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We continue to pay tribute to great American perfumes, and their creators. All were pioneers in their day and brought to perfumery their distinctive style. Their fragances have become legendary, worn by discerning men and women throughout the world. Helena Rubenstein and Elizabeth Arden (L) Helena Rubenstein and Elizabeth Arden had a rivalry that was so cut throat; they have turned it into a Broadway musical “War Paint”. They never met but absolutely hated each other. They were both immigrants, arriving to this country in the early 1900s.  When they began their careers,

Rita Hayworth There is resurgence in vintage fragrances created by master perfumers of the 20th century.  These are five perfumes that have stood the test of time and ones we return to again and again. L’Air du Temps by Nina Ricci was created in 1948 by Francis Fabron, (its iconic flacon has two intertwining doves as the stopper) is a joyous fruit floral garland laden with peach, rose, jasmine with a subtle clove/carnation note. Over 65 years later it still is the House of Ricci’s most popular and beloved perfume. Launched