Victoria Beckham's Favorite Perfume Is A Quiet-Luxury Staple Perfect For Posh Spice

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In a long history of music groups and touring bands, the Spice Girls were pure pop phenomena, influencing our vinyl choices and inspiring our makeup looks through the '90s. However, one of them stood out on our mood boards, and has proven that her style goes well beyond the Y2K era. From costly diamond rings to fancy designer clothes, Victoria Beckham has stayed it-girl material while undergoing a constant style transformation. Even years after the group's peak, we still turn to the musician-turned-entrepreneur for her beauty tips, and her fragrance choices are next in our sights.


Victoria Beckham took to her Instagram stories back in 2020 to share a picture of Vilhelm Parfumerie's Room Service, captioning the photo "super chic." The perfume, launched in 2015 and created by perfumer Jérôme Epinette, was inspired by the image of a Hollywood superstar in a fancy hotel room, waiting in her robe to soak in a bath of flower petals. And from the inspiration to the notes in Room Service, it's not hard to see why Posh Spice loves the fragrance so much. 

What does Room Service smell like?

If there's one thing we're sure of, it's that a Victoria Beckham recommendation will always be the bomb. And with a scent profile like this one, Room Service is going in our carts immediately. At the top of Room Service's scent profile are the sweet and fruity notes of blackberry and mandarin orange, both of which add citrusy zest to the first whiff. Right between that and the bottom notes are orchid, bamboo, and violet, all adding fresh and floral greenness to this concoction. At the bottom are musk, black amber, and sandalwood notes, bringing the powdery sweetness you find at dry down.


With this rich mix of fruity, floral, and musky notes, its easy to see why both Beckham and thousands of reviewers approve of Vilhelm Parfumerie's Room Service. One reviewer on Fragrantica stated: "I ordered four samples of Vilhelm Parfumerie fragrances, and Room Service is my favorite. It's a light, refreshing, and slightly fruity scent that transports me to a classy resort." If you'd like to try this fragrance for yourself, you can pick it up from Saks Fifth Avenue for $175 for a 1.7-ounce bottle, at the time of writing.

But even with a Beckham seal of super chic approval, other reviewers have not taken to Room Service well, with some describing the scent as underwhelming and others expressing that it is "cloying and way too strong."


How do I layer Room Service?

Vilhelm Parfumerie's Room Service is many things: powdery, musky, floral, and even a little sweet. This scent combination makes it a dream to pair with several other perfumes or layer underneath them. To layer or pair, you can choose to accentuate a particular note in Room Service with similar notes in other perfumes.


For instance, if you want to enhance the fruitiness of the blackberry and mandarin notes in Room Service, pair with another fruity perfume with similar notes for even more zesty richness. To do this, TikTok perfume content creator @arielleshoshana paired her Room Service with a spritz of Jo Malone's Blackberry & Bay Cologne, creating a warm burst of floral fruitiness. You can also accentuate other notes, like the florals, with an equally floral scent like Emma Stone's favorite classy fragrance, Les Exclusifs des Gardenia from Chanel, or the muskiness with a spicy fragrance like the Beyoncé-approved Kilian Paris' Angels' Share to add depth.