In a world where Impressionism was giving way to abstraction, Aimé Guerlain loved art. “Cézanne was out there blowing a fuse, pushing landscapes beyond the image,” the Guerlain perfumer Thierry Wasser said. “For me, Jicky does the same. That’s what still makes it modern today.”
Unlike the perfumery codes of the day, imitating nature was not Jicky’s point.
— The New York Times investigates Guerlain Jicky. Read more at The Icon: Jicky, by Guerlain.