Wednesday, 20 January 2016

Marc Jacobs Decadence EDP review

I have been dying to try the Marc Jacobs Decadence EDP* (30ml, £41.00) since it launched last year and I am not gonna lie - it was mostly due to the stunning packaging... I know... haha... I just can't get over it. But is the fragrance itself as beautiful as the flacon?

Well... Good news - it smells gorgeous! Decandence is sexy, woody, powdery and slightly sweet, but sophisticated and different to anything else I already have in my collection.

It features top notes of Italian Plum, Iris and Saffron, followed by heart notes of Bulgarian Rose, Jasmine Sambac and settling into a rich base of Liquid Amber, Vertiver and Papyrus Woods.

At first, it smells quite sweet, but it settles into a more powdery and woody fragrance. It actually reminds me of parma violets, but it might be just me. It is lovely! I am really impressed.

 And the bottle - it's a love it or hate it kind of situation. Some find it tacky, but I think it's unique and beautifully designed. Described as a symbol of opulence and glamour, the handbag shape features emerald green glass, a python patterned cap and a gold chain. The 50 and 100ml bottles also have a black tassel. Mine is a 30ml bottle without the tassel.

Do you like the design of the bottle? Have you tried Marc Jacobs Decadence?

*PR sample



  1. I have sprayed this in different stores and it's lovely. Need to get it soon :)

    Creepers & Cupcakes

  2. I want this fragrance so badly! I have a soft spot for Marc Jacob fragrances~

  3. Packing looks interesting. I think perfume smells amazing.

    Charming Coco

  4. I think the bottle is amazing!!

  5. This perfume is fantastic- it's unlike any fragrance I've owned, such a special, sophisticated scent!

  6. I really like the bottle, so unique! :) it sounds lovely too.

    Emily / The Mini Mermaid

  7. Wow, they did a good job on the packaging, I love it x

  8. I am dying to try this perfume! I love the design of the bottle x
    Louise |

  9. The bottle is beyond perfect! Possibly the best looking perfume I have ever seen, they did such a great job with that. Personally, I wasn't a fan of the scent, maybe because it is such a unique fragrance and I haven't smelt anything like it, I prefer lighter fresh scents at the moment. Genuinely considering buying it for the gorgeousness of the bottle though.

    Kiran |


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