by Whiting and Davis
by Estée Lauder
by Weidlich Brothers
by Lancôme - 1951
by L. T. Piver
by Zelezny Brod
But in the glittery (and sometimes gritty) world of vintage perfume bottles and vanity items, there are thousands of treasures to uncover. Each has a tale to tell and a chapter to add to your own story. Whether your curiosity is new or knowledgeable, we are all here to show and share in the delights and discoveries of our pursuits of perfume packaging and the lifestyles that started it all.
We are the world’s foremost association devoted to the education, promotion, and collection of perfume bottles and vanity items. We’re glad you’re here. Explore our site! Become a member (with benefits)! Join our enthusiastic conversations about collecting and curating these beautiful bits of history. Happy hunting!
The purpose of the International Perfume Bottle Association is to provide information and education about all aspects of perfume and scent bottles, compacts, purses, ephemera, and other related vanity items, including researching their uses, history, manufacture, and significance; to promote collecting of these items; and to promote fellowship among its members and outreach to other collectors.
Have you ever dreamt of writing a book? Several of our IPBA members have done just that! A surprising number of perfume and vanity items tout the literary world of books, and the implements used to write them […]
Our 2023 Perfume Bottle Design Competition welcomed an amazing selection of 27 designs submitted from 4 different countries, and ranging in styles from traditional to contemporary, sublime to whimsical, and in a variety of mediums, colors, techniques and […]
The IPBA has a tradition of honoring our hard-working volunteers. The following awards were made at the Annual Meeting during our 2023 Annual Convention:
Prizes have been awarded for those IPBA members who have brought in new members as of March 31, 2023. Winner – Erin Parsons brought in 3 new members, and won a free 2023 Convention pin and a 1-year […]
One of the benefits of IPBA membership is the Perfume Bottle Quarterly (aka the PBQ). While our archives of 35 years of PBQ issues is for members-only, we’re providing here a sample of our award-winning PBQ for non-members […]
To get the right information so that you can identify, insure, sell or simply appreciate your bottle you should become an educated consumer by researching your bottle or collection via several avenues – eBay, auction sites, the internet-at-large […]
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