Michael Kors Wonderlust*

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I’m not going to lie – I love the run up to gift-giving holidays. Christmas, Mother’s Day, Father’s Day … you get the idea. It’s not because I particularly relish the days themselves, but I just enjoy the lead up, the new products which are released, and the buzz that surrounds them.

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So, brand new for Spring, or perhaps Mother’s Day is the latest fragrance from Michael Kors. Wonderlust is described as ‘Captivating, Confident and Sexy.’ And let’s be real, who doesn’t want a piece of that?

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Packaged in the most beautiful ombre peach bottle, which comes crowns with a golden cap, the perfume looks absolutely stunning. The weighty bottle feels super luxe, and the perfume itself feels very sleek, feminine and streamlined. I love it for day-to-day wear – it feels special without being too overwhelming.

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When first applied, the perfume has an almost creamy freshness due to the top notes of Almond Milk, Bergamot and Pink Pepper. I only need a quick spritz of the fragrance as it’s quite strong. Then as the perfume warms up a little on my skin, the mid notes of Dianthus and Heliotrope become stronger, making the perfume feel more sensual. It’s also a fun new take on floral notes. Rather than relying on my traditional jasmine, tuberose or gardenia, it’s nice to change things up a little!

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Then after a few hours of wear, the base notes really show through – Benzoin and Sandalwood create a real feeling of warmth and depth. They’re what give the perfume it’s sexiness and depthfullsizeoutput_da2

It’s an absolutely gorgeous scent, which feels different from the rest of my collection. Fresh with a gourmand edge, it’s a new direction for Michael Kors’ fragrances which seem to fall squarely in the fruity/floral category. This is a bit more grown up and elegant.

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Michael Kors Wonderlust Perfume is priced from £42.50 (my bottle is 100ml) and is available here (UK) and here (US)

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