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La Fuite des Heures (Fleeting Moment) Balenciaga for women

La Fuite des Heures (Fleeting Moment) Balenciaga for women
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La Fuite des Heures (Fleeting Moment) is the second fragrance by Balenciaga, launched in 1949 after the debut Le Dix. The perfume was created by Germaine Cellier and dedicated to the fashion of the house.

The fragrance is developed with herbal and green notes, anise, aldehydes, flowers that are dominated by jasmine, thyme, violet, woody tones, leather, amber ...

Perfume rating: 4.45 out of 5 with 26 votes.

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Aldehydes Woodsy Notes oak moss Jasmine Violet Floral Notes Anise Thyme Leather Amber

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La Fuite des Heures (Fleeting Moment) Fragrance Reviews

L'Homme Vert
L'Homme Vert

Certainly a very different early offering from Balenciaga, one of Germaine Celliers more playful compositions, the parfum exudes the warmth of a French country side idyll with jasmine as the main floral contender centred around a solid base of amber, herbal notes, sandalwood & vetyver. Celliers construct for this fragrance was to exhibit many olfactive facets experienced from her childhood with superb and highly complex bases including herbal/anisic accords of tarragon, thyme, hay abs. & violet leaf. The heart consists of lavender and jasmine creating a almost kitchen/garden atmosphere where both florals and savoury notes blend seamlessly to give the allusion of a quintessential French farmhouse, the jasmine used in the original formula was indeed grown in the hills of Grasse & used in higher concentration than in most other parfums from that mid 20 th century period, one of Germaine Celliers best & a vintage favorite of mine for sure, almost impossible to find now in parfum strength, I guard my bottle of parfum zealously! Search for this, you will not be disappointed. . .

Le parfum c'est chic
Le parfum c'est chic

A perfume composed by one my favorite nose,a chypre, and such a poetic name,I am sure I would love that perfume.

Un parfum créé par la grande Germaine Cellier, un chypre au nom si poétique ne peut être que beau. Je meurs d'envie de le sentir.


On a quest to experience all of Germaine Cellier's creations, I gambled on a sealed, almost fully evaporated 1 oz bottle of La Fuite des Heures, then diluted it with perfumer's alcohol. The gamble paid off. On my first sniff, I found myself lying in the sun, on a bed of thyme, near a horse barn, in wine country. It is a time capsule in a bottle -- transporting, and utterly unique.


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