Watching Antonio Banderas on-screen, from his early roles directed by Pedro Almodóvar to his star turns in Hollywood films, more than one viewer surely thought: “Such charisma! Such charm! Someone should bottle it!“ And that is precisely what Puig decided to do.
In 1997, when Puig first approached Antonio Banderas with the idea of developing fragrances under his name, celebrity perfumes were not the phenomenon they are today.
What began as an experiment for the perfumer and Spain’s best-known actor evolved into a collaboration that has lasted some 20 years.