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Friday, May 18, 2018

Ganika by D'Orsay c1923

Ganika by D'Orsay: launched in 1923. The name ganika means "courtesan."

 The fragrance was subtitled as " recommended to be worn by brunettes.




Fragrance Composition:


So what does it smell like? It is classified as a soft oriental floral fragrance for women. It is described as sweet with dry spices.
  • Top notes: bergamot
  • Middle notes: spices, carnation, orris
  • Base notes: vanilla, ambergris, musk, sandalwood, oakmoss, patchouli, labdanum, tonka

Bottles:


Presented in an ornate Art Deco octagonal bottle (the same shape as Le Dandy, but in clear crystal instead of black), designed by Louis Sue and made by Cristalleries de Baccarat.



Fate of the Fragrance:


In 1930, the formula for Ganika was changed.

Discontinued around 1942.




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