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    Default Suggestions in finding "Sweet Sugary" Fragrances?

    I have a huge love affair with intensely Sweet/Sugary fragrances, and I'm looking for lots and lots of suggestions. I don't particularly like 'light' fragrances, I like medium to heavy fragrances when it comes to sweet sugary delicious scents. I've read many suggestions and sniffed out a bunch of perfumes recently, so let me lay out my scent profile and hopefully the suggestions will come rolling in!

    What I've Tried and Liked in descending order:
    1) Flowerbomb - Viktor & Rolf (Thoughts: Love the sugary afterscent)
    2) Pink Sugar - Aquolina (Thoughts: Love the sugar but I wish the musk and spice was toned down some more)
    3) Vanilla Blossom - LaVanila (Thoughts: A bit on the citrusy end, wish it was more sugary)

    Suggested Sweet/Sugary scents that I don't like:
    1) Angel - Thierry Mulger
    2) Pleasure's Delight - Estee Lauder
    3) Wish - Chopard

    Disappointments:
    1) L de Lolita Lempicka: I smelled this fragrances off of a card sampler, and it was soooo sweet and sugary that I absolutely wanted to get it. So I walked over to my local Sephora, saw the bottle and sprayed it again... and I swear it was not the same fragrance! It smells nothing like the card sampler at all, what a disappointment. It was so watered down and smelled like rain and a dab of cinnamon? Nothing like the card sampler.

    Thanks so much in advance, I am really looking forward to your suggestions!
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    Fancy by Jessica Simpson?

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    I think By Killian's Love is a very well done sugary sweet fragrance. It's sweet and marshmallowy, and sort of like divinity, if you are familiar with that candy (we have it at Christmas in my family). And, on the other end of the spectrum, my Thanksgiving dinner scent, Bath & Body Works' Midnight Pomegranate is a sugary fruity scent that I enjoy. I layered it with Jo Malone's Pomegranate Noir and it worked well. I'll come back later when I've thought of some others.

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    Fantasy by Britney.

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    • Hanae Mori Butterfly (similar to Pink Sugar, in my mind)
    • Parfums de Nicolai Balkis (raspberry, Turkish rose, black pepper, coffee extract, iris, benzoin, vanilla pods)
    • Ava Luxe Milk (milk, vanilla, musk)
    • Yves Rocher Néonatura Cocoon (vanilla, patchouli, cocoa)
    • Hermèssence Ambre Narguilé (benzoin, labdanum, musk, vanilla, caramel, honey, sugared tonka bean, grilled sesame seeds, cinnamon, rum, coumarine and white orchids -- has been compared to rum raisin cake or sugary-cinnamon-apple desserts)
    • Philosophy Falling in Love (sugary blackberry vanilla musk)

    These are some of my favorite sweets, along with Flowerbomb. Good luck with your search!
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    I don't know that I'd consider SL Chergui as a sugary sweet frag, but it does have a very nice sugarcube note in it. And it's definitely not light!
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    You should also try Alien by Thierry Mugler. It is definitely a sweet treat. I see you tried L by Lolita Lempicka. The original Lolita Lempicka is definitely a sweetie, especially when mixed with Victoria Secret's Love Spell. Also try Escada's Magnetic Beat and Moon Sparkle. I liked Moon Sparkle, but it didn't like me. These are a few that are sweet on me....

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    Coney Island....Bond No.9
    Elixir Des Merveilles...Hermes
    DKNY Delicious Night
    Light Blue....D&G
    Madame....JPG
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    Vera Wang - Princess

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    And also
    Naomi Campbell - Winter Kiss
    Kylie Minogue - all 3 of the Darlings; regular, sweet and sexy
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    Its an oldie, but you might like Casmir by Chopard.

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    Insolence by Guerlain is very sweet. Also concider Paris by YSL and L'instant de Guerlain.
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    Prairie Midnight Rain is insanely sweet.

    L.A.M.B by Gwen Stefani is sweet if not sugary.

    Cacharel Amor Amor was both I think.
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    Antica Farmacista Vanilla, Bourbon and Mandarino of Sicily - it's sort of like a Dreamsicle

    i Profumi di Firenze Vaniglia del Madagascar ~ very sweet, almost cake-like

    Comptoir Sud Pacifique Matin Calin ~ Creamy, sweet and very comforting

    And if you ever run across one, Susanne Lang's now-discontinued Ultimate Vanilla Set would be a great way to expore a wealth of sugary scents.

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    Try Givenchy Pi. Marketed as a masculine I think it is definitely unisex and chock full of sugary sweetness.
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    Sweet Oriental Dream - Montale
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    Loukhoum by keiko m
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    Quote Originally Posted by musse View Post
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    Neonatura is sweet and to me it smells like sugar cubes a little.

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    Ooohhh I love sugary sweet fragrances also (see my wardrobe!)
    If you like sugared almonds I recommend Ava Luxe's Amande Sucre AND Sinfonia di Note's Amande Sucre. Both are yummy..the Ava Luxe is sweeter and cheaper. The Sinfonia is more complex and quite beautiful.
    Jalaine Vanilla is sweet and yummy, as is Montale's Vanille Extasy and Vanille Absolu.
    I don't think Neonatura Cocoon is nearly as sweet as the above I've mentioned, though very nice and inexpensive (mentioned by several).
    Socalwoman is right about the IPDF scent. They also make Vaniglia e Zenzero which is their vanilla scent with a kick of ginger
    CSP makes lots of over the top sweeties...I love Matin Calin (already mentioned) and Vanille Abricot (which has a peach note in addition to the apricot).
    Sinfonia di Note makes Coeur de Noisette which is hazelnuts and sugar and just delicious. It may be my next full bottle purchase.
    Profumum makes Acqua e Zucchero which is awesome, and Dulcis in Fundo, and Dambrosia. Three beautiful sweet scents, but VERY pricey.
    Serendipity 3 makes Serendipitous which is a very nice chocolate scent. I'm not big on chocolate as a note, but this is really great.
    probably enough for now...I'm sure I'll come up with more. Look at my wardrobe and tell me if you want to try any (PM me)!

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    Seconding a few:

    Acqua e Zucchero by Profumum - gorgeous, and the purest sugar frag I've come across - really does just smell like sugar, but high-end sugar, like if Heston Blumenthal decided to create his own cotton candy and serve it at The Fat Duck

    CSP Matin Calin - Smells like condensed milk, and has a caramelized note in there as well.

    Jessica Simpson Fancy - Sweet, a bit gourmand, and not too loud.
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    Fresh Sugar? It's not my thing, but it is sugary-lemon. Somewhat similar in the sweet-citrus genre and one I like much better is L'Occitane Honey and Lemon. It seems kind of sugary to me, not overwhelmingly honeyed.

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    Fantasy Britney Spears,Delicious Cotton Candy By Gale Hayman,Pink Sugar by Aquolina,Escada Magnetism,Betsey Johnson,Live by Jennifer Lopez (kind of fruity but sweet in my opinion)and Emporio Armani Diamonds (I was really impressed with this fragrance I didn't know it was sweet I like it alot).

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    There are many I forgot...
    Loves True Bluish Light is a sweet vanilla musk
    Pilar And Lucy The Exact Friction of Stars is coconut, chocolate, vanilla yumminess
    Flowerbomb EXTREME...if you like Flowerbomb you might really dig this take on it
    Vanille by Molinard
    Chocolovers by Aquolina
    Seconding Pink Sugar

    Good luck!

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    Clear the house and make way for the King (Queen?) of sweet and sugar (and some spice!):

    Serge Lutens Arabie and Serge Lutens Rahat Lakhoum.
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    On the low end: Stetson Untamed. About five bucks at your local drugstore. Smells just like burnt sugar with a mild green topnote. Weird as a masculine, but not bad for the dirt-cheap price.

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    Aquolina Blue Sugar
    Apothia Velvet Rope
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    Féerie? It is certainly sweet!
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    Sorry if this reply is late. My new sweet fave is Bendelirious by Etat Libre d’Orange : Iris absolu and champagne base with cherry lollipop top note.

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    Hypnotic Poison.
    Armani Code.
    Montale Vanille Absolu and Mukhallat
    Tihota
    Any of the CSP vanille scents.

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    Serge Lutens Douce Amere and Datura Noir
    Givenchy Organza
    Kenzo Amour and its flankers
    Keiko Mecheri Paname
    Dior Hypnotic Poison
    Guerlain Shalimar in the lower concentrations such as EDT

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    Serge Lutens Louve

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    I love this thread. It's a comprehensive list of fragrances I need to avoid.
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    Estee Lauder Private Collection Amber Ylang Ylang = cookie dough.

    Sounds like you don't like your sugar mixed with (too much) patchouli. Look for notes that combine vanilla and resins. Possibly fruits and aldehydes.

    If you like the way strawberry jam smells, you should like Kylie Minogue Showtime.

    Lots of good suggestions already above.

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    Ghost man by Ghost - my god it's sweet

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    SAAAAHHHHH-WEEEEET: Lucy B Pink Frangipani

    I don't like many sweets, and most smell rather cheap to me, but I was just going through my sample collection and ran across this one. Pretty, floral and full-on sweet without smelling cheap.

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    Has anyone mentioned Amour de Cacao? If not, that's one that must be tried. The balance is just right. I've also been looking for a sweet gourmand that isn't sickeningly sweet and has complexity, dynamism, and balance, with no "rough edges." After doing a lot of sampling, this is my favorite. Escada Collection is great too, but I don't really view that as a gourmand (not a sweet frag).

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    ... and as others mentioned, Comptoir Sud Pacifica makes some sweet scents. One of the non-vanilla ones is Naphé, an orange fragrance.

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    Try Ck In2 u! Very Sweeet vanilla fragrance with a nice comforting drydown. I actuall y prefer this one to the mens. good winter fragrance

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    Quote Originally Posted by BlackCat View Post
    I don't know that I'd consider SL Chergui as a sugary sweet frag, but it does have a very nice sugarcube note in it. And it's definitely not light!
    Chergui perhaps not, but I'd recommend Rahat Loukum by Serge Lutens. Neverending sweetness like a turkish fair! Perhaps also Lann-Ael by Lostmarch, although I'm not quite sure if you're looking for something of this kind, it smells on me like Skittles plus a bit of pharmacy.

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    Celebuscents - Halle by Halle Berry
    Jessica Simpson- Fancy Love ( just tested )
    Queen By Queen Latifah - sweet ,dark and musky

    Laura Mericier - Gourmande range- Vanilla Gourmand
    Creme Brulee
    Almond Coconut

    CSP- Vanilla Extreme - very sweet and very lovely

    Niche- Indult Tihota
    Il Profumo Vanilla Bourbon
    Montale Sweet Oriental Dream
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    LOL at veuve amiot...and, me, too.


    This may be heresy hereabouts, but I'll put in a rec for Bond No9 Chinatown. I find it to be a scent that I know is well crafted, but TOTALLY syrupy and way too sweet for my tastes. I think that if one enjoys sweet scents, than one might be able to appreciate it better than I can!
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    A second vote for Vera Wang Princess. Gosh, it's like cotton candy/fairy floss!
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    I love the same types of fragrances! Here are my suggestions:
    • Angel
    • Bond No. 9 Andy Warhol Lexington Ave (I just started getting into the Bonds, so I have quite a few to add)
    • Bond No. 9 West Broadway (smells like a sugared vanilla lime candy to me)
    • second the vote for Bond No. 9 Chinatown
    • Philosophy Unconditional Love

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    Gucci Rush for powdery sugary whiffs. Never fails to turn my head..

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    Love by By Kilian
    -A sensual sugary scent with an animalic base lurking deep in the background.

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    Another suggestion for Milk by Ava Luxe.
    I'll add:
    Montale Red Aoud - foody, vanillic, sweet.
    Montale Velvet Aoud - gourmand lusciousness.
    Serge Lutens Un Bois Vanille - gorgeous vanilla.
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    Um, Laura Mercier's Vanille Gourmand - a well-done gourmand vanilla, or Ginsestet's Botytris (HONEY... pure, sugary honey). Laura Biagotti's Roma - starts citrusy, the turns sweet and creamy but not very cloying.
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    Yes, Ginestet Botrytis is very warm and honeyed .Has Hypnotic Poison been mentioned yet ?
    Lea By Calypso St Barth is a lovely almond vanilla. Lann- Ael by Lostmarch - sweet milky cereal .
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    The ones I can think of that I have tried and that are not already mentioned:

    Gourmand Coquin - Chocolate and pastries
    So New York - some sort of Frapuccino
    Evenstar

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    Sweet Courreges

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    Quote Originally Posted by veuve amiot View Post
    I love this thread. It's a comprehensive list of fragrances I need to avoid.
    You beat me to it!

    I agree with Lizzie_J on any ones called "Amande Sucree" - eg the scent of that name by Stephanie de St-Aignan and the Ava Luxe mentioned.
    Both Farmacia SS Annunziata Perla and Chia are also sweet and sugary from memory.

    Nanette Lepore is supposed to be super sweet, but am putting off trying it, so cannot confirm first hand.

    Jeanne Lanvin was on the sweet side, and I have tried that.

    Have tried Nanette Lepore now and I rather like it! It is a powdery, rose violet scent, that reminds me of Agent Provocateur or Lady Vengeance a bit, also Ralph Lauren Love, but with a pronounced violet note.

    Jeanne Lanvin isn't that sweet actually - like a rose version of Omnia Green Jade, very similar feel to it. Airy and a bit nutty. So of the two I would say Nanette Lepore might work.
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    For sweet fragrances I would suggest my current favourites both Burberry for women.

    1. Burberry Brit.

    2. Burberry London.

    Hope this is of some help!

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    Indult Tihota
    Lostmarc'h Lann-Ael
    L'Artisan Parfumeur Jour de Fete
    Serge Lutens Rahat Loukoum
    Ligne St. Barth Vanille West Indies
    CSP Vanille Extreme, Vanille Amande, Vanille Abricot, Matin Calin

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    Axe Kilo, BODY Heat, Axe Dark Chocolate.

    -Those are just the cheapies though.

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    Cristobal (Balenciaga) is honey drizzled figs and vanilla.
    Cinema by YSL is quite sweet in a comforting almondy kind of way.
    Rahat Loukoum by Serge Lutens or Keiko Mecheri are tooth-achingly sweet
    Aomassai is ideal if you want a nutty, caramel, vanilla sweetness that never falls into
    the cloying camp.

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