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:


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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