Thursday, November 19, 2009

A Signature

I don't know about you, but I think smell is very important. I can remember the smell of my grandmother's house in TX from when I used to visit when I was a child. I love the way my grandmother smells because it reminds of all the fun times we've had; her signature scent has a white gardenia base. Makes me smile just thinking about it right now. :)

I love coming home after a long stay because it smells like home. I also love the smell of my room; air fresheners are the best! I try to pick a signature scent [vanilla] for the year, but definitely change it up for the Christmas season. Mmmm...cinnamon, nutmeg, peppermint, all spice...thinking off them makes me feel all warm inside. You too? Good!

I need to find my signature scent. If you've been following me on Twitter, then you know that this weekend I was asking for perfume recommendations. I all ready have two perfumes in my collection, and I love them dearly because I like to smell good. And, really, what girl doesn't?

The first perfume I got was Dolce and Gabbana's Light Blue as a Christmas gift. It is a great spring and summer seasonal mist, and I definitely break it out on the really nice, sunny days!

The second fragrance I bought for myself while on a cruise in the Caribbean [hello duty-free!]. It is Calvin Klein's Euphoria, and I love it for it's sensual feel. I use it during fall and winter and for the all-important date nights with Mr. GrapeJuice.

These are great seasonal scents, but I want something that is me. One that I feel comfortable wearing for all four seasons. [Go with me on this one.] I know it's out there; something that's delicate but warm. Basically, a little mixture of my two perfumes combined but with a pleasant smell. [Am I making sense?] I got several recommendations from people via Twitter - thanks, ladies! And, I'm kind of stuck on one given to me by Louise {The Thirty-Something Bride Wife} - Marc Jacobs Blush. The description I read says it has hints of honeysuckle, and that pretty much sold me. I've been obsessed with honeysuckle since I first ate it on the playground in Kindergarten!

So, please excuse me while I wait impatiently for a day when I can go search for this beauty in stores and am able to smell it!!

D&G perfume photo : Amazon
CK perfume photo : iVillage

MJ perfume photo : My-Hair-Tools


  1. I love D&G Light Blue! I wasn't really a fan of having a signature scent until I found Lancome Miracle, which I now wear all the time. Good luck finding your perfect scent!

  2. My signature scent in perfume is Michael by Michael Kors I am also a huge fan of amerige by givenchy, when i was younger tresor' by lancome and beautiful este lauder were my goto scents...

  3. I completely agree about a smell being a signature! I searched high and low and finally found my signature scent -- Virgin Island Water by Creed. It's a French perfume that can be purchased at Saks or at Neimans. I can honestly say that while I know there are other people who wear it, I have yet to smell someone wearing the same perfume as me! :)

  4. I have been true to my old school scent for more years than I can count. I am not huge on perfumes and the only one I've ever fallen in love with is Lauren by Ralph Lauren - it's heavenly to me!