Dolly Parton will launch Scent from Above, a new fragrance for women, in July. Scent from Above was made under licensing arrangements with Edge Beauty, who also did Cher's Eau de Couture.
"People have always followed me around, telling me how good I smell," Parton told CNN. "I've always done just a combination of things, like some bath oils I use and a couple of perfumes I mix. So, I've come up with my own little smell that people just love." Her signature scent, she said, is something "very soft and kind of has a little bit of musk, a very angelic smell."
I will update with more information when I can. Meanwhile, samples of the new fragrance will be available for $10 at Dolly Fragrance after Parton's advertisement for Squarespace airs during the second half of the Superbowl game on 7 February. The $10 can be credited towards a full bottle purchase.
(quote via cnn)
Update: the description from the Dolly Fragrance site, where samples are available as of 4 February...
A playful floral, as soft and spirited as its namesake.
Welcome to Dolly’s world, where fruited notes as bright as rhinestones dance and float above irresistible florals, like butterflies in a garden. The earthen scents of southern fir and musk rise up to join them, in a sweet, singular harmony.
Additional notes include mandarin, blackcurrant, pear, peony, jasmine, lily-of-the-valley, vanilla, sandalwood, tonka bean, amber and patchouli.
“…my own little smell that people just love.” So charming.
I read that in her voice.
Info from scentbeauty-dot-com:
Mandarin, Blackcurrent, Crisp Pear, Fresh Peony Blossom
Jasmine, Lily-of-the-Valley, Vanilla, Orchid
Sandalwood, Fir, Musk, Tonka Bean, Amber, Patchouli
That announcement is pure Parton, Some Aw Shucks L’il Ol Me statements that sound sincere, genius marketing (combining Valentine’s Day and the Super Bowl through an App), a very girlish bottle and a discount incentive.
Boy I hope this smells good.
She knows what she is doing. All the same I appreciate it.
I intended my post as expressing my admiration.
I wasn’t sure, but it doesn’t really matter — and I intended mine the same way
Everything about this is pure Dolly…right down to the butterfly cap. Absolutely on-brand. Honestly, I’ll bet it is appealing, because broad-based appeal is what she does. Sometimes, a pretty, easy-going juice is just the thing. I’ll likely check it out, because I’m curious. (No immediate blind buy; I can seldom work a vanilla.)
Take my money!!!!!!!
I mean, I don’t care if it smells like stink bait! I will support Dolly! She invested $1 million in Moderna’s vaccine program and has done SO. MUCH. GOOD. in this world!
Me too! Dolly has such a good heart, and I need that butterfly bottle!
How has no one used that name before!? It is a delightful, gently-cheesy pun.
I only just got the pun. Gosh, I’m slow today. But, I probably originally read this before finishing my first cup of coffee, and had a 5 am meeting this morning. That’s my excuse and I’m sticking to it.
If you click on the Dolly Fragrance hotlink in Robin’s text, it takes you to a page where you can enter your email to be notified when it’s available to order.
Dolly’s amazing! Can’t wait to smell this & love that bottle. ???♀️???♀️???♀️ Check out youtube for her Jolene duet w/ her godchild, Miley Cyrus. The harmonies are beautiful!
I have tried this and I like it a lot. It reminds me of Kenzo Jungle Elephant, maybe with a bit of Theorema in the mix. It does not hold up like this into the drydown, but it’s still pleasant.