Chiky

Given its name I was expecitng Chiky (Jalle 1940) to be a perfume “inspired” by Guerlain’s masterpiece, Jicky.  And, while it does resemble Jicky with its florals and leather, Chiky has a lot more in common with Lanvin, Scandal.  It’s is a bit soapier, more rugged and perhaps a little rough around the edges compared to…

Tru

I found this bottle of Tru, which was introduced by Jalle in 1940, at an antique store with another bottle of perfume by Jalle called Chiky (also from 1940).  It’s very hard to find much of anything about this pefume maker or their fragrances (a common occurence on this blog), so I was forced (again)…