Sunday, July 18, 2010

Jo Malone I think I love you!

I have been searching for my summer scent the last few days but in the end I knew where to go, the Jo Malone counter.

I had visited the JM counter a few months ago to & while there I was lucky enough to be given a handful of samples, and fell in love...

Don't these look lovely in the sun?
Ugh I always want to put my perfumes in the sun to reflect light, too bad it alters the scent!

I had so much trouble deciding between two scents Nectarine Blossom and Honey, and Orange Blossom

The SA told me they were both top sellers, and many people would buy both in conjunction, when I asked why she had informed that when layered together, they create an amazing scent. Out of curiosity I layered on the two and indeed "pretty" is how I would describe it

I walked in with the intent of buying one small perfume but left the two with two full sizes! (typical)

I had compensated myself with the belief I had actually bought three scents. Alone they are both lovely, but together create a beautiful combo, best of all, they are all reminiscent of summer!

Orange Blossom

The more subtle of the two

Desc on the website :

The scent of clementine leaves in the morning dew sparkles above a heart of orange blossom and water lily, transporting the wearer to a garden oasis.

When I tried this scent I was immediately wifted away to my childhood in our family garden with the wall of honey suckles we had growing. My brother and I spent many summers sipping on the natural honey from the flowers. I am sucker for anything that is reminiscent of those honeysuckles in the garden

Nectarine Blossom and Honey:

This one is brighter and fresher

Desc from the website:

A youthful and fruity fragrance, Nectarine Blossom & Honey is inspired by the delicious scent of just-ripening nectarines and a taste of refreshing peach sorbet. Mouthwatering nectarine and peach with hints of plum, blackcurrant and vetiver are combined with the sweet warmth of acacia honey in this truly seductive combination.

I just cannot describe it better than that!

If anyone is looking for a summer scent, I recommend trying out this counter


  1. Ooooh, I wish i can smell the screen right now! The two perfumes look so beautiful in the light :) I have seen Jo Malone counters at Bloomingdale's but never stopped to smell anything. I have to make a trip to go smell these things! :D I love warm, fruity scents.

  2. I just discovered your blog and I'm in love, it's amazing!

    xx fesi-fashion

  3. Perfumes look great! I wish I can smell them!!

  4. I've never heard of this brand and never think of layering perfume too! It sounds really amazing, will try to check it out soon :)

  5. Just wanted to let you know I am having a contest for 6 M.A.C products.

  6. Just wanted to let you know I am having a contest for 6 M.A.C products.

  7. Perfumes look great! I wish I can smell them!!


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