Sunday, February 23, 2014

Elle, Elle by Lucien Lelong c1948

Elle, Elle by Lucien Lelong: launched in 1948.Created by Jean Carles. The name Elle, Elle, played on the pronunciation of Lelong's initials: "LL."

Fragrance Composition:

So what does it smell like? Very heavy, animalic Oriental perfume with sweet, woody notes. This perfume has a pronounced Autumn fragrance with a heavy moss type overtone.
  • Top notes: aldehydes, bergamot, angelica, chamomile, daisy
  • Middle notes: rose, orris, carnation, cumin, celery seed, carrot seed, patchouli
  • Base notes: galbanum, castoreum, sandalwood, tonka bean, benzoin, oakmoss, woodsy notes

L'Illustration - Issues 5143-5155, 1941:
"ELLE, ELLE." Voici le nouveau parfum qu! 01"" de lancer LUCIEN LELONG."

The New Yorker, 1947:
" Lucien Lelong — "Elle, Elle," for the sophisticate, "Passionnement," for the very young.."


Fate of the Fragrance:

Discontinued, date unknown.

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