Category: 1939

Crown Perfumery Crown Heliotrope, 1939

Photo, Peter Allen. “Everything Old is New Again” 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…