Rogue by Rihanna (75ml)* - £33 (RRP)
Celebrity scents is starting to become more and more of the norm - first you had J-Lo and Britney, now you've got Kim K and Rihanna who have both become even more successful due to their fragrance lines. Recently I received a bottle of Rihanna's fourth scent Rogue to review and I have to admit that it takes a very special fragrance to make its way onto my dressing table, however does Rogue make the cut?
Word on the street is that Rihanna created this adventurous scent for women who radiate edginess and confidence but are also flirty and feminine. As this scent is quite strong I would say that it leans more to the confidence side (if that makes sense) rather than being flirty. How does it smell... as you know I'm not one to describe perfumes however the scent is described as 'Flirty Sensual Oriental' with notes of lemon blossom, cyclamen, bergamot, pink peppercorn, jasmine, rose, juicy plum, suede, patchouli, golden amber, musk and vanilla.
Personally I find this perfume much stronger than my normal daytime/work perfumes, however not as strong as Chanel, Tom Ford, Illamasqua to name a few. Don't get me wrong this perfume does last all day and I don't need to top up by lunchtime, however I find that if I do go overboard I get a slight headache - this happens with many of my perfumes – it’s not the scent, it’s me. Finally the bottle – in order to give it a more edgy look, the bottle is designed with six studs in the bottom - maybe it’s to reflect Rihanna’s edgier style. Regardless it looks good on my dressing table and sometimes that’s all what matters.
* PR Sample