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Sunday, April 10, 2016

Sirocco by Lucien Lelong c1934

Sirocco by Lucien Lelong: launched in 1934. The name comes from the warm wind that blows off the Sahara.

Fragrance Composition:

So what does it smell like? It is classified as a "dry, woody, leafy mossy" oriental fragrance with "a lemon verbena tang."
  • Top notes: lemon verbena, bergamot
  • Middle notes: lavender, incense
  • Base notes: oakmoss, vanilla, vetiver, patchouli, sandalwood, benzoin, tonka, ambergris

Harper's Bazaar, 1955:
"Sirocco , "by Lucien Lelong , belongs to the woody, leafy, mossy group of perfumes - here camouflaged in a gold-plated bottle. 1 ounce. $ 20."


Presented in a twisted glass bottle designed by John Buckingham.

It was also presented in the gold plated bottle used for other Lelong perfumes.

Harper's Bazaar, 1955:
“Sirocco.” by Lucien Lelong, belongs to the woody, leafy, mossy group of perfumes— camouflaged here in a gold-plated flacon. 1 ounce, $20."

Fate of the Fragrance:

Discontinued, date unknown. It was still being sold in 1975.

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