L'Air du Temps (perfume)

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L'Air du Temps
L'air du temps logo.jpg
Fragrance by Nina Ricci
Released1948
LabelNina Ricci

L'Air du Temps is a women's perfume by the French fashion house Nina Ricci. It was created in 1948, when Nina Ricci's son Robert (1905–1988) sought to expand the house's business into an in-house perfumery.[1] In its original production, the perfume was contained in a bottle designed by René Lalique.[2] This perfume is considered as one of the best-selling perfumes at that time.[3]

In the 1991 movie The Silence of the Lambs, Hannibal Lecter identifies L'Air du Temps as a perfume sometimes worn by Clarice Starling.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Legendary Fragances". The Pittsburg Press. E. W. Scripps Company. April 19, 1990. Retrieved 20 August 2013.
  2. ^ "Frenchman on the scent of more profits visits U.S. to promote father's perfume". Nashua Telegraph. December 14, 1981. Retrieved 20 August 2013.
  3. ^ English, Vogue. "Nina Ricci". Vogue English. Retrieved 2017-09-19.
  4. ^ Desson Howe (February 15, 1991). "The Silence of the Lambs (R)". The Washington Post. Retrieved 20 August 2013.