I love Allure!! Admittedly it may be a bit heavy for the spring/summer upcoming months but for fall & winter it's a lovely scent. I layer it on with shower gel/lotion/eau de toilette and it lasts all day long! It's not too overbearing on me and gives off that warm, sexy scent that I love. My DH loves it and he wears Allure for men which I love so it's very well suited for both of us! I get lots of compliments on this and it has become my signature scent for the winter months. I wear it all day - at work too, and it doesn't seem to be too strong. I can smell a whiff of it when I move around alot and it makes me happy to smell it.
Smells old-fashioned in an old lady kind of way. I sigh inwardly every time one of my friends is wearing it because I find it makes her smell 10 years older than she actually is. Do not like it.
I have worn this fragrance since it first came out, and still receive compliments on it. It has become my "Signature" fragrance over the years, and the only one I constantly have in my collection.
It is the only Chanel fragrance that smells good on me. My Mother was a lover of the No.5 perfume, it was her special fragrance and smelled terrific on her, but not at all on me!
The first word that comes to mind is "unfriendly." The eau de toilette is a sharp, cold, screaming mess of flowers on me, particularly magnolia. Strong and very long lasting on my skin but it doesn't really develop on me like other Chanel scents do. The eau de parfum and parfum smell smoother and warmer to me but I don't like them any better. They just smell...unfriendly. I love the packaging though.
Lovely smelling, sophisticated and feminine perfume. However, I think I may be allergic to it! My husband bought me a huge bottle and everytime I spray it on my skin burns and itches and sometimes I get little red dots :( But I smell GREAT! hehehe The bottle is pretty, but not very ergonomic for my small hands. I won't buy it again which is unfortunate as I really like the smell.
Very feminine and, well, alluring. . . . =) Before I really started getting into perfume, about ten years ago, this was my favorite. I used most of the bottle (actually I think it was the only bottle I had then!) then eventually got tired of it and gave the rest to my mom. As I've added to my collection, I've revisited it and remembered how lovely it is, and have swapped for a generous decant.
This is a wonderful fragrance. Allure is described as a multi-faceted fragrance where there is no top, middle, and base notes but rather the fragrance changes every time you get a whiff. On myself, I smell alternating notes of white floral, peach, and vanilla. I use Allure for formal affairs like business meetings because it is not overtly sexy. There is the perfumy undertone throughout like other Chanel fragrances but lovely nonetheless. This is a classy fragrance that is not overbearing. I purchased the 100 ml bottle at duty free and the the clear bottle with pink juice is a beautiful addition to my dresser. Definitely will repurchase.
I tried a sample of this and I knew from the second I sprayed it that it would trigger my migraines. Sure enough, it did. It starts off very strong, musky, and dries down to a very peppery smell. The smell was so strong that even after scrubbing, it stayed on my skin. Migraine sufferers, beware.
This is for Edp... Beautiful, warm, sensual in the beginnig but drydown is so ugly:-( Dirty in bad way, like old sweat or something like it... After using 10ml, I gave it away...
I first came across a bottle of Allure sitting on my Granny's vanity. She always had impeccable taste and when I gave this a sniff I was struck my how ageless and timeless, forward and modern this accessible floral is. It's classy without being intimidating (like No. 5, for instance) or abstract (like No. 19) and while I will leave it to others to describe all of the various notes, I will say that if you are looking for a career scent, a coming-of-age scent, a next-phase-of-life scent or anything that speaks of self-assured femininity that is uncontroversial without being banal, you've likely found it in Chanel Allure.