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Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Bambou by Weil c1934

Bambou by Weil: launched in 1934.




Fragrance Composition:

So what does it smell like? It is classified as a woody oriental fragrance for women.
  • Top notes: lavender and mandarin orange
  • Middle notes: ylang ylang, tuberose, jasmine, rose, carnation, lily of the valley
  • Base notes: oakmoss, vetiver, cedar, musk, tonka bean, sandalwood


Bottles:




Chemist & Druggist - Volume 124, 1936:
"Parfums Weil of Paris. ... Ltd., 27 Old Bond Street, London, W.i. The series of perfumes issued by this firm includes Cassandra, which is a. new variety, as well as their other perfumes, Zibeline, Bambou , Chinchilla, Hermine and Une Fleur."


Country Life - Volume 83, 1938:
"A really good perfume is very new. Its creator makes to express a personality - that of a woman, gay, tender or dazzling, the ingenue and witty woman, the elegante who dresses in Paris, the woman who looks superb. All this and more can he said of the perfumes of Weil of Paris, among whose distinguished odours are Zibeline, Cassandra, Bambou.. ...Producers of only the best, Parfums Weil have recently introduced their Bambou Lipsticks, which are imported from America, the home of the best cosmetics, and made by their New York house. "

Fate of the Fragrance:



Discontinued, date unknown.


Reformulated and relaunched in 1964. It was also reformulated by Daniel Moliere and relaunched in 1984.

So what does it smell like? It is classified as a green floral fragrance for women.
  • Top notes: mandarin orange
  • Middle notes: ylang ylang, tuberose, jasmine, rose
  • Base notes: bamboo accord, oakmoss, vetiver, sandalwood



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