Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Vers Toi by Worth c1934

Vers Toi by Worth: launched in 1934. Originally created by Maurice Blanchet.  The name means "Towards You" in French.

Harper's Bazaar, 1956:
"Paris Report: Worth • Another new French fragrance, this one from the house of Worth: '"Vers Toi." Named for its ability to take its final character from the wearer herself, it deepens beneath a fresh and radiant surface. One ounce, in a Lalique bottle. $18."

Fragrance Composition:

So what does it smell like?  I have no notes on the original composition. I would need a sample to tell you what it smells like.
  • Top notes:
  • Heart notes: 
  • Base notes: 


Presented in a flacon made by René Lalique et Cie.

Other bottles included various standard Worth bottles and tester bottles, not made by Lalique.

Fate of the Fragrance:

Discontinued, date unknown. Still being sold in 1965.

Reformulated and relaunched in 2000.

So what does it smell like? It is described as a light, soft, sporty floral perfume for women.
  • Top notes: aldehydes, verbena, bergamot and geranium
  • Heart notes: jasmine, lily of the valley and rose
  • Base notes: benzoin, patchouli, sandalwood and vanilla

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