Note: Please understand that this website is not affiliated with the Houbigant company in any way, it is only a reference page for collectors and those who have enjoyed the Houbigant fragrances.


The goal of this website is to show the present owners of the Houbigant company how much we miss the discontinued classics and hopefully, if they see that there is enough interest and demand, they will bring back the perfume!


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Wednesday, May 29, 2013

La Rose France by Houbigant c1911

La Rose France by Houbigant: launched in 1911. Inspired by the romance of the rose, Madame Pompadour and the old French salons.






Fragrance Composition:


So what does it smell like? It is a rose soliflore perfume.

Bottles:


The perfume was originally housed inside of a colorless, cube shaped Baccarat crystal bottle with a frosted glass bell shaped stopper that featured gilded and enameled details. The bottle was presented in both a pink and a green faux morocco leather box.

Bottle stands 9cm.




c1910 Baccarat flacon. Photo by Perfume Bottles Auction




The perfume was later housed in less expensive bottles such as the one shown below.

photo by ebay seller dosicelli

Fate of the Fragrance:


Discontinued, date unknown.




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