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Perfume Poll

Every year I like to get a new perfume for Christmas. I told Steve that is what I want him to get me this year. Last year he got me Chanel Chance. I have enjoyed it, but I am ready for something new.
I have always LOVED perfume! When I wear it, I like to WEAR it! Like enough to choke a mule.
For years, I have worn Pleasures by Este Lauder. I will always keep a bottle of it in my cabinet.
Every Spring I like to buy Escadas Spring scent. They are always fresh and fruity smelling. My all time FAVORITE perfume has been Tropical Punch(Escada). People would stop me and ask what I was wearing. Ohhhhh I loved it. But, it was a one time only Spring scent , never to be made again.

When LPM blog did a perfume poll this past Summer, a lot of people said they loved Light Blue. I went to Sephora and it had a sign saying it was their #1 best seller. I sprayed it and LOVED it!!!!!! Went home and asked Steve if he liked how I smelled. He said, " It smells like a hot grill." Now Steve is all into grilling and steaks and burgers, but I did NOT take that as a compliment. What woman in the world wants to hear her husband whisper in her ear, "Babe, you smell like a hot grill." To make matters worse, my mother said she thought Light Blue smelled like bug spray. I don't want to be stinky to the ones I love.

Some friends gave me some Victoria's Secret So pink in Fresh and Clean. I LOVE it!!!!!!!!!!! I told Steve that maybe he could just get me some more of that for Christmas and he said, "well, I think it smells like mowed grass." That will bless a woman.

I went to the mall yesterday and found something I REALLY like.................. Escadas Marine Groove. I THINK I like it. I also kinda like Pleasures Exotic. I sprayed it yesterday and later on it became a bit funky.

SOOOOOOOOOOOO..... all this to say...........help me!!!!!!!!!!!!
Any scents you love???????????? any suggestions for me????????

Comments

Well I adore the fragrance of J'Adore by Dior. I like Heavenly by Victoria's Secret, too. They both are very different from each other so depending on the mood. I can never ACTUALLY smell the Heavenly when I am wearing it but others have told me they like it.
Annsterw said…
I love love love TommyGirl by Tommy Hilfiger...smells fruity and clean...simply my fav!
I like Theirry Mugler's Angel. Philosophy has some great scents and I love the sayings on their products:) Also Coco by Chanel. Jo Malone has really clean scents as well. Perfume is so fun b/c there are sooo many different scents and hint of scents mixed together! One of my all time favorites is an oil I got from a local health food store called Frankincense and Myrrh by ZUM. Lasts forever and it is just a really unique scent. Can't wait to see what you pick:) --Lyndsey, www.thisgrandlife.com
Sara Lynn said…
I personally LOVE Dreaming by Tommy Hilfiger. Smells SO good and I have gotten many compliments when wearing it.
Kelly said…
I don't have any suggestions - I always stick with Estee Lauder but Steve's reactions make me laugh!
my favorite is Mary Kay Bella Bellara. It's not too heavy and not too light - the perfect balance to me. I can mail you samples. I am sooooooo not trying to sell you something. I started selling Mary Kay simply because I LOVE their scents. I'm a perfume girl 100%! They aren't very expensive either.
http://www.marykay.com/courtneyestephenson
Megan said…
I am obsessed with the following:

Chanel Coco Mademoiselle
Kate Spade
Vera Wang (the original one)
Ralph Lauren Romance
Burberry London
For years I have worn Ralph Lauren Romance but I'm making the switch to Lovely by Sarah Jessica Parker this Christmas.

...and my good friend wears Theirry Mugler's Angel and it smells divine.
Stacy said…
I always love Red Door by Elizabeth Arden!!
Anna said…
Ok I am like you and LOVE perfume. I have worn several different kinds, but I will tell you my favs :). I always got so many compliments when I wore Calvin Klein Euphoria, I love Supermodel by Victoria Secret, and I love Pink by Victoria Secret.
Plan Our Health said…
I love Marc Jacobs' "Bloom". Also there is a really great clean scent by Kenzo...I can't think of the name of it at this moment.
Crystal said…
Theirry Mugler's Angel smells so good! Some other favarites are Delices by Cartier, Euphoria by Calvin Klein, Tresor by Lancome, Chance and Coco by Chanel! I love perfume, you will have to let us know what you decide!
Unknown said…
Ralph Lauren Romance or Pleasures
My two very favorite
Kubin's said…
I have been wearing Laugh by Brighton for about 12 years. I got in high school and still till this day wear it. I LOVE it soooo much!!!
Good luck with your choice!
Christie
TX
Mrs. Jenk said…
you are funny - "enough to choke a mule"! They have tons ot TP by Escada on eBay! I also love Pure Grace by Philosophy at Sephora. It smells like soap and baby powder.
Mandy said…
Just found Escada Tropical Punch here:
http://www.perfume.com/escada/tropical-punch/women-perfume
Michelle said…
Try Hanae Mori -- my husband loves it and so do I. I can only find it at Nordstrom.
Kacie said…
I love Burberry Brit!! It smells the same 8 hours later as it does when you just put it on! Give it a try.
Ashley said…
I have always worn "Happy" by Clinique, I know it's been around forever, but it is my all time favorite and I still get compliments on it. It just has a fresh smelling scent, I love it!
Ashley
oliviasmommy07 said…
this post was hilarious!! I have to be VERY picky about what I wear because I get horrible migraines from certain smells~so if it is on my body~it CANNOT give me a migraine!! Sooo~these are what I have found that I can wear and I also LOVE them!!
The VERA by Vera Wang
Daisy by Marc Jacobs
BeDelicious by DKNY
I wouldn't think you could go wrong with a perfume called BeDelicious!! :) Good Luck!!!
Wendy said…
Euphoria by Calvin Klein! I always get compliments when I wear it!
Trina said…
My new favorite is Inner Grace by philosophy. I have found I need to layer the perfume with the matching lotion to make it last all day. I get asked a lot for the name of the scent I'm wearing.
Jennifer said…
Perfume gives me migraines too so I have to go light on it! I LOVE Thymes Kimono Rose. I use all the products lotion, body wash and perfume - layering it makes it last all day! Let us know if you find anything else really great!
Noelle said…
Lola by Marc Jacobs
The Mommy said…
I LOVE Raulph Lauren Blue.
June said…
Burberry...just the plain Burberry. April had it on one day and I had to have it (and I don't even wear perfume). It smells awesome. They carry it at Dillard's and I actually just picked my mom up some from T.J. Max for half the price! :)
Tara G. said…
Red by Giorgio
Dina said…
Ralph Lauren Blue is my favorite!
Michelle said…
I've worn Ralph Lauren Blue for years and years (it's a short square blue bottle) but recently I discovered Marc Jacobs Perfume (it's not Daisy, Lola or either of the Splash's). Both are great scents for all year round. Let us know which one you end up getting!!!!!
Cochran Family said…
This year I am getting new perfume also! My husband and I shopped for a new one yesterday and decided on the Couture Couture by Juicy Couture. As soon as he smelled it he said, "That's the one. For sure." LOL
sl said…
i love Victoria' Secret Dream Angels Heavenly. I am always ask what I wear.
Erin said…
I am still laughing at Steve's comments! I'm glad that he shared his true feelings you are aren't running around smelling like mowed grass or a hot grill :)

Vera Wang Truly Pink is my fav right now! Good luck!
Debbie said…
My alltime favorite is Beautiful by Este Lauder....and my husband loves it too, he buys it for me. Blessings and good luck, Debbie
Jamie said…
Pleasures had always been my scent too until I tried Victoria Secret Heavenly. I LOVE it!
Whitney said…
Ed Hardy or either of the Juicy scents!
Mary Avery said…
I hardly ever wear perfume anymore because of Jordan's crazy allergies, but I LOVE J'adore by Dior. I don't own it but I "borrow" it everytime we go back home!
The Garners said…
Hi, Laurie! I'm very interested in reading the comments because I too need a new perfume...I've been out since right before Crosby was born!!!! I didn't like what I had before so it wasn't as easy as just running to the mall to pick up a new bottle, and in nine months I don't think I've had one time where I thought, "Oh, I'd love to spend my time smelling bottles of perfume at the mall while the clerk stares at me"!? So maybe I'll read the comments and narrow my search a little! :) Wish I could help you, but I guess I've been stinky for the better part of a year now! It will have to be a pretty strong fragrance to mask the smell of formula spit-up on my shirt now anyway! :) ha ha

Merry Christmas--
i love reading your blog! I don't often comment, but I love reading about your family!
Melissa said…
I love love love Michael Kors Bermuda! I think that I use the Island Breeze one!!
Kara said…
Ralph Lauren Style is good! I like Pleasures, too-I can remember that it was the craze when I was in high school. I still like it, too. You have made me want new perfume. My friend got me the LOVLIEST perfume last year: Bvlgari White Tea. Try it at Sephora. It is amazing and beautiful. Perfect!
Maryellen said…
I recently purchased Faith by Faith Hill . . . I like a soft fragrance but one you keep smelling all day.

Gotta love your husband's descriptions LOL
Katie said…
Burberry for women..in a pink bottle. I can't do most perfume due to really bad allergies, but I love this scent! :)
Leah-in-the-Kia said…
Hi, my name is Leah and I live in australia. I am a perfume FREAK! I absolute favourites are Burberry BRIT ( my daughter's name is Britt) and Ralph Laurens Glamourous, I have a bit of a collection happening here at home, SJP Lovely is nice and and Truth by Calvin Klein is a lovely soft day time one, I have just bought myself for christmas FCUK, it seems realy nice, GOOD LUCK!
Anonymous said…
oh how i love me some ormans! ya'll are too funny...
a few of my favs:
pleasures
ralph lauren romance
d&g light blue
all the burberry's, burberry brit, burberry london, the original burberry, i forgot the rest of them....
Kandi West said…
My absolute favorite is Chanel Mademoiselle. There is also a Victoria Secret fragrance called LoveSpell that people just rave about when I wear. A little girl in my SS class that I taught last year gave it to my for Christmas. It is very strong and I usually don't wear something like that but whenever I wore it people would comment on how divine it smelled so I bought some more of it when I ran out. Lance loves it and even waiters at restaurants will comment when I wear it. Which I just find kind of odd so really, I usually just stick to my Chanel. But since you like strong stuff, I would recommend. It really smells great to me, just strong.
Jennifer Emert said…
I use Estee, by Estee Lauder. My Great Granmother bought that for my Mom when I was born and then when I had my first baby girl, my Mom bought Estee for me. Every time my Mom or Grandmas smell it on me, they remember back to when I was born and when I was a baby. So, it is a special fragrance for me and it is a really nice one. My Mom now wears Beautiful, by Estee Lauder and that is also a very nice fragrance.
Unknown said…
I love perfume!! I buy a different kind every couple of months.
My current ones that I like are:
Mania-Armani
Vintage Soul-liz claiborne
Burberry Brit
Romance-Ralph Lauren
Pure Turquoise-Ralph Lauren
J'adore-Dior
Light Blue-D&G
I actually like a lot more, but these are the ones that smell the best on me. Anything by Estee and Victoria's Secret smells horrible on me.
Kathryn said…
I like Estee Lauder Private Collection (the gardenia and tuberose one), Michael by Michael Kors and the original Marc Jacobs. Those are very much warm-weather fragrances to me. I also love Ralph Lauren Blue and Chanel 19, very woodsy (only wear in fall/winter). I change with moods and weather!
Anonymous said…
Laurie,
I looked on Ebay and they do sell the Tropical Punch by Escada. I really am a perfume junkie as well and will not go anywhere without it! I have had every perfume known to man just about! I LOVE it! That is my addiction! I recommend POLO BLUE for women or Stella, by Stella McCartney! Hope that helps! Audrey
being molded said…
Ralph Lauren Romance is my all time favorite!
joelandbecca said…
I love love love HAPPY by Clinique. I wore it forever, but my husband liked their Happy Hearts, which is more fruity. So he buys that for me now. They also have Happy To Be. I bought that once too and liked it. What can I say, Happy makes me Happy!
Vonda Axe said…
I like Beautiful by Estee Lauder, but I have worn it for over 10 years so I am really not one to ask.
cj said…
Flower Bomb is amazing!!! they sell it at Nordstroms. Its by Viktor & Rolf. I love perfume and have been wearing different scents for many years and this by far is the best!! I get so many compliments on it.
Angie said…
You must go smell COUTURE COUTURE by Juicy Couture. I wore it all day and still smelled and my husband looooved it!!
Lori said…
I happen to like Dolce & Gabanna Light Blue. At first it may have a "bug spray" sort of scent, but after about a minute...it's so refreshing!
Aishlea said…
Light Blue is my all time fav, but I have found two recently that I like, also!

Very Hollywood by Michael Kors
Viva La Juicy by Juicy Couture

They both smell really good!

I think perfume is hard to judge by the way it smells on someone else because it seems they always smell differently on me!! Good luck choosing!
Julie said…
I don't wear much perfume because I forget about it or if it is too strong and throws me into a headache. But, I have worn Tommy Girl, which may seem a little tweenish but I've liked it in the past.

I need to get out more because I do not recognize any of these scents! But I love your husband's description.
katy remington said…
Flowerbomb by Viktor & Roth. I've only found it at Neimans, but it is good! If you like Euphoria or Angel...
Laura said…
This whole thing made me laugh:) I like sweet, floral, super-feminine perfumes. My favorites are:

Joy by Jean Patou
Chanel No. 5...a classic
Bvlgari..smells like Paris!
and......Love's Baby Soft!!!!

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