Miss Dior vs Coco Mademoiselle


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Iconic perfume houses Dior and Chanel have been producing elegant and stylish feminine fragrances since the early 1900s. As several of our readers have asked for a Miss Dior vs Coco Mademoiselle comparison, we decided to put both fragrances to the test.

I am comparing Miss Dior Eau de Parfum (2021) with Coco Mademoiselle Eau de Parfum Intense (2018). Both fragrances share main notes of rose and vanilla, but whereas Miss Dior EDP is more floral and fruity, Chanel Coco Mademoiselle EDP Intense introduces the muskiness of patchouli.

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Miss Dior vs Coco Mademoiselle

Armed with official samples of Miss Dior Eau de Parfum (2021) and Coco Mademoiselle Eau de Parfum Intense (2018), it’s time to review, test and compare. I have also included my full video review too!

1. Miss Dior Eau de Parfum

Miss Dior Eau de Parfum
Credit: Dior

Review

Released in 2021, Dior’s Miss Dior Eau de Parfum is a youthful and carfree fruity floral fragrance with a vanilla kick. This scent was composed by perfumer François Demachy.

An opening of apricot-scented peony mixes with powdery iris and fragrant Lilly of the valley. The heart of Centifolia rose petals delivers delicate floral hints of honey and pepper.

Once dry, a light musky woody base is soon sweetened by vanilla and tonka bean. Finally settles to a feminine rose fragrance with sweet vanilla and a moreish fruity tones.

When comparing to Chanel Coco Mademoiselle Eau de Parfum Intense, I would say Miss Dior Eau de Parfum is less complicated, it’s pretty and easier to wear for any occasion.

Top Notes:

Lilly of the valley, Peony, Iris

Mid Notes:

Centifolia Rose

Base Notes:

Vanilla, Tonka Bean, Musk, Sandalwood

Seasons & Longevity

This confident, fun and carefree perfume is suitable for any season and occasion. I would wear this more of a daytime scent for lunches, days out and it is also office safe.

Performance is good, you can expect 6+ hours of wear with noticeable sillage and projection.

Any Season
Longevity 6+ hours

Benefits & Drawbacks

ProsBeautiful rose scent with light fruity and vanilla
ConsMore of a daytime-only scent.

2. Coco Mademoiselle Eau de Parfum Intense

COCO Mademoiselle Intense by Chanel
Credit: Chanel

Review

Chanel’s Coco Mademoiselle Eau de Parfum Intense is an elegant amber woody fragrance that oozes class. Released in 2018, the perfumer behind this scent is Olivier Polge.

This fragrance opens with a surprising amount of fresh citrus that soon calms down. A heart of fragrant rose dominates nicely, supported by hints of jasmine.

Upon dry-down, the moreish sweetness of vanilla and tonka bean emerges, with earthy/musky patchouli taking effect after 20 minutes. Settles to an elegant dark and slightly musky rose fragrance with hints of vanilla and tonka bean.

When comparing to Miss Dior Eau de Parfum, I would say Chanel Coco Mademoiselle Eau de Parfum Intense is the more mysterious and worldly older sister.

Top Notes:

Orange, Bergamot

Mid Notes:

Rose, Jasmine

Base Notes:

Patchouli, Tonka Bean, Vanilla

Seasons & Longevity

As for when to wear, Chanel Coco Mademoiselle Eau de Parfum Intense is ideal for autumn/winter and even creeping into spring. It feels a little more dressy and refined than Miss Dior.

The performance of this fragrance is good and you can expect 5+ hours of wear with decent sillage and projection before it relaxes to hover just above the skin.

Seasons: Autumn, Winter, Spring
Longevity 5+ hours

Benefits & Drawbacks

ProsElegant, refined and utterly classy dark rose scent.
ConsMaybe too much depth for younger noses
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Miss Dior vs Coco Mademoiselle – Comparison

Miss Dior Eau de ParfumCoco Mademoiselle Eau de Parfum Intense
Viora Says… Miss Dior Eau de Parfum blends powdery rose, vanilla and hints of apricot-tinged peony to create a pretty any-season everyday fragrance.Viora Says… Coco Mademoiselle Eau de Parfum Intense is more sultry. A darker and more exotic rose scent that’s perfect for eveningwear.

Our Top Pick

COCO Mademoiselle Intense by Chanel

Coco Mademoiselle Eau de Parfum Intense

The winner has to be Coco Mademoiselle Eau de Parfum Intense. I love the depth of the rose and patchouli that is brightened by vanilla, just what you want to wear for any slightly dressy occasion.

Miss Dior vs Coco Mademoiselle: Video Review

Miss Dior vs Coco Mademoiselle: Video Review

Conclusion

Overall, Miss Dior Eau de Parfum and Coco Mademoiselle Eau de Parfum Intense are both well-balanced, feminine and perform well. I recommend you try both fragrances in-store and decide which one you prefer. Coco Mademoiselle needs to settle for 20 minutes to reveal its sensual muskiness so please bear that in mind.

As we mentioned at the end of our full review video, you can easily add both of these fragrances to your collection as Miss Dior Eau de Parfum is a versatile any season fragrance, whilst Miss Dior Eau de Parfum is more of an any-season daytime scent.

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