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I love perfume but I have such a hard time deciding which I would like to buy.

What is/are you're favourites for the colder months?
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I agree with LC. Bath & Body Works used to make a scent called "Sparkling Snowflake" which I use as a room scent rather than a perfume. It has a perfect vanilla fragrance, which I love.

Otherwise, it's Chanel Coco for me. I should probably branch out, but I'm lazy.
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Fracas by Robert Piguet. It's a big tuberose scent. Apply sparingly! Even though it's a straight white floral, it's big and grand enough to be wintry.

Couture by Moschino. Top notes of black pepper, aldehydes; and bergamot; heart of poppies and other flowers, base of benzoin and cedar. Warm, sweet, and spicy.

Can't afford it, but Mitsouko by Guerlain. Beautiful peach chypre.

Cheapie options: Encens Mystic by Crazylibellule & the Poppies (a very dry church incense) and Tibetan Mountain Temple by Pacifica (orange, patchouli, vetiver, sandlewood, ginger)
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In the winter, I use bath and body works 'Japanese Cherry Blossom' it's very soft and powdery smelling

I'm very subtle and light in my winter fragrances, but when it warms I love bright, sharp scents, like DKNY Green Apple (spring), and Clinque Happy (summer), and in Fall, Rice Flower and Shea (then Brown Sugar and Vanillia as it grows colder)
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I love Philosophy Falling in Love and Unconditional Love. Amazing Grace (also by Philosophy) is good, too (a little stronger).
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I just bought Brandy (thanks for the referral to www.luckyscent.com, Mamacurl3!). It's a spiced apple cider fragrance that is very warm and buttery. I sniff myself when I'm wearing it.

I also like Neroli by L'Occitane. The first time I sprayed it, I was appalled and couldn't wait to wash it off, but before I'd driven three blocks, I couldn't wait to buy a bottle.
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For winter, I go for vanilla and amber scents.
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I wear the same scents in winter and summer. I love anything floral, and my favorite perfumes are Joy by Jean Pateau, Bulgari original, Evelyn, by Evelyn and Crabtree, and Fracas.
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Anything with oud/aoud. It's too heavy for summer, but I love it in fall and winter.

Right now I'm all over Midnight Oud from Juliette Has a Gun. To me it smells like wood, leather, and dark roses.
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Fracas by Robert Piguet. It's a big tuberose scent. Apply sparingly! Even though it's a straight white floral, it's big and grand enough to be wintry.

Couture by Moschino. Top notes of black pepper, aldehydes; and bergamot; heart of poppies and other flowers, base of benzoin and cedar. Warm, sweet, and spicy.

Can't afford it, but Mitsouko by Guerlain. Beautiful peach chypre.

Cheapie options: Encens Mystic by Crazylibellule & the Poppies (a very dry church incense) and Tibetan Mountain Temple by Pacifica (orange, patchouli, vetiver, sandlewood, ginger)
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Also, LOVE the Mitsouko. I have a teeny bottle that gets broken out for special occasions.
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I wear fragrance oils and just got a bunch of new ones. I like mostly food scents. I tend to reach for the lighter citrus and coconut ones in summer and the heavier amber, vanilla, spice ones in the winter.

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I recently bought Giorgio Armani 'Acqua di Gioia'. I adore it and it has notes that will work for any season. The same day I purchased it I tested a second perfume that is winter worthy. It is very hard to find warm and spicy perfumes that read well on me. Dolce & Gabbana 'The One' is a lovely rarity. I had to go back and get it. How could I possibly pass up a touch of classicism in a bottle? It's the only way I wear it :

The One is a warm, oriental floral, with modern sensuality - a fragrance with a strong personality, and a contrasting golden sweetness. Created for the ultimate diva, The One is at once tempting, modern, and glamorous, embracing a touch of classicism. The top notes radiate a vibrant luminosity, with a sun-touched citrus, while warm fruity notes of luscious lychee and succulent peach add to the delight. The passionate heart evokes an exploding femininity, with an opulent floral soul, creating a distinct, audacious signature. An unexpected hint of plum glows as the base finally blooms with luscious allure into the lasting warmth of vanilla and sweetened ambery-musk notes.

^ this is the description on Sephora, btw. It cracks me up but I find they include all the notes while other sites leave out many.
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