Monday appears like a good day to discuss these– as it’s Easter week, I’ve chosen the bonnet and top hat however I can’t state that they’re my outright favourites. Again, I’m referencing the book, The Estee Lauder Solid Perfume Collection 1967-2001 by Roselyn Gerson which you can still get pre-owned (although it’s pricey)
HERE. She had fantastic access to the sketches by the Estee Lauder style team.
Estee Lauder Compact Fragrance Part 2 This is Sun Bonnet from 2000 consisting of the Pleasures fragrance. At the time of sale it would have cost$75 and it came not in a box like the others but in a clear perspex’cloche’ with a pink ribbon connected round it. It certainly isn’t a popular one for collectors because I’ve seen it on Ebay for $44.
Estee Lauder Compact Fragrance Part 2 Sweet. The fragrance is still alive and well inside although it’s discoloured and shrunk away from the edges a little bit. Estee Lauder Compact Fragrance Part 2 The Top Hat is also 2000– costing $ 150 at the time and is on Etsy presently for ₤ 143.
Estee Lauder Compact Fragrance Part 2 There’s a little rose information on the hat stand as though a flower has actually fallen from the bonnet.
A basic trend across all the strong scents (besides extremely early models) is that crystals command more money! The fragrance in this one is Dazzling Gold and has actually deteriorated more than any of the others. The scent has more or less gone entirely.
Estee Lauder Compact Fragrance Part 2 It’s the only one that has actually gone a bit green inside! Most of Estee Lauder solid fragrances were produced the American market but some went to worldwide markets with small distinctions. The beehive in the top image was covered in crystals however for the global market, the only crystals were on the bees’ wings with the rest of the hive appearing gold.
Copyright: Roselyn Gearson/Collector Books/Alvin Gerson According to Gearson the advancement time for each strong perfume was around 18 months– designs would be sent out to design making carvers who would work on the great information in wax or clay prior to the result was sent out to the manufacturer.
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Monday seems like a good day to talk great these– as it’s Easter week, I’ve gone with the have actually and top hat but I leading say that they’re my absolute favourites. Once again, I’m referencing the book, The Estee Lauder Solid Perfume Collection 1967-2001 by Roselyn Gerson which you can still select up second hand (although it’s pricey)
HERE. A general trend throughout all the strong scents (other than very early models) is that crystals command more cash! The majority of Estee Lauder strong fragrances were made for the American market however some went to global markets with slight differences.