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Monday, December 14, 2015
J'DORE by Christian Dior
was very bright and floral when I first put it on. I would also add that it has
a soapy component to it that makes it clean –softens the floral a bit which could
be the ivy leaf note. It was beautiful from the very beginning, it smelled like
a sophisticated woman that wants and knows she smell fabulous.It is said that the current
version of the fragrance is very different than the original that was launched
back in 1999. Now, I remember getting a bottle of this fragrance in the early
2000’s for one of my aunts and thinking “this is a good fragrance for an older
woman like my aunt. Mature, yet still sexy, this is what this fragrance said to
me when I smelled it then. In my 20’s I would not be caught dead wearing it.
This version of the scent, is softer, and a lot fresher to me which confirms to
me that this fragrance was reformulated. Does the fact that I prefer this
version over the original which is more liked in the fragrance community mean
that the juice is no good? Absolutely not! This scent is beautiful, is sexy,
sophisticated and can take the wearer from day time wear to night time and
ready for a night out with a couple of spritz, it is definitely a lot more modern
and wearable day to day than the original.
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lasted about 8-10 hours on me, the middle notes were decadent and beautifully
floral. Again there was nothing obnoxious about the scent at no point during
each transition. The dry down was soft and floral at this point. You can still
smell the floral notes specifically, but at this point they were light in nature.
J'dore is an easy fragrance to wear if you like florals. I say this very specifically
because if you do not like floral perfumes, you may not gravitate towards J’dore
because although it is a floral clean fragrance, the floral notes are the
A definite classic
scent for all times, J’dore will continue to allure many women to its beautiful