The fragrance that finds the perfect balance of sexy and sweet.

Written By LENA RAFF


Byredo has long been a purveyor of fragrances and vanity staples for in-the-know trendsetters of all ages and genders. VIOLET STAFFERS and shoppers alike rely on their array of scents when they want to feel effortlessly chic and timeless. Therefore, when the brand promised us a fragrance that was soothing to the senses and complex-yet-balanced, we immediately rolled up our sleeves and pulled down our collars to give it a spritz.


It is hard to find a fragrance that appeals universally and VIOLET STAFFERS are traditionally no exception. Finding ourselves fighting over the sample bottle, it is clear that Mixed Emotions seems to offer something for everyone. With a reaction like this, we were pretty sure we had just found a scent that could be beloved by anyone and sent it to our Committee of Industry Experts to confirm our suspicions.

“I love this scent because it is so unique: sweet and grounded, yet powerful. I get so many compliments when I wear it.” –  JACQUELINE LOZANO, Master Esthetician

“This might be my new favorite scent of all time. At first, it is fruit-forward, but in a few seconds, a woody, smoky base emerges that balances the sweetness perfectly. The contrasting notes are absolutely divine and something you can wear all year.” – RACHEL RICHMAN, VIOLET GREY Senior Merchandise Manager

“A rich, smoky fragrance with woody top notes and an earthy base. Reminds me of warm summer nights camping in the desert.” – LORI YOUNG, Makeup Artist


Our discerning Committee of Industry Experts found a lot to love about this fragrance. They reported that it was just the right amount of sexy, smoky, floral, and bright. Testers were thrilled to add Mixed Emotions to their olfactory wardrobe so we are thrilled to deem it officially VIOLET CODE APPROVED and have now added it to THE SHELVES.


The VIOLET CODE is a process and set of standards by which VIOLET GREY’s Committee of Industry Experts separate hero products from the tens of thousands of options available to you on the market. The result is a curation that is truly the best in beauty from those who know best.