Infant powder, then smoke, woods, just sufficient vanilla to draw you in, melt into your skin. The smell of seasons transforming. Just about anything is possible.
This is historic perfume at its finest.
Initially produced in the 1920’s for gals to scent their cigarettes, Habanita at first came in a bottle with a glass rod that ladies used to implement the perfume on the smokes. Inevitably, the scent went right on pores and skin alternatively and glassmaker Rene Lalique was commissioned to structure a bottle.
The frieze style and design is agent of the form of perform he was doing at that time, and mirrored the European fascination with antique Greek artwork. I have been sitting down on this decant considering the fact that May perhaps and did a large amount of analysis into it at the time. It is all just coming out now. I don’t know what calendar year my bottle is but it is the EDP.
A classic model is on my wishlist, and I’m pondering if the smoky notes have been often there or were they additional later on to replicate the odor of an individual cigarette smoking.
People today who have smelled the vintage say that the ashy smoky be aware has always been there, which is exciting.
It’s a pretty attention-grabbing fragrance.
I quite much loved putting on my decant and it’s fifty percent accomplished right now. I might have to have a comprehensive bottle at some point.