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Fairy Tale Perfumes: Scents of Fantasy

Perfumes that transport Andy into the world of fantasy and fairy tales. 

Reading the stories of Charles Perrault and the Brothers Grimm is a fond childhood memory, and even today, though I may have outgrown storybooks, I can experience the world of fairy tales through my choice of perfume. The best perfumes are more than the sum of their parts, creating miniature worlds within which the wearer can explore, pretend, and escape.

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I may enjoy Chanel No. 19 for its beautiful iris note, but it’s experiencing a fantasy, of spring flowers blooming amid thawing snow, which makes me want to wear it again and again. Culling though the perfume stories that exist in my mind, I thought of these four perfumes below, which I wear to evoke the opulent castles, evil witches, and mysterious forests of my favorite written fairy tales.

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  • kat in Top 10 Summer Picnic Scents: LOL! Glad I’m not the only one. There’s always a sickly sweet note lurking that I can’t stand. Reminds me of the dark sticky liqueur leftovers at the bottom of… June 24, 2017 at 7:55am

  • Connie in Top 10 Summer Picnic Scents: Ahhh, I love this list! None of these are ones I own but they’re all ones I solidly like (except I haven’t tried the Moschino, Demeter, or Fashiony). I think… June 24, 2017 at 6:38am

  • Richard Goller in Top 10 Summer Picnic Scents: These are all wonderful recommendations, Victoria. I would opt for Atelier Cologne Silver Iris. Eau de Rochas Pour Homme would be another good one. Thanks for sharing with us. You… June 24, 2017 at 5:07am

  • Maria in Top 10 Summer Picnic Scents: I’m with you on Guerlain (and I always feel like a Philistine saying it :-)) . The only one that I can wear is Eau du coq, but it is… June 23, 2017 at 11:11pm

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