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ERIS PARFUMS was founded by vintage perfume expert Barbara Herman in 2014. Her years of collecting and researching vintage perfume took her on a journey: from blogging, to writing a book, to becoming inspired to work with a perfumer to create scents as daring and beautiful as those she discovered from the past. 

Barbara Hermann

Born in Saigon, Vietnam, Barbara moved to the U.S. with her family when she was three years old and spent most of her life living in bohemian enclaves, from San Francisco, New Orleans, to New York City.

Named after Eris, daughter of Night (Nyx) and the Greek goddess of troublemaking and disruption, her brand ERIS PARFUMS is inspired by muses — divine, human, and fragrant — that exemplify unconventional beauty and dark, subversive glamour.