So what does it smell like? It was classified as an oriental fragrance for women with a dominant heavy, sweet orange blossom note resting on woody-mossy-leafy base punctuated by spices. The notes of spices and flowers are infused with fruity notes.
- Top notes: citrus notes, fruity notes
- Middle notes: lavender, jasmine, spices, orange blossom
- Base notes: patchouli, sandalwood, oakmoss, vetiver, ambergris, benzoin, vanilla
The New Yorker, 1948:
"Then, of course, there's D'Orsay's brand-new Divine, a very sweet floral, at $22.20 an ounce."
"D'Orsay's new perfume, Divine, makes its American debut this season after having established itself as a favorite in Paris."
Presented in a twisted crystal bottle designed by Jacques Guerin.
Harpers' Bazaar, 1949:
"This heady perfume now comes in a tiny spiral flacon, a copy of the full-size flask, with its own satin bag. Pursette, by D'Orsay."
Woman's Home Companion, 1954:
"D'Orsay's Divine perfume flacon in gold metal cloth bag. $3."
Fate of the Fragrance:
Discontinued, date unknown.