The Fragrances of the 4711 Brand

Tradition Meets Innovation

4711 is one of the most well-known brands worldwide – experience the versatility of this traditional brand

For 222 years, 4711 Original Eau de Cologne has been synonymous with sensuality, emotion and those very special moments in life. A fragrance with a rich heritage and tradition that includes the secret of its recipe and its birthplace, the iconic house on Cologne’s Glockengasse. In addition to the classic scent 4711 Original Eau de Cologne, the 4711 segments also include other successful innovations such as the aroma therapy series Acqua Colonia.

The 4711 Fragrances

4711: Invigorating Fragrance Compositions

4711 represents global success made in Cologne. Through the legendary 4711 Original Eau de Cologne, this brand has achieved cult status in numerous countries. And also 4711 Acqua Colonia takes pleasure about big popularity because of the elegant retro design and the unusual ingredients. All fragrances of the 4711 portfolio embody perfume art and history equally.

4711 Remix Cologne Edition 2018

Eau de Cologne – 4711! The association between lightweight fragrances and the brand is firmly anchored in people's minds. This is hardly surprising, as 4711 formed the basis of the global success of these light fragrances and is still constantly reinventing Eaux de Cologne today. The cult product 4711 Original Eau de Cologne has been part of the classic repertoire of perfume creation for over 225 years. As the birthplace of this iconic product, Cologne's House of 4711 is famous for its perfumer's art and keeps coming up with new creative ideas.

2018 sees the launch of a new range of fragrances: Each of the seven main ingredients of 4711 Original Eau de Cologne will be "remixed" in a limited edition. The first of these is orange, which is given a modern interpretation: from sweet, fruity and tangy through to an aromatic bitterness. A fresh, brave and surprising composition redolent of sunshine, energy and pure joie de vivre. A powerful fragrance statement, which adds an exclamation mark to the summer of 2018.

4711 Original Eau de Cologne

4711 Echt Koelnisch Wasser

4711 Original Eau de Cologne – one of the world’s most famous scents and a brand that is recognised all over the globe. For 222 years, 4711 Original Eau de Cologne has been treasured by generations for its stimulating effect and iconic design. In recognition of its unrivalled standing and enduring popularity, the German Standards honoured 4711 Original Eau de Cologne as one of the “Brands of the Century”.

A truly unique scent that masterfully blends essential oils of orange, bergamot, neroli, lavender and rosemary to create a cologne that is refreshing, relaxing and revitalising. The exact recipe has been a closely guarded secret since 1792. The light, invigorating top note gives 4711 Original Eau de Cologne its characteristic and pleasant fragrance. The bottle, with its traditional Molanus shape and the label in Bremer blue and gold, is a true design icon and had made 4711 Original Eau de Cologne one of the most instantly recognised brands worldwide.

4711 Remix Cologne Anniversary Edition 225 years

A heartfelt homage to the iconic 4711 Original Eau de Cologne

Some brands stand the test of time. For generation after generation, they continue to exert their power and develop an almost mythical status. A benchmark for eau de colognes, 4711 Original Eau de Cologne is celebrating its 225th anniversary with a special limited edition. We started by asking ourselves a simple question: how can 4711 Original Eau de Cologne be reinterpreted in all its multi-facetted dimensions? The answer will be revealed in May 2017 with the release of the stylish flacon for 4711 Remix Cologne.

 

4711 Cologne in 2017

What kind of scent would a classic cologne exhibit today? What ingredients would we use to impart that inimitable sense of freshness, lightness and invigoration? 4711 Remix Cologne unites the same ingredients found in 4711 Original Eau de Cologne, but this time in a new combination enhanced with gentle notes. A homage to a great classic scent, the new recipe will win over new admirers just as much as it appeals to established fans. A remix of sensual impressions, it reinvents the familiar while creating something fresh and original.

 

Commissioning the 'noses'

The fragrance house 4711 places great emphasis on creating multi-facetted olfactory compositions. 4711 Remix Cologne gets its distinctive notes from our own perfumer Alexandra Kalle and Firmenich's Vincent Schaller. It was these distinguished 'noses' who were given the challenge of reinterpreting one of the world's oldest brands and one of the classic creations of the perfume world.

4711 Acqua Colonia

Acqua Colonia from the House of 4711 is a range of exceptional fragrance and care products to inspire body, emotions and senses. The range uses selected natural ingredients that have a positive, mood-enhancing effect and combines these in innovative, breathtaking fragrance creations.

  • Myrrh & Kumquat – harmonizing
    The smoky-balsamic note of myrrh creates a powerful interplay with the fruitiness of the kumquat, revealing a secret world of fragrance. The slightly spicy-sweet fragrance of balsamic refinement provides for mental relaxation and a sense of inner peace.
  • Saffron & Iris – relaxing
    This composition combines the powdery fragrance notes of the elegant iris with the aromatic tang of saffron. Two particularly precious ingredients, which fuse together to form a velvety whole and bring clarity of thought through their fine fragrance.
  • White Peach & Coriander 
    Balancing: Leaves you behind light-hearted and comfortable
    This balancing fragrance is pure balm for the stressed soul. The enchanting aroma of white peach enchants the senses.
  • Lime & Nutmeg
    Refreshing: The fruity, sweetly tart aroma of lime stimulates and refreshes, giving the new ACQUA COLONIA Lime & Nutmeg fragrance a lively zestiness. This contrasts with the spicy, warm, aphrodisiac aroma of nutmeg.
  • Pink Pepper & Grapefruit
    Euphorizing: a cheerful, lively fragrance.
    The spicy, fresh scent of pink pepper is combined with fruity, zesty grapefruit in a mood-lifting composition that sparks pure joy.
  • Mandarine & Cardamom
    Energizing: an energetic, tangy composition.
    The pleasant aroma of mandarine is harmoniously combined with exotically spicy cardamom to create an energizing, inspiring fragrance.
  • Lemon & Ginger
    Vitalizing: a fragrance with a vitalizing effect.
    It embodies the lightness of summer, and transports the senses to sunny Sicily. A fascinating encounter between vitalizing lemon and stimulating ginger.
  • Blood Orange & Basil
    Stimulating: a composition that stimulates the senses.
    The fresh creation of exotic, sun-drenched blood orange and the spicy, characteristic fragrance of the basilica lifts the mood and brings holiday feelings into the everyday life.
  • Blackberry & Cocoa – radiant
    Blackberries and cocoa work together to unleash their full energy and merge into a single, radiant, aromatic composition. The two ingredients match each other to perfection: These auspicious fragrances have a fortifying and invigorating effect. The exciting interplay of lush blackberries and bitter-sweet cocoa produces a warm yet refreshing winter fragrance. For a radiance full of joie de vivre, confidence and poise.
  • Vanilla & Chestnut – soothing
    A vanilla fragrance with plenty of character, which is given added depth by the addition of chestnut. The complex fragrance creation envelops its wearer like a hug. The intensive scent of vanilla works together with the tart-nutty chestnut to provide a sense of calm and balance. A true composition of well-being that reinforces and grounds self-confidence.