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Saturday, June 1, 2013

Petales Froisses by Lanvin c1926

Petales Froisses by Lanvin: launched in 1926. Created by Andre Fraysse. The name means "crushed petals".



Fragrance Composition:


So what does it smell like? It was classified as a woody floral fragrance for women. I have no notes on this perfume, I would need a sample to tell you what it smells like.

  • Top notes:
  • Middle notes: flowers
  • Base notes: sandalwood

The perfume was being sold at 75 cents a dram in 1931.




Capital Times, 1931:
"Jeanne Lanvin sends her newest perfumes L'Ame Perdue (Lost Soul), Comme ci Comme ca (Like this like that) and her Petales Froisses (Crushed Petals)."

The Straits Times, 20 June 1931:
"The charm of perfumes by Lanvin is impossible to describe. Arpege, Lajea, My Sin, Petales Froisses, in a variety of exquisitely designed bottles have a distinctly exclusive appeal which to me is irresistible."


Bottles:









Fate of the Fragrance:


Discontinued, date unknown. Still being sold in 1938.



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