Tuesday, May 21, 2013

No. 7 by Lucien Lelong c1950

No. 7 by Lucien Lelong: launched in 1950.

Originally retailed for $9.00 for 2 ounces.

Fragrance Composition:

So what does it smell like? It is classified as a floral perfume and was described as a "subtle yet provocative" rich and worldly floral bouquet perfume. A peach odor predominates in this heavy fruity perfume.

  • Top notes: citrus, lemon, orange, peach, and neroli
  • Middle notes: oak moss, labdanum, patchouli and cedar
  • Base notes: sandalwood, vetiver, musk and resins

Harper's Bazaar - Volume 84, 1950:
"Straight from Paris, in plain brown wrappings and the simplest bottles he could find, come Lucien Lelong s latest perfumes — No. 6 is a spicy floral: No. 7, rich and worldly: both have been balanced and aged in the Lelong vats for years."

Fate of the Fragrance:

Discontinued, date unknown.

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