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Friday, May 15, 2015

Gardenia de Tahiti by Lentheric c1935

Gardenia de Tahiti by Lentheric: launched in 1935.







Fragrance Composition:


So what does it smell like? Like a sweet, buttery monoi oil.
  • Top notes: aldehydes and coconut
  • Middle notes: tiare flower, gardenia, ylang ylang and jasmine
  • Base notes: civet, amber, sandalwood


Sunset, 1934:
"Each time the blend was perfected a little more, until finally it was pronounced by experts to be a perfect symphony of fragrances. Now, Gardenia de Tahiti, as it is called, is ready for you."

The Sportswoman, 1936:
"The success story of gardenia has had a new chapter created by Lentheric with the addition of gardenia- scented toiletries to supplement " Gardenia de Tahiti " perfume and bouquet. These additions include bath powder, talcum, sachet..."

Drug and Cosmetic Industry, 1939:
"Lentheric is featuring the "Triangle de Fleurs" package as appropriate for Easter, the bride, or as a hostess gift at a gift price of five dollars. ... Two variations are presented: Carnation, Lilac, and Jasmin, and Muguet, Violette and Gardenia."

Bottles:


Art Deco clear glass bottle with stepped frosted glass stopper. dates to the 1930s. Bottle also used for other Lentheric perfumes.

Fate of the Fragrance:


Discontinued, date unknown.


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