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Sunday, August 14, 2016

Parfum C by Lucien Lelong c1928

Parfum C by Lucien Lelong: launched in 1928. Part of an alphabetical trio of perfumes released at the same time. Naming perfumes after numbers or letters was a common practice in the 1920s.




Fragrance Composition:


So what does it smell like? It was described as "delicate" and the "lightest scent" for the "ingenue", most likely a light floral fragrance for women.
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Harrisburg Telegraph, 1928:
"Lucien Lelong Parfums Exclusively at Bowmans" . Lelong contributes to the art of ensemble three Parfums in tune with type and costume. Parfum A, the heaviest of the three odors, for the statuesque woman. Parfum B, a lighter scent; for the sophisticated woman of fashion. Parfum C, the lightest scent, for the ingenue. Chic women will be glad to know Lelong Parfums are obtainable here."
Time, 1928:
"Lucien Lelong. At the head of the organization of a Paris dressmaking house is the designer. Under the designer comes the first vendor (chief ... "A," for the exotic woman (or the unexotic woman who, acting out of character, is attending an exotic affair), "B," the perfume for the sport; " C , "the delicate scent for the ingenue." 





Bottles:



Fate of the Fragrance:


Discontinued.

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