Fragrance Review: Miss Rocaille by Caron

I have been a fan of House of Caron Fragrances ever since I smelled Violette Precieuse back in April. As I was passing through a department store this weekend, the prettiest bottle caught my eye and I was pleased once again when I realized it was another Caron creation.

Miss Rocaille launched in 2004 and was created for a younger and more free-spirited audience. Unfortunately, I didn't like the way it smelled at all. I sprayed it a few times, trying to find something I related to, and all I kept smelling was food. Then I took a look at the ingredients and I saw basil and pistachio in it!

There are also notes of mandarin, orange blossom, basil, jasmine, rose, lilac, lily of the valley, hyacinth, violet, water lily and musk. Miss Rocaille is just not really my bag, but for someone who is looking for a light fragrance as opposed to a more serious and traditional Caron scent such as Muguet du Bonheur — they may really like this.

It is available in a 50ml eau de parfum spray ($75) or in a 30ml perfume extract ($230). If you live in New York, you can buy Miss Rocaille at Phyto Universe, or to find a local retailer, call 1-877-88-CARON.


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