11/07/11 12/15/10 The History of Creed Perfumes December 15, 2010 by Lacey Gattis 1 By Royal Decreed What’s Your Reaction? Share this reaction with your friends! This royal warrant signed by Queen Victoria's official Mistress of the Robes is among the many royal proclamations making Creed the official court perfumers. The house also created official scents for Empress Eugenie, Emperor Franz-Josef of Austria, Emperor Napoleon III, and Queen Maria Cristina of Spain. Duke It Out What’s Your Reaction? Share this reaction with your friends! Before he ditched the throne to marry American divorcee Wallis Simpson, King Edward VIII had the very fashionable Windsor ($605) created for himself in 1936, asking that the scent be subtle because "royalty need not shout." In celebration of their 250th anniversary, Creed is re-releasing a small number of bottles of the super posh fragrance. First Ladies of Scent What’s Your Reaction? Share this reaction with your friends! Edith Roosevelt had Fleur de The Rose Bulgare ($345) created after falling in love with the scent of Bulgarian roses during her honey moon with husband Teddy, and brought it into the White House with her when she became First Lady a few years later. She's not the only White House fan of Creed fragrances, though. First Lady Michelle Obama's signature scent is their Love In White ($169), and interestingly enough, it's also one of former First Lady Laura Bush's favorite fragrances. Full of Grace What’s Your Reaction? Share this reaction with your friends! When Grace Kelly married Prince Rainier III of Monaco in 1956, Creed designed a fairytale fragrance, Fleurissimo ($225), for her to wear down the aisle. It became Princess Grace's signature scent. Fit for a Princess What’s Your Reaction? Share this reaction with your friends! Most recently, Creed sent princess-to-be Kate Middleton the first bottle of its Royal Ceylan fragrance ($275). Figure skater Evan Lysacek says he wore their Imperial Millesime ($270) out on the ice when he won his Olympic figure skating gold medal.