Tuesday, December 9, 2014

Scarabee by LT Piver c1909

Scarabee by LT Piver: launched during Christmas time in 1909.

Monday, December 1, 2014

Velivole by LT Piver c1910

Velivole by LT Piver: launched in 1910, other sources claim 1912, 1913 as the launch date. Velivole is the French word for "soaring". Velivole was a line that included not only parfum and eau de toilette, but bath salts, face powder, concentrees, eaux vegetales/lotion vegetale, soap, rouge, sachet, cream and talc.

Thursday, November 27, 2014

Astris by LT Piver c1904

Astris by LT Piver: launched in 1904. It was promoted as a perfume that was for luxury and daring women. Astris was available as parfum, face powder, bath salts, bath powder and sachet.

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Misti by LT Piver c1912

Misti by LT Piver: launched in 1912 in France, but didn't reach the shores of the United States til around 1924.

The Pharmaceutical era - Volume 58 - Page 465, 1924:
"New odors called Misti, Velivole and Vivitz are announced. The Misti odor has an especially attractive package, the bottles being made by Lalique and having butterflies pressed into the glass, and the container is of dark blue ornamented with white."

Theatre Magazine, 1927:
"Misti .' Flacon de Luxe $15, trial size $1.50, Face Powder $1.50."

Misti by LT Piver, c1913, perfume bottle by Rene Lalique, clear and frosted glass, accented with blue patina and molded with butterflies.2".

Monday, November 10, 2014

Reve D'Or by LT Piver c1889

Reve D’Or by LT Piver was launched in 1889 as a woman’s cologne. Created by Louis Armingeat. Its French name translates as “dream of gold” or "Golden Dreams" and was named after the particular breed of roses with butterscotch and cream petals. In 1905 it was slightly reformulated and incorporated methyl aldehyde to give it a sparkling top note.