fragrance

Flankers – Miu Miu, Chloe and Dior Reviews

Mainstream Monday – Sniffing Popular Perfumes

This Monday I’m reviewing three flankers. What is a flanker? It’s a perfume that shares some attributes with a perfume that already exists (notes or even as much creative license as only sharing a name or similar bottle).

Miu Miu L'eau Bleue

Miu Miu L’Eau Bleue

Flanker to Miu Miu EDP

Notes listed include lily-of-the-valley, green notes, honeysuckle, Akigalawood and oud. Launched in 2015. PERFUMER – Daniela Andrier

L’Eau Bleue doesn’t open up as blue, but instead… Continue reading | 2 Comments

fragrance

Chloe Love Story Perfume Review

Chloe Love Story

Mainstream Monday – Sniffing a Popular Perfume

Throughout the years, there have been Chloé perfumes I’ve enjoyed wearing (like the powdery Love, Chloé). I’ve thought that the brand has done a good job of matching fragrances to their image. This French fashion house has been around for ages and now leans more “rich, young California socialite” than it used to. Their more recent fragrances seem to reflect this but I feel like Love Story really strayed from what I think of Chloé as a fashion house… Continue reading | 2 Comments

fragrance, video reviews

Chloé Love, Chloé EDP Perfume Video Review

Mainstream Monday: Sniffing a Popular Perfume

Love, Chloé is a powdery floral that brought powdery fragrances back. I often get asked about perfumes that smell like cosmetics. Honestly, the idea of high fragrances smelling like functional fragrances bores me. That was until I tried Love, Chloé. This is a “face powder” fragrance that epitomizes “casual elegance”.

Love, Chloe perfume ad
I rarely include the ads in reviews, but I find that the Love, Chloe ad really "fits" the fragrance.

Love, Chloé has… Continue reading | 9 Comments