A while ago, I posted a video on Instagram, of a conversation I had with a creep coworker. He commented that I must have showered that day because I just smelled so good.
“You smell better than cake batter…”
“Don’t mind me, I just came over to smell you.”
” I know when you have walked by because everything smells so good. “
Coworker: “You know what I‘m about to ask you.”
Me: “It’s called Coco Mademoiselle by Chanel.”
These are legit comments/ conversations I encounter on a regular basis. I still struggle with if I should be weirded out or just grateful that I don’t smell like baby poop instead of baby powder. Question. What ever happened to compliments like, “you smell nice today”?
Anywho, if for whatever reason you long to be creeped out by individuals sniffing you and questioning your daily hygiene regimen, here’s a list of some amazing scents to include in your collection for this summa! Surprisingly, I’m not as creeped out, when I’m sniffing others because I admire their fragrance.
Disclaimer: I like scents period. I don’t discriminate. If it smells good to me, I’m wearing it. Regardless of who it’s intended for, male or female.
Decadence by Marc Jacobs
Decadence by Marc Jacobs embodies the spirit of irreverent glamour. Qualitative, opulent, surprising. A sensual, luxurious, woody fragrance, Decadence is the ultimate statement maker. Who wouldn’t love this decadently feminine bottle shaped like a handbag? And you know I love a handbag *insert lip smack* YES, Marc you did that!
Nirvana Black by Elizabeth and James
Nirvana Black by Elizabeth and James is an addictive blend of alluring violet, sensual sandalwood and rich vanilla that strikes the perfect balance between masculine and feminine. The woody, classical fragrance is edgy and mysterious. And mysterious is always good. Gotta keep ‘em guessing, cause the people WILL try to clock you!
Candy by Prada
Prada Candy takes us on a walk on the wild side, showing us a new facet of Prada femininity where more is more and excess is everything. Magnified by white musks, noble benzoin comes together with a modern caramel accord to give the fragrance a truly unique signature. *cues Candy by Cameo*
Artisan by John Varvatos
John Varvatos’ Artisan embodies the lost art of craftsmanship—with a modern edge. It blends state-of-the-art, abstract-perfumery notes with citrus and herbal tonalities for a contemporary twist. The fragrance is a refreshing citrus explosion that develops into a spicy and floral blend followed by a masculine woody impression. The result is an unmistakable sense of hand-crafted luxury that exudes quality and individual character. If I could just testify for a minute, this one will have you saying, “Dang something smells good. Oh that’s me!” All. Day. Long.
1 Million by Paco Rabanne
1 Million creates a multifaceted signature of masculinity. The freshness of grapefruit invites you into this audacious scent, combining in the top notes with mint and blood mandarin. Striking and assertive middle notes follow with a refined yet virile combination of rose, cinnamon, and spicy notes. The base notes evoke the ultimate velvety harmony of leather, white wood, amber and Indonesian patchouli essences. Once combined, the result is not merely one fragrance but an elegant, one-of-a kind intermingling of essences. YES! YES! and YES! Dear future husband…yup! Let me move on from here before I find myself stumbling. Help me Holy Ghost!
As much as I love fragrances, I have to continually remind myself to practice self control because I can seriously go broke trying to smell good. Recently, I came across Scentbird, an exclusive site that gives you access to a 30 day supply of hundreds of top designer fragrances for only $14.95. Now I can enjoy more of the fragrances that I love and not have to take out a 2nd mortgage to do so!
What about you? Let me hear it. I love to learn about new fragrances. What are some of your favorite scents this season?