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Sunday, March 13, 2016

La Fete des Roses by Caron c1936

La Fete des Roses (The Festival of Roses) by Caron was launched in 1936. Created by Ernest Daltroff.




Fragrance Composition:


So what does it smell like? It is a rich, floral fragrance for women with a dominant sweet rose note. It was based on blend of Bulgarian rose, May rose, and Damask rose with a dose of Anatolian carnation and geranium resting on a base of vanilla, musk and vetiver. Spicy and rosy...refined and elegant.
  • Top notes: geranium
  • Middle notes: Anatolian carnation, Bulgarian rose, May rose, Damask rose, lilac, iris, violet
  • Base notes: orris, vanilla, musk, vetiver

Bottle:


Presented in a bottle designed by Félicie Vanpouille. Two versions of this bottle exist, the original clear glass version and a luxury version which was released as a special collector's edition in 1949 which was given an all over gilded enamel finish.


photo by Rago Arts

photo by Perfume Bottles Auction



Photo from Rago Arts



Photo from worthopedia


Fate of the Fragrance:


Discontinued (date unknown)


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