Summer Fragrance Redux

So much for my idea of having one signature scent for the summer. I should have known that it wasn't going to work out.

A quick trip up to Tyson's Galleria put me right in front of Saks. So, naturally, I headed over to the Bond counter to smell the new Union Square (very floral, not for me). However, the lovely SA suggested that I try Fire Island after I explained what I was looking out for this season.

Oh my. It was love at first smell. Bond says that it is the captured scent of bronzing bodies. I don't know about all of that, but the listed notes are cardamom, neroli, white musk, tuberose, and patchouli. Other sites list ozone as well, although I'm not sure I smell it. It could just be too faint for me.

I've also seen it mentioned as both a men's fragrance and a unisex fragrance, so I might get the husband to try it out as well, although I don't think he will like it at all. I personally love it, and now I'm going to spend the summer torn between my Monyette Paris and Fire Island.

2 comments:

Jennifer said...

Ok...hello...I love The Galleria! And the Saks there is my favorite store there! I have yet to buy a Bond scent yet, so I'll have to head over there and check them out.
Love reading your blog!

March 23, 2008 at 1:01 AM
M. said...

Hi, Jennifer! I love The Galleria too, although I normally end up spending the majority of my time over at Tyson's Corner. I've been missing out! Definitely go check out the Bond counter - they really are amazing, unique scents that most people just don't know about. Thanks for reading!

March 23, 2008 at 10:41 AM

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