] Getting a vintage bottle of this precious fragrance is akin to savouring a well-aged liqueur, full of nuance and dark corners.
Trying to date bottles is a bit less of a nonchalant exercise, but here's a small guide with photos to help you through.
There is also a green tassel hanging from the cap of the box (not depicted), further reminding of a cute clutch.
Perfume is further divided by its potency: Real Perfume has the highest concentration of essential oils with 22%, Eau de Parfum has 15% to 22%, Eau de Toilette has 8% to 15%, Eau de Cologne has 8% to 15% and Eau Fraiche has 1 to 3% essential oils for just a hint of fragrance.
Evidence of perfume making began in Egypt and Mesopotamia and was then picked up by the Persians and the Romans.
Perfume is a mixture of aromatic compounds, fragrant essential oils, alcohol and water.
The perfume world classifies perfumes into scent groups such as floral, fruity, woody, amber, musk, and oriental.