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New Perfume: Chloe Love Story

This is the present for anyone who likes feminine perfumes, or just enjoys Chloe perfumes in general… and I’ve found that to be the majority of women I know.  People always pick up the bottle off my vanity (it’s too pretty), spritz it, and then think they need to get some for themselves too. The […]

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B. Balenciaga Perfume

B. is the new perfume by high-end designer brand, Balenciaga.  The fragrance is one that was created with the input of the house’s relatively new designer, Alexander Wang.  Wang apparently wanted the main note of Lily of the Valley and the fragrance delivers that from beginning to end. If you like fresh, green fragrances, then […]

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First Impressions: Burberry My Burberry

Mmmmmmm! That’s what I said when I smelled Burberry’s new perfume My Burberry. The perfume is fresh and easy to wear, with notes of Sweet Pea, Bergamot, Geranium, Golden Quince, Freesia, Patchouli, Rain-Tipped Damask and Centifolia Roses. It’s supposed to remind us of a London garden after the rain, but there are so many scents that […]

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New Calvin Klein Reveal Perfume

This is the only scent I’ve heard of with a salt accord. Reveal is the new scent by CK, and is for the confident perfume wearer. It’s definitely more of an evening scent, and it has a beautiful warm and woodsy sandalwood drydown. Official notes are: Top: raw salt signature, pink pepper, black pepper, white […]

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Prada Candy Florale

Forget syrupy sweet candy, this is a fun fragrance on a whole other level. “Prada’s latest fragrance evolved from the concept of an imaginary flower created especially for Candy.” Candy being the persona created for this fragrance. The idea of imaginary flora was used to create Prada Candy Florale.  Think “white Cosmos” with airy and […]

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New Marc Jacobs Daisy Dream

Daisy was one of the first Marc Jacobs fragrances, and I think that it’s the best one. Powdery and Musky notes blend to make a scent that’s fresh, young, fun, and still slightly sophisticated. Daisy Dream is absolutely a lovely late summer flanker to the original Daisy. It has more pronounced fruity notes such as […]

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New L’Occitane Frisson de Verveine Collection

Verbena is traditionally a grass found in India, but L’Occitane’s new Frisson de Verveine collection uses a version found in Provence. I love Verbena because it does smell fresh, grassy, dry, and sort of herbal. This version from Provence definitely smells different from the Indian variety. It is lush and lemony, while having hints of […]

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Valentino Uomo – New for Men

If you’re not careful when choosing men’s fragrance, you run the risk of smelling very boring. Most men’s scents are nothing special – they smell lemony, fresh, and woodsy for the drydown. Valentino Uomo is different, so much so that it stands out from most men’s perfumes. First and last, there’s a strong hit of […]

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Win a Bottle of New Agent Provocateur Fatale Perfume

Agent Provocateur has just launched a brand new scent called Fatale. Known for unique, pretty scents that are for the strong confident woman, Fatale is inspired by the 1940’s Femme Fatale. Watch any Hollywood Noir film and you’ll see that a femme fatale is known for acting low key but knowing the ins and outs […]

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L’Occitane Mer & Mistral

This summer, L’Occitane adds a new scent to their higher end line La Collection de Grasse. The new scent is a unisex one and is called Mer & Mistral and comes in an eau de toilette ($75). Actually, though they’re labelling it unisex, the scent is pretty masculine, and L’Occitane is aware of that because […]

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