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Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Deci Dela c1994

Deci Dela by Nina Ricci: launched in 1994. Created by Evelyne Boulanger and Jean Guichard.

In 1992, Parfums Nina Ricci S.A. began developing a new fragrance to be marketed worldwide under the name "Deci Dela." The name was chosen from the French opera "Veronique" by high-level executives of Parfums Nina Ricci A.S. The name takes off on the old French saying "Now here, now there."

Thursday, June 18, 2015

La Tentation de Nina c2014

La Tentation de Nina by Nina Ricci: launched in 2014 as a limited edition flanker scent to the original Nina fragrance launched in 2006. Created between Olivier Cresp and Vincent Lemains, the master chef of the Parisian patisserie Ladurée, famous for its delectable macaroons.

The composition of the fragrance reportedly took a long time to develop into a true gourmand fragrance featuring a unique macaroon accord. Ladurée also presented a new line of their macaroons which they named Nina in tribute to the fragrance.

So what does it smell like? It is classified as a fruity floral gourmand fragrance for women.

  • Top notes: bergamot and grapefruit
  • Middle notes: raspberry, almond, lemon, macaroon and Bulgarian rose absolute
  • Base notes: white musk, Bourbon vanilla, sandalwood

Monday, May 11, 2015

Nina by Nina Ricci c1987

Nina (original) by Nina Ricci: launched in 1987. Created by Christian Vacchiano of Argeville perfumers. Nina was launched exclusively in the US through Nordstrom and through direct mail before it was distributed worldwide.

Monday, April 20, 2015

L' Eau de Temps c2007

L' Eau de Temps by Nina Ricci: launched in 2007 as a limited edition flanker scent of L'Air du Temps for Spring. Created by Givaudan perfumers.

So what does it smell like? It is classified as a floral woody musk fragrance for women.

  • Top notes: sweet orange, tangerine, blackcurrant, cilantro, pink peppercorn, coriander
  • Middle notes: carnation, gardenia, jasmine, tuberose, ylang-ylang
  • Base notes: amber, musk, woods

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Bigarade c1971

Bigarade by Nina Ricci: launched in 1971. Created by Francis Fabron of Roure. The French name refers to the bitter Seville oranges and the fragrance is built upon this theme. A light and airy fragrance that was suggested to be worn from 9 to 5 either at the office, casually hanging out with friends or playing sports.

Monday, March 9, 2015

Eau de Fleurs c1980

Eau de Fleurs by Nina Ricci: launched in 1980. Created by Betty Busse as an eau de toilette. A more intense version of the fragrance named Fleurs de Fleurs, in eau de parfum concentration was also released in 1982.

Saturday, September 6, 2014

Fleur de Fleurs by Nina Ricci c1982

Fleur de Fleurs by Nina Ricci: launched in 1982, created by Betty Busse. The fragrance was marketed as Eau de Fleurs in Europe. In 1981, Jean-Louis Rici explained "Americans don't like the French word eau (water in English). They like everything strong, highly concentrated, sickening sweet. So we changed the name. The French tend to like the opposite."

Nina by Nina Ricci - Precious Swarovski Edition Collector Flacon c2009

Nina by Nina Ricci - Precious Swarovski Edition: launched in 2009 as a limited edition collector's flacon holding 80ml of Nina by Nina Ricci Eau de Toilette.

Nina by Nina Ricci c2006

Nina by Nina Ricci: launched in 2006, created by Olivier Cresp and Jacques Cavallier in 2006. The name is directly inspired by the 1987 perfume Nina, though they are two different fragrances.

Capricci by Nina Ricci c1960

Capricci by Nina Ricci: launched in 1960. Created by Marcel Carles.

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Farouche c1973

Farouche by Nina Ricci:  launched in 1973. Pronounced "fa-roosh".

 Created by Michel Hy, it was composed of over 100 ingredients with the property of unfolding its full effect on contact with skin, creating a fragrance unique to its wearer.

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Coeur-Joie c1946

Coeur-Joie by Nina Ricci: launched in 1946. It was created by Germaine Cellier.

It was available in parfum, eau de cologne known as Eau de Coeur Joie and in eau de toilette concentrations.

Sunday, February 9, 2014

Fille d'Eve by Nina Ricci c1952

Fille d’Eve by Nina Ricci. (Daughter of Eve). Created in 1952 by Jacques Bercia and Michel Hy. Extremely rare fragrance for women, has been discontinued for many years.