Does your perfume make you smell old or tacky? You know what I mean. We pass peers on the street or hug at holiday parties and one whiff says crone, cougar or agelessly delish. This season scents faced by rock and reality stars are booming again. Not to bash Snooki or Lady Gaga, but they don't make me think "gotta get this perfume!" And hey, Brad Pitt: Chanel No. 5 Parfum ($120, nordstrom.com) stands on its own fabulous ninety-one year-old legs and Marilyn Monroe legacy just fine without you! So ask yourself this question: Is your signature scent still really you (and it might be) or would a new one celebrate the woman you've become? My three tips will get you past the scent strips.
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