I didn't see any threads devoted to Bath & Body Works, so I though I would start one. I just ordered a new "stress relief" lotion called Eucalyptus Basil. I already have Eucalyptus Tea, and I like it, but I am almost sure the Basil one will layer better with other frags. Opinions?
Good question. Even though they are marketed as inexpensive, casual scents, they somehow don't seem to belong in the drugstore category. Some dimestore fragrances try, or have tried to make you think were buying something special and exclusive, despite the price tag, but Bath & Body Works offerings have always seemed pretty openly what-you-see-is-what-you-get, cheap plastic bottles of fun fragrance. I almost always have some B&BW spritzes, lotions and candles around because they're great little mood boosters.
The men's frags I buy at B&BW are from the C. O. Bigelow Pharmacy line ... so yes you can consider it "drugstore. The three bottles I have of C. O. Bigelow Barber series are White (citrusy), Green (green), and Black ("warm" - woody, vanilla, and amber). By coincidence I was in Manhattan just two weeks ago and stumbled on the original C. O. Bigelow Pharmacy on 6th Ave in Greenwich Village which is outfitted with the original Victorian store fixtures and chandeliers ... and they have a pharmacy, medicine, and prescription drug counter.
Having said that, I would consider the C. O. Bigelow line somewhat "upscale" and not cheap.