The Scented Hound

Abbreviated perfume & fragrance reviews from one man's perspective


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Chloé Eau de Parfum

Chloe EDPWHAT I SMELL:  Chloé opens up warm, with a slightly bathtastic rose and peony combination mixed with a restrained honey accord.  My first thought is that the perfume is incredibly romantic and sensual, but it also feels very carefree without seeming juvenile.  Soon in the development, there’s a magnolia note that adds a welcomed floral pop that provides a lovely compliment to the rose and peony.  After around 10 minutes, a light woody accord seems to weave in and out of the perfume which helps to balance out the sweetness of the florals.  As the perfume continues to develop, the projection begins to grow as does the sweetness and the powder.  But by no means does the perfume overwhelm.  Instead, it maintains this pretty peony spring like freshness. Chloé is an easy to wear perfume that would be the perfect perfume for any occasion.

From the Chloé website:

The heart of a blooming rose

This rose blooms with confidence and individuality, free from the usual codes. She is the original Chloé girl – warm, playful and seductive.

Chloé Eau de Parfum is our signature scent. Combined with magnolias and generous peonies, it is both honey-like and powdery on the skin. Cheeky, free and sophisticated, it vibrates with a woody tone, a touch of ambergris and a sheen of cedar scent.

Pink PeonyWHAT IT SMELLS LIKE TO ME:  Pink peonies and sunshine.

THREE ADJECTIVES THAT DESCRIBE CHLOÉ EAU DE PARFUM: bright, easy, effortless

WHAT OTHERS ARE SAYING ABOUT CHLOÉ EAU DE PARFUM:  Diary of a Perfume Addict, Mostly Sunny, Cute and Mundane

BOTTOM LINE: Chloé was a wonderful surprise for me.  The understated prettiness and ease of wear makes this an anywhere and anytime perfume.  As I write this review on a cold and dreary day, Chloé is a much-needed ready-made prelude to spring!

  • Bone Rating:  4 out of possible 5 bones
  • Scent:  Oriental Floral
  • Noses: Amandine Marie and Michel Almairac
  • Classification: Feminine
  • Expense: $105 for 1.7 oz. Eau de Parfum