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Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Myth of Saso by Shiseido c1980

Myth of Saso: launched in 1980. It is dedicated to the ancient legend of the beautiful queen Kohi.

From Shiseido:
"Once upon a time, he lived in the light of a beautiful queen. Her extraordinary beauty fascinated many men, but no less than her beautiful face fascinated by the mysterious scent that surrounded her wherever she went. Where the queen stepped a Saso flower trail remained, and men without resistance forever became a servant of his love for beauty. "

Fragrance Composition:

Myth of Saso is classified as a fruity floral oriental fragrance for women.
  • Top notes: fruity notes, aldehydes and citruses
  • Middle notes: osmanthus, ylang-ylang, rose, jasmine and floral notes
  • Base notes: castoreum, sandalwood and benzoin


Beautiful red glass amphora shaped bottles are covered in a matte finish and rest on a black plastic pedestal foot trimmed with a line of gold. Each bottle is fitted with a tall, chunky black stopper/cap.

Myth of Saso was available in Parfum, Eau de Parfum and Lasting Perfume Cologne (Pure Mist Refill),


Shiseido released the perfume Saso in 1987 as a companion to Myth of Saso.  

Saso is classified as an aldehydic floral fragrance for women. It begins with a fresh, green, aldehydic top, followed by a precious floral heart, resting on a powdery, ambery base.
  • Top notes: aldehydes, bergamot, lemon, green notes, fruity notes and hyacinth
  • Heart: jasmine, lily of the valley, orris root, rose, violet and ylang-ylang
  • Base: sandalwood, vetiver, benzoin, civet, amber, musk, tonka and vanilla

Beautiful black glass bottles are covered in a matte finish and accented with a delicate floral motif. Black button stoppers trimmed in red and gold match the packaging. Sas was available as Parfum and Eau de Parfum.

Fate of the Fragrance:

Both fragrances were discontinued, date unknown.

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