Van Cleef and Arpels is a traditional jeweller renowned for their luxurious and elegant timepieces with an attention to detail par excellence. The Van Cleef and Arpels story begins as most fairy tales end, with a heaven sent wedding between Estelle Arpels and Alfred Van Cleef in1896. Estelle was the daughter of a precious stone wholesaler and the sister of expert gemmologists and Alfred was the son of a diamond merchant from Amsterdam. This unique marriage of knowledge was enriched by their own elegant grasp of feminity, glamour and excellence.
Van Cleef & Arpels' contemporary fragrance creations are the finest expression of a successful union of exceptional fragrance making and the luxurious notions behind the making of jewellery. Audaciously innovative and stylish, Van Cleef & Arpels fragrances feature classic forms enhanced with rare and original new features. By reinterpreting its own great classics and applying the jeweller's art to perfumes Van Cleef and Arpels create olfactory complications that surprise and delight.