Lovely obituary for Carmen de Tommaso, better known as fashion designer Madame Carven. At 5’1″, she:
…was dismayed by the limited choices for petite women and the lack of attention from the fashion masters.—Bois de Jasmin
I recently tested Carven’s newer fragrances, Carven L’Eau de Toilette and Carven Le Parfum, which are both quite pleasant. I now feel the urge to seek out the famed Ma Griffe perfume in Madame Carven’s honor, hopefully the vintage version rather than the new reformulation.