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  • Vent Vert [Feisthauer Edition] by Pierre Balmain (1999)

    March 19, 2023 by

    Neutral Vent Vert by Pierre Balmain (1999) is the third and so far final version of this once genre-defining scent, that has since passed into legend. After the first version perfumed by Germaine Cellier in 1947 had become untenable to produce, a reconstructed Vent Vert was relaunched in 1990 by the house, perfumed by Calice… Read more

  • Vent Vert [Becker Version] by Pierre Balmain (1990)

    March 19, 2023 by

    Thumbs Up Vent Vert by Pierre Balmain (1990) is version two of the scent originally released in 1947, composed by Calice Becker instead of the original’s Germaine Cellier. It had a relatively short lifespan as it was replaced in 1999 by the third version of the scent composed by Nathalie Feisthauer, which would be the… Read more

  • Vent Vert by Pierre Balmain (1947)

    March 19, 2023 by

    Thumbs Up Vent Vert by Pierre Balmain (1947) as it was originally presented by perfumer Germain Cellier of Robert Piguet Bandit (1944) fame, is a tenacious exercise in photo-realistic greens, set upon a backdrop of white floral chypre. Cellier’s work is mostly known for prominent concepts being placed at the fore in this manner, while… Read more

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