‘Skyfall’ the new James Bond movie featuring the very handsome Daniel Craig is out this weekend. I can’t wait to see it – I love Bond films. This one is supposed to be very good. It also stars one of my favourite actors of all times, Judi Dench. Apparently, her role is much greater in this Bond outing so it should be a good show. Daniel Craig is a cracking Bond and has brought some much need gravitas to the role but for me there is only one Bond . . .
Floris No. 89 . . .
Apparently, Ian Fleming based the character of 007, the beloved secret agent, largely on himself. Fleming was born a few streets away from the Floris perfumery at No. 89 Jermyn Street, London. He was a regular visitor to the shop where he purchased No. 89, his fragrance of choice. The ever discerning Fleming also makes numerous references to Floris in the James Bond novels. No. 89 became known as the ‘James Bond Aftershave’ and is described by Floris as -
“The traditional English Gentleman’s fragrance, a classical, citrus, woody cologne – Floris No. 89 comes in a full range of fragrance and grooming products for gentlemen“.
I called Floris in London and now I am very proud to say that No. 89 and the full range of Floris luxury fragrances, grooming products and candles are now available EXCLUSIVELY at La Vie en Rose. Yes, I am Ireland’s only stockist of these exquisite fragrances. I just received my delivery so will be displaying my beautiful glass Floris scent bottles on the shelves in the shop tomorrow. So now La Vie en Rose is fully loaded and Licenced to Thrill!