United Colors of Benetton has been that “aspirational” brand for me as a kid, way back in highschool and college. My classmates would have bags from Benetton, and would sport fragrances from them, and I think I got my first Benetton wallet when I could first afford it. The brand’s been there for the longest time.
Body mists – those were also part of me, growing up. When I was in high school, classmates would bring their bottles of body mists from imported brands, and I think I actually bugged mom ( and was successful at that ) to buy a bottle of my own, of course, with me choosing what I exactly wanted. In this area, it has to be YOU who has the affinity for the scent, and not just some “uso” or “in” thing. You’ll suffer for it if you choose the most popular scent, or worse, smell like everyone else!
Oh, Benetton, why did you release this just now? You could’ve contributed to an even more exciting childhood/teenagehood for me! Hahaha! Continue reading