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!


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Tuesday, August 27, 2013

La Joie d'Elizabeth by Elizabeth Arden c1928

La Joie d'Elizabeth by Elizabeth Arden: launched in 1928.



Fragrance Composition:


So what does it smell like? It is classified as a light, elusive and feminine floral fragrance for women. I have no published notes on this composition. I would need a sample to tell you what it smells like.

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Good Housekeeping, 1928:
"LA JOIE D'ELIZABETH, a new vivacious perfume, with a subtle blend of enticing fragrances. In a smart cubical bottle and French gray suede container. $22."
Home Journal, 1929:
"La Joie d'Elizabeth - Le Reve d'Elizabeth - Mon Amie Elizabeth - L'Amour d'Elizabeth These four perfumes — creations of Elizabeth Arden — are being introduced in Elizabeth Arden Salons throughout the world."
The Amarillo Globe Times, 1929:
"La Joie d'Elizabeth - an irresistible bouquet odor - the fragrance of youth - modern youth, with all of its gaiety and happy laughter, is at the same time perfectly poised and unbelievably wise."


The Chicagoan, 1931:
" ELIZABETH ARDEN'S FAMOUS FIVE FRAGRANCES... L' Amour, Le Reve, Mon Amie, La Joie and L'Elan... express the emotions in perfumes that are incomparably delightful. In many sizes, priced from $15 to $125. The twin box contains a combination of any two of the Five Fragrances. $6."

Harper's Bazaar, 1933:
"Elizabeth Ardens' La Joie, Le Reve, L'Amour, L'Elan, Tuberose and Moon Moss, atomizer included, $7.50 to $125."
Vassar Miscellany News, 1934:
"LUCKEY'S PERFUME BAR ATTRACTS Many each day to its distinctive display of Elizabeth Arden Perfumes. We have these choice preparations: Le Reve D'Elizabeth —an elusive odor of dream-like charm: perfect for furs. La Joie D'Elizabeth —Happiness captured in fragrance L'Elan D'Elizabeth —Rich, warm and irresistible. Tuberose —The true odor of the flower itself. These fragrances are reserved for those who are sensitive to perfection in perfumes. They are priced at $1.00 a dram."

DC & I, 1935:
"ELIZABETH ARDEN brings out her charming "Perfume Trio" set, — one dram size bottles of three of her delightful perfumes, Blue Grass, L'Amour d'Elizabeth, and La Joie d'Elizabeth, all packed in a lovely white and silver box. These dram size bottles are priced at $1 each.."

Bottles:



c1929 ad

La Joie d'Elizabeth, photo by Baron de Meyer.





This is an exquisite Elizabeth Arden La Joie Vintage Perfume Bottle with original box. The delicate pink flower-shaped stopper is wired on to the neck of the bottle. The opalescent bottle rests in the pink fabric-lined box which is stamped on the back "Box made in France."
 The bottom of the bottle has a gold metallic sticker which reads "La Joie, Distributor, Contents 1/4 fl. oz." The box has yellow cellophane fringe on the top and bottom. 
The silver sticker reads "La Joie, Elizabeth Arden, New York, Distributor, Contents 1/4 fl. oz."


Fate of the Fragrance:



Discontinued, date unknown. Still being sold into the 1930s.

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 Elizabeth Arden fragrances.  

The goal of this website is to show the present owners of the Elizabeth Arden company how much we miss the discontinued classics such as La Joie d'Elizabeth and hopefully, if they see that there is enough interest and demand, they will bring back the 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.


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