This is one of my favourite perfume discoveries this year. The Miller Harris Powdered Veil perfume is honestly…one you need to try. I have nothing like it in my fragrance collection and it’s one of the sexiest scents that I own.
The Miller Harris Powdered Veil is described as a delicate amber with the lightest of orchid petals to create a delicate and sensuous aura.
I discovered this fragrance first around 5 years ago. I remember it vividly and I was in Burford Garden Centre in the heart of the Cotswolds and myself and my friend were having a casual Sunday browse as you do (have you been to garden centre?! It’s AMAZING!) and they have way more than garden furniture and plants here……they have food, toys, clothing, beauty and of course….perfumes and candles. I remember seeing the bottle from the Miller Harris Powdered Veil perfume and immediately it captured my attention because of the pretty baby pink bottle. I’m easily pleased. More often than not you can be disappointed after being lured in by a nice perfume bottle but it was intoxicating and wonderful. Anyway. I didn’t purchase it on that day but and years on…..in 2022….I thought I’m finally gonna!
I purchased this on Look Fantastic earlier this year and have absolutely no regrets. (my code LAURA_LF also will get you 20% off this fragrance by the way!). I purchased the 50ml size as I hadn’t smelt it since all those years ago in Burford and I was worried that maybe my taste had changed and it wouldn’t be as lovely as I remember. I was EVEN better! I was so happy on first sniff and it’s stunning and beautiful.
The Miller Harris Powdered Veil costs £85 for 50ml and £125 for 100ml. You can also purchase a 2ml sample from Miller Harris directly which costs £3.50 which is a good way to try out the fragrances, especially if you don’t have these near you.
Miller Harris Powdered Veil Perfume.
So what does this intoxicating scent that I love so much actually smell like?! Well, you may assume from the name that this is powder puffs, fluff and baby-like…you would be very much wrong! It does have a powdery edge to it but this is quite a rich and woody scent, with a touch of femininity and sweetness. It is an amber-floral.
It is still delicate and sensual. I find it a very sexy fragrance. It has a rich sweetness, it’s not over-the-top or overpowering as it has that air of powderiness and transparent florals. I find it perfectly balanced. It is a perfume that I would wear probably more in the evening and special occasions. I would spritz it every day and all day if I’m honest but I don’t want to waste this precious nectar as it isn’t cheap!
Head Notes: Pink Pepper, Rhubarb Touch, Geranium
Heart Notes: Transparent florals, Hedione, Orchid
Lasting Impressions: Sandalwood New Caledonia, Patchouli, Amber, Labdanum, Vanilla bourbon absolute, Musk, Cashmeran
I think you will like this if you like something unique , feminine but with depth and not too sweet or fruity. It’s a powerful hit of florals : it’s not soft, fresh or light. The notes that I can really smell once the perfume has developed is amber, vanilla bourbon and cashmeran.
It comes in the signature square Miller Harris glass bottle and is a matte candy pink with gold lettering and lid/ spray. Aesthetically I really love the way the Miller Harris perfumes look. They have a few different designs for the different fragrances, some bottles are completely opaque and coloured like this one, some are see-through with beautiful illustrations on the bottle. The 50ml size which I have is £85 and the 100ml is £115. SHOP HERE!
This is my first Miller Harris fragrance for about 10 years : I actually have been familiar with this fragrance brand for a long, long time and I used to wear the Miller Harris Feuilles De Tabac maybe back around 2010/11 kind of time. I also purchased a few of their candles in the past which are also absolutely gorgeous. Since buying the Powdered Veil earlier this year it has really piqued my interest back into the brand and I have my eyes on the Scherzo, Eau Santal and the Leather Rouge. There are so many that sound absolutely gorgeous so I defiantly need to find my nearest stockist and go and have a good discovery session of the newer scents.
About Miller Harris.
Miller Harris is a couture British fragrance house, founded in 2000, with a spirit of bespoke fragrance creation at it’s heart. The brand is committed to using beautiful natural materials whilst pushing creative boundaries. You can find Miller Harris fragrances in shops and boutiques all across the UK and in some bigger stores such as Selfridges. Online you can also get it over on LookFantastic : where I have mentioned is a great place to buy it as my 20% off code works against most Miller Harris fragrances, including the Powdered Veil! (code is LAURA_LF : SHOP HERE)
The brand was founded by ground-breaking perfumer Lyn Harris. Lyn worked with world-renowned fragrance house Robertet in France in her early career, and was one of the first female master perfumers. Girl Power! The aesthetic of Miller Harris perfumes is inspired by stories, memories and the very finest natural ingredients.
All Miller Harris products are suitable for vegan, free from phthalates, artificial colorants, parabens and formaldehydes.
I absolutely love the Miller Harris Powdered Veil perfume and it’s definitely in my top 5 fragrances ever. It’s my go-to for any special occasions at the moment and I think it’s perfection in a bottle! It’s ticking all my boxes as I am are you can tell.
Shop the Miller Harris Powdered Veil HERE and use code LAURA_LF to get a 20% off – this works against the other scents too at the moment.
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