4 Perfumes That were Made for Chanel No. 5 Lovers!
Posted: Jul 19 2016
Chanel No. 5 is the definitive "classic" perfume, but even No. 5 devotees need a little variety now and again. If you've fallen in love with this iconic scent but want to branch out a bit, the following 4 perfumes are worth your time. Each has some of No. 5's best qualities, plus a little twist of its own. See which might be a good fit for you and why after the jump.
Guerlain Shalimar — If what appeals most to you about No. 5 is its rich, old-fashioned floralcy, you'll definitely want to give this similarly iconic scent a sniff. Where No. 5 opens with neroli and has a woody base, you'll find that Shalimar is a bit more "edible," with notes of bergamot, iris, and a vanilla base.
Estee Lauder White Linen - An intense fragrance built on the harmony of aldehydes, flowers, wood, amber and musk. The purity of white linen that dries in the sun, a cool elegance of white flowers and green notes. White Linen is classified as floral-aldehyde. Top notes include Bulgarina rose, jasmine middle note is composed of orris, violet the base is made of vetiver and oakmoss. It is very similar to Chanel No. 5!