Lubin - Just after the French Revolution, Pierre-Francois Lubin founded Perfume House. Bron in 1774 he lived in a period thought to be the most eventful in France. A perfume apprectice to the famous Montpellier Jean-Louis Fargeon in 1784 Lubin began working closely with Marie Antoinette and Empress Josephine, wife to Napoleon I.
Reknowned as the 'holder of the secrets of beauty of the old court of France' and thanks to his illustrious patronage, Lubin became the favourite perfumer of many European Courts. In 1821, he became the appointed supplier of the King of England George IV, and in 1823 that of the great Tsar or Russia Alexander I. As the first perfumer to conquer the New World in 1830, Lubin's fragrances would soon be famous the world over.