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Sunday, July 10, 2016

Tailspin by Lucien Lelong c1940


Tailspin by Lucien Lelong: launched in 1940. Created by Jean Carles. This perfume was marketed in France as Passionnement.



Fragrance Composition:


So what does it smell like? It was described as a floral oriental fragrance for women with a fern-like; aromatic resin background suggestive of a medicinal piney odor punctuated with fruits, citrus and spices.
  • Top notes: aldehydes, citrus notes, bitter herbs, fruity notes, green notes, cinnamon, cloves,
  • Middle notes: gardenia, hyacinth, carnation, lily of the valley, Bulgarian rose
  • Base notes: oakmoss, pine, galbanum, sandalwood, tobacco, ambergris, patchouli, musk, resins, wormwood


The New Yorker, 1940:
"Lelong's new Tailspin, a fresh, feminine floral blend, is as good as the box it comes in buoyant, All which Seems to be made ​​of a stack of red, white, and blue poker chips."

Gargoyle Magazine, 1945:
"Dizzying as falling in love . . . Tailspin Perfume will make her heart go spinning toward you. ... A head-over heels fragrance that she'll always enjoy. $5.00, $7.50, $12.00."

Bottles:



Fate of the Fragrance:


Discontinued, date unknown. Still being sold in 1975.


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