History of Kilian

The Kilian brand, founded by Kilian Hennessy, a scion of the famous Hennessy cognac family, is renowned for its luxurious and opulent fragrances. Kilian's journey into the world of perfumery began when he decided to combine his family's heritage of craftsmanship with his passion for fragrance. In 2007, Kilian launched his eponymous brand under the umbrella of the Estée Lauder Companies, marking the beginning of a new era in niche perfumery.

The brand quickly gained acclaim for its unique approach to fragrance, blending exquisite scents with artistry and storytelling. Each Kilian fragrance is crafted to evoke a narrative, often inspired by Kilian's personal experiences and memories. The brand's debut collection, 'L'Oeuvre Noire,' introduced consumers to Kilian's vision of scent as an emotional and sensory experience, with fragrances like 'Love, Don't Be Shy' and 'Straight to Heaven' becoming instant classics.

Over the years, Kilian has expanded its offerings to include various fragrance collections, as well as a range of scented body products and accessories. The brand remains committed to luxury and quality, with each product reflecting Kilian's dedication to craftsmanship and creativity. Today, Kilian continues to be a leading name in the world of niche perfumery, beloved by fragrance enthusiasts and collectors alike for its distinctive approach to scent and style.