Taylor Swift Enchanted Wonderstruck Review

I’m pretty fussy when it comes to perfumes – they can’t just smell amazing, the bottles should look equally as incredible. I certainly do judge a perfume by it’s appearance, which is why my collection is 90% Vera Wang. Gorgeous, feminine scents and pretty perfume bottles that look as incredible as they smell.

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However, I was drawn to Taylor Swift’s perfumes when I saw how stunning Wonderstruck, and it’s flanker, Enchanted Wonderstruck looked. They look like they’ve come straight out of a fairytale. Their prices were pretty magical too – each on sale for $20 AUD (full retail price: $79). I smelt both, and decided on Enchanted, as it smelt a little sweeter to me.

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The way the bottle is packaged is adorable, and would make a fantastic gift for a princess your life. I love the gold detailing in the swirls and cursive script. On top of the box is a gold seal with the number 13 on it (Taylor’s favourite number).

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There’s also a photo of her on the back in a beautiful crimson red dress, with the backdrop of a forest – very appropriate for an ‘enchanting’ scent!

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The bottle itself is very elegant, and I feel this is something Snow White would definitely have on her dresser. The bottle has this shimmery layer over the dark red, so it changes colour when light hits it.

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The gold detailing on the box is a reflection of the bottle cap (and the fancy swirls around it), as well as the chain that holds four little charms – a bird, a teardrop-shaped bead, a leaf, and a rose. Yep – this is definitely Snow White’s perfume.

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The top notes are more fruity, making it sweeter than its predecessor. The middle notes are a combination of floral scents, and the softer base notes  being woody, musk and vanilla.

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The fragrance is very wearable, and I think it’s great for day or night time. When I smell it, I picture myself walking through a palace garden at twilight, it’s just so elegant and just the right combination of fruity and floral notes.

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You may have noticed all these bottles are very much fairytale-themed, so I’m not sure I can say I was taking a leap selecting something other than Vera Wang, but it’s a start. I think it just makes me feel like a little bit of a princess

Let me know what your favourite perfume is, and if the ‘look’ of the bottle is something you care about when looking for new scents.

 

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