While contemplating the Apparition of the Aphrodite of Knidos canvas he was completing, Salvador Dali dreamed up the bottle design for his first fragrance, the legendary lips bottle, now the Parfums Salvador Dali icon.
Salvador Dali's inspiration, Aphrodite's face - goddess of beauty and love - is a tribute to all women. For the sculptured bottle, he took the likeness of Aphrodite's magnificent lips and nose, two very symbolic elements representing the 5 senses, and synonymous with passion, taste and dreams.
What better connection could there be between a fragrance and its bottle?
Embodying love and eternal passion, lips were of endless inspiration to Dali. When he launched the DALI fragrance, he became the first in the history of perfume to use this evocative symbol of softness, seduction and passion...