I thought it read “perfume by Bryan” but I guess it’s Evyan, not Bryan. Sorry, Bryan. Now sold under the Elizabeth Arden brand.
White Shoulders was launched in 1945. It was Evyan’s first and only perfume. Evyan’s founder had a great name — by Baron Walter Langer von Langendorff.
Yes, you want to know about the history of opera glasses.
White shoulders may be a symptom of a serious medical condition.
What does it smell like? “sultry, light, flippant”
The artist is Vladimir Bobri (Bobritsky). More of his work here.
Corday was named after Charlotte Corday, a female assassin best known for offing this guy…
Does anyone else smell… murder?
“Here’s to women who play with fire and the perfume that they can smolder in.” — from a review of this scent by Barbara Herman at Yesterday’s Perfume.
“Poivre” is French for “pepper”, named after the fragrance’s hot spicy pepper top note and now I really want to smell it.
Caron’s Poivre squeaked in at #10 in this list of The World’s 10 Most Expensive Perfumes Ever Created.
You can pick up 90 ml. of this perfume on Etsy for the low, low price of $2,130! (used)
Parfums Caron is still going strong.