Les Filles des Iles, Sugar Chic
Les Filles des Iles, or Island Girls, is a fairly obscure French perfume house. Obscure in the US. I can’t comment on their popularity in Europe.
The whole concept is beachy / fun and seems to be inspired by what a European might think a typical California girl is like. So I find it odd that this line has almost no US exposure.
Sugar Chic is reminiscent of both D&G’s Pour Femme (new) and Paco Rabanne’s Ultrared. Fluffy strawberry marshmallows on an amber & sandalwood base. Oriental vanilla for girls who think Hypnotic Poison smells “old lady”.
A pleasant, completely tolerable amount of sweetness. However, I don’t see this as worth hunting down if you live outside France. It’s not an ultra gourmand dreamboat and either of the above mentioned, or also Naomi Campbell’s self-titled perfume would be a sufficient, more accessible substitute.
Notes: strawberry margarita, mandarin, raspberry, candyfloss, litchi, orange blossom, lemon, violet, jasmine, rose, patchouli, white musk, vanilla, sandalwood, amber