Fragrance Collection

As I’ve gotten older, I’ve become much more into perfumes rather than just spraying on some body mist after I get out of the shower. However, my preferences in smell have stayed the same – clean and crisp, with subtle hints of floral for daytime and a deeper, musk smell for nighttime.

Top, left to right: JLo After Glow | Michael Kors Very Hollywood | Estee Lauder Modern Muse | Sephora Cinderella Collection So This Is Love (special edition) | Jennifer Aniston | Bobbi Brown Almost Bare | Clinique Happy Heart | American Eagle Outfitters Vintage (roller ball)

Although I enjoy adding to my perfume collection, I prefer to keep it relatively small so I can rotate through each on a regular basis and not overwhelm my nose with too many scents. Some of these also are reserved solely for special occasions – such as my So This is Love perfume that I wore on my wedding day – while my signature go-to scent always will be Clinique’s Happy Heart.

What perfumes have you been loving lately? Do you have a signature scent?
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  • Becky M

    The Sephora Cinderella one sounds like it smells amazing!!

    http://www.madeintheshadeblog.com

  • I've been wanting to try Modern Muse!

  • Modern Muse is on my wish list– it smells SO good! I think it was Clinique Happy To Be that was one of my first perfumes ever– I'm pretty sure they don't make it anymore, but I will always love their fragrances!

  • Mia- MakeMeUpMia

    I LOVE Very Hollywood too! I got Dior Blooming Boquet for my birthday and I'm so in love, it smells so good.

  • I get bored and change so frequently, but I tend to gravitate towards the light fresh scents. One of my summer go to's is Victoria's Secret Beach Angel. My favorite thing about the perfumes are the pretty bottles!

  • Pamela

    I ended up getting the Jennifer Aniston one! Great for summer! I also have Miss Dior, Armani Code and Chanel Chance! I've been wanting to try out the Michael Kors scents though!

    <3, Pamela
    sequinsandseabreezes.blogspot.com

  • Brittani and Katie – Pleasantl

    Such great choices! We love Flower Bomb, seduction by Guess, and anything florally or that has vanilla!

    xo
    Brittani and Katie
    http://www.pleasantlypetite.com

  • Debra Stachelski

    You know I love a good perfume! My favorites right now are Sunshine Grace by Philosophy(love this one!), Eternity Summer by Calvin Klein, Light Blue by Dolce & Gabana, and Flowerific by the Flirt! line at Kohls. I'm not sure you can find the Eternity Summer anymore, but it's worth trying! I like the Jennifer Aniston one, too – very beachy! Bobbi Brown makes a great Beach scent, too! Can you tell I'm crazy for perfume?!!!!!!!!!

  • Nichole

    I used to use Clinique's Happy and it smelled so so good!

  • When I bought my wedding dress they gifted me with a bottle of Vera Wang lovestruck and I fell in love with it, it's still a standing favorite! I also love see by chloe, and flight of fancy by anna sui. I'm always looking for new favorites!

  • I can't do perfume thanks to my allergies 🙁 Makes me so sad. For any sort of scent, I just stick to B&BW lotions — most of those don't seem to bother me!

  • Oh rats – you must have some crazy allergies, lady! But, you definitely can't go wrong with B&BW lotions – lots of variety!

  • Wow, what a nice perk on top of picking out your wedding dress! I've heard that's a great perfume.

  • I'm pretty sure that's the first perfume I ever owned! Then I graduated up to their Happy Heart – it's been my signature scent ever since.

  • Yes, I know you're crazy for perfume! It's a good thing you own Light Blue by D&G because I always steal a couple sprays when I'm home.

  • I haven't tried the ones you mentioned, but I'll have to sample them soon!

  • Maybe you can add to your collection soon and be happy! 🙂 I'm a huge fan of Light Blue by D&G, so I'm sure I'd love Blue, too!

  • The Jennifer Aniston perfume is my go-to for summer – I just love it. I think you'd really like the Michael Kors' perfumes!

  • You can try mine next time you visit!

  • Right? It's all about the packaging – I think that's half the reason why I love Modern Muse. VS has great scents – I'll have to test that one!

  • Since it's Dior, I bet it smells ah-mazing. I'll have to get a tester of it next time I'm at a department store. Very Hollywood is my go-to night-out perfume – it's the perfect scent!

  • Clinique perfumes are so old school for most, but Happy Heart always will be signature scent – I've worn it ever since I was younger, so it just always makes me feel good when I wear it. You would love Modern Muse!

  • It was the perfect scent for my wedding day. Plus, I had to incorporate a little Disney princess somewhere into my big day. 🙂

  • Debra Stachelski

    Good thing I don't mind – ha!ha!

  • Biana Perez

    I dont have any of these and that makes me sad!! My signature is Blue by Dolce & Gabbana – it always reminds me of summertime and Greece!! I love Escada's line as well – currently have Ibiza Hippy – you can always find them at TJ Maxx!