Tuesday, December 23, 2014

Odalisque by Nettie Rosenstein c1946

Odalisque by Nettie Rosenstein: launched in 1946.

Fragrance Composition:

So what does it smell like? It is classified as a light Oriental fragrance for women.
  • Top notes: bergamot, aldehydes, lavender
  • Middle notes: carnation, rose, jasmine, opoponax and lily of the valley 
  • Base notes: amber, frankincense, vetiver, cedar, civet, oakmoss, sandalwood, patchouli, tonka bean and musk

Motion Picture, 1947:
"Nettie Rosenstein's debut scent, Odalisque, clear, sharp with deep interesting undertones. $15 the half-ounce."

Odalisque was available in the following forms:
  • 1/4 oz Parfum
  • 1/2 oz Parfum
  • 1 oz Parfum
  • Perfume Oil (introduced in 1963)
  • Eau de Parfum
  • Spray Cologne
  • Bath Oil
  • Creme de Parfum
  • Dusting Powder
  • Talc
  • Soap
  • Hand & Body Lotion
  • 24K gold electroplate medallion filled with solid Odalisque perfume, it looks like a pocket watch.

Fate of the Fragrance: 

 I believe this perfume was discontinued after 1996.

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