Wearing large amounts of perfume, cologne, body spray, hair product and body powder in an attempt to cover up the fact that you skipped bathing for a day, or days. Very common in 16th, 17th and 18th centuries in France and other European countries.
"OMG - my alarm didn't go off! No time to shower, I'll have to employ the Versailles Method!"
by Mouse A February 07, 2010