Wednesday, December 3, 2014

Sans Adieu by Worth c1929

Sans Adieu by Worth: launched in 1929.

Fragrance Composition:

So what does it smell like? It was classified as a cool, fresh citrus fougere fragrance for women.
  • Top notes: galbanum, bergamot, lemon
  • Middle notes: lavender
  • Base notes: sandalwood, oakmoss, labdanum, patchouli, amber, musk

Palm Beach Daily News 1930:
"A well known fashion authority wrote of Worth’s Sans Adieu - “It is a perfume men will like.” WORTH'S SANS ADIEU  is the ideal perfume for hot climates its fragrance is so— cool, so fresh, so clean, and so feminine. Worth has bottled it, most appropriately, in a clear, translucent green glass flacon - modern and decorative for the dressing table."

Art et la Mode,1954:
"Chez Worth. Toutes les femmes élégantes connaissent les parfums de Worth et récitent, dans leur cœur, la belle litanie d'amour que les noms mêmes de ces parfums semblent avoir écrites, ... Sans Adieu », « Je Reviens ».


Fate of the Fragrance:

Discontinued, date unknown.

Reformulated by Maurice Blanchet and relaunched in 1995 under the ownership of International Classic Brands. It is classified as a sporty aromatic citrus fragrance for women, cologne like, fresh and bracing, suitable for male use.
  • Top notes: citrus and aquatic notes
  • Middle notes: melon
  • Base notes: green notes

Discontinued, date unknown.

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