FRAGRANCE REVIEW: Orla Kiely Eau De Parfum

I've been wanting to review this fragrance for a while. Orla Kiely is an Irish fashion designer who is well known for her handbags. However, her designs encompass womenswear, accesories, travel, fragrance and homeware. I was initially drawn to the fragrance below because of the signature design. The beautiful flower shaped bottle, intricately embossed with a stem on each side of the four petals is completed with an orange orb shaped cap.

I am not usually one for floral fragrances, but this perfume has light floral notes, with natural extracts of rose, geranium and bergamot, subtly balanced with fresh fig and a hint of chocolate. That's an impressive list of "ingredients" isn't it?! I think this is a beautiful day perfume. It is a light fragrance yet sexy and sultry. It lasts throughout the day. Some may say it's more of a summer perfume because of the floral frgrance, but I personally don't abide by that rule. I would still wear it in winter, just during the day. It's the sort of fragrance that would make you think the sun is out even though it's dull and grey outside.


60ml

I think it's also great value for money. 60ml would set you back around £42 which for an eau de parfum that lasts throughout the day (meaning you wouldn't have to use too much at one time) is a good deal I think.

Have you heard of Orla Kiely? Have you tried this fragrance before?



2 comments:

  1. Love this perfume, it smells gorge!

    Julie
    sweetsaremyweakness.blogspot.co.uk

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  2. I really like this - i only have a sample size & im trying to make it last!

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