Fleeting Moment Now's Perfume Posts

The archetype of all perfumes, Coco Chanel’s n° 5 - created by Ernest Beaux or a gift from François Coty - we will never know. And if it was Coty, then Chanel…

Perfume from the 1920’s to about the 1950’s were often artistic creations compared to today’s copy-cat plastic spray bottles. Fashion houses entrusted glass and…

Some perfumes are straight-forward while others evolve. Guerlain’s Vol de Nuit (flight at night) inspired by a novel by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry ranks among the…

This etched & frosted crystal bottle designed by Lalique held Coeur Joie, the perfume that launched Nina Ricci into perfume in 1946. Yes, Nina Ricci's first…

One element that attracts me to the perfume and cosmetics bottles of the past is the aesthetic build that can be found in them. I have the impression everything…

Nuit de Noël has to be my favorite perfume bottle ever created. Made of black crystal, out of pure prestige, this “flacon” is empblamtic of the 1920’s with its…

Fleeting moment: appropriately named scent for this bottle I had many years. I enjoy collecting perfume bottles from the early 1920’s to the mid 1950’s. This…
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