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If I like Chanel no 5 what else is worth sniffing tomorrow?

(26 Posts)
Frozenatchristmas Fri 07-Feb-14 22:09:44

I need new perfume and have a voucher!

baskingseals Fri 07-Feb-14 22:27:55

Allure is lovely, also by Chanel.
Have you tried any Penhaligon? Think they are gorgeous, very rich and evocative.

Frozenatchristmas Fri 07-Feb-14 22:35:26

Never heard of penhaligons but will look out for it. Will sniff allure!

Mintyy Fri 07-Feb-14 22:37:18

Clinique Aromatics. Paloma Picasso. Assuming you like a strong fragrance.

OrchidFlakes Fri 07-Feb-14 23:36:34

Estée Lauder modern muse is GORGEOUS

hollyisalovelyname Fri 07-Feb-14 23:43:13

Chanel Les Exclusifs are lovely. Only from Chanel shops

bluecheesefiend Fri 07-Feb-14 23:51:22

I love Chanel No 5 Premier Temps which is a lighter, more summery version of No 5. I have both & wear one of the two every day depending on what mood I wake up in smile

Mrswellyboot Sat 08-Feb-14 00:00:58

Don't know if it compares to Chanel, probably not but I recently bought dolche and gabanna original for women. It is gorgeous.

MrsSchadenfreude Sat 08-Feb-14 00:14:45

Chanel No 22 (one of Les Exclusifs range; Selfridges stock the range) is better than No 5.

PiratesLifeForMe Sat 08-Feb-14 00:18:27

Another vote for Allure, gorgeous perfume. Will be my next purchase!

LadyStark Sat 08-Feb-14 00:19:33

Another vote for penhaligons, I have Chanel no 5 and also Artemesia (I think). Definitely worth checking out if you have one nearby.

purpleminion Sat 08-Feb-14 00:25:26

I love no.5 and also like Donna Karan Cashmere Mist , D&G The One and Gucci Guilty.

LittleBabyPigsus Sat 08-Feb-14 06:14:54

YSL Rive Gauche? Seconding Clinique Aromatics Elixir.

DolomitesDonkey Sat 08-Feb-14 06:20:00

Jill Sander's number 4, or have a dabble with some Piguets.

FrugalFashionista Sat 08-Feb-14 06:54:27

Classic and modern aldehydics:
Chanel No. 22
Caleche by Hermes
Rive Gauche by YSL
Miriam by Tauer
expensive but lovely (samples worth a try): Gold by Amouage, Vega by Guerlain
If you like classic bouquets but are looking for a change:
24 Faubourg by Hermes
For a flirty but stylish chypre:
Y by YSL

bonvivant Sat 08-Feb-14 06:56:04

I'd smell the other Chanel perfumes - sure I read somewhere that there are ingredients common to all the Chanel perfumes

Morgause Sat 08-Feb-14 07:01:21

Chanel 19

Frozenatchristmas Sat 08-Feb-14 07:59:38

Great ideas. Thanks all very much.

Frozenatchristmas Sat 08-Feb-14 17:01:03

I got a bottle of narsicco Rodriquez which I have probably spelt wrongly but it does have a lovely smell!

Aquelven Sat 08-Feb-14 17:06:20

No5 is my favourite perfume. The only other one I love almost as much is Arpege which is the nearest one I have ever found to it, despite trying hundreds.

ethelb Sat 08-Feb-14 20:41:28

Chanel allure
Givency organza

BlodynRose Sun 09-Feb-14 03:58:10

I wear no 5 for day and CoCo at night smile

DrNick Sun 09-Feb-14 11:06:42

Prada eau de iris

scornedwoman67 Sun 09-Feb-14 12:33:36

Try Estee by Estee Lauder. it's one of her classics. I alternate it with No.5. Gorgeous!

cactuscantina Sun 09-Feb-14 16:31:04

I always love No 5 is my favorite but La Perla (black lid horrible bottle really) is my second fav. It's a bit sexier I think and it's pretty cheap.

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