L’Interdit means “forbidden” in French.
L`Interdit by Givenchy is a Floral Aldehyde fragrance for women, introduced in 1957. This perfume was originally created for Audrey Hepburn. She was at one time the only woman to have it, until Givenchy decided to start selling it to the public in 1957.
faint smell of aldehydes, spices, mandarin orange, peach, bergamot and wild strawberry; middle notes are iris, violet, narcissus, orris root, jasmine, ylang-ylang, lily-of-the-valley and rose; base notes are sandalwood, amber, musk, benzoin, vetiver and tonka bean.
Bottle Made in France” and “HP” indicating the glass house it was made by (Pochet et du Courval).
“This really was the scent of Audrey Hepburn, incidentally. It is said that upon her death, musty, powdery exhalations came from all her closets – the smell of l’Interdit, lingering and sweet, still clinging to her dresses.” http://theblacknarcissus.com