No 89 by Floris
- For the James Bond in every man...
Introduced in 1951, No 89 takes its name from the number of the Floris shop, 89 Jermyn Street. Devoted followers include Ian Fleming. No 89 is an UK Award Winner.
No. 89 by FLORIS London
Originally introduced in 1951, No 89 takes its name from the number of the Floris shop on Jermyn Street.
Orange and bergamot blended with lavender and neroli give No 89 its classical cologne aspect. Warmed with a touch of spicy nutmeg, the heart is underscored by the dominant woody accord of sandalwood, cedarwood and vetiver in this quintessentially English gentlemanís fragrance.
Top notes: bergamot, lavender, neroli, nutmeg, orange, petitgrain
Heart notes: geranium, rose, ylang ylang
Base notes: cedarwood, musk, oakmoss, sandalwood, vetiver
The Floris customer through the yearsSince opening in 1730, Floris has provided fragrance, fine toiletries and accessories to an incredibly loyal customer base. The Floris archives hold reams of treasured letters from customers detailing their preferences and their thanks,
Florence Nightingale: 25th July 1863 - thanking Mr.Floris for his 'sweet-smelling nosegay' and giving news of the Army's sickness record in India.
Mary Shelley, who whilst abroad sent friends clear instructions on where to purchase her favorite combs: Floris.
Beau Brummell, the dandy of his day in the early 19th century, would discuss his current fragrances at length with Mr.Floris.
Floris is even a fictional character's choice! Ian Fleming's James Bond always wore Floris No.89. Also, Al Pacino's character in Scent of a Woman famously declared he knew the woman in his 'sights' (sic) was wearing a Floris fragrance. Floris London - Purveyors of The Finest Perfumes & Toiletries to the Court of St James' Since the Year 1730