I love this fragrance and so does my husband. It is not too strong and it last all day long and even lingers the next day on my coat or jacket.
Top Note: The elegance of Iris becomes the backbone of the fragrance. It blossoms from the first to the last note like never before.
Middle Note: The strength of Patchouli gives strength and depth.
Base Note: A sweet gourmand adds a burst of unexpected radiance.
I received this perfume as a gift, and while I do like the scent and it lasts all day, I really don't like the bottle design.
I never bought this. I won it. I would not have bought this myself, but I did not give it away even though I find it pretty horrible. I still wear it because it does not give me a headache but it is very generic and it smells just like every other modern perfume creation. It is sweet and sharp, it does not have any soft, round powdery notes that would make one feel womanly and fleshy and warm. It is loud like a teenage girls. It lacks elegance. It reveals too much. It does not wake any interest if I pass this on the street. It is too obviously a perfume. It compares to makeup that is too much and unblended.
Got a smaple from the Lancome counter at Macy's. Wore it a few times and thought it was just, OK.... until my DH asked me one day"....what's that cheap candle smell?" Me thinks. enough said.
I got a sample of this a while ago, and immediately fell in love with it. Also, I've gotten a lot of compliments by people telling me that I smell really good with it on. The scent is very feminine and classy, and makes one feel like ones womanliness is embraced and emphasized - which I've never gotten from a perfume! The only con I can think of is that even though I apply it to my feet, because of the strenght the scent of the perfume has, it still tends to smell really strong around people. I'm still going to buy this as soon as possible though, as it's not headache-ish strong.
Lovely perfume. I had someone at Ulta spray some on me and I walked around for 15 min with my nose in my wrist. I was addicted. I just not sure about staying power. That's always my winning formula if it stays and it smells great.
I have received so many compliments since wearing this. I bought the set with lotion, perfume and a small perfume. It instantly makes you smile when you first apply it. It is the BEST scent, even better than my previous favorite, Terra Nova Rain. Very soft and feminine, with subtle seductive notes. LOVE IT!!! So does my husband:))
I surprisingly love this scent. When I read the list of notes I thought it would be too flowery and sweet smelling. And while there are floral notes and it is on the sweet side, neither are overwhelming. On me, La Vie Est Belle is very warm and nice. The patchouli is done in a way that completely works. Also, I have received tons of compliments from wearing this perfume that I hadn't with any other. Give it a try :)
I sampled it, couldn't get it out of my head, and wound up purchasing. When sampling in Nordstrom & Sephora I saw the similarities to Flowerbomb others have mentioned, however, when I wear this I don't think of Flowerbomb at all. La Vie Est Belle is very cotton candy on my skin and it shares a very sweet vanilla-tonka tone with Prada Candy. La Vie Est Belle is much more beautiful though. This a "me" fragrance that I can really live in.
Picked samples up today at Macy's and I did really like the initial spicy of La vie est bellebue. I would have liked this fragrance if it hadn't faded away on that high spice note that was initially present as I would have been nice for Spring, but C'est La Vie
As previous poster out, it really does smell like Flower Bomb which has been my go to for awhile. How crazy is it that both samples were dropped in my little sac today to sniff...LOL?