Category: 1939

Crown Perfumery Crown Heliotrope, 1939

Perfumer unknown. New materials create spikes in the market. Witness the glut of Cool-Watery perfumes using dihydromyrcenol, ‘radiant woods’ of the iso-E super school and the ongoing norlimbanol-heavy ‘dry woods’ craze. Better still, look at the explosion of violet, lilac, heliotrope perfumes from the turn of the 20th century. These early soliflors were hugely popular and traces of their style…