Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Weil de Weil c1971

Weil De Weil was launched 1971.  Created by Jean Pierre Weil. Pronounced "Vel de Vel." It was the first new perfume by Weil in 27 years.

Fragrance Composition:

So what does it smell like? It is classified as a fresh green floral fragrance for women. It starts with a green top, followed by a green floral heart, layered over a powdery, woody base.
  • Top notes: leafy green note, tangerine, neroli, gardenia, galbanum, hyacinth
  • Middle notes: orris, jasmine, lily of the valley, honeysuckle, ylang-ylang, mimosa, rose de mai, narcissus (daffodil)
  • Base notes: cedar, leather, amber, sandalwood, vetiver, civet, musk and oakmoss

New York Times Magazine, 1973:
""You're new here, aren't you?" "What did you say your name is?" "How do you pronounce it?" "Just in from Paris" "Weil de Weil". "Weel de Weel as in reel (LONDON) Wile de Wile as in smile (NEW YORK) or Vay de Vay as in day." (PARIS). Any Way You Say It..It's One Smashing New Perfume! Nothing you put on...nothing you want...will ever make you feel more beautiful. Weil de Weil is floral, woody, green with just a hint of musk, and so long-lasting. It's the newest perfume from the famous House of Weil, Paris. Made, packaged and sealed in France. Stop in at the perfume counter of one of your town's very best stores and try it on. "

It was available in Parfum, Parfum de Toilette and Secret deVenus Bath Oil.

The Secret de venus Bath Oil in the Weil de Weil scent was first introduced in 1975 and came in three sizes:
  • 1/8 oz
  • 1/2 oz
  • 1 oz
  • 2 oz Spray Mist

Fate of the Fragrance:

Discontinued, date unknown. Still sold in 1983. 

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