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Rose-flavoured perfume help please

(31 Posts)
DidoTheDodo Tue 11-Mar-14 13:42:08

For the past few years I have used Vera Wang "Truly Pink" as my summer perfume. It is light and smells of roses (which I love).

Of course, it is now discontinued and I am coming to the end of my saved stocks.

Does anyone have any recommendations for a replacement please?

OneLittleLady Tue 11-Mar-14 13:42:59

I like Paul Smith Rose. Very light and fresh and as the name says, smells of lots of lovely roses

Trooperslane Tue 11-Mar-14 13:45:39

There's an amazing one Space NK do - think it's their own. It's gorgeous.

NoArmaniNoPunani Tue 11-Mar-14 13:49:38

I second Paul smith Rose

Beeyump Tue 11-Mar-14 13:49:42

Another one for Paul Smith Rose - it has notes of green tea, and just smells so fresh and lovely!

DidoTheDodo Tue 11-Mar-14 14:04:28

Thank you ladies. Looks like it's the Paul Smith one then.
But since I work not far from a Space NK I shall venture in there too. (Although they normally scare me in there!)

Marylou2 Tue 11-Mar-14 14:11:24

I love roses too and I always come back to YSL Paris.

Stokey Tue 11-Mar-14 14:12:36

I Like Paul Smith Rose too but if you want to try something else Roses de Chloe is new and smells lovely and fresh. A more complex/expensive one is Lipstick Rose by Frederic Malle, has a hint of raspberry and is bit more vintage and his Une Rose definitely worth a sniff too.

this is an interesting article with some other rosy ideas

Scarletohello Tue 11-Mar-14 14:15:46

I like the Jo Malone one, love rose scents!

Not tried Paul Smith but will have a sniff next time I'm in town...

emsyj Tue 11-Mar-14 14:28:58

There's a Stella McCartney one that is a very strong rose scent - Rose Absolute.

DidoTheDodo Tue 11-Mar-14 14:28:59

I've just ordered some Paul Smith Rose (found it online at a v good price so thought it was definitely worth a punt!)

Thank you so much for your help, everyone.

Marylou2 Tue 11-Mar-14 14:29:33

Wow Stokey, what a wonderfully informative article.

WhoKnowsWhereTheTimeGoes Tue 11-Mar-14 14:32:29

Paul Smith Rose gives me a headache, it's a shame as I like the smell of roses, but find it too heavy and cloying.

CaptainHindsight Tue 11-Mar-14 14:41:07

Bvlgari Rose Essentialle - A friend of my SIL wears it and it is very subtle and quite lovely.

DidoTheDodo Tue 11-Mar-14 14:55:47

I suspect I may be working my way through several versions of rose perfume after all your help!
Hoping the PS one doesn't give me a headache! I'll let you know how I get on.

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Eliza22 Tue 11-Mar-14 16:22:42

Paul smith Rose. Lovely. A light (light) touch is needed!

AboveTheOxbow Tue 11-Mar-14 16:32:27

The L'Occitaine rose perfume is also lovely- I wear it in the summer.

AdorabeezleWinterpop Tue 11-Mar-14 16:45:20

Paul Smith Rose or the Stella McCartney Rose one are both gorgeous. DH got me Armani Diamonds Rose for Christmas, which is also very nice!

Justinepants Tue 11-Mar-14 19:16:06

Yves Rocher, Rose Fraiche. It's not as sweet as some and often reduced.

bewleysisters Tue 11-Mar-14 19:46:48

I really like La Rose, by Lyn Harris (of Miller Harris fame) for M&S. I think it is a grassy rose; it starts of as a green rose note but warms into rose with a sweet hay note in the background (neat trick). Think they may be in process of discontinuing as it's been half price for a while and it's out of stock on-line (but still in my local stores). So a bit of a bargain...

Basenotes has a brief descripton:

ParsleyTheLioness Tue 11-Mar-14 19:48:11

Another vote for Jo Malone. I like loccitane but find it does not last as long on me as the Malone.

FrugalFashionista Tue 11-Mar-14 19:51:23

Dido lots of Truly Pink on eBay!

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