Sonoma Scent Studio Voile de Violette is a violet soliflore inspired by an old bottle of perfume owned by the perfumer when she was a little girl. I have a similar perfume memory. One of the earliest perfumes that I “played” with as a young girl was an unlabeled violet perfume in a dainty miniature bottle.
Voile de Violette opens with a flirty violet-raspberry syrup with greens. What I immediately notice with this violet soliflore is that it is bigger and richer and bolder than other violet soliflores that I have tried and wear. Voile de Voilette isn’t as sheer, powdery or dainty. It has a depth and seems “darker” than most. But, it still speaks “violet”. Voile de Violette has a damp earthiness to it…a mix of dewy, green violet with dusty, cool orris.
My other violets are little girls playing in their mommy’s expensive French makeup. This violet is a confident, badass woman with winged out black eyeliner. She’s a little more boho than her other violet classmates.
Notes listed include violet, iris, hint of rose, cedar, vetiver, violet leaf, tonka bean, hay and myrrh. PERFUMER – Laurie Erickson
Give Voile de Violette a try if you like violet soliflores or if you are looking for a violet soliflore that has more tenacity than the others you’ve tried. Give it a try if you like Opus Oils Dapper, Creed Love in Black, Odin 04 Petrana, and/or Annick Goutal La Violette.
I find that projection and longevity are above average, especially for a violet soliflore.
Voile de Violette comes in a few sizes. A 34 ml EDP spray retails for $60 at Sonoma Scent Studio.
Victoria’s Final EauPINION – A bold violet soliflore with more earthiness and depth than the others. I’m a violet lover and I seem to justify owning as many violet soliflores as possible, but seriously, this one is worth having in my collection. Most violets are sheer and dainty (my favorite of that genre is Annick Goutal La Violette). This one has some “umph” and I love that.
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9 thoughts on “Sonoma Scent Studio Voile de Violette EDP Perfume Review”
Unfortunately, this one goes sour on my quirky skin, but it smells absolutely divine on my Real-life Evil Scent Twin. It’s in her top 5.
🙁 Ugh, Ormonde Jayne Orris Noir does that on me. Smells sour and rank on me but on other people’s skin – absolutely divine. Oh, well. We lose some and we win some 😉
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Victoria, I hope you’re feeling better.
I completely agree with your description of this perfume. I like it. Definitely enough to use the sample that I bought and probably even to get a purse spray after that (I love that SSS offers this option!)
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I love that purse sprays are an option too. This is the best option for me (and people like us). I’m impressed by how long this violet lasts on my skin.
“Damp earthiness” captures it exactly and is what I really enjoy about Voile de Violette. I can live with “confident, badass woman” too. 🙂
I can live with confident, badass woman too 🙂 Most violets are dainty, this one has some attitude.
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