Danielle Steel has sold more than 550 million copies of books in 47 countries and 28 languages, but she's not just a best-selling author. She's also a mother of nine, a philanthropist and a perfumer. Danielle by Danielle Steel was released a few months ago, but somehow this scent flew under my radar.
Maybe it's because when I imagine Danielle Steel, I picture an older genre, but this scent is pleasantly lighter that I would have expected. The packaging is great, too: I love the innocent light pink contrasted by the delicate-yet-naughty black lace. Much as she does with her novels, Danielle wanted to take her fans on a sexy escape with this fragrance.
This lush blend has notes of greens, mandarin, jasmine, orchid, rose, blue vetiver, amber and cashmere musk. The bottle was carved from heavyweight glass with a faceted cap and dabber—a reflection of Danielle's love of fine crystal.
The collection includes a 3.3-ounce eau de parfum ($39), a 1.7-ounce eau de parfum ($30), a .5 ounce perfume ($100), and a body lotion ($20). For a fun fact about Danielle Steel,
Did you know that in 1989, Danielle Steel was listed in the Guinness Book of World Records for having at least one of her books on the Times bestseller list for 381 consecutive weeks?