’ shaped stopper and curved scrolls create a dazzling, avant-garde effect.