Today we're helping Michaella. She's a budding perfumista, and she's looking for a sensual signature scent that will translate well from day to night. She would like to find something she can try locally, and she does have good access to department stores and Sephora. Her budget: $100 or less.
...is a nineteen year old college freshman majoring in English.
She says she is outgoing, friendly and creative.
She's a city person but prefers Florence to New York.
She loves writing, dancing and spending time with friends.
Her style: girly, with a touch of boho.
Michaella has three fragrances in rotation at the moment: Stella McCartney Stella, Tocca Brigitte and L'Artisan Voleur de Roses. Brigitte is her favorite, but she does like bold fragrances. She likes notes of vanilla, rose (but she'd like to branch out from rose), honey, spice, orange blossom, musk, citrus and marine notes.
She does not like powdery, overly fruity or overly foody fragrances.
Some fragrances Michaella has tried:
Dolce & Gabbana Light Blue: too clean.
Chanel Chance: just weird.
Tocca Stella: turned bitter.
DKNY Red Delicious: didn't last.
Pucci Aqua 330: also didn't last, but she liked the saltiness.
What say you?