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Thursday, March 3, 2016

Fame by Corday c1946

Fame by Corday: launched in 1946.

Fragrance Composition:

So what does it smell like? It was a sweet and spicy white floral oriental fragrance for women with a pronounced bittersweet chypre base.

  • Top notes: bergamot, acacia, aldehydes, lime, galbanum, honey, jonquil, spices, linden blossom
  • Middle notes: cloves, orange blossom, tuberose, iris, gardenia, green hyacinth, carnation, lily of the valley, lilac, ylang ylang, Sambac jasmine, orchid, tea
  • Base notes: tobacco, benzoin, civet, oakmoss, amber, Peru balsam, vetiver, patchouli, musk, sandalwood, labdanum, tonka, beeswax


Fate of the Fragrance:

Discontinued, date unknown.

FAME®  is now made and distributed by Evyan Perfumes.

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