3 L’Impératrice Pour Femme 

3 L’Impératrice Pour Femme (D&G 2009) is pink and very fruity and sweet.  It’s a pretty scent.  The watermelon note is fun and bright, and the pink pepper saves the kiwi from becoming nauseating…  Jasmine is also lovely in this one.  And it’s a nice fragrance I’d enjoy wearing sparingly along with something more serious…

Sophia and Floral Drops

It starts with a fresh, airy and sweet neroli and water lily.  But as it continues, Dolce Floral Drops (Dolce and Gabbana 2014) flourishes an effusive narcissus.  Warm base notes are present but not predominant. Top notes: fresh neroli leaf, and papaya flower.  Middle notes: amaryllis, daffodils and water lily.  Base notes: cashmere, musk and sandalwood….

Light Blue

I think the name Light Blue (Dolce and Gabbana 2001) is perfect.  Even though the Sicilian lemon is certainly noticeable and citrus is much more associated with the color yellow than blue, even that seems blue…  Very blue…  in Light Blue.  And it’s bright.  And iconic. One of my closest friends in my early 20’s…

Dolce

Dolce is a smooth, creamy floral (Dolce & Gabbana 2014).  With a combination of amaryllis, papaya flower and water lily it’s also a slightly sweet aquatic scent with a modern sensibility.  During the drydown it becomes powdery and a bit soft. As a noteworthy aside, when my husband first smelled Dolce on me he liked…

The One

I don’t know what to think about Dolce & Gabbana, The One (Dolce & Gabbana 2006).  I really don’t… This scent seems to be for only certain people because in some reviews it’s epic and glowing and in other reviews it’s just ugly.  On my skin it is a little bit of both, but not…