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A Quick Overview of Floris
Floris is the oldest English retailer of fragrance and toiletries and is still family owned and run today by the 8th and 9th generation of the family.
- Floris was founded in 1730 by Juan Famenias Floris, who arrived in England from his native island of Menorca to seek his fortune.
- Shortly after his arrival, in 1730, he secured premises in Jermyn Street, in the elegant quarter of London's St. James's.
- Juan Famenias Floris initially set up business as a barber and comb-maker, however, he soon missed the aromas and sensations of his Mediterranean youth.