Category: 1946

digging (into) vintage: Carven Ma Griffe, 1946

Perfumer Jean Carles Pursuing vintage perfume has its difficulties.  Date?  Formulation?  Provenance?  Concentration? At the heart of the matter is a question that can be asked of every perfume, whether vintage or current.  It’s a variation on the ‘does one ever swim in the same river twice’ chestnut: does one ever smell the same perfume twice?  Is my new bottle…