Dolce Vita 1995 Eau de Toilette

Dolce Vita (Eau de Toilette) by Dior
Bottle Design Serge Mansau
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7.6 / 10 432 Ratings
According to EssenceVitae Research Team A popular perfume by Dior for women, released in 1995. Furthermore The scent is floral-sweet. It is being marketed by LVMH.
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7.6432 Ratings
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Submitted by Sani, last update on 18.05.2024.

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Sonnenwende

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Sonnenwende
Sonnenwende
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Facets of life
It must have been 1995.
My sons were still young and the eldest had brought home an unpleasant cold with fever and middle ear infection from kindergarten.
His little brother had not been asked for long and had followed him with all his symptoms.
After a visit to the doctor it was clear
that we had to make ourselves comfortable at home in the coming days.
Together with Benjamin Blümchen I took over the childcare.
I read until we knew the stories by heart, built with Lego and Playmobil or we made other games.
If Benjamin would tell me with loud
TÖÖÖÖÖÖÖ from the cassette recorder,
i devoted myself to the housework and took care of our physical well-being.
The days were filled and passed quickly, but due to sniffing noses and earaches the restful night's rest for all of us failed.
When my husband came home from work on Friday evening, there was no prize to win with me.
After a hot bath I said goodbye relatively fast with Mister Sandman.

The next day we were all much better already and my husband suggested me after lunch that it would do me good to go out for a while - to stroll into town maybe.....He would be there now.
Oh, what a nice offer.
It didn't take long, and I was out the door.

In the city I strolled aimlessly through the shopping streets, but after a week of quarantine I enjoyed the colourful life and was happy to drift without having to get involved myself.
My way led finally into a perfumery, where a friendly saleswoman received me immediately.
She asked me if I already knew the new scent from Dior and if she could spray it on my wrist?
Probably she had recognized by my dark eye rings that a little Dolce vita could not harm me.

The beautiful bottle alone awakened my spirits.
Like a small celestial body it lay in her hand and through the facet-like cut the lights of the perfumery broke in it and sparkled like stars.
The golden yellow liquid promised a delicious elixir and YES, of course I didn't want to refuse this fragrance experience.
So she sprayed and what I experienced was a real firework of aromas.

The fruity sweetness of apricots and peaches,
spicy chords of cinnamon and cardamom,
and the peppery spiciness of carnations poured on me.
Roses and rosewood accompanied by soft vanilla were revealed and again some pleasant sweetness of heliotrope.
Sandalwood, vetiver and patchouli gave a very beautiful, delicate woody note in the drydown, which I only noticed later.
I didn't wait that long to decide to buy.
I wanted to make this bottle of sweet joie de vivre my present.
Yeah, well, in that case, I'll wrap the scent up nice for you, the salesgirl said.

Happily I made my way home and was greeted by my men with stormy joy.
Of course I had a souvenir for everyone and after I had examined all the buildings of the afternoon, I took my present out of my pocket.

The saleswoman had draped numerous stars on a golden plate. In the middle the bright yellow packaging of the bottle was presented, wrapped in Celophan and with a glittering yellow ribbon
locked up.
It should take a few more days,
until I paid enough tribute to my anticipation and opened the box.

I am happy that I can continue to get this fragrance and that I can refresh a beautiful, intense memory again and again.
In the meantime it is only available as Eau de Toilette, but its durability and sillage are extraordinary.
Dolce vita has a high recognition value and stands out clearly from the current fragrance creations.
Its sparkling, fruity - flowery spice keeps what its name promises.
Pure joie de vivre.

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Serenissima

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Serenissima
Serenissima
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sheer joy of life
I remember that after it came out, I thought "Dolce Vita" was too well-behaved, not spectacular enough.
Now I was then also in "my best years" and anyway everything was different.
So I was all the more excited, how I would like this fragrance today.
Heikeso was again so sweet and sent me a bottling. This she had received from Floramalia, also one of my dear fragrance friends here: so small is our world here!
Thanks to both of you!
The pyramid reads really beautifully; but how would I feel about this composition now?

It's mid-February, the first slightly milder day back after double-digit subzero temperatures; but the dingy snow is still everywhere. Nothing out of the ordinary, really, but doubly hard to bear given the current isolation and the fact that I had to make closer acquaintance with ice at the very beginning.

So "Dolce Vita" is exactly the right fragrance! Here pure joie de vivre is sprayed: sun and cheerfulness spread immediately hospitable laughing arms!
What a welcome!
A fragrance fabric in the most diverse shades of white develops: from lily of the valley white (the little guy may not be missing in a Dior floral fragrance) to rosy magnolia tone.
The rose is also certainly very bright in bloom: perhaps even in a delicate yellow?
This color palette is translated into fragrance here and finds wonderful partners in the golden ripeness of apricot and peach.
Cinnamon embellishes these two fruit nuances and prepares the fragrance path to the dark purple vanilla flower (heliotrope) to the creamy sensual vanilla tone. - A delicate fragrance dream.
Sandalwood puts him a bright golden crown on and it's ready: the "sweet life"!

How loving and comforting this fragrance creature is these days: just the way it smiles!
How I miss that light-footed floral joie de vivre that "Dolce Vita" so generously exudes.
Durability and sillage correspond to its time of origin: At that time, there was no spilling; even with the floral summer fragrances was luxiriös geklotzt! Simply beautiful!

Just today I read an interview with Dior's "nose" Francois Demachy in the current FAZ magazine.
(Sorry, but I'm still at war with the special characters here!)
Coming from Chanel, he has been the head perfumer of the house of Dior since 2006 and said in this article and the current context:
"Perfume has been around for millions of years; it's always been there. It used to be mystical, had something religious about it. And like food, it's part of people's lives. It's a cultural asset.
You smell the flowers, and they smell nice. But a perfume is more. Just as cuisine is more than nourishment."
I leave him (approvingly) to conclude
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RekaB

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golden elixir
Dolce Vita is a very, very special perfume for me personally

It is one of the most multifaceted fragrances I know & has a mega recognition value, especially now in a time of lush sweet scents (which I am also very into
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Sara3012

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Sweet life
One of my fragrances end of the 90s, extraordinary and suited me so that some have addressed me when I wore it. For a long time I have renounced the perfumes, because I was busy with Kinderbekommen - and breastfeeding. Recently I decided to buy it again and I haven't regretted it. It is a touch different, a touch more tart I would say, yet so familiar. When I wear it, I feel like I'm wrapped in a warm, soft cotton cloud; safe and protected from bad moods. He is just a joy to wear and brings a smile to my face. I would describe it as powerful, it doesn't fade away throughout the day. 2-3 sprays are enough and it is present all day, for me and for others. I am surprised that I liked it so much when I was 16-17 years old, because it is already one of the stronger ones I own now, but I would choose it if I had to choose top 3. Dolce Vita can be worn any time of year, although it certainly works differently in the winter than it does in the warmer seasons. After applying it, it smells very floral - fresh. I can sense lemon quite clearly. It is so harmonious and flush that I don't even want to pull my nose away from my wrist. I wouldn't recommend it for fans of light fragrances, however I'm not a fan of the strong scents myself, but I love it because it's so present yet soothing. Well done!
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Magieodeur

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How appropriate is your name!
Unfortunately, I have never been to Italy, but this fragrance embodies for me Italian lifestyle and joie de vivre pure. I spontaneously associate a ride in a convertible along the Amalfi coast, the scent of zirtonenhainen, mixed with a fresh Mediterranean breeze, sun, laughter, dolce vita just ...

Sun, Mediterranean lifestyle and happiness from the flacon, how great :-) !!!

Sweet I find him, thank God, not at all! Although floral-fresh, but also spicy and woody, an absolutely successful synthesis, very stimulating and energizing. Spritzig, also something fruity and still seeeeehr elegant...

The vanilla holds itself discreetly in the background, the fresh, floral and spicy notes pleasantly gently underlining.

Wearable for women of all ages and not only in the summer. So you can get in the dreary autumn or winter also times the sun on the skin and in the soul. Dreamlike...
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Jazzy76Jazzy76 6 years ago
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Its sweet, warm and woody acchord reminds me of the 90es and my Youth. I had it and I wore it expecially in winter. Lovely
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