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Weekend for Women (1997)
by Burberry

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Weekend for Women information

Year of Launch1997
GenderFeminine
AvailabilityIn Production
Average Rating
(based on 91 votes)

People and companies

HouseBurberry
Parent CompanyInter Parfums
Parent Company at launchJean Philippe > Inter Parfums

About Weekend for Women

Weekend for Women is a feminine perfume by Burberry. The scent was launched in 1997

Weekend for Women fragrance notes

Reviews of Weekend for Women

rbaker Show all reviews
United Kingdom
The opening blast with its mandarin and lovely green mossy notes is rounded up by a woody impression. The drydown combines a strong iris with a fruity pear-peachy core, that merges with a bright rose and honey - lovely!

The base with its musk and woodsy components is the least exciting part on my skin, but it does not neutralise the overall creative approach that characterises this creation, which is well-blended whilst maintaining good structure.

I get moderate sillage, good projection and five hours of longevity. 3.5/5
24th May, 2015
This is like London for the weekend. More casual, breezy, perhaps a little more fun, though Burberrys never really have that feel about them. I wouldn't call any of them vivacious or sparkling. I like the low key peach-apricot fruit in this much better than the more boring fruit in Brit. Less in your face, less young girl, more sophisticated. A fruit better made for more situations than Brit. It gets a lot paler, a lot faster than London, but the accord is somewhat pleasant - non-sugary peach and apricot, with a little casual sunshine from Marigold. I like it much better than Burberry Touch, which for a skin scent was much too harsh.
Styled similar to London, it has light hairspray in the opening, a borderline department store feel, is amiable, agreeable with skin and probably everyone around you. As London, an inoffensive people pleaser. Doesn't stand out and doesn't offend. I guess that is a type of success, as there are many situations that call for a qualityálike this. But when the nice peach-apricot dries off a bit Weekend becomes more generic, lacks personality, anything that sets it apart. It becomes somewhat of a beige-colored fragrance. As with London it develops a soapiness in the dry down and Marigold is the predominant note. The dry down lingers on as a skin scent for most the day and I kept getting whiffs of soapiness that was pleasant, but I prefer London as it has more of a personality, and becomes better as it ages.
It felt like Weekend and London were sister fragrances, one floral, one more casual fruity. Their construction was the same, and they both fill the same niche. You can practically feel the designer intent, that perhaps it was more a marketing decision than anything to do with inspiration. Entirely acceptable, safe anywhere.
04th May, 2015 (last edited: 05th May, 2015)
This fragrance owns the internship for my sister's olfactory arsenal. A first blast and i smell citrus (lemon-orange), grapefruit, aromatic áherbs, pungent-tart flowers (iris first of all and probably ácyclamen and hyacinth) and a touch of honey coming from the background. The fruity-floral whiff is pungent, linear and slightly gassy till when the gas leaves the scene to a cedary and mossy dry down with a touch of warm honey. The juice is not bad but a bit boring and common (may be by somebody also imitated).
07th May, 2012 (last edited: 27th March, 2014)
Got some from ebay, maybe it's a bad batch or something, but am disappointed. Very light and fruity smelling, didn't last very long. Will give it another try, but don't love it like I do the Classic.
06th April, 2012
this perfume is definately for a woman over 60 years old. Smells bad and it annoys me,makes me dizzy! It lasts for days though!
15th February, 2012
I have had this fragrance for years and I still love it. It continues to mature right along with me. I was still a teenager when I bought this fragrance and looking back it definitely overpowered by youth, but now older and wiser, it is such a beautiful wrapping of delicate femininity. I absolutely adore this fragrance.
31st January, 2012

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