Happy Thursday! How do you feel perfume? I feel like more and more people are getting in luxury items such as perfumes, and designer purses. I recently discover my love for perfume after following a few influencers on TikTok sharing their perfume collection. As I indulge more and more into the concept of self care, and spurges I came across Dossier perfumes. Dossier is and affordable and alternative fragrances brand, found by Daniel Schwartz. This brand focus on making premium fragrances accessible for everyone. You all know how I feel about affordable brands. The question is perfume worth the buy? In today’s post I am sharing my thoughts on Dossier, what I got, and is it worth the buy! Lets get into it
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Dossier is San Francisco based brand that introduce the concept making premium fragrances accessible for everyone. The fragrances are know for using quality and better ingredient at a fraction of the price. Most fragrances are very expensive and some time it really hard to get your hands on your favorite scents because of the price. I know for myself buying luxury was not high on my to get list because of the cost. Dropping $100 or $200 on most iconic perfume was not prority. Don’t get me wrong I love buying my favorite perfumes such as CHANEL and Jo Malone London. However my pockets prevent me from always So, yes I hop on Dossier when I heard this I could get luxury like perfumes to my brand favorites. And it affordable too.
My favorite scents that I reach for all the time is the Jo Malone Wood Sage & Sea Salt and the other being Coco Mademosielle CHANEL. I am fan of clean scent or fruity scents.
Dossier comes in minimalist 50 mL sleek bottle that share the exact ingredients that are use to get the fragrances you love so much. The brands offer estimate of 70 fragrances starting at $29. The use of clean, natural ingredients. The brands offer fragrances from woody, floral, oriental, and musk. In addition, available in unisex, feminine, and masculine scents. Each fragrances mimics well know fragrances. Lastly, the product is mail to you in well snugged box for protection while being shipped. Please note, that some fragrances may come with sample size to smell before indulging.
What I Got from Dossier
So I mention the luxury fragrances I have in my arsenal, which are Coco Mademoiselle and Jo Malone Wood Sage & Sea Salt. I purchase two scent from Dossier that are suppose to be virtually the same as the iconic fragrances.
This fragrances is inspired by Jo Malone Wood Sage & Sea Salt and known as Woody Sage. This is such a calming, clean, and breezy scent. The smell is spot on to the original, with small difference. The potency is not the same.
You can get this fragrances for $29 compare to starting price of $100 from Jo Malone. This scent comes in a 50ml bottle. I think it so worth the buying, it long lasting and really mimics the original.
My plan is to hold on to my Jo Malone for special occasion for the accurate and potent scent. Then use my Dossier for everyday use. I wont feel pressure to run out to re up on my original scent
Now for Oriental Oakmoss, this scent is suppose to mimic the iconic Coco CHANEL Mademosielle perfume. Now, let be clear this is my favorite scent to wear for date night, or when I need a uplift in life. Oriental Oakmoss smells so much like the original and it is also long lasting.
This is scent very exotic, and mysterious. I am in love with this scent. This comes in a 50 ml bottle for $29.
Again, my plan is use my original scent for special occasions and use the Dossier for everyday use, or when I feel mysterious.
Worth The Buy or Nah ?
Let get into the tea, is Dossier worth the buy. Yes! I love that fact of making fragrances accessible for everyone. The price point is amazing for all perfumes. Certainly a fraction of price of what you would spend on the original. Dossier offers of wide selection of perfumes that are very similar to your favorite scents. The ingredients that are use are clean, and natural. In addition, I have tested both scents out for over a month now, I am true fan. The scent mimics the original very well. Lastly, the site offer a lot of sales to add multiple scents into your arsenals.
On the flip side, some folks make think this not right to copy or in other words mimic the original brands. What do you think ?
Overall, I am fan of the products. I like that the perfumes are affordable, and I Love that most can gain access to luxury. I believe everyone should smell good. In addition, its your choice if you want to buy the original or shop affordable and that is simply okay. As I mention before my plan is save my originals for special occasion and use Dossier for everyday use.
If you have any other questions about Dossier, let me know in the comment section.
Overall, I love Dossier. This is a great alternative and affordable options. Great quality, amazing price point ! I will definitely order more. Would I stop buying luxury fragrance, absolutely not. However, my plan is to hold on to my expensive brands for special occasions and use my Dossier perfume for everyday use. What are your thought on the brand? Do you think this brand is great for accessibility ? Or do you think they are unethical for making virtual the same products as the luxury brands? Let me know in the comments.
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Have you heard of Dossier? Do you think it unethical to create products or dupes of the original?
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Great post and you always have beautiful photos 💓 I have two of their perfumes and ues them for everyday use. I love them 💗 I do not think it is unethical to make dupes.
Thank you so much Rebekah. thanks again for responding to my question. I feel the same way when it comes to dupes, especially being accessible to everyone.
YES. So glad I found this post! I am a perfume hoarder, my go-to scent is Armani Si. Such a gorgeous fragrance. Dossier came up on an ad on IG and I was super curious. I ordered, but it isn’t here yet. Happy to hear that you’re a fan!
I don’t see any difference between what Dossier is doing, and the off brands we buy everyday, either makeup or food, or whatever.
Thank you so much for reading. Yes I am a fan and can’t wait to get more. That’s is true !