Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Armani by Giorgio Armani c1982

Armani by Giorgio Armani: launched in 1982 and marketed by Helena Rubinstein.



"A woman's most devastating weapon is invisible." Armani Fragrance. The secret weapon in the art of seduction."

Armani was available in the following products:
  • 1/4 oz Parfum Purse Spray
  • 1/4 oz Parfum
  • 1/2 oz Parfum
  • 1 oz Parfum
  • 1.7 oz Eau de Toilette
  • 3.4 oz Eau de Toilette

Cosmopolitan, 1984:
" Simplifying, purifying, trimming down to the basic essence of style, Giorgio Armani has created a women's fragrance as exciting as his fashion. Now you can experience his latest creation."


Fragrance Composition:


So what does it smell like? It is classified as a floral chypre fragrance for women with green notes, fruity nuances layered over a woody base. It was reportedly created from over 80 different essences and starts off with a fresh green top, followed by a cool floral heart, resting on  mossy, woody base.
  • Top notes: aldehydes, green note, hyacinth, basil, coriander, pineapple, spearmint, galbanum, marigold and bergamot
  • Middle notes: cyclamen, orange blossom, tuberose, orchid, orris root, jasmine, lily-of-the-valley, rose and narcissus
  • Base notes: vetiver, patchouli, chive, sandalwood, tonka bean, amber, musk, benzoin, oakmoss and cedar

Bottle:


 Inspired by the rhythmic geometric patterns of Art Deco, the bottle designed by Pierre Dinand was a clear, pure block of sculpted glass adorned with vertical black lines. The bottle was manufactured by Pochet et du Courval with plastic components supplied by MBF Plastiques.



Fate of the Fragrance:



Discontinued, date unknown. Today, many retailers call this Armani Classic for Women, or Armani for Women.


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