So what does it smell like? It is classified as a floral fragrance for women. As reported in Stage Magazine in 1937: "exotic... exciting... dangerous as the jungles where orchids grow."
- Top notes of lemon, citrus
- Middle notes: orchid, rose, carnation
- Base notes:
Fate of the Fragrance:
Discontinued, date unknown.
Period Advertisements & Bottles:
1937 retail prices:
- Perfume.. $2.75, 12.50 to $17.50
- Eau de Cologne... $1.50, $2.75 and $5.
- Face Powder ...$1
- Compact double..$5.25
- Dusting Powder..$1.50
The Express Messenger - Volumes 20-22 - Page 17, 1937:
"Out of New York City by airyx on the Thursday before Mother’s Day were shipped by Parfums Corday, Inc., a large perfume distributor, 8735 orchids to dealer representatives in fifty-nine widely scattered cities as gifts to purchasers of a perfume called "Orchidee Bleue." The orchids were packed one each in oval-shaped cellophane boxes and shipped to Corday dealers by Gurney Chrysler, Inc. New York florist. It was reported afterward that every orchid reached ts destination in perfect condition."