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If you had £100 to spend on perfume, what would you buy?

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crayfish Thu 08-Sep-16 12:00:12

I need a new perfume. My go-to for that amount of money is the original Coco but I'm thinking of trying something new. I like spicey and warm frgrances, nothing aqua-ish or excessively flora but love anything with a cinnamon, black pepper, oriental kind of vibe. Any suggestions?

I used to love the original Fendi Theorema too but that was discontinued years ago.

HyacinthBouquetNo1 Thu 08-Sep-16 12:02:19

Opium, my all time favourite. I only get it at Christmas

beeny Thu 08-Sep-16 12:03:48


LaCerbiatta Thu 08-Sep-16 12:04:49

Jo malone amber and patchouli.

takesnoprisoners Thu 08-Sep-16 12:06:29

Penhaligons do good Spicy and warm ones. I will go to harrods and have a look.

DixonOfDockGreen Thu 08-Sep-16 12:07:54

Liz Earle No 15

auldfuckingspinster Thu 08-Sep-16 12:08:47

Femme by Rochas.

crayfish Thu 08-Sep-16 12:11:11

I don't like Opium because my (horrible) mother wears it! I love Penhaligons but never really know where to start as the names confuse me.

Do you find the Jo Malone lasts? Somebody bought me the greet tea one, which does smell very nice but it's gone within an hour.

hettiebaby Thu 08-Sep-16 12:13:52

I spent £100 yesterday on 2 perfumes. The first Michael Kors Coral and the second Gucci Bamboo.....both 50ml but absolutely gorgeous scents especially the coral!!

squoosh Thu 08-Sep-16 12:25:13

Diptyque Philosykos

Figgy heaven

squoosh Thu 08-Sep-16 12:25:57

Although that doesn't really fit your brief.....

dragonsarebest Thu 08-Sep-16 12:26:26

Parfums d'Empire's Ambre Russe. Bloody love that stuff (not a summer fragrance though).

HeyMacWey Thu 08-Sep-16 12:28:19

Have a look at hermes Eau de merveilles. They have an ambre de merveilles which I love for winter.

Lupinlady5 Thu 08-Sep-16 12:29:36

Coromandel from Chanel les exclusifs

BaronessBomburst Thu 08-Sep-16 12:32:07

Andy Tauer - L'air de desert Marocain.
Someone's selling it on eBay with a starting bid of £69.
<dreams on>

BaronessBomburst Thu 08-Sep-16 12:33:22

Funnily enough, I'm currently trying to source an affordable bottle of Coco! grin

Knightridergirl Thu 08-Sep-16 12:35:41

Prada (Amber) Eau De Parfum

CorrigansDoorKnob Thu 08-Sep-16 13:22:27

Coromandel by Chanel and LADDM by Andy Tauer are two great suggestions. I've also recently tried Guerlain Shalimar and was surprised at how much I liked it. You also can't beat Bois des Iles by Chanel for spicy and warm...

cressetmama Thu 08-Sep-16 13:51:20

11 Semma by Odin might be up your street. It's warm and spicy, with a lovely amber-y base, and a flush of humbugs. Also, second Ambre Russe but neither of these is widely available (les senteurs in London) for trying out casually in the High Street. Now are they summer day scents (as if you need one in the UK more than five times a year).

teta Thu 08-Sep-16 14:48:18

Kenzo jungle l'elephant might be up your street and can be sampled at BeautySpin.Alternatively I second LADDM by Tauer and Jo Malone's Dark amber and Ginger Lily( which I love but suspect it's an amber for lightweights).Another option might be a Guerlain exclusive or a Chanel one.

icouldabeenacontender Thu 08-Sep-16 14:50:53

Guerlain or Bulgari.

Ilovenannyplum Thu 08-Sep-16 14:58:12

Jo Malone- pomegranate noir
My all time favourite

needastrongone Thu 08-Sep-16 15:08:54

Any Tom Ford would suit your brief.

Judydreamsofhorses Thu 08-Sep-16 15:52:29

If it was my £100 I'd buy Heeley Agarwoud, but I agree with the Tom Ford suggestions.

shovetheholly Thu 08-Sep-16 15:57:26

Penhaglion's L'Esprit du Roi!

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