About Parfums De Marly

Founder and Creative Director Julien Sprecher’s love of perfuming is innate. An unwaveringly modern perfumer, in creating Parfums de Marly, his unbridled passion for the splendour of the 18th century was also given an outlet. This duality sums up the spirit of the Maison. A juxtaposition of the now and historic inspiration coexisting as an unexpected duality.

While the majority of Louis the XV’s reign was spent at the Château de Versailles, Marly was where he went to have fun. The Château de Marly was a pleasure palace, where his entourage was strictly limited, making room for merriment and extravagant celebrations. The court of the King was so obsessed with fragrance, it was dubbed the “perfumed court”: pouches, fans, gloves and even the fountains were doused with perfume.