Not a single Chanel: what flavors preferred style icons of the twentieth century?
The same smell iconic divas of the twentieth century?
Ever since April 7, 1952 an issue of "Life" magazine with the principal at the time of Hollywood blonde on the cover, which was published already become a household word dialogue: "What do you wear at night? - A few drops of Chanel №5 ", it became clear - this fragrance is uncontested became a cult!
Then try to repeat the success of Marilyn's many famous women, well, who are not fortunate to get into another popular perfume commercials, if possible, tried to grab a piece of glory, stating that this particular flavor of their favorite. But ... whether to believe such statements, and what perfume is actually preferred the style icons of the twentieth century?
1. Marilyn Monroe "Rose geranium" from the Floris
There is no doubt, a sex symbol of cinema was crazy fragrance Chanel No 5 and maintained this legend to the end of his days, but, alas, as soon as the spotlight was extinguished on his body actress preferred to feel very different flavor - "Rose geranium "from the British brand Floris. Witnesses claim that during the filming of "Some Like It Hot" with bottles of toilet water supplied in Monroe hotel room in Beverly Hills in bulk. It is known that today the composition with notes of rose, geranium, citronella oil and sandalwood is no longer available, but fans of the legendary blonde can learn what was her favorite scent, if it went out and brought in the form of essential oils for bathing.
2. Grace Kelly "Fleurissimo" by Creed
As it turned out, the actress and the 17th Princess of Monaco Grace Kelly, too, was not in the ranks of fans fragrance from Chanel. Since then, in 1956, Prince Rainier III, led her to the altar in the Cathedral of St.. Nicholas fragrant floral aroma "Fleurissimo" by Creed, nor loved, nor the perfume she has not changed. And at this moment the romance does not end - the floral perfume composition containing the notes of bergamot, tuberose, Florentine iris and Bulgarian rose, the future spouse has ordered from a reputable perfume houses specifically, that Grace could effectively complement your bridal bouquet!
3. Ava Gardner "Fleurs de The Rose Bulgare" by Creed
And here is another biggest star in Hollywood, in the list of favorite flavors which also was not Chanel No 5! It is known that Ava Gardner liked perfums, the main notes which were bergamot, green tea rose and tangerine. Such a composition is found in Mitsouko, Guerlain, Fracas and Robert Piguet. But the most important aroma of her life can be called "Fleurs de The Rose Bulgare" by Creed! It was his actress inflicted on her body when she was married to Frank Sinatra and sprayed on the landing after a global quarrels, to send a signal of reconciliation!
4. Princess Diana "Quelques Fleurs" by Houbigant
On the day when Diana Spencer gave an oath of eternal love Prince Charles, she struck on a few drops of the floral composition with notes of tuberose, rose and jasmine "Quelques Fleurs" by Houbigant. Alas, this fragrance accompanied by the most bitter period of her life. In its new phase of Lady Di I came in with a sunny aroma notes of orange blossom, peach, gardenia and amber - "24 Faubourg is" of Hermes, created in 1995 by perfumer Maurice beds.
5. Audrey Hepburn "L'Interdit" of Givenchy by
The name of the founder of the fashion house Givenchy Hubert de Givenchy whole life was closely connected with the charming Audrey Hepburn. But in addition to the iconic outfits, French fashion designer wore her favorite and even in sign fragrances, created exclusively for her, too! That's it, and so there was "L'Interdit", which translated from French means "forbidden". Incidentally, the actress personally asked kutuyure not release the perfume in a broad sell!
6. Jackie Kennedy "Joy" by Jean Patou
It is no secret that the classic fragrance "Joy" by Jean Patou - the most expensive in the world. In order to fill the vial to 30 ml of this tart floral scent to be collected onto 336 kg (28 dozen) and 10,000 jasmine. In the production of "Joy" ran a huge risk in 1929 during the Great Depression, and no mistake. Since this is the flavor of all kinds of tears awards including "Scent of the Century" in 2000. And, of course, the first lady of the United States, and later - the wife of the Greek billionaire Aristotle Onassis Jackie Kennedy just could not choose their favorite other!
7. Katharine Hepburn "Vol de Nuit" of Guerlain by
More than 4 years lasted the greatest Hollywood actress Katharine Hepburn romance with movie mogul, oil baron and an avid fan of aviation Howard Hughes. Their love is forever immortalized in the drama of Martin Scorsese's "The Aviator", while actress life trail of the story lasted a very long time and even had a name - "Vol de Nuit" from Guerlain! It is this perfume, created in homage to the book de Saint-Exupery, "Night Flight" Jacques Guerlain is no accident Kathryn chose their favorite. Take a closer look - its bottle reminiscent of a relief of a moving propeller!
8. Natalie Wood "Jungle Gardenia" by Tuvaché
The daughter of Russian immigrants and a legend of American cinema Natalie Wood was the biggest fan of whimsical and delicate flower gardenia. By the way, even his engraved on the tombstone actresses. And it is not surprising that the favorite celebrity fragrance smell also was the favorite flower. And this was - in 1946 the star of "old Hollywood" Barbara Stanwyck gave Natalie Wood bottle "Jungle Gardenia" by Tuvaché, and more of an actress with him never separated!
9. Lauren Bacall "L'Ombre Dans L'Eau" by Diptyque Paris
Alas, the iconic Chanel №5 was not among the favorite and another film legend - Lauren Bacall. Recognized as a sex symbol of Hollywood prefer their composition from notes of blackcurrant and Bulgarian rose in a bottle "L'Ombre Dans L'Eau" by the French perfume house Diptyque Paris.
10. Elizabeth Taylor "Bal à Versailles" by Jean Desprez
The fact that today every celebrity is committed to be noted in the history of personal scent, made possible thanks to Elizabeth Taylor. It is this actress first run it perfume line and introduced the world to this day popular hits White Diamonds, Forever and Passion. Yet, the closest to the soul and the body of the actress was the Eastern composition of rosemary, orange blossom, sandalwood and vanilla, called "Bal à Versailles" by Jean Desprez. It is this perfume actress enjoyed during the filming of "Cleopatra," and they say that a bottle of "Bal à Versailles" Taylor even gave Michael Jackson that he "stretched" a lifetime!