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The goal of this website is to show the present owners of the Corday company how much we miss the discontinued classics and hopefully, if they see that there is enough interest and demand, they will bring back the perfume!


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Wednesday, September 9, 2015

L'Heure Romantique by Corday c1928

L'Heure Romantique by Corday: launched in 1928. The name means the "Romantic Hour" in French.



Fragrance Composition:


So what does it smell like? It is classified as an aldehydic floral fragrance for women. I would need a sample to tell you what it smells like.
  • Top notes: aldehydes
  • Middle notes: floral bouquet
  • Base notes:


Bottles:


The deluxe parfum bottle was made of Baccarat crystal, a flattened arched bottle w/a deep fluted gold enameled base band, the front was decorated with the name of the perfume in gold enamel. The bottle came in two sizes: the smaller one stands 3" tall and the larger one stands 4 1/2" tall. A very large factice bottle was also produced by Baccarat. The bottle was designed by Georges Chevalier.

The New Yorker, 1949:
"Your choice of these long-lasting French fragrances: Corday's TOUJOURS MOI or POSSESSION at $2.50; FAME, ROMANTIQUE, L'ARDENTE NUIT or FEMME du JOUR at $2.00; JET at $1.75. All prices plus tax."


Fate of the Fragrance:

Discontinued, date unknown. It was still being sold in 1940.

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