It’s fair to say that I love fragrances, I used to own SO MANY that it was kind of ridiculous, I recently got rid of almost all of them though as the scents of many of them were ones that I couldn’t take anymore and sadly they made me feel nauseated to smell them. They all went to good homes though, I promise! I find that as I get older, as with all of us, my fragrance taste has changed dramatically and I’ve gone from favouring sweet, strong fragrances to ones that are fresher or more floral, that doesn’t mean to say that I don’t LOVE some really good spicy, more heady scents, like the ones that I am about to mention here, but for everyday scents, let’s just say that rose perfumes seem to make up the bulk of my perfume shelf (Le Labo: Rose 31, Diptyque: Eau Rose and Acqua Di Parma: Rosa Nobile are my 3 favourites that I tend to wear on rotation daily).
Diptyque Eau Duelle
This is actually a recent purchase for me and a recent discovery in general. I usually stay well clear of any fragrance that lists Vanilla in it’s notes since I tend to find that vanilla scents are overly sweet and almost buttery in their notes. This is not those things though, it’s warm and rich with almost a spiced vanilla scent to it that I love on those cold mornings.
Tom Ford Venetian Bergamot
Tom Ford is the Grand Master, in my opinion, of fragrances; there aren’t many of his Private blend collection that I don’t like. One of the things that I love about it though, is that they are all Unisex, my Husband also loves them, especially the Venetian Bergamot which I’ve had for about a year now. The notes aren’t at all sweet with the citrus-y bergamot, Cedarwood and tonka bean it is a rich and elegant fragrance that is perfect for Men and Women.
Byredo Rose of No Man’s Land
I’ve not actually added this fragrance to my collection yet but it’s next on my list. I know, it’s another rose scented fragrance but there are notes in this perfume that are unlike any other rose fragrance you are likely to smell. with the notes of Turkish Rose, Pink Pepper and White Amber, it is a spicy fragrance classified as “Oriental” and given the name after the Nurses on the WW1 who saved the lives of the Soldiers and were often known as the roses of no Man’s Land. The Scent is warm and cozy for a rose/ floral fragrance and very different than any other I’ve ever tried before.
This is another warm, spicy fragrance that I wear frequently with a woody, earthy base of eucalyptus and woods and fresh, spicy top notes of Cardamom, blackcurrant and pink pepper. It’s probably one of my favourite fragrances that I’ve ever owned and lasts on the skin for a good long time when you put it on. Instead of the bottle of fragrance, I actually have the solid perfume version of Diptyque 34 and this means that It stays in my purse all the time and I know that I always have my favourite fragrance on me without it weighing my bag down and taking up all the space in there.
What are your favourite Fragrances to Wear? Do you switch up your perfumes depending on the Season?
Let me know in the comments below.