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Interlude (1965)
by Frances Denney

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Interlude information

Year of Launch1965
GenderFeminine
AvailabilityIn Production
Average Rating
(based on 10 votes)

People and companies

HouseFrances Denney
Parent CompanyThe Stephen Co
Parent Company at launchFrances Denney

About Interlude

Interlude is a feminine perfume by Frances Denney. The scent was launched in 1965

Reviews of Interlude

An extremely fragrant, prominent and classy floral! I have tried the vintage version, and I must say this is what real perfume should smell like! In fact, my father once made very pure perfume out of fresh rose petals and the finished product looks and smells exactly the same as the vintage version of this! Very old school but an absolutely superb floral scent. This is what a floral should smell like, and in fact, this is what a woman should wear. Definitely a mature and classy floral, not a girly one. However I have only tried the vintage so this whole review is based on that version only.
21st November, 2013
I am really mystified by this fragrance. It is an oriental, but that moniker does not really describe it well or do it justice. Although the deeper oriental basenotes of resins and musk are clearly there, the fragrance is given a very distinct personality by its gorgeously smooth floral/citrus notes. The unique harmony of rose and soft citrus create a very beautiful and original impression, belying its categorization as simply an "oriental". There is almost a chypre effect here, like dried flowers with moss. This is a really special fragrance, I think it's unfortunate that Interlude is not more widely known. I *never* see this one mentioned on perfume message boards, which is just weird as it was very popular back in its heyday of the 60s and 70s. And with good reason. To my nose it's nothing like Youth Dew, Tabu, or other more typically heavy orientals. Interlude is floral/citrusy, chypric, autumnal, with a subtle oriental base. Very gorgeous.
27th July, 2012
This is in the vein of vintage Youth Dew in its Oriental richness and density. Even the the juice is as dark as vintage Youth Dew. The notes (from Perfume Intellegence) are listed as, Orange flower, Bergamot, rose, jasmine, patchouli, musk and myrrh. This starts out a lot like Youth Dew, but as it dries down it seems to veer into a kind of soapy/smoky patchouly/oakmoss place that reminds me less of Youth Dew and more of a vintage scent like Replique. I find it very dark, mysterious and romantic. If you like dense Orientals like Opium, Youth Dew, Shalimar or Emeraude, and the basenotes of scents like vintage Replique and Crepe de Chine, you may really like this. This can be found cheaply and regularly on ebay. The sillage is equal to all of the Orientals I mentioned and this could work for a man or a woman, especially in the drydown.
26th May, 2010

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Interlude Light Perfume By Frances Denney Women 4 oz Natural Cologne Spray Rare

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Frances Denney Interlude Natural Cologne Spray .33 oz

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INTERLUDE BY FRANCES DENNEY PERFUMED COLOGNE SPRAY 2oz/59ml "NEW IN BOX"

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Interlude Light Perfume By Frances Denney Women 2 oz Natural Cologne Spray Rare

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Interlude Perfumed Cologne Splash 2oz. by Frances Denney

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Interlude Daring Musk Cologne Spray 1oz 30mL by Frances Denney Low Fill

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FRANCES DENNEY INTERLUDE Cologne Spray 1oz. RARE

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Frances Denney Interlude Perfumed Cologne 2 oz Boxed

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INTERLUDE BY FRANCES DENNEY PERFUMED COLOGNE SPRAY 2oz/59ml "NEW IN BOX"

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Interlude Dusting Body Powder By Frances Denney 4.25 Oz. Discontinued Rare New

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Interlude Perfumed Cologne Splash 2oz. 59mL 4pc set by Frances Denney

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Vintage Frances Denney 'Interlude Soft Perfume' .35oz Roll On Women's Fragrance

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Interlude Perfume 0.25 Oz. By Frances Denney

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