Saturday, May 4, 2013

Bienaime Perfumes

Bienaime established in 1935 by Robert Bienaime.  Located at 396-rue saint-Honoré, Paris. Robert Bienaime as a perfumer originally with Houbigant (he created the beautiful perfume, Quelques Fleurs), but decided to launch perfumes under his own name.


The perfumes of Bienaime of Paris France:
  • 1935 Eveil
  • 1935 Chypre Impérial
  • 1935 Fleurs D'Eté
  • 1935 La Vie en Fleurs
  • 1935 Lavande de Valreas
  • 1935 Vermeil
  • 1935 Sur les Aimes
  • 1936 Caravane
  • 1936 Enfin Jeuls
  • 1937 Fleurs de Provence
  • 1938 Jours Heureux
  • 1943 Les Carnations
  • 1948 Dentelle
  • 1949 Chypre
  • 1950 Cuir de Russie

Sketch, 1939:
"Biename's Fleurs de Provence perfume. It seems to have imprisoned all the elusive scents of a summer garden, and it is an ideal perfume to wear with the sentimental clothes of the moment. Next comes Caravane, exhilarating and gay, creating a perfect aura for the true sophisticate."

Mademoiselle, 1940:
"Biename's Caravane, Vermeil, Dentelle, Chypre Imperial, Fleurs d'Ete from $4.35 to $32.25."


Bottles used by Bienaime were designed by Pierre d'Avesn and manufactured by Pochet et du Courval.

Caravane parfum, c1936, photo by ebay seller lilyrose40

Jours Heureux, c1951, photo by Perfume Bottles Auction

Fleurs d'Ete, c1935, photo by Pierre Berge.

La Vie en Fleurs, c1935, photo by ebay seller days-gone-collection

Fleurs D'Ete, Caravane and Lavande de Valreas, c1939, photo by ebay seller eroma

Chypre Imperiale, c1935, photo by ebay seller original-picker1

Lavande de Valreas, c1939, photo by ebay seller cclinne

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