Note: Please understand that this website is not affiliated with the Elizabeth Arden company in any way, it is only a reference page for collectors and those who have enjoyed the Arden fragrances.

The goal of this website is to show the present owners of the Arden company how much we miss the discontinued classics and hopefully, if they see that there is enough interest and demand, they will bring back your favorite perfume!

Please leave a comment below (for example: of why you liked the perfume, describe the scent, time period or age you wore it, who gave it to you or what occasion, any specific memories), who knows, perhaps someone from the company might see it.

Saturday, August 26, 2017

Monday, July 6, 2015

Moon Moss by Elizabeth Arden c1933

Moon Moss by Elizabeth Arden: launched in 1933.

In 1937 prices for Moon Moss perfume ranged from $1.25 to $52.00.

Monday, June 22, 2015

Pin Fleuri by Babani c1937

Pin Fleuri by Babani: launched in 1937. The name derives from an elegant floral pattern of scattered blossoms over a white or light colored colored background.

Sunday, May 31, 2015

Red Door by Elizabeth Arden c2010

Red Door by Elizabeth Arden: launched in 1989. Created by Carlos Benaim. The name of the fragrance is a tribute to Arden's famous Red Door Salon and in honor of the Elizabeth Arden woman.

Thursday, May 28, 2015

Afghani by Babani c1919

Afghani by Babani: launched in 1919. It was subtitled "Essence of the Far East." It was suggested to be used to perfume cigarettes.

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Sunday, April 5, 2015

Rose Gullistan by Babani - Parfum Persan c1923

Rose Gullistan by Babani: launched in 1923. It was subtitled "Parfum Persan" or Persian perfume.

The very name Gullistan means "The Rose Garden" and is the title of a very influential work of writings by Sa'di.

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Ligeia by Babani c1920

Ligeia by Babani: launched in 1920. Subtitled, Parfum de Manille.

"Ligéia, who comes from Manila in her lacquered bottle, powdered with gold, is as mysterious as the one whose memory it evokes."

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Sousouki by Babani c1920

Sousouki by Babani: launched in 1920. Sousouki is the name of Madame Butterfly's maid in the opera.  It takes its name from Miscanthus sinensis, also known as the sousouki, a species of flowering plant in the grass family Poaceae, native to eastern Asia throughout most of China, Japan, Taiwan and Korea. It is an herbaceous perennial grass, growing to 0.8–2 m (3–7 ft) tall, rarely 4 m (13 ft), forming dense clumps from an underground rhizome.. The flowers are purplish, held above the foliage.

Monday, January 5, 2015

Yasmak by Babani - Parfum Syrien c1920

Yasmak by Babani: launched in 1920. It was subtitled, "Parfum Syrien." It was suggested to be worn by "the exotic blonde". A yashmak, yashmac or yasmak (from Turkish yaşmak, "a veil") is a Turkish type of veil or niqab worn by some Muslim women to cover their faces in public.

"Yasmak is of a freshness without equal, it is a true secret of the Harems."

Saturday, December 6, 2014

Fleurs d'Annam by Babani c1920

Fleurs d'Annam by Babani: launched in 1920. The perfume was subtitled "parfum annamite." Annam was the name of Vietnam used prior to 1945. Annam (Vietnamese: An Nam) was a French protectorate encompassing the central region of Vietnam. Vietnamese were subsequently referred to as "Annamites".

Saturday, November 15, 2014

Bride's Bouquet Perfume Presentation by Elizabeth Arden c1937

Bride's Bouquet by Elizabeth Arden: launched in 1937. This is different than the perfume called Bride's Perfume.

This presentation is made up of five glass bottles, triangular in shape, with a round semi-spherical glass stoppers with a filigree metal dome insert. These bottles were sold as a set and also separately in white and silver boxes. A small millinery bouquet was tied to the stopper corresponding to what scent the bottle held: Orange Blossom, White Orchid, Lily of the Valley, Jasmine and Gardenia. The stopper design was patented in 1937.

Discontinued, date unknown. Still sold in 1940.

Harper's Bazaar - Volume 71, 1937:
"Not solely (or brides, but assembled with them very much in mind, is Elizabeth Arden's salon box of five perfumes, which she calls "Bride's Bouquet."

Art and Industry, Volumes 24-25, 1938:
"...perfumes of the luxurious Bride's Bouquet are in triangular bottles which nest neatly into an appropriately white-and-silver container. ... Elizabeth Arden is always thorough, and a spray of orange blossom crowns a set which would delight the heart of any bride."

Arts & Decoration, Volumes 52-53, 1940:
"If you happen to know a bride who rates something a little something  extra special ss a pre-wedding present you might look into Elizabeth Arden’s bouquet of bridal perfumes. These come as a set of attractive three sided bottles with filigree stoppers tied with miniature bouquets. There are five fragrances - orange blossom, white orchid, lily of the valley, jasmine and gardenia so that the bride may choose her perfume to match her wedding bouquet. Boxed individually these make nice bridesmaids gifts or even Easter presents as well."