Four centuries ago, in India, Emperor Shah Jahan fell hopelessly in love with Princess Mumtaz Mahal. He had the enchanting Gardens of Shalimar built for her and dedicated the Taj Mahal to her as well, one of the seven new wonders of the world. This incredible tale sparked the imagination of Jacques Guerlain, who created Shalimar, the first oriental fragrance in history, in 1925.
Since 1828, Nature has been our source of inspiration. We are committed to sustainable innovation, preserving biodiversity, acting for the climate and creating a positive societal impact, and we are particularly committed to protecting one of the most precious treasures on our planet: the bee.