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RoastChickenDinner Thu 10-Nov-16 15:23:02

Any recommendations? Ideally mid-price.

Nearlyadoctor Thu 10-Nov-16 19:55:56

After trying hundreds and a trip abroad so fortunately duty free I've just bought three new ones:
Black Opium for evenings
Michael Kors Wanderlust ( smells similar to Coco Madamemoiselle )
Givenchy Dahlia Divin ( previously had Dahlia Noir)
All Eau du Parfume.

Depends obviously on what you would normally wear, I like something a bit heavier for the winter. Through the summer I've worn Dahlia Noir, Daisy ( the original one) and Jo Malone Dark Amber and Gingerlily in the evenings.

Others I like are:
Opium ( the original)
Chanel Coco Madamemoiselle
Givenchy Organza
Jo Malone Pomegranate Noir ( all Eau du Parfume, rarely buy EdT).

What perfumes have you/ do you like?

70isaLimitNotaTarget Thu 10-Nov-16 23:11:31

I'm going to dig out my bottle of Liz Earle No15.
Spicey, soft, very A/W.
smile

musicmum75 Thu 10-Nov-16 23:21:34

Valentino Valentina Assoluto. Smells like a velvet hug.

Youremywifenow Fri 11-Nov-16 00:04:15

I always treat myself to Jo Malone Nutmeg and Ginger at Christmas. Can't stop sniffing my wrists when I'm wearing it

JanetStWalker Fri 11-Nov-16 01:20:26

Tom Ford Noir pour Femme is a comforting, warm, milky vanillic amber.

Serge Lutens Fille en Aiguilles, fruits spice with a bit of pine - very Christmassy.

Shazam! 4160 Tuesdays, spicy spice very warming.

If you want to spend a bit more, Coromandel is possibly the greatest cold weather scent in the world, ever!

mowglik Fri 11-Nov-16 01:29:00

I really like jo Malone vanilla and anise for autumn and winter, it's a gorgeous warm and spicy smell

RoastChickenDinner Fri 11-Nov-16 07:57:03

Thanks all. I'm going to take myself off to the nearest department store and get sniffing!!

I normally go for florals, like Ralph Lauren Romance (retro I know) and recently DKNY Be Delicious Fresh Blossom, but as PP said fancy something warmer/heavier for winter.

Keep the suggestions coming! grin

VintagePerfumista Fri 11-Nov-16 07:59:07

Coromandel, or any oriental/woody/spicy/leathery really.

Off the top of my head: Shalimar, Samsara, Coromandel, Wrappings, Cuir Cordoba, Vol de Nuit, L'Heure Bleue, Mitsouko, Black Orchid, Paloma Picasso, Miss Dior Originale, Jicky, Cinnabar (similar to Opium) etc etc.

VintagePerfumista Fri 11-Nov-16 08:02:33

You could try the lists on Now Smell This blog, or The Scented Hound, or Boid de Jasmine. Though they all seem to list by year, so new releases, which, as you might tell by my user name, aren't something I'm terribly familiar with!

RoastChickenDinner Fri 11-Nov-16 08:06:43

Thanks Vintage - I'm guessing you know what you're talking about grin

I've been a bit reckless and ordered a handbag size of Shazam! To try - hopefully will like, xx.

KoalaDownUnder Fri 11-Nov-16 08:09:52

My winter scent is Narciso 'Narciso Eau de Parfum - the one in the square creamy-coloured bottle. It is quite girly - smells like expensive, powdery flowers.

VintagePerfumista Fri 11-Nov-16 09:23:29

You could order dupes of loads from Perfume Parlour and then see which you like best and splash out! I have just taken possession of about another 15 3ml bottles!

Momentumista Fri 11-Nov-16 10:34:28

I just bought a part used bottle of La Vie est Belle on eBay - it's really nice.

I found one of those sample tubes at the bottom of a handbag the other day which presumably i'd picked up somewhere but not tried...until then. Can't stop smelling it now.

I'd previously seen the TV advert with Julia Roberts and normally I hate advertising/ sleb type endorsements etc ... and never buy 'from' an advert, as that kind of thing has the opposite effect & really puts me off trying a scent...... but in this case it's lovely and I'd totally misjudged. Total bargain on eBay too.

Momentumista Fri 11-Nov-16 10:36:04

Also, I tried some Laura Mercier Ambre Vanille in a dept store the other day, that was lovely too. I might put that on my Christmas list/ treat myself to a gift set if it gets reduced in the NY.

Judydreamsofhorses Fri 11-Nov-16 10:39:46

In winter I like Miller Harris, L'Air de Rien, Liz Earle No 15, and am currently very much enjoying Heeley Cardinal. (I wear Chanel 19 all year round and think it works just as well in autumn/winter as in spring/summer.)

Badders123 Fri 11-Nov-16 10:45:42

I've recently bought "knowing" by Estée Lauder

RoastChickenDinner Fri 11-Nov-16 16:22:50

Janet you have cost me a fortune grin I am so taken with 4160Tuesdays that I have now spent another £25 on samples!!

BusterGonad Fri 11-Nov-16 16:31:38

I love Marc Jacobs Decadence. Not everyone's cup of tea but I love a heavy perfume.

youmight laugh at this but either of the madonna perfumes, Truth or Dare (original) or Truth or Dare Naked. the original is big white flowers and vanilla, really thick and rich and the naked is boozy vanilla with a hint of spice and oddly some people pick out mint, i dont but i am assured it's there. both can be found cheap as chips on ebay

JanetStWalker Fri 11-Nov-16 19:56:05

Haha, sorry not sorry grin

Hope you find something you love!

Jmangel Fri 11-Nov-16 21:38:24

Narcisso Rodríguez for her EDT the black bottle in the pink box - stunning.

GingerLemonTea Sat 12-Nov-16 19:44:15

Where could I buy Coromandel?

JanetStWalker Sat 12-Nov-16 20:30:57

Ginger, Coromandel is bought directly from Chanel Boutiques, Selfridges and Harrods, although you can't order online you can ring up and order over the phone.

Samples are found on eBay or this site is very reliable, lots of good stuff: www.fragrancesamplesuk.com/collections/chanel-les-exclusifs-fragrance-samples

VintagePerfumista Tue 15-Nov-16 09:50:13

You can get Coromandel decants and samples also from etsy sellers and ebay sellers.

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