The sweet smell of success!
Hillary Simpson craved it. And for a perfumer, success meant a hit fragrance with international distribution. Paul St. Steven, who was associated with the renowned–and very traditional–French fashion house of St. Etienne, represented her big chance. He was tall, dark and handsome, the epitome of the French romantic hero. And he knew how to act the part, courting her with roses, champagne, diamonds . . . the works. That was the problem. When it came to Hillary, Paul seemed interested only in romance, not business. But when it came to Paul, Hillary wanted both.