57% would repurchase
on 10/23/2015 4:25:00 PM
More reviews by Aimbl
I really like this fresh unisex rose patchouli with a delectable dry down that isn't too dark (perhaps it's because of the slight lift and structure due to Lavander and/or oud). But, somehow, I always forget I own it. When I do remember, I often choose not to wear it if favor of something else more exciting. Exactly unisex, IMO right in the middle. Office appropriate and day appropriate. Citrus and rose of the opening segue very smoothly into the rest of the fragrance, and despite the initial prominence of the rose accord, I would say that the rest of the fragrance would appeal even to those who are not rose lovers.
on 3/2/2014 2:32:00 AM
More reviews by pennypencil
This is a nice, sensitively made fragrance, which is an enjoyable mix between Bvlgari The Rouge and, as one of the previous reviewers noted, Parfumerie Generale's Brulure de Rose. It shares that rice-like cloudiness of the former, and of course, the chocolate rose of the latter, but where Brulure de Rose smells like jam and coriander, Rose Praline opts for Turkish delight, cardamom and geranium. I wouldn't usually say this, but in the case of these two, you may not need both.
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on 6/10/2013 4:15:00 PM
More reviews by zeynepd
Rose D'ete is a very pleasant fragrance and I really like it, but it has taken me some time to get used to dabbing only a little bit at a time. The sunny promise of yellow roses was what got me into Les Parfums de Rosine some time ago. I like yellow flowers, particularly mimosa as well as fruity fragrances and I was ready to love Rose d'Ete even before I sniffed it. Still, my first experience was disappointment - mainly because I like my fragrances with a bit of sillage and when I douse myself in this one, it smells big, tired, flat and almost rotten. However, sprayed or dabbed just a little bit, this is a very very pleasing yellow rose with a lovely sweetness and brightness. I can't distinguish the apple or lotus stated in the notes but heart notes have fruity, full bodied mimosa undertones as well as some airiness. It isn't the most sophisticated or complex fragrance, but it never fails to put a satisfied smile on my face. There is a retro or vintage aspect to it, which I enjoy experiencing. The drydown is light and soapy and I quite like that phase as well.It has OK sillage even when I use just a bit but doesn't last much. I have decanted some into a vial and dab throughout the day. It's not very practical but I love catching wafts of it around myself. Guerlain's fruity mimosa Champs Elysees is one of my favourite fragrances ever and I think, if you like Champs Elysees, you may like Rose d'Ete as well.
on 5/3/2013 11:35:00 AM
I like the idea of a salty rose but unfortunately I'm not blessed with the right chemistry or the nose. In either case, no salt on me, but a metallic note. The heart is a powdery, vintage pink rose that makes me think of boxy, wall-papered, cutesy powder rooms rather than the ocean. The drydown is a pleasant, really well-done fresh rose, pink again. It's refreshing and uplifting. Still, without the salt note, this isn't particularly interesting to me.
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on 4/14/2013 3:22:00 PM
Spring has slowly started to show its happy face in this part of the world and for some reason, my reptilian brain says ‘bring fresh rose’ to me. Be it Roseberry then, something much more airy than rose+berries suggests. True rose lovers may not be impressed with its lightweight performance, and perhaps I love it so much for all the ‘wrong’ reasons. For one thing, it has nothing of the mystical, ‘deep’ quality of the big, sultry roses. To the contrary, fizzy aldehydes and chamomile make it clean and even soapy for me right from the beginning. (It doesn’t smell like some tired rose soap; it’s just some soapy rose) The heart brings out a slightly sweeter rose and raspberries. I can’t sense a particular drydown here; the scent just fades and perhaps becomes a bit ozonic or sheer on my skin – I get that ozone note with some other Rosines but surprisingly it's not disturbing me. On my skin, Roseberry projects well but the lasting power is meek. Still, I enjoy dabbing it in small doses rather than bathing in it (as I do with most of my fragrances) I’m giving Roseberry a 5 not because this is the most complete, quality or complex fragrance, but I really love wearing it and it makes me happy. I think it’s a great fragrance for befriending rose notes, too.
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