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Antique Venetian Foiled Glass Scent Bottles

In this guide I will introduce you to the world of Venetian foiled glass scent bottles. These beautiful works of art were produced in Venice and were manufactured for the tourist market during the mid...

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Antique Victorian Double Ended Scent Bottles

In the second half of the 19th century scent bottles and smelling salt bottles were necessary objects for the well to do lady. However, the old fashioned silver vinaigrette container with its pierced...

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Collecting Red Glass Commercial Perfume Bottles

In this guide I will discuss the various rarest commercial perfume bottle colors of all---the opaque glass pieces.Most of the opaque glass perfume bottles that you will encounter was manufactured by...

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L'Orle

L'Orle (Pronounced Lor-lay). A perfume house opened in Paris in 1934 by A.T. Levy, initially to sell the perfume Cafe Society. Not long after, he opened a branch in New York, aiming his sales at the...

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Halston Night by Halston c1980

Halston Night by Halston: launched in 1980. Introduced in the USA in 1981, Halston Night was a rare challenge for the perfumers at IFF. It was not to be a clone of the original Halston fragrance, a...

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Sotto Voce by Laura Biagiotti c1996

Sotto Voce by Laura Biagiotti: launched in 1996. Sotto Voce means "whisper" in Italian. The perfume was created by Sophia Grojsman. To celebrate its debut, Biagiotti donated one hundred thousand...

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Maxim's de Paris c1984

Maxim's de Paris launched by Maxim's de Paris in 1984. In association with Pierre Cardin Parfums, Jacqueline Cochran and SNDPIM. Created by Dominique Ropion. Fragrance Composition:  a fresh green...

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Collecting Perfume Labels

If you are looking for something unusual and perfumery related , then the perfume's label itself would fit the bill nicely. Perfume labels are so varied that one could collect various types from Art...

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Di Borghese by Borghese c1978

Di Borghese by Borghese: launched in 1978. Fragrance Composition: So what does it smell like? It is classified as a green floral chypre fragrance for women.   It starts with a fresh verdant green top,...

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Parfums du Lido

Parfums du Lido was established at 78 avenue Champs-Elysées, Paris in 1927. Les parfums du Lido was located at 76 ave des Champs-Elysees, Paris. They were an offshoot of the Lido Night Club. The...

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Gianni Versace by Versace c1981

Gianni Versace by Gianni Versace: launched in 1981 in association with the Charles of the Ritz group. This was the first perfume introduced by late fashion designer Versace. The Charles of the Ritz...

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Jean Pax

Jean Pax, was a small time perfumer in Paris that seemed to specialize in perfumes most likely meant for the tourist souvenir trade.In 1977, Jordan Marsh department store carried some of the Jean Pax...

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Tropiques by Lancome c1935

Lancome Tropiques: launched in 1935. Created by Armand Petitjean. Tropiques was inspired by the tropical port of Bahia in Brazil and the perfume reportedly took four years to be completed. Tropiques...

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Gingham by Bath and Body Works c1993

  Gingham by Bath and Body Works: launched in 1993. this photo shows the original line of Gingham Gingham was introduced to the press in mid-June of 1993 at a picnic in New York City's Central Park. It...

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Gilda by Pierre Wulff c1986

Gilda by Pierre Wulff: launched in 1986, in USA in 1989. The name is pronounced "jeel-da". After spending a number of years of working for other companies such as Roure Bertrand and major perfume...

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First by Van Cleef & Arpels c1976

First by Van Cleef & Arpels: launched in 1976, in USA by 1977. Distributed by Van Cleef & Arpels Parfums of New York. Created by Jean-Claude Ellena of Givaudan. Fragrance Composition: So what...

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Pairpoint Gundersen Perfume Bottles 1943 Advertisement Catalog Page

Pairpoint Gundersen heavy crystal paperweight base perfume bottles shown in a 1943 Trebing catalog page.

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Salon de la Parfumerie at the Palais de Glace 1927

Palais de Glace Théâtre du Rond-Point is a theatre in Paris, located at 2bis avenue Franklin-D.-Roosevelt, 8th arrondissement. The theatre began with an 1838 project of architect Jacques Ignace...

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Nuit de Longchamp by Lubin c1934

Nuit de Longchamp by Lubin: launched in 1934, and an eau de toilette was released in 1937.The original fragrance was available in: parfum, parfum de toilette, eau de toilette, eau de cologne, bath oil,...

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Quartz by Molyneux c1977

Quartz by Molyneux: launched in 1977, in USA by 1978. In association with Sanofi. Created by Jean-Pierre Subrenat. Fragrance Composition: .So what does it smell like? It is classified as a...

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Fendi by Fendi c1985

Fendi by Fendi: launched in 1985 in association with Florbath Profumi di Parma. Fendi approached the world of fragrance very carefully, with Elizabeth Arden manufacturing the fragrance, the fragrance...

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Deja le Printemps by Oriza Legrand c1922

 Deja le Printemps by Oriza L. Legrand: launched in 1922. It's name means "Already Spring" in French. Fragrance Composition: So what does it smell like? It was classified as a floral bouquet fragrance...

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L'Heure Attendue by Jean Patou c1946

L'Heure Attendue by Jean Patou: launched in 1946. Created by Henri Almeras as an homage to end of the Nazi occupation of Paris during World War II. Patou registered the perfume's name as early as 1940...

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Chasuble by Jacques Fath c1945

Chasuble by Jacques Fath: launched in 1945.The chasuble is the outermost liturgical vestment worn by clergy for the celebration of the Eucharist in Western-tradition Christian Churches that use full...

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Jabot by Lucien Lelong c1939

Jabot by Lucien Lelong: launched in 1939. Fragrance Composition: So what does it smell like? It is classified as a heavy, spicy floral chypre fragrance for women described as "piquant." Top notes:...

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