Monday, September 17, 2007

Scent du Jour

I have always, since I was little, dreamed of wearing a Chanel perfume. Chanel’s classic style, black and white timeless looks, fit my personality to a T. Also, I think there is something incredibly sexy about a woman and her signature scent. Something her man knows and identifiers her by.

I have a huge dilemma. While Chanel No. 5 smells wonderful – it also (to me, just me I’m sure), smells, well – slightly older than I would want to smell. So I absolutely fell in love with Chanel Mademoiselle (I even love the name!). Now here lies the problem – my Future Mother-in-Law (MIL) wears the stuff!

I don’t know about you – but to me – smelling like the honey-to-be’s mother, huge turn off.

So I am now seeking out a new signature scent to wear on the big day. I don’t know why – but I love the idea of a wedding perfume.

Here are some options:

Chanel Chance

And if I venture outside of the Chanel World:
Miss Dior

Plus, the other problem, my honey-to-be is never without a strong opinion. (I.e. – we are shopping for engagement rings, and in front of the jeweler, tells him the one I like it awfully ugly!) Now don’t get confused, his strong opinion is never cold-hearted, and lately with wedding planning, I appreciate it more and more. I would rather an outspoken groom that enjoys the day with me, than feeling as though he is just my pawn in the wedding game of life!

Anyone recommend specific perfumes? Also, should I get his vote and not tell him which one I pick to make sure the scent du jour doesn’t send him running down the aisle?

And just for your reading pleasure, Chanel released a perfume for 3rd world countires….interesting engouh called…Chanel 3rd


Blue Orchid Designs said...

I have the same "older scent" issue with Chanel No.5 even though I have always wanted to wear it. My fave for me has always been Victoria's Secret Very Sexy II because I love the way it smells on my skin. I also like Vera Wang, the original one.

Peonies and Polaroids said...

Chanel Chance is gorgeous. I have Mademoiselle, but nothing would put me off it faster than The Boy's mother wearing it!

ley said...

My favourites are Eternity (Calvin Klein) and Daisy (Marc Jacobs). "Classic glamour"-wise, they're totally not even in the same league as Chanel, but I just thought I'd throw in my two bits. lol. Daisy is actually going to be what I'm wearing the day of my wedding!

Blablover5 said...

I love Daisy as well and am going to be wearing that.

Perfumes are also designed to conform to your body chemistry and alter so you might want to ask your guy and see if he notices and difference in the smell.