Spring Fragrance Test
THE SCENT: Chanel Jersey Eau de Toilette, $145.
THE MIX: A rare lavender is the highlight of this fresh aromatic, rounded out with musk, rose and jasmine, plus vanilla and tonka bean.
THE VERDICT: Though it may sound straightforward—a “very powdery, very soft floral”—it has the air of “unexpected” je ne sais quoi, says Kristen Vinakmens, editor-in-chief at Cosmetics magazine. It would suit “someone who enjoys wearing scent but doesn’t want it to wear them.