Mr Selfridge S03 Opening Credits

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guerlain_flaconabeilles_bornunicornSeveral perfumes can be seen in the opening credits of the 3rd season. The first is the spectacular flacon géant abeille dorée by Guerlain: originally created for the Eau de Cologne Impériale and made by Pochet et du Courval, it’s decorated by 69 golden bees painted in gilded enamel.

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The second is the Arlington cologne by D. R. Harris & Co., a London brand founded in 1790 at No. 11 St. James’s Street. At the time, Harris’s Apothecary sold Lavender Water, Classic Cologne and English Flower perfumes.

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