Blake Lively has already proven to the world that she knows how to look good, but now she’s about to show the world that she knows how to smell good as well. E! Online reports that the widely known Gossip Girl star (and fashionista extraordinaire) has just been named the new face of Gucci’s fragrance Gucci Première.
“In conceiving this fragrance I was inspired by timeless Hollywood glamour and the iconic leading ladies of Hollywood’s golden era,” Gucci creative director Frida Giannini said in a statement. “Blake’s unique style and charisma brings that allure to life in a very contemporary way.” And for her part, the 24-year-old actress is more than happy to be a member of the Gucci brand. “I admire the qualities of the Gucci Première woman and feel honored to represent the fragrance,” Lively said in a statement. “It is a pleasure to collaborate with Frida.”
But Blake Lively isn’t the only one whose shown a grown interest in the fragrance arena. Countless Hollywood stars have dabbled in the perfume pool and even gone on to create unique scents of their own. So in honor of Lively latest business venture, here’s a look at 25 other celebrity fragrance ads from years past. Check out your favorites below and see what your favorite celebrity scent says about you!
Fragrance Name/Celeb: Glowing by Jennifer Lopez
What The Name Sounds Like: The name of Snooki’s old tanning salon (which is gradually going out of business now that she’s with child).
What We Think the Perfume Smells Like: The color orange and suntan lotion.
What It Actually Smells Like: Bright citrus fruits and warm, soothing vanilla musk.
Perfect Consumer: You suffer from a mild obsession with tanning (though you’re not as bad as the Tanning Mom lady). You love being the center of attention and your favorite reality show is Jersey Shore.
Fragrance Name/Celeb: Someday by Justin Bieber
What The Name Sounds Like: A point of reference to when the world will be rid of Bieber Fever. I mean, he can’t live forever, right? Right?!
What We Think the Perfume Smells Like: Hair gel and skittles
What It Actually Smells Like: Mandarin orange, pear, and red berries with a musky undertone.
Perfect Consumer: Beliebers (aka obsessive teenage girls and their mothers). They’ll buy just about anything this guy makes/touches.
Next: Are you a Berry fragrance?3. Halle Berry
Fragrance Name/Celeb: Halle by Halle Berry
What The Name Sounds Like: The first name of the person who made it. I guess “Berry” was already taken.
What We Think the Perfume Smells Like: Originality (please note the sarcasm).
What It Actually Smells Like: Amalfi Lemon, papaya, and cactus.
Perfect Consumers: This would be well suited for those who like to play things safe. Your AIM screen name is probably just your first and last name, and your favorite TV show is probably either Louie or Frasier — shows where the title is simply an extension of the main character’s name.
Fragrance Name/Celeb: J’Adore Dior by Charlize Theron
What The Name Sounds Like: An elegant French perfume that costs more than I pay in a month’s rent (which is saying something since I live in New York City).
What We Think the Perfume Smells Like: Butter, chocolate, and a hint of judgement.
What It Actually Smells Like: Rose petals, jasmine, and Tahitian vanilla absolute.
Perfect Consumer: If your a big fan of The Artist, then this is the fragrance for you. It’s Uggie approved!
Fragance Name/Celeb: Heat by Beyoncé
What The Name Sounds Like: A swanky nightclub in NYC. In order to be invited in, your name has to have appeared in Page Six at least four times.
What We Think the Perfume Smells Like: Fire and sweat…which is ironic since perfume usually gets rid of such unwanted scents.
What It Actually Smells Like: Vanilla-orchid, magnolia, and honeysuckle.
Perfect Consumers: Like Beyonce, your fiercely passionate about anything you put your mind to. You want (and feel that you deserve) the best of the best, and own a level of confidence that others constantly admire. You were probably the head cheerleader in high school.
Fragrance Name/Celeb: Reb’l Fleur by Rihanna
What The Name Sounds Like: A name one might read about in Harry Potter.
What We Think the Perfume Smells Like: A high-priced bakery store full of vanilla frosting and cinnamon extract.
What It Actually Smells Like: Violet and hibiscus with a splash of coconut water.
Perfect Consumer: You’re a morning person who loves to expect the unexpected. Carpe Diem is your main motto and you’re not afraid to take risks (even in the fashion department). You’re highly creative, comfortable in your own skin, and tend to live in your own fantasy realm. You’re not afraid to dream big.
7. Taylor Swift
Fragrance Name/Celeb: Wonderstruck by Taylor Swift
What The Name Sounds Like: The sensation one feels when they’re falling in love (or meeting your huge celebrity crush).
What We Think the Perfume Smells Like: Complete and absolute innocence (probably something along the lines of daisies and cotton candy).
What It Actually Smells Like: Raspberry, dewberry, green tea, freesia, and apple blossom.
Perfect Consumer: You love being in love and you’re not afraid to express it even in the most obvious way possible. You wear your heart on your sleeve and are easy to like, but that also means you’re more prone to getting hurt. You may even write poems or songs about your past relationships.
Next: Are you a Lady Marmalade?8. Christina Aguilera
Fragrance Name/Celeb: Royal Desire by Christina Aguilera
What The Name Sounds Like: The name of an overpriced hotel in London. A Buckingham Palace wanna be, if you will.
What We Think the Perfume Smells Like: Tea and crumpets.
What It Actually Smells Like: White marshmallow, blackberry, and mandarin.
Perfect Consumer: You’d prefer people to believe you have more money than you actually do. Societal status is very important to you. You watch all the Real Housewives shows and love to gossip. You also don’t like getting hugged by 18-year-old teen idols who drive Batmobiles.
Fragrance Name/Celeb: In Bloom by Reese Witherspoon
What The Name Sounds Like: Some sort of delicate flower.
What We Think the Perfume Smells Like: Very floral like a garden or the equivalent to freshly mowed grass.
What It Actually Smells Like: Georgia peach, crisp greens, star gardenia, cashmere woods, and night-blooming jasmine.
Perfect Consumer: You posses a sweet, Southern charm and are friendly to almost everyone around you. Family is very important to you and you love being in the great outdoors. Your enjoy watching things like Sweet Home Alabama and Hart of Dixie.
Fragrance Name/Celeb: Unbreakable by Lamar and Khloe
What The Name Sounds Like: Something that can withstand the test of time — unlike a 72-day-old marriage.
What We Think the Perfume Smells Like: This will probably some sort of expensive citrus-y scent, but it will have the side effects of a skunk: overwhelmingly potent and refuses to go away.
What It Actually Smells Like: Italian bergamot, sparkling clementine, dark chocolate, and green apple.
Perfect Consumer: You’re the type of person who thrives in the spotlight and have been taking tap dancing lessons since the age of four. You are totally comfortable with make huge public displays of affection with your significant other and like to flaunt your relationship by doing almost everything together. Your single friends hate you.
11. Mariah Carey
Fragrance Name/Celeb: Lollipop Bling by Mariah Carey
What The Name Sounds Like: A location on the Candyland game board. Isn’t that where Queen Frostine and Lord Licorice went to makeout?
What We Think the Perfume Smells Like: I’m going to go out on a whim here and say lollipops, along with sugar, and spice and everything nice.
What It Actually Smells Like: Mango and apricot smoothie with notes of orange Skittles and musk.
Perfect Consumer: You love living in the past and enjoy playing old childhood boardgames like Guess Who, Monopoly, and yes, Candyland. You have a sweet tooth and have a habit of drinking one too many Red Bull. You are not a diabetic.
12. Britney Spears
Fragrance Name/Celeb: Cosmic Radiance by Britney Spears
What The Name Sounds Like: The name of the very first strip club we will place on the moon.
What We Think the Perfume Smells Like: Nothing. There’s no air in outer space, remember?
What It Actually Smells Like: A red bouquet with amber, vanilla, and creamy sandalwood undertones.
Perfect Consumer: You’re way of thinking (and hairstyles) may be a little out of this world, but your looney unpredictability is one of the things people love most about you. You try to hide it, but you actually care a lot about what other people think. And while you’re not under a Conservatorship of any kind, your parents’ opinions mean the world to you (maybe to an almost unhealthy level).
Next: Are you a Material Girl?13. Madonna
Fragrance Name/Celeb: Truth or Dare by Madonna
What The Name Sounds Like: The name of game teenage girls play during sleepovers.
What We Think the Perfume Smells Like: Hydrangeas. Okay, probably not, but you have to admit it’d be a pretty good dare for the fragrance company.
What It Actually Smells Like: Creamy tuberose, lilies, and carmelized amber.
Perfect Consumer: What more is there to say than the absolute obvious: you’re a Material Girl? Strike a pose!
14. Natalie Portman
Fragrance Name/Celeb: Miss Dior Cherie by Natalie Portman
What The Name Sounds Like: The possible name one might name their French Poodle.
What We Think the Perfume Smells Like: Success (that’s the smell every Oscar-winner carries around with them).
What It Actually Smells Like: Mandarin orange and wild strawberry.
Perfect Consumer: You come across as completely shy and often like to keep to yourself. You prefer reading over watching TV, collect obscure little knick-knacks, and own an absurd amount of potpourri. You’re very easy going and tend to never sweat the small stuff. You’re favorite ballet performance is Swan Lake.
15. Eva Longoria
Fragrance Name/Celeb: EVAmour by Eva Longoria
What The Name Sounds Like: What a fancy restaurant might be called on Wisteria Lane.
What We Think the Perfume Smells Like: Apples, of course!
What It Actually Smells Like: Pink lady apple and red currant (told ya).
Perfect Consumer: Isn’t this one pretty obvious….Housewives (you don’t have to be desperate ones though).
16. Kim Kardashian
Fragrance Name/Celeb: True Reflection by Kim Kardashian
What The Name Sounds Like: A mirror.
What We Think the Perfume Smells Like: Paper (nothing smells sweeter to a Kardashian than the smell of a headline).
What It Actually Smells Like: A sweet blend of plum and peach.
Perfect Consumer: You’re the type of person who loves being the center of attention even if it’s for negative reasons (like “accidentally” getting a tattoo on your butt that says “the party starts here”). You’re a member of a big family who spends way too much time together, and yes, you watch all the Kardashian shows.
17. Selena Gomez
Fragrance Name/Celeb: Selena Gomez by Selena Gomez
What The Name Sounds Like: Selena Gomez
What We Think the Perfume Smells Like: Selena Gomez
What It Actually Smells Like: Selena Gomez
Perfect Consumer: Selena Gomez (hey, if she isn’t going to be creative then why should we?)
18. Kate Moss
Fragrance Name/Celeb: Vintage by Kate Moss
What The Name Sounds Like: A wine garden.
What We Think the Perfume Smells Like: A fancy red wine like Cabernet sauvignon
What It Actually Smells Like: Pink pepper, freesia, and mandarin.
Perfect Consumer: Nothing would make you happier than coming home from work, curling up with a good book and a full glass of wine. You believe in relaxation and enjoying the finer things in life. You are not a New Yorker.
Next: Are you a Purr-fect fragrance?19. Katy Perry
Fragrance Name/Celeb: Purr by Katy Perry
What The Name Sounds Like: An animal noise.
What We Think the Perfume Smells Like: Knowing the creator, probably candy canes, cotton candy, and every Skittles flavor imaginable.
What It Actually Smells Like: Forbidden apple, gardenia, peach, and coconut.
Purrfect Consumer: Your bold, daring, and never afraid to try something new — like changing the color of your hair several times a year. Your bubbly and fun, but you always seem to be attracted to the wrong kind of man (i.e. jerks). Music is your creative outlet.
20. Jessica Simpson
Fragrance Name/Celeb: I Fancy You by Jessica Simpson
What The Name Sounds Like: A pickup line
What We Think the Perfume Smells Like: Baby powder. After being pregnant for what seriously felt like 15 years, I can’t help but associate her with anything but babies.
What It Actually Smells Like: Apples and lilies with musk-like undertones.
Perfect Consumer: You’re extremely family-oriented and have been planning your wedding day since you were old enough to tie your mother’s white veil tablecloth to your head. Children are a definite must in your future and you cry every single time you watch Terms of Endearment.
21. Avril Lavigne
Fragrance Name/Celeb: Forbidden Rose by Avril Lavigne
What The Name Sounds Like: An L.A. nightclub where Bachelor/Bachelorette rejects go to hang out and/or hook up.
What We Think the Perfume Smells Like: If I had to guess…roses.
What It Actually Smells Like: Oddly enough, not like roses. But there are hints of vanilla and peach.
Perfect Consumer: You like going against the grain and surprising others with your unpredictability. If someone tells you not to do something then it’s pretty much a guarantee that you’re going to do it. You’re rebellious and probably have several different tattoos and piercings. Odds are you’re a teenage girl.
Fragrance Name/Celeb: Outspoken by Fergie
What The Name Sounds Like: The word I most often associate with my high school cousin.
What We Think the Perfume Smells Like: If we’re lucky, Josh Duhamel.
What It Actually Smells Like: Kumquat, blackberries, and passion flower.
Perfect Consumer: You have a tendency to speak your mind, but only when it involves something that’s really important to you. You’re not afraid to stand up for the people you love, but also it’s because you love to be right all the time. You like many of the mainstream bands mostly found on the Billboard Top 20 list, which includes the Black Eyed Peas. You’re either a lawyer or the judge of a singing competition.
23. Kylie Minogue
Fragrance Name/Celeb: Couture by Kylie Minogue
What The Name Sounds Like: A clothing store where a pair of pants costs more than my college tuition.
What We Think the Perfume Smells Like: Money.
What It Actually Smells Like: Cherry and vintage violet with a hint of vanilla.
Perfect Consumer: You believe that self importance is in direct proportion with how much money you have (or at least pretend to have). Think of it like those Straight Talk “Feeling Richer Effect” commercials. You don’t wear anything that doesn’t have a label on it. You also like to pretend that you’re friends with celebrities.
24. Hilary Duff
Fragrance Name/Celeb: With Love by Hilary Duff
What The Name Sounds Like: The name of a greeting card store. Do those places even exist anymore?
What We Think the Perfume Smells Like: Disneyland
What It Actually Smells Like: Mango blossom and amber musk.
Perfect Consumer: You’re an innocent soul who still believes in finding true love. Cheesy romantic comedies are your bread and butter, and you own at least one poster of Zac Efron (guilty). You also secretly enjoy Lizzie McGuire reruns.
25. Elizabeth Taylor
Fragrance Name/Celeb: White Diamonds by Elizabeth Taylor
What The Name Sounds Like: The place where all exquisite wedding rings are born.
What We Think the Perfume Smells Like: Something simple yet classy.
What It Actually Smells Like: Violet, rose, and jasmine.
Perfect Consumer: You’re an older, sophisticated woman who is just as beautiful as you are elegant. You’ve fallen in and out of love several times in your life and have been married at least three times (perhaps even to the same guy twice). You carry the philosophy that newer doesn’t always mean better. You enjoy listening to jazz and watching old black and white movies.
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