Slideshow: The Pretty Perfume Displays Of 8 Stylish Philadelphians

Perfume bottles are like jewelry: They look just as lovely as they smell (or, as our photography director discovered, they look deceivingly lovely, and the scent itself is actually pretty nasty). I’ve always felt that looking at someone’s perfume display is a bit like looking at her underwear drawer: It’s super-personal, and it instantly tells you about a person. (Brazilian bikini briefs or granny panties? Essential oils or Chanel No. 5?) So I asked a few of the most stylish women I know to show me their perfume displays, and to dish on what they wear, why they love it, and what else they’ve got on their vanities. Keep reading for the scent stories of eight of Philly’s coolest women.