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Kenneth Cole Black For Her
Kenneth Cole Black For Her

Kenneth Cole Black For Her

NOTES (as listed on fragrantica.com): jasmine, ylang ylang, lily of the valley, magnolia, tuberose, hyacinth, lotus, iris, sandalwood, musk, amber

I was intrigued when I first saw Black at my local TJ Maxx. I had never gave it a second thought, but for some reason when I see bargains there, I simply cannot turn away.

CLASSIFICATION: feminine, floral

AGE GROUP: college / mature

SIMILAR SCENT(s): Marc Jacobs Blush

FORM: eau de parfum

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Ralph Lauren Notorious
Notorious by Ralph Lauren

Notorious by Ralph Lauren

NOTES: black currant, pink peppercorn, bergamot, chocolate cosmos, white frost peonies, carnation, patchouli musk, vanilla, iris

Being completely honest here, I would not under any circumstance sample this perfume when I was at the mall on a random outing. Everything about this fragrance points to fragrance that I do not like. However, as it is featured in September’s edition of Glamour magazine, I decided to give it a try, because hey… you just never know.

CLASSIFICATION: Floriental, slightly spicy, slightly sweet

AGE GROUP: Mature

SIMILAR SCENT(s): N/A

FORM: Eau de Parfum

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Coach for Women
Coach for Women (featuring the sold-out limited edition collectors bottle)

Coach for Women (featuring the sold-out limited edition collector's bottle)

NOTES: mandarin, guava, lily, violet leaves, Genet flower, mimosa, jasmine, honey, amber, sandalwood, vanilla, iris

As a fan of Coach purses, I couldn’t wait to try the perfume by Coach.  Actually, I must have been living in a bubble, because I wasn’t even aware that such a delicacy existed until a few days ago.  I immediately found my way to eBay.com to purchase a sample vial, and the rest is history.

CLASSIFICATION:  Feminine, floral

AGE GROUP:  Perfect for anyone

SIMILAR SCENT(s):  Perhaps can be associated with a classier, way more appealing version of Estee Lauders Pleasures.

FORM: Eau de Parfum

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Britney Spears Midnight Fantasy
Britney Spears Midnight Fantasy

Britney Spears Midnight Fantasy

NOTES (as listed on valentineperfume.com): black cherry, raspberry, plum, iris, night blooming orchid, freesia, vanilla, amber, musk

I must warn you that this is my absolute favorite fragrance, hands down. I will try to write this review as constructively as possible, but if it just comes across as me proverbially gazing starry-eyed into the beautiful bottle of this delicious parfume extraordinaire, then… sorry.

CLASSIFICATION: fruity

AGE GROUP: perfect for all ages

SIMILAR SCENT(s): n/a

FORM: eau de parfum

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