James has always been a lover of colognes, but I’ve just recently become more and more fanatic since we’ve lived in Paris. (With a Sephora and a Marionnaud on every corner, how can you not?!) While my favorite daily perfume is still the non-French Burberry The Beat, I’ve been testing out some really fun Frenchie perfums.
At the end of my internship at ESCP, the lady I worked with the most gave me Coco Chanel Mademoiselle, which just happened to be high on my list of favs! It’s a little stronger scent than Burberry The Beat, so I mainly save it for evenings and special events.
My most recent find is Jeanne Lanvin by Lanvin. It’s really light and flowery, and could be another option for a daily perfume.
If you like light, flowery scents, here are a few of my other favorites:
I’ve tested out a lot of other perfumes (Chanel), and I just can’t get on board with a heavy scent, even in the wintertime. Two perfumes that are really popular here that I don’t actually care for are La petite robe noire (too musky) by Guerlain and J’adore by Dior (smells like bananas!). If given the option, I usually go for the “eau de parfum” instead of the “eau de toilette”. Eau de parfum is more concentrated, so the scent is usually a bit stronger and it lasts longer.