Tom Ford • Violet Blonde • Fragrances
|Would buy this product again.||56%|
Age: 25-29 Skin: Combination, Olive Hair: Black, Coarse Eyes: Hazel
Violet Blonde. How I love the way she smells but I don't love how short of a time she sticks around. I was coveting this scent for quite sometime and looking for a signature scent that many other women haven't claimed as their own (coco mademoiselle, miss dior etc) I needed something striking and unique but easy enough for everyday wear. I love sophisticated scents with an edge and when another member described this as the love child of chanel no.5 and gray flannel I was sold. I went and bought it the next day. I was so excited to spray it and did the day after and to my disappointment the scent disappears before it even develops. The scent is delicious, captivating and has something special about it. The sillage and longevity are dissapointing. I have worn body sprays that stick around longer than this. I even tried to layer it and spray it in my hair but alas, it just doesn't stay long enough. Now it stays on my vanity looking pretty, could be good as a room scent. Three lippies because like I said the scent is intoxicating in the best way possible.
Age: 44-55 Skin: Combination, Fair-Medium Hair: Brunette, Fine Eyes: Brown
This went on my skin as sweaty wood and violets, like sharp dry woodshavings from teak and sweat. It was almost a cumin note, but not quite. Then it dried down much nicer and the sweaty wood became woody suede with floral notes to keep it light. In the end, nice, but the sweaty onset will keep me away in the future.
Age: 30-35 Skin: Combination, Fair-Medium Hair: Red Eyes: Hazel
I tried this mostly because GlamDiva below says that it has a very well done rounded fruity impression, plus occasional bubble gum. I also slightly feared a powdery, vintage violet impression because that what violets turn into on my skin most of the time. I certainly got the lovely, bright, fruity aspect and the bubblegum note- albeit for a passing moment. Happily, the violet note was not dusty or too powdery. Altogether it's a rather chic fragrance with good sillage and lasting power. It makes me think of long hair, skinny jeans and leather accessories. Very nice but not FB worthy for me because I find it almost too polished.
Age: 44-55 Skin: Acne-prone, Fair Hair: Blond Eyes: Green
I love some of Tom Ford's other scents, so wanted to give this a try, too.
This perfume did not smell good on me at all. From initial sniff to final dry down, it was a very strong, powdery, vintage 1950's-type floral.
Loved the packaging, but little else.
Age: 25-29 Skin: Combination, Fair Hair: Blond Eyes: Blue
I first tried this perfume when I got a little sample sized sprayer with a Sephora purchase. It was definitely love at first sniff. After using up my sample I asked for and received the largest bottle from my SO for christmas but ended up dropping it a few months later and it shattered everywhere (thank goodness not at home! I can't imagine how strong it would smell, I feel awful about dropping it in a public restroom). Anyway I recently repurchased a more manageable medium sized bottle and am so glad to have it back. I can only describe this perfume as haunting, the smell is super unique (to me, but I am not really "into" perfumes) and absolutely lovely. It smells really, really expensive. just a tiny spritz is enough for the whole day and you smell absolutely fabulous (different, but amazing) when you wake up the next day too. I don't usually like powdery scents but this is just slightly powdery in a good way. It is my absolute favorite perfume, especially in the spring, summer, and fall. In the super hot (Texas) summer I prefer to wear something with bold gardenia like michael kors. Anyway, I would suggest trying it out, especially try wearing it for a day because it just keeps getting better and better. Maybe not for everyone, but I love it. It smells grown up, expensive, and bold but also soft and familiar. Really beautifully done. A new classic.
Age: 36-43 Skin: Combination, Fair-Medium, Neutral Hair: Brown, Straight, Fine Eyes: Brown
Love Love Love this scent. It is so different from anything else that I wear. It is a beautiful sophisticated floral. It also smells expensive and classy. The staying power is wonderful and it doesn't give me a headache!
Age: 25-29 Skin: Normal, Medium Brown Hair: Black Eyes: Brown
Some where on that not so fine line between au naturale and bombshell. Like Marilyn Monroe with nude makeup on. I am most definetly a fan. An admirer of rose and a lover of Iris, this is one of my first introductions to violet and I am well-pleased. Beautiful from the first spray Violet Blonde feels something like a modern-classic. An old memory that still delights and compliments. All of Tom Fords fragrances are out of my tax bracket. But I'd re-order the samples : )
Age: 36-43 Skin: Combination, Fair, Neutral Hair: Blond, Fine Eyes: Hazel
I tried this perfume on me 4 times before I purchased it. Everytime I spray it on me; Ioved the first notes of the perfume but thought that it is very expensive and if it worths 369 turkish liras. I could not be sure whether it is special or not. Finally, I bought a 3.4 oz size and I am very happy with my purchase. It gives a feeling of happiness, a very elegant scent. It should not be sprayed too much otherwise it causes headaches, even the next day. I think I want to repurchase it but the price is really very(too) high unfortunately.
Age: 25-29 Skin: Combination, Fair, Neutral Hair: Brunette, Wavy, Fine Eyes: Brown
I smell violet, I smell iris and apricot, I smell leather and sandalwood, I smell something heavy but not overpoweringly so, and very, very sexy. If I smell it I cannot take it off my mind for the whole day. It agrees so much with my skin. If I want to make a statement, this is one of the top 5 perfumes I would choose from.
Age: 44-55 Skin: Oily Hair: Black Eyes: Brown
I purchased this scent many months before I started wearing it. Yes, it seems dull compared to Black Orchid and perhaps that is why I delayed in using it. I just started using it a week ago, and I reach for this fragrance daily. I am an owner of probably almost 100 bottles of fragrance and rarely do I smell the same everyday! This scent is perfect for work. It is soft and classy, non offensive. Whether anyone enjoys smelling this or not, it really works for me and I enjoy wearing it. If I never buy another bottle it will only be because I enjoy exploring the new. But this scent is a winner!