Tuesday, May 21, 2013

La Rose de Rosine by Rosine c1912

La Rose de Rosine by Rosine: launched in 1912.

Fragrance Composition:

So what does it smell like? La Rose de Rosine was a soliflore perfume based on rose.
  • Top notes:
  • Middle notes: rose
  • Base notes:


La Rose de Rosine's bottle and box design was designed by Paul Iribe, La Rose de Rosine embodies the emblem of Paul Poiret, the same rosy face on the brand of clothing. On the box-setting, for the first time Poiret uses rebus as a perfume name. The glass perfume bottle, designed by Georges Lepape, is inspired by the shape of the dress worn by the Infanta in Velasquez's Las Meninas.

La Rose de Rosine, circa 1924. photo by Rago Arts

Fate of the Fragrance:

It was still being sold in 1929 as seen in a volume of the Official Journal: Body of the Provisional Government of Mexico along with other Rosine perfumes:

Ambre de Venise, Aladin, Arlequinade, Avenue du Bois, Borgia, Chez Poiret, Chypre des Isles, Coeur en Folie, Connais Tu le Pays?, Hahna, Jasmin de la Riviera, Le Balcon, Le Bosquet d'Apollon, Le Coup d'Or, Le Fruit Defendu, La Rose de Rosine, Maharadjah, 1935, Nuit de Chine, Pierrot, Qui Es-Tu?, Sa Chambre, Sakya Mouni, Toute la Foret.."

Finally discontinued in 1930 and remaining stock was sold at drastically reduced clearance prices.

La Rose de Rosine was reformulated and relaunched in 1991 but the resurrected firm Les Parfums Rosine.

"Les Parfums de Rosine created at the beginning of the century by Paul Poiret remain in our memory as exquisite creations. Marie-Hélène Rogeon today remember the first of them, "La Rose de Rosine", born in 1911. The bottle..."

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