Monday, 26 September 2011

Wonderstruck by Taylor Swift

Recently I had the opportunity to test a sample of Tayler Swift's first perfume and wanted to share my thoughts on it. First of all I LOVE the bottle :)It's a purple bottle that Taylor is supposed to have handpicked herself, and is adorned with gold charms and Swift's signature.
Sephora describes it as: 
Taylor's inspirational life experiences inspired this fragrance. Just like her creative approach to songwriting, every element is authentic, embracing all that is special about Taylor.
Wonderstuck is an awe-inspiring feeling. It could be a connection with someone or a rush you get when you experience something magical. Wonderstruck is also a lyric in the song "Enchanted" on Taylor's album Speak Now.
All images by google:

It looks like the market for this perfume is going to be huge. In less than 24 hours, more than 50,000 people “Liked” the ad on Swift’s Facebook page.

The Wonderstruck name comes from Swift’s song ‘Enchanted.
 The fragrance is described as, “The flawless beauty of freesia, apple blossom and raspberry spark a swirl of vibrancy and feminine allure … In the heart, a sweet surprise of blissful vanilla is embellished by airy, sun drenched honeysuckle and white hibiscus … Notes of golden amber and sandalwood are woven with a kiss of lush peach.”
The tag line of the perfume is, "The beginning of something magical''.
Perfume Category: Fruity Floral
Top Notes: Freesia, Tea, Raspberry, Dewberry, Apple Blossom
Middle Notes: Vanilla, Honeysuckle, Hibiscus 
Base Notes: Musk, Sandalwood, Amber and Peach
First of all I must say I absolutely love the bottle and the charms on it especially the birdcage one. Why do I always associate the color purple with magic and mystery? I would say the scent is pretty nice but nothing new. It's like a mix of Brittany Spears Midnight Fantasy and some other fruity Floral that I can't really  recall at the moment, mixed in with some peach notes. It is not overly sugary maybe because of the unsweetened tea note. It's a romantic gourmand with a nice sweet warmth too it. The raspberry and peach is what I can smell the most on my skin. I wasn't expecting something mind blowing from a celebrity scent so I'm not too disappointed. It's not a complex scent which makes it perfect for the targeted audience ( Mostly Taylor's fans) Buy it if you like sweet gourmand fruity florals. I will purchase it for the bottle alone :) 

It is available for $18 for the rollerball and $59 for the full sized bottle from Sephora 


Miranda said...

I didn't even know she was doing a perfume! My daughter is going to want that now! haha It is a really cute bottle!

Jackie said...

Oh I really want this! I'm a fan of Taylor Swift but I won't buy because of that, I'll buy it for the bottle and the scent! Putting it on my wishlist right now!


Ezazi said...

i want this!<3

nayabloves said...

The dress she's wearing!!!! O.M.G! Love the bottle as well. Nothing too tacky :)

Anonymous said...

cute bottle!

Aiman said...

loving the bottle. I hope we can find it locally. def gonna check it out INSHALLAH.

Anonymous said...

the packaging is just too gorgeous! I love it!

Alice x

Miss Starshiny said...

She's very pretty, I like some of her songs!
Nice bottle by the way.
Miss Starshiny

Mishi said...

she is my fav singer so yes em defintly going to have this perfume too!:-)

Staci - Makeup Chic Blog said...

I love that bottle!

Viya ;) said...

i'm in loveeeee with those charms!!!! :D :D its sooooo pretty!! :D :D
I'm asking VK to get me this... i really dunno how the perfume ka scent is gonna be... but i'm in loveee with the bottle!! :D :D

The Beautifier said...

The perfume looks fab! Love the bottle and the charms!! xoxo

Shang J. said...

You are right the bottle is absolutely gorgeous. I don't even care how it smells. :P

Glamarama said...

Enchanted is one of my favourite songs from her last album!!! She couldn't have chosen a better word from the song to name the perfume. I'm going to give this one a try- just for the name and the bottle. :P

Venus Loves Virgo said...

I saw this at Sephora and almost got it. I dont know if they animal test but they probably do. Thanks for your sweet comments on my blog! XOXO

Shoaib said...

Awesome Blog..and thanks for commenting on my blog..:)

Fragancia said...

The bottle is amazing. Taylor swift is lovely :) <3

ZatZ said...

the bottle looks tempting :)

Sara.H said...

This one sounds like it's made for me :) xx great review

le sorelle said...

Ooh that bottle looks like it holds a magic potion! It's so pretty! :)

sorelle in style

Anonymous said...

I just saw that in a magazine I was looking at & it smells sooooo good! lol & the bottle is pretty as well, nice and decorative :p

Pandora`s Box said...

@Viya the scent is soft and fruity. I'm sure you will like it Ask VK to get this instead of the coach bag ;)

Pandora`s Box said...

@miranda I'm sure your daughter will love it
@Jackie Let me know how you like it
@Ezazii Me too :)
@CottoncandyInk I love the box too
@Aiman I'm sure it will be available after a few months. Hope the price is reasonable. I tested this from a small vial
@Pretty Wonderful Totally agree
@Miss starshiney Yes she especially looks pretty in the advertisement
@Mishi Let me know how you like it
@Nayabloves me too drooling over that dress
@Staci I'm sure it's more beautiful in person
@The beautifier Yes especially the charms
@shang J. It actually smells nice nothing new but nice all the same :)
@Glamarama I love that song too. Haunting tune and lyrics
@Venus Loves Virgo Unfortunately this is manufactured by Elizabeth Arden and yes they sadly do test on animals:(
@shoaib Your mom is an awesome cook :)
@Fragrancia Yes it is
@Zatz If only it was pink eh? ;)
@Sara H Do test it when it hits the market I'm sure you'll like it
@Le sorelle I found it magical too. You described it perfectly
@Arriana It does smell good yes I really like that bottle :)

sahar awan said...

packaging is so pretty...i love fragrances with Sandalwood

devorelebeaumonstre. said...

nice! x

p.s. I'm having a necklace giveaway from gigi vintage if you'd like to check it out. :)

Shelley said...

Ciao Bella,
Thanks for visiting my blog... it was great to see you.
WOW.. this fragrance sounds yum yum yummy... not to mention that the bottle in itself is just too adorable. I love it!!!
I love sweet fragrances.. but then again... I really love different kinds of fragrances depending on my mood too.
Have a great weekend!!!
Hugs & Kisses,

Su said...

Sounds really nice! The bottle and the charms look like they are from fantasy land :) Very pretty!
I haven't smelt this. It is yet to hit the markets here. Will think of you when I do <3

Nayara Borato said...

Olá, desculpe invadir seu espaço assim sem avisar. Meu nome é Nayara e cheguei até vc através do Blog Alma de poesia. Bom, tanta ousadia minha é para convidar vc pra seguir um blog do meu amigo Fabrício, que eu acho super interessante, a Narroterapia. Sabe como é, né? Quem escreve precisa de outro alguém do outro lado. Além disso, sinceramente gostei do seu comentário e do comentário de outras pessoas. A Narroterapia está se aprimorando, e com os comentários sinceros podemos nos nortear melhor. Divulgar não é tb nenhuma heresia, haja vista que no meio literário isso faz diferença na distribuição de um livro. Muitos autores divulgam seu trabalho até na televisão. Escrever é possível, divulgar é preciso! (rs) Dei uma linda no seu texto, vou continuar passando por


Uma terapia pra quem gosta de escrever. Assim é a narroterapia. São narrativas de fatos e sentimentos. Palavras sem nome, tímidas, nunca saíram de dentro, sempre morreram na garganta. Palavras com almas de puta que pelo menos enrubescem como as prostitutas de Doistoéviski, certamente um alívio para o pensamento, o mais arisco dos animais.

Espero que vc aceite meu convite e siga meu blog, será um prazer ver seu rosto ali.

Segments of Life said...

I haven't smelt this yet, but something tells me I'm gonna love it! from the look, and the description...I'm a sucker for anything sweet and floral, and taylor swift seems to deliver things that appeal to me, from her music video to her dressing, so I have a good feeling about this one :)

SadeeStyle said...

very cute bottle

Fashion.MakeUp.LifeStyle said...

Love the bottle so cute!! not a big fan of the scent of the perfume...unfortunately

<3 Marina

Naheed said...

I would only like to sample it, as from the notes and the review, it is something that has been done before it too. However, if my teenage sister gets to see it she will probably go for the bottle but talking of her fragrance choice, she isn't a fruity girl but never say never.

eula_w said...

I want to own this one for my Taylor Swift's perfume collection. The markup is significant. Thanks! :)

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