Opening its first store in 1961 at 34 boulevard Saint-Germain, Diptyque has gone on to be one of the most recognised French fragrance and scented candle brands in Europe. Its elegant bottles and candles have become cult beauty investments, found in every fashion editor and discerning beauty lover’s arsenal. Diptyque has several locations around the capital, but the flagship store on boulevard Saint Germain is one of the best-loved beauty stores in Paris. Complete with objects collected by the founders during their travels over the past 50 years, it is a warm and inviting place to discover the covetable scents, candles and skincare. Diptyque fragrances have become industry favourites, and Philosykos and Eau Duelle frequently rank highly on lists of the best women’s perfumes. Here, we guide you through the best Diptyque perfumes to invest in, from top summery scents such as L’Ombre dans l’Eau to the oriental notes of Tam Dao.
Diptyque, 34 boulevard Saint-Germain, 75005 Paris, +33 (0)1 4326 7744