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French niche perfume house founded in 2000 by perfumer Jean-Claude Ellena, designer Thierry Baschmakov and luxury consultant Luc Gabriel. The first four fragrances, Bois d'Iris, Divine Bergamote (now Bergamote), Osmanthus and Rose Poivree, were all created by Ellena; the bottles were designed by Baschmakov.

After Ellena became house nose at Hermès, his daughter Celine Ellena took over as perfumer. Starting in 2011, the house has worked with a variety of perfumers.

See reviews for the Lumière and Wood candles.

Recent fragrances from The Different Company

Recent releases include Jasmin de Nuit (2005), Sel de Vetiver (2006), Un parfum d'ailleurs et fleurs, Un parfum des sens et bois and Un parfum de charme et feuilles (2006), Sublime Balkiss (2008), Oriental Lounge (2009), De Bachmakov (2010), Pure Virgin (now called Pure eVe) (2011), Oud Shamash (2011), Oud For Love (2012), L'Esprit Cologne Tokyo Bloom, After Midnight, Sienne d’Orange & Limon de Cordoza (2012), Aurore Nomade (2012), South Bay, Kâshân Rose & White Zagora (2013), Nuit Magnétique (2014), I Miss Violet (2015), Le 15 (2015), Adjatay (2016).

Where to buy

In the US, The Different Company can be found at Aedes, Barneys, Beautyhabit, Four Seasons Products, Luckyscent or Twisted Lily. In Canada, try The Perfume Shoppe. In Paris, try Sephora or the flagship store in the Marais district.


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