Carolina Herrera Garden Party

Carolina Herrera, Fragrance, Perfume, Parfum, garden Party, review, notes
I admit that I love Carolina Herrera. I love her personal style and the things that she designs. I see her picture from events and I just want to grow up to be her. She looks calm, collected and fashionable without being a fashion victim at all times. All of this is very good. So, I was excited to try out her new summer fragrance. If I could have just a little bit of her aura by wearing this fragrance I would be bathing in it every morning.

Top Notes: Grapefruit, Pineapple, Lemon
Middle Notes: Jasmine, Rose Petals
Base Notes: Sandalwood, Cedar

Glancing at those notes, you would think that this is a very fruity, bright summer fragrance. Really, it's not. It's primarily a woodsy scent on me, mostly cedar with a light note of pineapple when I first apply. The affect is fresh but grounded, not something a young teen would wear. With the dry down the Jasmine does start to sneak out a little bit, adding a small floral leaning but still keeping Cedar in the forefront. Slowly the Rose Petals come a little bit more into the scent, adding a little more depth with the floral scents, though the Cedar is definitely still present, making this very much a woodsy floral.

Overall I found this to be very sophisticated, and not what I expected a "Summer" fragrance to be. Definitely one I'll be reaching for all year round.

Available exclusively at Nordstrom


  1. Sounds interesting. The bottle is very pretty with the charms dangling from the ribbon.

  2. Loved the original fragrance so will have to check this out!

  3. Sounds like a beautiful fragrance from your description. Will have to check it out.

  4. Isn't cedar more of a scent designed for men's products?

    I would agree that most young women do not want to smell like wood.

  5. That bottle is freakin adorable!

  6. The fragrance bottle is looking very nice.

  7. Thanks for picking this up for us.Did not know that the fragrances are worth a try.And also good that you mentioned the intensity of the fragrance...I love strong ones.


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