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Vanilla perfume, any suggestions.

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FlyingElbows Sun 23-Apr-17 20:47:44

Mr Elbows loves vanilla so I'm looking for a nice vanilla perfume. Not sickly sweet and not flowery. I know nothing, do you have any (not too specialist and mega bucks expensive) suggestions?

GreenPolishToGo Sun 23-Apr-17 21:05:08

Parfums Hashtag #ILoveYou - currently a fiver from The Fragrance Shop smile
Body Shop Vanilla
Lush Vanillary
Thierry Mugler Alien Essence Absolue

mowglik Sun 23-Apr-17 21:30:55

Jo Malone vanilla and anise - def not sickly and quite sophisticated (imo)

Itsnothingoriginal Sun 23-Apr-17 22:38:59

Hypnotic Poison
Body Shop Black Musk

Both lovely esp Hypnotic Poison smile

BillyDaveysDaughter Sun 23-Apr-17 22:41:32

Al Rehab perfume oil from Amazon... "Soft" is vanilla, but quite strong so I mix it with a muskier one ("Balkis" from memory) which tones it down a bit. Cheap as chips, lasts ages, and I get lots of compliments on it.

bojorojo Mon 24-Apr-17 00:51:25

Dior Dolce Vita or Guerlain Shalimar.

margaritasbythesea Mon 24-Apr-17 06:06:28

Fragonard Vanille. You can get it from Marks. Not cloying, lasts well, almost fresh event. Lovely

ChardonnayKnickertonSmythe Mon 24-Apr-17 06:09:25

Shalimar, which also comes in lighter variations

Dyptique Eau Duelle is a grown up, dry vanilla.

ChardonnayKnickertonSmythe Mon 24-Apr-17 06:10:40

Or sorry, the second one is not too mainstream but still quite widely available.

ephemeralfairy Mon 24-Apr-17 09:35:02

Dior Poison Girl

LaundryQueenHatesBunfights Mon 24-Apr-17 09:37:02

L'occitaine do a nice Vanilla and Narcisse one

ArtemisiaGentilleschi Mon 24-Apr-17 10:26:44

Tom Ford tobacco vanilla

FlyingElbows Mon 24-Apr-17 14:08:50

Thankyou, loads to explore smile

CheekyLoki Mon 24-Apr-17 14:10:05

There's one from the Body Shop.

Polichinelle Mon 24-Apr-17 18:21:57

Serge Lutens Vanilla is my favourite

beanbag19 Mon 24-Apr-17 18:26:31

Laura Mercier vanilla ambre

dottyblanket Mon 24-Apr-17 18:30:39

I wear dolce & gabana 'The One' and I love it's vanilla scent

thisfalseinsight Mon 24-Apr-17 20:14:34

Tauerville Vanilla Flash, definitely. I am a vanilla perfume junkie and have tried most of the ones on this thread, but nothing comes close to Vanilla Flash. It's a really boozy, un-sweet, unique, gorgeous vanilla (not sure what your DH might think of it but it's my DH's favourite of my many perfumes 😀!).

HurricaneHalle Mon 24-Apr-17 20:38:50

Next Pure Amber?

NashvilleQueen Mon 24-Apr-17 20:40:42

There's a lovely one by Van Cleef and Arpels

JanetStWalker Mon 24-Apr-17 20:42:59

Serge Lutens, Un Bois Vanille is nice, not too sickly.

Indult Tihota is worth a sniff if you get the chance.

Ollivander84 Mon 24-Apr-17 21:08:39

Second al rehab soft or #i love you

thecatfromjapan Mon 24-Apr-17 21:43:23

I'll second Serge Lutens Un Bois Vanille. Of the (many) vanilla perfumes I wear, that is the one my dd loves. It's a lovely bitter sweet.

I also like Atelier cologne Vanilla Insensee.

CointreauVersial Mon 24-Apr-17 21:59:26

Serge Lutens - Un Bois Vanille
Tom Ford - Tobacco Vanilla

ImNotReallyAWaitress Mon 24-Apr-17 22:58:49

Victoria's Secret Heavenly

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