Lucky You for Women Eau de Toilette by Liz Claiborne Review

Collage of Lucky You by Liz Claiborne and Lucky Brand and its notes, including poppy, water hyacinth, peony, and sandalwood.

I've seen Lucky You for Women denoted as a release from both Liz Claiborne and Lucky Brand. So which is it?The [...]

Lacoste Pour Femme Eau de Parfum by Lacoste Review

Collage of Lacoste Pour Femme and its notes, including heliotrope, black pepper, violet, apple, labdanum, woods, and suede.

I wanted to like this because it has an alligator on it, and I like alligators. Something about that logic must [...]

Bebe Sheer Eau de Parfum by Bebe Review

Collage of Bebe Sheer perfume and its notes, including freesia, apple, jasmine, peony, sandalwood, citruses, and amber.

On first spray, this reminds me of trips to the indoor pool at the YMCA.Does Bebe Sheer by Bebe smell like [...]

Jessica McClintock Eau de Parfum by Jessica McClintock Review

Collage of Jessica McClintock perfume and its notes, including basil, lemon, lily of the valley, bergamot, jasmine and ylang.

Here's an unsweet perfume perfectly suited to a very sweet girl.Herbal and fresh, this is a perfect first [...]

Lovely Eau de Parfum by Sarah Jessica Parker Review

Collage of Lovely by SJP and its notes, including lavender, rosewood, orchid, narcissus, martini, bergamot, and cedar.

Like me, my mother is too fickle to ever have a true signature scent, but this is as close as she got. This was [...]

En Passant Eau de Parfum by Frédéric Malle Review

Collage of En Passant by Frederic Malle and its notes, including lilac, petitgrain, cucumber, wheat, and watery notes.

En Passant: it's everyone's least favorite pre-game chess quibble, and also a pretty, pensive aquatic lilac [...]

Very Sexy Eau de Parfum by Victoria’s Secret Review

Collage of Very Sexy by Victoria's Secret and its notes including clementine, cappuccino, blackberry, amber, mimosa and musk.

Before I had the vocabulary to describe scents, I'd simply describe this as perfume-y. You sniff it and respond: [...]

Datura Noir Eau de Parfum by Serge Lutens Review

Collage of Datura Noir by Serge Lutens and its notes, including vanilla, almond, coconut, tonka, heliotrope, and apricot.

Even after several wears, I'm still figuring out my feelings about this one.My first thought upon sampling was [...]

Paloma Picasso Eau de Parfum by Paloma Picasso Review

Collage of Paloma Picasso perfume and its notes, including carnation, rose, mimosa, castoreum, lemon, amber, and civet.

Paloma reminds me of a stanza from one of my favorite poems, T. S. Eliot's "Rhapsody on a Windy Night":"The [...]

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