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Catherine Deneuve DENEUVE perfumed bar soap

Catherine Deneuve DENEUVE perfumed bar soap

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Catherine Deneuve herself was intimately involved in the creation of this iconic chypre, its elegant packaging, and the marketing message of a sophisticated, independent, powerful woman. Released in 1986 in collaboration with AVON and Parfums Phenix, Deneuve gives a nod to Yves St. Laurent's Y of 1964 and Jean-Louis Scherrer's signature scent of 1979. Bois de Jasmin blogger Victoria Frolova also cites the influence of Christian Dior's Miss Dior of 1947 and Chanel's 1970 release No. 19

Deneuve won the FiFi award in 1987, but has since been discontinued.  Such concentrations of true oakmoss (Evernia prunastri) in a scent would not be allowed by the current IFRA regulations, nor would it be financially feasible to create. 

This fragrance is in the Chypre family, and is a classical representation of such.  Notes include:

Top Notes
Green notes, Galbanum, Bergamot, Neroli, Basil, Aldehyde

Heart Notes
Rose, Muguet, Jasmin, Orris, Ylang-Ylang, Violet, Hyacinth

Base notes
Moss, Musk, Cedarwood, Sandal, Civet

Fragrance Vault stocks some of the last authentic Deneuve soaps available worldwide. Please see the attendant photos for each item.  Feel free to ask for more photos or details through the shop chat.

Link below to an excellent article by Sergey Borisov of Fragrantica on this iconic perfume:

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