IPBA DIOR: The Perfumes, by Chandler Burr

Review by Lenore Worth Hiers

Many members will remember the author from his 2008 keynote presentation at convention in St. Louis, and some of us own his earlier book The Perfect Scent. This book is in a class by itself. It is a gorgeous, large coffee table book. And by large … I mean LARGE. It contains 290 pages, its size is 10″x 14″ and it weighs approximately 10 pounds!

Featured inside are the fragrances Miss Dior, 1947; Diorama 1949; EauFraiche 1955; Diorissimo 1956; Diorling 1963; Eau Savage 1966; Diorella 1972; Dioressence 1979; Jules 1980; Poison 1985; Fahrenheit 1988; Dune 1991; Dolce Vita 1995; J’adore 1999; Dior Addict 2002; Dior Homme 2005; and Les Escales de Dior 2008. Each chapter is enhanced with photographs of accompanying fashion designs, advertisements, historical information, fragrance composition and more.

Overall a wonderful book, especially for anyone who is a Dior enthusiast.

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