Shopping for Vintage Fragrances

Does anybody know a good source for vintage fragrances? I can't stand today's stinky perfumes. Give me vintage anytime. Where, besides eBay, can I find them?

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By Calico Cat from South Norfolk, VA

May 15, 20100 found this helpful

Try White Shoulders. You can find it in Walmart. It's been my favorite since the 1950s when a beloved aunt gave it to me for my 15th birthday.

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May 15, 20100 found this helpful

Try Vermont Country Store. You can find them on the web. They even have Arpege.

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May 17, 20100 found this helpful

Ditto Vermont Country Store! If it's still manufactured/available they will most likely have it!

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May 17, 20100 found this helpful

Try Avon. They're still selling some fragrances that I was using when I was selling Avon (one of them was Timeless), and that was over 20 years ago. Good luck!

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May 18, 20100 found this helpful

FragranceNet.com. Didn't know it was advertised on this page, but they have a good supply of most any perfumes and colognes

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May 18, 20100 found this helpful

Vermontcountrystore.com for sure for really vintage stuff. But take a look at your local Walmart sometime; I found White Shoulders and Jungle Gardenia at mine.

I feel the same as you about today's fragrances; everything smells like a cookie or a fruit salad!

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May 18, 20100 found this helpful

Be careful if shopping on e-bay for vintage fragrances. I recently bought my favorite of all time vintage fragrance, Blue Hyacinth by Ann Havalin through e-bay. It hasn't been made since the late 60's and a party had a bottle of it. Unfortunately, it didn't smell anything like Blue Hyacinth because of age and evaporation, it smelled just like alcohol with a smelly scent. Stick with Vermont Country Store. I'm hoping they will find my favorite soon.

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May 22, 20100 found this helpful

What are you looking for? some of the real timeless ones can be found at your local upscale stores or even department stores in a larger mall. I found Chanel No. 5 (and fell in love with it) They had Giorgio classic there, too. I dunno, you could always google (a person's online best friend) the name of the perfume you are looking for and call the company/manufacturer and ask them.

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