Friday, December 6, 2013

Diva by Ungaro c1982

Diva by Parfums Ungaro: launched in 1982. Created by Jacques Polge. The name Diva was chosen because it is the Latin name for Goddess, and this was exactly what Ungaro envisioned women would feel like when they wore his perfume.


"DIVA is an aura that envelopes a woman in pure magic. That's the wonder of it."
- Emanuel Ungaro



Diva was promoted as a glamourous perfume. One ad copy reads "Enfold her in the aura of Diva, And give her all the elegance and opulence of the world of haute couture."

Fragrance Composition:


So what does it smell like? It is classified as an aldehydic floral chypre fragrance for women. It starts off with a fresh flowery top, followed by a rosy floral heart, resting on a warm, woody and mossy base punctuated by animalic facets.
  • Top notes: aldehyde, rosewood, hyacinth, Ceylon bay, bergamot, coriander, Indian tuberose, cardamom, mandarin, ylang-ylang
  • Heart notes: Moroccan rose, Turkish rose, carnation, Damascene rose, centifolia rose, Florentine Iris, orris root, narcissus, Egyptian jasmine
  • Base notes: vetiver, Mysore sandalwood, patchouli, honey, vanilla, civet, musk, labdanum, oakmoss, cistus, mousse de chene, ambergris

Bottle:


Presented in a flacon designed by Emanuel Ungaro and Jacques Helleu; the folds on the bottle represent a woman’s dress, the bottle was made by Pochet et du Courval.

Diva came in the following products:
  •  1 oz Parfum 
  • 1/2 oz Parfum 
  • 1/4 oz Parfum 
  • 1/4 oz Parfum Purse Spray 
  • 1/4 oz Parfum Purse Spray Refill
  • 6.8 oz Eau de Parfum Splash
  • 3.4 oz Eau de Parfum Splash
  • 1.7 oz Eau de Parfum Splash
  • 3.4 oz Eau de Parfum Spray
  • 1.7 oz Eau de Parfum Spray
  • 1 oz Eau de Parfum Spray
  • 5.1 oz Perfumed Body Lotion
  • 5.1 oz Perfumed Bath Gel
  • 5 oz Perfumed Body Creme
  • 4 oz Perfumed Dusting Powder
  • Perfumed Soap

Flankers:


In 1989, a flanker, Eau de Diva was released and in 1997, Fleur de Diva was introduced, the latest flanker is Divas, launched in 2000.

Fleur de Diva by Emanuel Ungaro: launched in 1997. It is classified as a fresh aquatic floral fragrance for women.
  • Top notes: rosemary, water lily, wisteria, water hyacinth and Moroccan rose
  • Middle notes: freesia, jasmine, lily-of-the-valley and black currant blossom
  • Base notes: sandalwood and musk

Divas by Emanuel Ungaro: launched in 2000. Created by Max Gavarry. It is classified as a floriental fragrance. The bottle was designed by Jacques Helleu.
  • Top notes: bergamot, orange, pineapple
  • Middle notes: peony, orchid, coffee blossom, dark chocolate accord
  • Base notes: patchouli, white amber, musk

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