By Kilian Love Don't be Shy
Kilian (By Kilian)
By Kilian I Don't Need A Prince By My Side To Be A Princess was released in 2018 as part of the My Kind of Love and has found a cult following - the little sister to Love Don't be Shy. It has been in short supply with rumors it was discontinued, but not so! They had supply chain issues with the weird bottle and are going to put it out gain in June of 2022 in the standard Kilian bottle. It is an amber vanilla with notes of lemon, green tea, ginger, peach, hedione, jasmine, apple, marshmallow, vanilla and benzoin. This is an EDP, eau de parfum.
"I wanted to amp up the girl power with a unique scent calling out all fierce females. Gourmand with a kick, Princess is like sipping on a green tea matcha with a tip of ginger on the nose for sassy spice."— Kilian Hennessy.
Fragrantica - " was afraid to purchase the perfume because i dont like crowd pleased perfumes but this one might be one of my signature smell. First spray and I was like wow this is amazing smell something sweet vanilla.. Like some expensive cocktail i drank in the past. I smell sweet marshmallow but twisted with something spicy. I agree that it might give similar vibe as black opium in terms of spiceness but damn black opium is too sweet and strong and clony.. This is like sweet pleasant blanket. Once it settles down I smell sweet matcha tea, mild, milky... Something i expected replica matcha tea to be but from that perfume i just smell white flowers no tea."
Fragrantica - "The marshmallow note is what attracted me to this but the other notes like matcha, green tea, and ginger had me really scared on how well balanced and, well, just appealing this could possibly be. It just smells so dang good. Sweet with a bit of green earthiness that gives it depth. It's so warm and inviting. On my skin the marshmallow and vanilla are pronounced(YES!). The addition of the green tea and matcha is so bizarre IMO, but exactly what those notes needed to balance out. They work in unison. The floral notes play the background here because they're incredibly faint which is how I prefer them to be."
Fragrantica - "Ordered this because of all the great reviews and wasn't really expecting to love it, but WOW. Been wearing it nonstop for the past month and can't get enough of the scent. It's literally smells like green tea topped off with those tiny marshmallows."
Fragrantica - "It’s the perfect gourmand scent for every season, every occasion. The marshmallow and vanilla wrap you in a warm comforting hug. So sweet and soft and yummy. BUT the green tea comes through and offers a welcome tinge of freshness! It’s a good one!"
Fragrantica - "I love this. One of my favorites! Its opening is a bit earthy due to the green tea, ginger, and florals, but once it dries down and settles, just chef's kiss! You get the warm and sweet base notes, and all mixed together it really is like a sweet warm matcha tea. This is pretty versatile and I've used it both during day and night, but personally think it's best suited during the day during warmer months, and as an evening scent year long. I get so many compliments on it too."
Fragrantica - "This is my signature scent. It's utterly beautiful and my most complimented scent since I've owned it. I have gone through 3 small bottles and 1 large bottle. It's a warm, a delicious, and a really comforting smell. Is like a warm hug, like sipping on a green tea matcha with a tip of ginger waiting for you at the end. I adore the slight bite from the ginger. The sweetness from the subtle marshmallow in the dry down is addicting. "