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Desert Island Perfumes

(17 Posts)
TheDuchessOfKidderminster Wed 22-Mar-17 21:41:03

I've not worn perfume much since my first pregnancy and just trying to get back into it but not sure where to start. I'd like to broaden my horizons a bit and try some new fragrances so wondering what people would list as their top eight must haves.

Ollivander84 Wed 22-Mar-17 21:45:04

Nenuco cologne
DKNY original woman
4160 Tuesday's sexiest scent
MMM replica - lazy Sunday morning
Clean - cotton t shirt
Monotheme - boccioli di limone
4160 Tuesday's - Mother natures naughty daughters
Thierry mugler womanity

CaoNiMartacus Wed 22-Mar-17 21:54:07

Fab idea for thread!

1. Chanel no. 5 (cliché but a classic!)

doozeldog Wed 22-Mar-17 21:56:26

Viktor and Rolf spice bomb for me!

CaoNiMartacus Wed 22-Mar-17 21:56:52

Oops. Hit send too soon!

2. Kiehls Original Musk
3. Tom Ford Sahara Noir (now discontinued sad)
4. YSL Noble Leather
5. Chanel Misia
6. Prada Infusions Iris
7. Guerlain Allegria Pamplemousse (I don't wear it myself but it reminds me of a departed loved one)

bunnybleu Wed 22-Mar-17 22:13:09

Fab thread! Mine, in no particular order....

Liz Earle no.15
Clarins Eau Dynamisante
Issy Miyake Florale
Body Shop Indian Jasmine
Body Shop Black Musk
Chanel Coco Mademoiselle
Miss Dior Cherie
Lou Lou (because it was my first perfume!)

Itsnothingoriginal Wed 22-Mar-17 22:23:57

I would 'need' all of these grin

Hypnotic Poison
Lolita Lempicka
Fragonard (Fragonard)
Nuxe le Parfum
L'Occitane Neroli & Orchidee
Liz Earle no 15
Monotheme Vanilla Blossom
Shay & Blue Salt Caramel

What did you wear pre pregnancy OP? Worth also looking at Fragantica website for ideas and suggestions!

cowgirlsareforever Wed 22-Mar-17 22:25:33

Jo Malone Red Roses
Amarige by Givency

AyeAyeFishyPie Wed 22-Mar-17 22:34:55

Penhaligons Opus 1870 (my DH's scent)
Penhaligons Zizonia
Chanel Coromandel

JustHavinABreak Wed 22-Mar-17 22:36:36

In no particular order...

Chanel No5
Chanel Chance
Chanel Coco
Chanel Coco Mademoiselle
Issey Mikaye L'Eau d'Issey
La Vie Est Belle
Calvin Klein Escape (my first perfume)

JustHavinABreak Wed 22-Mar-17 22:40:14

And Giorgio Armani Aqua di Gio (scent of DH) 😍

TheDuchessOfKidderminster Wed 22-Mar-17 22:54:50

The last ones I had were by Chanel (Allure and Chance), Jo Malone (English Pear & Freesia and Blue Agava & Cacao) and Lush (Sun). I haven't actually been in a department store to smell perfumes for a long time and took my four year old the other day and he surprised me by really enjoying it! I ended up totally overwhelmed by the smells and bought a small bottle of Mon Guerlain which they were promoting in store.

Haffiana Wed 22-Mar-17 23:35:25

I can't do only eight. I can't even do only thirty. In truth I would have to take all my perfumes, especially as on a desert island I would have time to finally write some notes on them!
These are a few I have worn recently and thought that they were quite unique and irreplaceable:

Guerlain Metallica
Helmut Lang by Helmut Lang
Annick Goutal Eau de Sud
Creed Irisia
Chanel Bois des Iles
Hermes Osmanthe Yunnan
Amouage Fate
Hermes Hiris
Guerlain Grosellina
Diptyque L’Ombre dans L’eau
Guerlain Terracotta le parfum (which smells like a desert island!)
Frederic Malle Iris Poudre
Armani Bois d’Encens
Bottega Veneta Eau Legere
Parfumerie General Louanges Profanes
Molinard Habanita
Floris Malmaison

JanetStWalker Thu 23-Mar-17 00:20:08


Truckingalong Thu 23-Mar-17 06:44:07

Get on perfume parlour for discontinued Tom Ford.

I'm have Tom ford tobbac vanille and violet blond, ellie Saab and agent provocateur

Phantommagic Thu 23-Mar-17 06:48:46

Paloma Picasso
L'agent provocateur Maitresse

These would suit most of my moods.

GetAHaircutCarl Thu 23-Mar-17 06:54:20

Chanel No 5
Chanel No 19
Chanel Cristalle
Tom Ford Velvet Orchid
Tom Ford Black Orchid
Jo Malone Velvet Rose and Oud.
Marc Jacobs Daisy ( because my DD wears it)
YSL Paris ( because my mother wears it).

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