Perfume Review: Houbigant Iris des Champs

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My latest post on Now Smell This is a review of Houbigant Iris des Champs. You can read it here.

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Quick Reads: Houbigant, Mucha, and La Rose France

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I came across this beautiful advertisement from 1909, in which Houbigant used an illustration by Alfonse Mucha to promote a fragrance named La Rose France, and wondered how it came to be. Then I found this post on a blog devoted to Houbigant’s perfumes and perfume bottles, which answered all my questions and then some. Do give it a read!

(To re-read my own take on a present-day Anna Sui perfume ad that pays homage to Mucha, see here.)

Image: H-Prints.