Tuesday, December 31, 2013

La Dore Perfumes

In this guide I will introduce you to the perfumes presented by La Dore. The company was situated in Paris, France and in Chicago.

I was able to cull most of my info from the 1908 Sears & Roebuck catalog. Some of their advertisements read:

"La Dore Imported Perfumes. The La Dore line of perfumes is manufactured by one of America's best perfumers and is the same grade of perfume retailed at 50 cents and 60 cents per ounce in bulk at retail drug stores. The odors are all sweet, delicate and lasting. Beautiful 1 and 2 ounce glass stoppered bottles as shown in illustrations. Each bottle is neatly capped with fine kid and tied with fancy ribbon, and makes a very neat and pretty appearance.While this line of perfume is exceptionally fine value for the price quoted, it can in no way compare with our higher priced perfumes. One ounce bottle - $0.35. For a two ounce bottle - $0.55."

"La Dore Ruby Salve. Ruby Salve is a refined and harmless rouge prepared in the form of a cream for tinting the cheeks, lips and fingers, leaves a perfectly natural stain or glow abd can never be detected. The majority of ladies prefer rouge in this form, as it is put up in a very convenient manner and easily applied. Our price- $0.17."

"La Dore Crystal Shampoo Jelly. Removes dandruff, leaves the hair soft and keeps the scalp in a healthy condition; produces the finest foam, is the most economical shampoo abd is excellent as a cleanser. Our price $0.24"



The perfumes of La Dore:

  •  1908 Violet
  • 1908 White Rose
  • 1908 Carnation
  • 1908 Heliotrope
  • 1908 Crabapple
  • 1908 Lily of the Valley
  • 1908 Jockey Club
  • 1908 Narcissus
  • 1908 Trailing Arbutus

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