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Finally, a sleb fragrance that doesn't smell like pish!
Jessica Simpson Fancy Nights. I know, I know I can see you rolling your eyes but it's seriously beautiful.
Definitely a scent for a woman rather than a girl. The inital spray is quite scary but as soon as that dissipates? Oh my. Oakmoss, patchouli, amber, musk. It's dark and dank and sexy and mysterious. No sweetness, no fruit (just how I like my fragrances). It's like laying on the ground wearing a velvet cape in a mossy wood at dusk.
If you love heady orientals then you'd be mad not to try it. I got it for £9.99 on AllBeauty. Sillage is incredible too, it lasts forever.
i've got it as well and it really is fabulous. not at all like every other sleb fragrance ive ever tried. i do like some fruit, sometimes but i find 99.9% of celebrity fragrances too sickly, too sweet and often bubblegum like. they strike me as being more for the younger contingent rather than 'proper' perfumes which fancy nights is. it's especially fab because it's cheap enough to not be shy about using it
Conjures up an image of being wined and dined by a George Hamilton lookalike while Richard Clayderman tinkles on the ivories.
The only celeb scent I like is SJP's Lovely which I adore. I'll sniff Fancy Nights when I get a chance. Would have to lie if anyone asked me what I was wearing though. I can just about say 'Lovely by Sarah Jessica Parker' without wincing but 'Fancy Nights by Jessica Simpson' would be a bridge too far.
I'd be mortified to tell anyone what it was. At least SJP has proper fashion credentials! I'm going to say it's Tom Ford if anyone asks. Or Creed.
OneNight glad to find another fan! I'm sitting here sniffing myself compulsively. They drydown is much more safe than I expected it to be but it's so warm and comforting, very reminiscent of Hypnotic Poison which is another staple of mine.
I've had a read about Queen and it definitely sounds worth a sniff. I'm a bit concerned about all the cake comparisons and the inclusion of cognac but for a tenner I reckon it's worth the risk.
I know that there are a few celebrity perfumes that even the snobbiest perfume sites rate. Rihanna Rebel Fleur I think and one of Katy Perry's too (Killer Queen?) and yep good old Britney but hers are all too sweet for me.
I used to absolutely hate patchouli (made me think of hippy stands at festivals) but now I love it. Apparently papyrus is the opening note in Fancy Nights but I'm buggered if I know what papyrus smells like .
Jessica Simpson also put her name on some nice clothes and shoes. I was shocked but honestly they are good quality and affordable. Some of the shoes I have had from her range were extremely comfortable heels.
I love Covet! It's really hard to track down these days, I'm going to the States in a month and am going too see if I can find it there. I also love Glow by Jlo. I'm intrigued by this Fancy Nights, but I'd certainly never tell anyone I was wearing it .