PRETTY starts off very strong and a bit loud for a few seconds but mellows down to a "pretty", sassy, floral scent. It reminds me of a fresh out of the shower, very feminine sweet scent. It smells expensive --not the typical run of the mill floral perfume that can be found everywhere. I purchased the gift set, so shower, lotioning then topping it off the with perfume REALLY is Pretty. It definitely will prolong the fragrance which you tend to stop smelling after about 4-5 hours.