Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Leonid de Lescinskis

Léonid Lescinskis, Inc, 49 W 46 St, NYC. Company later renamed Lenard Et Cie., Inc.

The fragrances of Léonid Lescinskis:

  • 1940 White Mask
  • 1940 Muguet
  • 1940 Reine de Nuit
  • 1944 Perfume No. 9 (an aldehydic perfume, also known as Parfum 9)
  • 1945 Eau d’Amour (sweet floral perfume)
  • 1945 Eau de Fleurs (aldehydic floral perfume, green, slightly woody note)
  • 1946 Charmanka 
  • 1967 One Way Men's Cologne (under the  Lenard Et Cie name)

    • Home Journal, 1945:
      "For "immortal longings" No. 9, by Leonid de Lescinskis."

      Cue, 1950:
      "A tried and true favorite which costs little but means a lot is de Lescinskis' "Eau de Fleurs" cologne, which comes with an atomizer for quick and delightful spraying."

      The New Yorker, 1953:
      "Then, at Bonwit Teller, there is Leonid de Lescinskis' new Eau d'Amour Extrait, which is sweet, flowery, and charmingly girlish. Perfumes that reflect the current Oriental trend in fashion are apt to be very light and airy, with hints of sandalwood."

      Harper's Bazaar, 1954:
      " "Eau de Fleurs" perfume hair spray by Leonid de Lescinskis is the first of its kind."

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