I am a bit of a perfume junkie, and I love nothing more than to research the various perfume houses of my favorite royal ladies. In my opinion, Annick Goutal makes some of the very best perfumes in the world and Princess Marie-Chantal of Greece agrees as she proclaimed in a magazine interview that she loves their scents. Princess Diana is rumored to have experimented with their perfumes as well. Their scents are worn by countless movie stars and celebrities. However, Annick Goutal perfumes are harder to find, meaning that their scents are not overexposed and are still unique. When I was in college I knew quite a few girls who all wore the same scent and I think it is nice to find something unique to become your signature scent so that it feels more special. I think most women want to wear something a bit different and extraordinary. Annick Goutal specializes in niche perfumes. But unlike some other high profile brands, their scents are not too heavy or overpowering.
I was very happy indeed to see that Annick Goutal has created a brand new scent for Spring 2016. It’s called “Rose Pompon” and it is getting great reviews. It comes in their iconic perfume bottle but this version is a pretty pink color in keeping with the theme of one of it’s main notes: rose centifolia. The scent also includes notes of blackcurrant, raspberry, and pink pepper. It’s perfect for Spring and oh so French. Annick Goutal has recently created a Youtube channel that showcases some neat videos when they introduce a brand new scent. Here is the explanation for “Rose Pompon” by Annick’s daughter, Camille who took over her mother’s business when she passed away. There are subtitles in English.
There are only five Annick Goutal boutiques in the world. Two in New York, one in London, one in Paris, and one in Tokyo. But you can find Rose Pompon here via Neiman Marcus’ website.
If you have never experienced Annick Goutal perfume before I would also highly recommend that you try one of their most famous scents: Eau D’Hadrien.
Eau D’Hadrien is an iconic scent that comes in a perfume and cologne and is worn by so many celebrities it has to be one of Hollywood’s favorite fragrances. Famous public figures who wear this scent include Leonardo DiCaprio, Oprah, Celine Dion, and Steven Spielberg. Famous royals who are rumored to wear this scent include Prince Charles and Queen Noor of Jordan. In one of the videos that Camille speaks in on the official Youtube channel for Annick Goutal she describes how her mother, Annick would speak to Arabian princesses about perfume so this perfumery has been favored by royalty since its inception. You can find Eau D’Hadrien here.
I don’t know about you guys, but I am feeling so ready for warm weather to arrive and a nice fresh fragrance would be a great way to begin the Spring season.
The Frugal Lady
P.S. My laptop recently broke, which is a big bummer for a blogger. 😦 But I am hoping to get a replacement soon and am working on some longer blog posts for shoes for Spring and makeup trends so don’t forget to ‘like’ My Frugal Lady on Facebook for updates when a new blog post is published and I will get those finished ASAP!