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I guess that generic beach sunscreen scent would be mine *g* I like citrus scents in the summer, bright and tart, but I can’t wear them. Right now I’m using Korres’ Basil Lemon shower gel and it smells fantastic; I wish I could wear it as a perfume but that would involve a) there being a perfume and b) me being able to tolerate wearing it. Although there is a body lotion, so…hmm.

Cacharel Lou Lou; it’s been my “signature” scent for 25+ years, so I guess it’s safe to say it’s my “go-to”, LOL. I don’t wear it as much as I’d like, only because it’s a PITA to procure. My “fall-back”, however, is Tea Rose, although I will pick up different perfumes every so often. Like my makeup, I don’t do “seasons”, but I will go lighter. On *really* hot days, I may just dab on an essential oil.

I never really have a go-to! I like switching my perfumes often. I suppose I’m just more likely to pick perfumes with citrus in them during summer months. But I’ll cycle between everything I own with frequency during the year. Perhaps I just haven’t found my perfect summer fragrance yet!

I don’t have a go to scent, I’m always trying new things out. At the moment I am wearing Gucci Flora, it is lovely, perfect for spring.

Usually I’d say coconut oil and sweat 😉 But for the past month or so I’ve been in MAD LOVE with the combo of Estee Lauder’s classic Bronze Goddess fragrance blended with Tom Ford’s Tuscan Leather. Tuscan Leather is the one he picked to smell like “cocaine and men’s crotch.” Mix that with Lauder’s own fragrance-version of post-coital bed sheets, steeped in sun-soaked bodies covered in sunscreen (my description, not their’s haha). It makes for a pretty sexy combo! LOVE IT!

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Don’t mean to sound rude her, but why would someone want a perfume to smell like men’s crotch o.O That sounds so appalling to me and just doesn’t make any sense. At least the bronze goddess part sounds okay, lol.

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It’s not so much the literal smell of “cocaine and men’s crotch” that Tom Ford is trying to convey, it’s the experience. Evoking imagery and sensations gives greater weight to the emotion that is tied to the fragrance.

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My favorite everyday is a simple cologne-I use it as a body spray. Royal Violets by Augustin Reyes. It is such a light, powdery, and relaxing floral. I read about it in a magazine, and was unable to find it for 2 years. Finally showed up at Wal-Mart. Its marketed for babies, but since I don’t use cologne on babies, I use it for myself. My non-overpowering for summer is always going to be Pleasures- Estee Lauder. Yes, I love floral. <3.

Exact same response as you, Christine. I don’t have one specific fragrance that I turn to during the summer, but the first one that leaps to mind is Neroli Portofino.

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Salvatore Ferragamo Signorina – it’s just gorgeous. I always get complimented when I wear it – usually after giving someone a hug or kiss goodbye. Oh and the bottle is cute too 🙂

Any of Escada’s limited edition perfumes. They’re perfect for the summertime!
I was so happy that they released Rockin’ Rio! That’s my favorite out of them all!

For Office/Day: Chanel No.19 Poudre

For Weekend/Casual: Fresh Pink Jasmine (though increasingly hard to find)

For Evening: Creed Virgin Island Water

I’m not a fragrance person at all, but in the last week I’m feeling more open to it haha. I heard Fleur de Force (on YouTube) talk about the Fresh Sugar Lychee fragrance – and she may have sold me on it. I’m going to try and check it out the next time I’m shopping!

Not a big change from Spring scents but thus far D&G Light Blue and Marc Jacobs Dot (hubby’s fav and I live in FL so it gets a lot of use…)

Though I just recently picked up Jo Malone’s LE Osmanthus perfume and I’m liking that. I also tried and was given a sample of their orange blossom perfume. At first it was way too sweet but after it settled down, it was really lush and I could almost feel the pollen in my nose when I smelled it. That may be one of my next purchases… (or at the very least perhaps I should try more orange blossom).

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