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Monday, February 11, 2013

Mi-Mai c1914

Mi-Mai: Created by Jacques Guerlain in 1914, a green, feminine fragrance inspired by the mild month of May.

Fragrance Composition:

So what does it smell like? It was classified as a floral fragrance for women.
  • Top notes: jasmine, lily of the valley, rose, violet
  • Middle notes: rose, lilac, jasmine, lily of the valley, ylang ylang and musk
  • Base notes: suede and vanilla


Presented in a ‘Bouchon Fleurs’ bottle (parfum) with a frosted stopper molded with flowers.

Parfum came in three sizes, prices quoted below were for c1941:
  • 2 oz, $14.00 
  • 4 oz, $20.00 
  • 8 oz, $40.00 

early bottle for Mi-Mai, photo from ebay stopper is broken off.

Fate of the Fragrance:

Discontinued by 1951.

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