The Scent of a Woman

A woman’s perfume tells more about her than her handwriting. ~ Christian Dior

In true Gemini form I have many personalities, calm, crazy, bookish, sensual, nun-like, adventurous. I am a walking book of dualities. While fashion can emulate that, from yoga chic to old Hollywood glamour, it is my perfume that resonates the true depths of my emotion.

From fruity to flowery, to yes, even the waves of the ocean, (thank you Bobbi Brown) spritzing a scent on my skin, is as embodying as putting on a pair of heels. In fact many times I feel more naked without a scent on, then if I had joined a nudist colony. It is my identity as well as my armor.

I spray it when I am going out on a date, or just going to Trader Joes. While Grandmothers and Marilyn Monroe alike had Chanel n•5, I have Escada, and Givenchy. Marc Jacobs and Viktor Rolf. A perfume to fit every mood at every juncture.

With department stores and Sephora, my nose is endlessly satisfied with new perfumes. It is as subtle, but as explosive as any fashion trend.

Perfume is the definition of a person just as a person defines the perfume.

What is your favorite perfume?

image

Back row: Light Blue- Dolce and Gabbana. Kenzoamour – Kenzo. Middle row: Born in Paradise – Escada. White Sandalwood – Nest Fragrances. Front Row: Beach -Bobbi Brown.

 

image

Back row: Hot Couture – Givenchy. Middle row: French Vanilla Lemon – LaVanilla Laboratories. Very Irresistible – Givenchy. Front row: Simone – Tocca. J’adore – Christian Dior.

One thought on “The Scent of a Woman

Add yours

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Powered by WordPress.com.

Up ↑

%d bloggers like this: