Summary: This is an exquisite fragrance for the woman who doesn't want her scent to overpower. This is one of Dior's best, and so underrated, I have owned it for many years and never tire of it. It's harder to find these days but it's worth the search. It is a nice wearable scent of warm vanilla/amber. It's classy, rich, elegant and bold. I absolutely love it. Every time I wear it it puts me in a good mood...confident and sexy. Delicious.
Summary: I don't remember where, but I once read that Pierre Bourdon submitted one of the early drafts of Shiseido's Féminité du Bois (which he composed with Christopher Sheldrake) to Dior, and it resulted in Dolce Vita. Whether true or not, it makes sense. The relationship between the two is clear. And though Dolce Vita is a bit more mainstream, and a bit, oh, I don't know, sunnier, I think it's brilliant, too.
Summary: I bought a small vial after deciding I would enjoy the notes. I do enjoy this perfume for the most part there is a cinnamon cream which is warm, a powder insets reminiscent of Tresor. However there are two notes I'm not sure I like. One may be apricot and there is a spice which has underlying bitter/ stale notes. If I'm going to wear a fragrance it may as well be one which I like completely... Am glad I tried it though .