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Marie Cashman was interviewed for the collector's magazine "Dolls, Bears and Collectables" (Vol 20, no 2, pp 28-32). Her story begins with description of her interest in her mother's favorite perfume, Mischief by Saville of London - a scent that was hard to come by in the war years of the 40's. Check out her story via the link.
The fabulous perfume library of IPBA Archivist, Helen Farnsworth, is now available for purchase on CD. This archival material has been compiled by Helen over a period of 30 years and includes perfume catalogs, advertising, and a database of over 26,000 perfume entries on 597 pages. The database with worldwide coverage contains company names, presentation names, perfume names, trade names, line names, distributors, perfumers, locations and dates. The library is contained in a two-disk set at the cost of $25. This cost includes priority shipping.
For further information contact archivist [at] perfumebottles [dot] org (subject: Perfume%20Database%2FLibrary) (Helen Farnsworth).
Mr. Rosen has written this absolutely spellbinding book about his career as a creator of perfume bottles for commercial fragrances beginning in 1972. Beautiful photos of his creations for Revlon, Elizabeth Arden, Karl Lagerfeld, and Fendi (among many others) are on almost every page, along with interesting tidbits of his personal and creative history.
He shares the process behind the art of designing a perfume bottle. He describes the steps he uses, and the guidance he gives his graduate students at Pratt Institute where he teaches the only course world-wide on this subject.
What you will not find: A table of contents; Numbered chapters; A precise chronology
What you will find: A larger-than-life tribute to an artist who was larger-than-life. Commissioned by Silvio Denz, President and CEO of Lalique S. A., to commemorate the 150th anniversary of Rene Lalique’s birth (1860), this book was also intended to dedicate and inspire the work and operations of his newly acquired company.
Starting with its gorgeous gold-embossed jacket, this new book by IPBA Member Jean-Marie Martin-Hattemberg of Paris, France, is a feast for the eyes throughout.
IPBA's very own PENNY DOLNICK has distinguished herself, yet again!
Over the years archivist [at] perfumebottles [dot] org (Helen Farnsworth), IPBA Archivist, has answered many questions about perfume bottles, but the most frequently asked questions have been about IRICE. She has decided to write up a report on what is known about this company which we are pleased to publish on this website.