By  on June 10, 1994

Dominique Lorente said that perfume is expensive, but wears a range of fragrances, from Joop to Chanel's Coco.

"Because I'm a Libra, I have to have a wide choice of things," she said. "It's definitely worth the cost." When asked if she used scented bath and body products, she responded that they were fun but not a priority. "I don't always buy them. It depends on my financial situation."

Emmanuelle Bokkelandt said that "perfumed bath products are too expensive if you've already got the scent. But I wear perfume every day."

She prefers fragrances like Shiseido's Feminite du Bois and L'Eau de Guerlain, especially in the summer, but sometimes even wears men's fragrances like Safari from Ralph Lauren. She hates it when magazines have perfume samples because they "stink up the whole room," although she admitted, "that is how I discovered Elizabeth Arden's Sunflowers."

Kimbalee Chivers said she has dozens of different scents at home and switches from day to day. "It depends on my moods, whether I'm feeling sweet or sexy. I wear Chloe, Gio from Giorgio Armani, [Scherrer's] Nuits Indiennes and Yves Saint Laurent's Champagne - I bought that one just because it was forbidden!"

With a taste for so many scents, cost can be a problem, so she buys perfumes in airports -- duty free.

Isabelle Combo thinks that a personal scent is very important, but said, "I hate women's perfumes. They're too strong. The worst is when you walk down the street and another woman's perfume blows in your face, that's just awful!"

She said she chooses men's fragrances like Drakkar Noir, YSL's Jazz and her absolute favorite, Cerruti 1881. When asked whether she thought perfumes were too costly, Isabelle replied, "Not at all. I usually spend around $70 a bottle and I think that's fair."

Eva Nilsson said her new favorite is Champagne. "But I also wear Coco from Chanel and Tresor from Lancome," she said. In her opinion, perfume is too expensive, but still worth it. She said she would pay up to $90, although she wishes there were more smaller, less-expensive bottles on the market. She never uses scented bath and body products because they're "too time-consuming."

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