Considering a spendy perfume purchase? In a random, unscientific poll, we asked our female and male colleagues/significant others to weigh in on four new scents. — Janet Bennett Kelly
For Her Eau de Toilette Delicate riffs on the original Narciso Rodriguez woody oriental. This lighter version mixes musk and fig and comes prettily packaged. $102 at Saks Fifth Avenue. Buy Photo
She: It’s my new scent. Like it?
He: What’s that smell?
She: I think it smells floral, musky.
He: Smells like medicine.
She:I think it’s kind of sexy.
He:I don’t think it’s sexy. Gives me a headache. Deb Lindsey/The Washington Post