My Olfactory Odyssey: A Journey Through My Favorite Perfumes


Perfumes are more than just scents; they’re bottled memories, mood lifters, and confidence boosters. Each spritz evokes a different part of me, a different chapter in my life’s story. I love the fact that each perfume has a different, unique scent which each brand has personally made. You always want to pick a scent that compliments you. This is something that has always stuck with me because, it’s true, your perfume should be a part of you. Plus, literally, there is nothing better than someone complimenting you on your perfume! Literally, it’s one of my favourite compliments to get.

Today, I’m inviting you on a journey through my olfactory wardrobe, exploring the fragrances that hold a special place in my heart. And yes, liking is subjective, something that goes for me may not go for you, what I like, you may not like it. So there is nothing wrong if I like something and you don’t. Here is a list of perfumes that are my favourite.

1. Diving Deep with Cool Water: An Ode to a Timeless Classic

Some fragrances hold a special place in our hearts, scents that transcend trends and seasons, becoming more than just perfumes but woven into the tapestry of our being. For me, Cool Water by Davidoff is one such scent. Its iconic bottle, a sculpted wave frozen in glass, encapsulates the very essence of the fragrance: refreshing, invigorating, and eternally cool.

My journey with Cool Water began when I received it as a gift. It was hot summer and I needed something refreshing badly. The initial blast of aquatic notes was like plunging into a crystal-clear ocean, invigorating and exhilarating. As the scent settled, deeper notes of Sandalwood, Neroli, Geranium, and Jasmine emerged, adding a touch of warmth and sensuality. It was, and still is, the perfect balance of freshness and depth.

Remember, perfume is personal. There are no right or wrong answers, just beautiful moments waiting to be bottled and shared. Happy spritzing!


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Hi! I’m Waleed. Here, I share my musings on how to live your bestest, plus bits and pieces of my personal life and the things that delight me every day. Thank you for being here.