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Description
Golden sunlight infuses this light, floral perfume. Softly powdered petals of Casablanca lily and white carnations usher in a heart of demure violet leaf brushed with airy, soft pollen and gold dust. Exotic Indian patchouli and sweet amber accents escalates the shimmering luxury of the sweet, powdered florals.
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Scent type
Floral
Personality
Elegant
Occasion
Date Night
Season
Fall
Attributes
Strong
Complexity
Intense

Donna Karan Gold rating and reviews

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Average rating (147 reviews)
2.8 out of 5
Rated3on the scale of0to10
01/06/2019
Okay
A deep scent, not flowery. It smelled ok, not great. I prefer wanderlust.. it is an adequate scent.
Rated1on the scale of0to10
12/28/2018
NEVER AGAIN
This was the worst perfume I have ever smelled! I had to give it one star, or else I couldn't do the review. If I could give it a 0, I would! AWFUL!
Rated2on the scale of0to10
12/01/2018
I Disliked It
It has a very light and flowery scene to it but it did smell very old as well.
Rated5on the scale of0to10
11/28/2018
Loving this!
Beatuifu light scent i I’ve it!!!
Rated1on the scale of0to10
09/06/2018
OMG!!
This scent is the worst. From time to time I have gotten a scent I did not particularly care for; but eventually I grew to tolerate it. However this scent let's just say OMG IT IS NOT A PLEASANT ONE!
Rated5on the scale of0to10
08/22/2018
18kt in a bottle
This fragrance exudes sensuality and class, everything you could imagine liquid gold would smell like is this fragrance kicked up a notch or two. This is perfect for everyday wear to the office or even for date night, not too heavy but not so light you can't tell it's there. This scent wears beautifully and lasts all day.
Rated3on the scale of0to10
08/13/2018
Not my favorite
Usually i like Donna Karan scents but this wasn't one of them. Just a little bit strong going on.
Rated1on the scale of0to10
07/18/2018
Clean scent lover
THis scent is definitely not for me
Rated1on the scale of0to10
07/05/2018
Horrible smell
Wish that I could return it don't like at all. It's a NO for me.
Rated2on the scale of0to10
06/29/2018
Not for me
Definitely smells like a perfume from back in the 80’s
Rated1on the scale of0to10
06/27/2018
FOR A YOUNG AT HEART WOMAN
This is an elderly woman's scent in my opinion. Way too strong for me personally. I like more sexy scents, I just felt older with this one. Not for me.
Rated5on the scale of0to10
06/09/2018
Enjoy Wearing This Fragrance
I like any fragrance Donna Karan creates and DK Gold is no different. I enjoy smelling the hints of white carnation, amber and lilies as I wear it on my wrists, ankles and neck. This fragrance remains part of my Scentbird collection that's a definite re-order.
Rated1on the scale of0to10
05/18/2018
Nope!
I wanted to like this scent but it is Suuupppeeerrrr strong!! I thought the more I wore it, it would smell better but it got more and more funky!! Too heavy.
Rated3on the scale of0to10
05/07/2018
BELIEVE ME...it gets better the longer you wear it
When I first sprayed it on, I was like, ABSOLUTELY not, but... the longer I wore it, the better the smell became. It was more grounded and not so potent and over powering. I definitely see how it can be a date night favorite, va va vavoom!
Rated2on the scale of0to10
04/22/2018
New customer
The scent is a little bit too strong for me..
Rated1on the scale of0to10
04/20/2018
Smells like gardenias, very strong, mature fragrance
I did not like this scent. Very mature smell. My grandmother would have loved it.
Rated5on the scale of0to10
04/12/2018
Perfect!
Loved this scent. Exactly what I have been looking for. A sweet light touch of Amber and Lily.
Rated1on the scale of0to10
04/06/2018
Review
Not my taste in fragrance. Floral scent but with that old woman feel. Definitely wouldn’t purchase.
Rated5on the scale of0to10
04/02/2018
One of my favorite scents this spring
OH wow! There is something amazing about the sour wet scent of violet leaf that is amazing next to this oriental lily scent. I know it's not for everyone but I think it's a great balance that keeps the lily grounded and keeps it from being cloying. The lily note itself starts out accurate. As it settles the jasmine and black locust notes merge with it making it more of a bouquet but it doesn't blend so much that I would call it muddy or nondescript. The amber is present in the drydown as a warm creaminess. I was looking forward to the clove, but it and patchouli weren't really present. I love it anyways. After about 5 hours the scent is detectable, but really faint.
Rated2on the scale of0to10
03/02/2018
Not for me
This has a very strong smell that doesn't wear well on me.
Rated1on the scale of0to10
02/28/2018
This one not for me
Didn’t like the smell. Too Masculine
Rated1on the scale of0to10
02/28/2018
Nice Smell but not for me
It just seemed like something my mother would wear. It's a nice smell but not for me.
Rated1on the scale of0to10
02/20/2018
this smells TERRIBLE!
this is a terrible smelling perfume
Rated3on the scale of0to10
02/11/2018
Not for me.
I love Donna Karan perfumes, so I was very excited to try this one. I currently use Liquid Cashmere White by Donna Karan, and I’ve used Cashmere Original in the past. This scent was not for me. Even if it is lovely, the scent didn’t mesh well with me. it has happened in the past where a scent grows on me but this scent was too “baby powder” for me.
Rated1on the scale of0to10
02/09/2018
Did not like it
Strong stench
Rated1on the scale of0to10
02/06/2018
Least Fav
This was way too “flowery” for my taste.
Rated1on the scale of0to10
02/05/2018
Cioci
Horrible Horrible Horrible!!
Reviews: 3
Upvotes: 1
Downvotes: 0
Products received: 5
Rated4on the scale of0to10
02/05/2018
Kri
This fragrance is soft snd sexy. Not over powerful with a hint of spiciness.i like it.
Rated4on the scale of0to10
02/04/2018
Floral medley
A soft floral medley. Not over powering. I enjoy wearing this perfume and have received many compliments.
Rated1on the scale of0to10
02/02/2018
What the.. yuck!
I just knew I would love this one - WRONG! Can’t explain the scent - just, ick!
Rated1on the scale of0to10
01/31/2018
Donna Karan Gold
This just plain stinks! I love her other scents but this had so many strong notes that fight each other. It's going in the trash!!!
Rated4on the scale of0to10
01/26/2018
Defiantly different
At first I didn't think I would like it. It does smell different. I doesn't smell like an old lady smell at all. It starts out strong but then it starts to smell woodsy. By the end of the day I can smell a slight floral scent. It changes as the day goes. Not sure I can wear it everyday but I do like it.
Rated5on the scale of0to10
01/19/2018
Wow, My New Fragrance
My first impression was yuck that’s strong. But, I decided to finally wear it to work one day. I found it to be an intensively sexy scent that I now love. It’s confidence in a bottle. I actually look forward to wearing this Fragrance after the initial spray. The fragragrace actually smelled better once it was sprayed on my body. I’m making this my signature Fragrance for 2018.
Rated1on the scale of0to10
01/14/2018
Disappointed
This was the first scent I disliked. I hated itit smelled so bad. As soon as I opened it I threw it away. Sucks to waste a month. This was terrible
Rated4on the scale of0to10
01/13/2018
Donna Karan Gold
I really like this fragrance!!!!! Will become my favorite!!!!
Rated3on the scale of0to10
01/05/2018
Different
Although I don't normally like spicy scent on me as they don't mix well with my pheromones. This perfume wasn't to bad at all. The spice wasn't overbearing
Rated2on the scale of0to10
01/04/2018
Not at all for me
I’m a fan of other Donna Karan fragrances, but this one is not for me. I am typically pretty weary of florals because they make me smell at least 85 years old, and this one was proof of that. Instant headache, it smells like bad breath and my great-grandmother’s bath robe.
Rated4on the scale of0to10
01/03/2018
Finally Found A Date Night Fragrance
This is a great date night fragrance. It's warm and smooth. It's a sultry fragrance that suits me well. I am very pleased.
Rated3on the scale of0to10
01/03/2018
I’d wear to work.
Not my top favorite, but it’s not bad.
Rated5on the scale of0to10
01/03/2018
Loved it
Enjoyed the scent. Not as fruity as I would normally wear but great find
Rated1on the scale of0to10
01/02/2018
Donna Karan Gold
I wa not impressed with this fragrance, to the point of utter dislike!. It is to strong for me, and does not go well with my chemistry./balance. This is the first Scentbird that has totally struck out. It hurts to waste a month!! Guess I will have to wait for next months.
Rated2on the scale of0to10
01/02/2018
Noooo
This scent is one for much older women. It just didn't have that clean, fresh scent that I love.
Rated5on the scale of0to10
11/21/2017
Was no happy with this scent at all. Very strong and overwhelming. It was way to old lady for me, and I'm and woman in my 40's. Wish I could return it for something else. But I'm sure I'll find someone who will like it to give it too.....
Rated5on the scale of0to10
11/15/2017
DK Gold- is on the musk side. Surprisingly irresistible. I love it.
Rated3on the scale of0to10
11/15/2017
This one is a little strong. Not a bad scent just too much.
Rated1on the scale of0to10
11/06/2017
This was the worst scent I have ever ordered. Just awful. Im older woman and even too old ladyish for me. All I can say is aweful.
Rated5on the scale of0to10
11/03/2017
One of my favorites so far. It's a warm scent, the amber and patchouli really come through. According to my preteen "it smells amazing"
Rated1on the scale of0to10
10/30/2017
It's very strong and very floral. Gave me an instant headache.
Rated4on the scale of0to10
09/28/2017
Wonderful scent. Not overly strong but long lasting.
Rated4on the scale of0to10
09/20/2017
I got my perfume yesterday and was thrilled! I really like the scent as well.
Rated1on the scale of0to10
09/06/2017
Too strong and bad floral smell. Did not agree with me.
Rated5on the scale of0to10
09/05/2017
I received my perfume the other day. I love scent. I'm thinking of buying the large size.
Rated1on the scale of0to10
08/31/2017
Very floral scent. Very strong.
Rated1on the scale of0to10
08/13/2017
Way way too strong!!
Rated5on the scale of0to10
08/11/2017
Too strong for my liking. I didn't like it at all, and I thought I would according to description and reviews. Very musky and "old" smelling I am 33, but my 14 year old daughter said she liked it so i gave it to her.. This is the worst I got from scentbird! Not happy, wasted my month
Rated4on the scale of0to10
08/08/2017
Love the lasting power of the fragrance and the rich spicy bouquet.
Rated1on the scale of0to10
08/05/2017
The scent is too strong. I didn't like it at all.
Rated2on the scale of0to10
08/04/2017
My five year old told me I smelled like Grandma but if I were Grandma's grandma. Definitely wouldn't buy it again.
Rated1on the scale of0to10
08/04/2017
This was horrible it smells like someone's 80 year old grandmother. I will literally try to give it away to several different women who all said the set was extremely strong and smell like old women that live in a nursing home. So I end up having to throw this way cuz there's no way I would ever wear it. Maybe if my grandmother will still alive I would have been able to give it to her but unfortunately she is not so this went into the trash.
Rated1on the scale of0to10
08/02/2017
not my cup of tea, sorry!
Rated1on the scale of0to10
07/26/2017
I received this sent today was so excited to try something new, I sad to say the disappointment It smells horrible. This sent is not for me wish I could send it back.
Rated1on the scale of0to10
07/25/2017
I just got this scent in today and I was really excited. I sprayed a little on my wrist and was so disappointed. This smell is horrible. It smells like a woman in her 80's. I am going to give this to my grandmother. This is more like her scent. Not trying to be funny but if your under 50 this scent may not be for you. I am truly not going to recommend this to any of my friends. :-( With all of the reviews I thought it would be more elegant, fruity and sexy then this. This smells nothing like I expected it too at all.
Rated5on the scale of0to10
07/10/2017
Reminded me of my grandmother.
Rated5on the scale of0to10
07/04/2017
Not my favorite.
Rated1on the scale of0to10
06/30/2017
Very Disappointed! - This is my first Scentbird perfume and I figured I would not be disappointed with Donna Karan. Sadly, I was wrong. The smell is hard to describe, but has hints of flowers and seafood. Not what I expected.
Rated1on the scale of0to10
06/28/2017
This was horrid! Can't even describe the scent. It's going in the trash.
Rated1on the scale of0to10
06/27/2017
I really wanted to love this one after reading reviews. Smelled like old aerosol hairspray. Not a single person I've shared it with thought it was a nice smell. Maybe I got an old batch? Never again....😬
Rated5on the scale of0to10
06/26/2017
I really liked this scent! It was different than what I normally would wear. I wouldn't mind having a bottle of my own!
Rated1on the scale of0to10
06/26/2017
Grandma perfume
Rated1on the scale of0to10
06/18/2017
Wasn't what I was expecting
Rated1on the scale of0to10
06/13/2017
DIdnt like it...
Rated5on the scale of0to10
06/10/2017
Wasn't fond of it smelled like something maybe my grandma would wear.
Rated2on the scale of0to10
06/09/2017
On a Lighter note, this could have been worse! my daughter loved the scent, but I did not! This scent reminded me of something that would have been on my grandmothers vanity.
Rated5on the scale of0to10
06/07/2017
Another hit!
Rated2on the scale of0to10
06/05/2017
I usually like most of Donna's scent but this one was too harsh for me. I like warmer scents
Rated1on the scale of0to10
06/04/2017
This scent was a no go for me! Tried to wear a few times but still didn't grow on me. Very mature scent.
Rated1on the scale of0to10
06/04/2017
Did not like it.
Rated3on the scale of0to10
06/04/2017
The shipments are spot on every month, and I like the fact that I can change the subscription if I want something different. The containersecond are interchangeable so you can carry the one you're wearing with you when you go. Each is labeled, and the chooses are so numerous that one year may be too little. I love the fact that if you fall in love with one in particular, you are able to buy a full size at a good price. One container lasts over a month if you wear it every day, but who wants to with all the choices. I am finding the ones I can live without....what a great way to try perfumes without the expense of a full bottle. Love the service.
Rated3on the scale of0to10
06/04/2017
Didn't work for me
I actually like the scent from the initial spray, but the scent became a little stiff and acidic the longer I wore it. I guess it didn't work with my chemistry.
Rated5on the scale of0to10
06/04/2017
I actually like the scent from the initial spray, but the scent became a little stiff and acidic the longer I wore it. I guess it didn't work with my chemistry.
Rated1on the scale of0to10
05/31/2017
this scent is not for my fav
Rated5on the scale of0to10
05/27/2017
It was nice but a little too musky for me. It's more of a mature scent.
Rated2on the scale of0to10
05/13/2017
I tried it...didnt like this one...very mature scent...more of a unsweet musk.
Rated5on the scale of0to10
05/03/2017
I love love love this fragrance . It's sweet, subtle, and last all day. So far my favorite
Rated4on the scale of0to10
03/13/2017
This is a nice smell if you like different.. It isn't a heavy fragrance. Kinda on the lines of Donna Karen cashmere but it has a spicy smell but floral.. Very different. Warm.. Probably more mature fragrance..
Rated5on the scale of0to10
03/07/2017
I expected it to be a little spicy or dark from the description but it is flowery.this is a good scent for someone who enjoys flower scents not light but still flowery
Rated2on the scale of0to10
03/07/2017
This wasn't my favorite. It's better after it dries down-about 10 mins after I spray it. It seems a bit too chemical to me.
Rated5on the scale of0to10
03/06/2017
It has a very nice scent.
Rated5on the scale of0to10
03/06/2017
I really don't like this, I love all the other one
Rated3on the scale of0to10
03/06/2017
Very nice, but it's not really for me
Rated5on the scale of0to10
02/07/2017
didn't care for this scent
Rated1on the scale of0to10
02/04/2017
I didn't like the fragrance...
Rated2on the scale of0to10
02/04/2017
Very strong scent with a "dark" profile. Too strong for me.
Rated5on the scale of0to10
02/04/2017
Too strong for my taste
Rated5on the scale of0to10
02/04/2017
Looove!! Reminds me of Amerige not sure spelling but it's an older perfume but it always got compliments as this one does!!
Rated5on the scale of0to10
02/04/2017
Love this it's very different!! Smells wonderful. It's one I'll wear a lot it reminds me of amerige an older perfume but I always got compliments on it as with this one!!! not sure spelling of amerige but it's awesome!!
Rated2on the scale of0to10
02/03/2017
I did not care for this as much. It smells good at first but after 10 minutes it smells like "old lady"
Rated1on the scale of0to10
01/31/2017
Awful, wish I could send it back
Rated3on the scale of0to10
01/31/2017
Strong at first but it lightens up with time
Rated1on the scale of0to10
01/31/2017
Love, would definitely recommend, a little goes a long way!
Rated4on the scale of0to10
01/29/2017
I love Donna Karan's perfumes. I'm getting used to this one. It is a little on the woodsy side for my taste. I'm adjusting to the scent. Overall, I do like her fragrances.
Rated1on the scale of0to10
01/06/2017
Don't like it!. I prefer spicy, oriental scents. This fragrance is neither. I can barely smell this scent. Can't recommend it.
Rated3on the scale of0to10
01/04/2017
This was just ok for me, didn't love it, didn't hate it.
Rated5on the scale of0to10
01/04/2017
I absolutely love this scent its a very classy sophisticated scent with a hint of sweetness
Rated3on the scale of0to10
01/03/2017
This scent is just nice. It is a bit heavy. Not in a overbearing way,but perhaps just too much of some of the ingredients. If you go easy with the application, the overall effect is much better. Still, it might be best worn at night, out for the evening.
Rated5on the scale of0to10
01/02/2017
Love this scent, but it is not for everyday.
Rated5on the scale of0to10
01/02/2017
DID NOT LIKE IT!
Rated1on the scale of0to10
01/01/2017
Strong! Not what I expected :(
Rated2on the scale of0to10
12/31/2016
Not as fond as I thought I'd be. Strong and powderie
Rated5on the scale of0to10
12/31/2016
Love this scent. Sophisticated sweet smell - smells like wealth.
Rated2on the scale of0to10
12/31/2016
Did not like the smell.
Rated2on the scale of0to10
12/31/2016
Not my type of fragrance. I was really disappointed because I like Donna Karan fragrances. Not this one.
Reviews: 1
Upvotes: 0
Downvotes: 0
Products received: 9
Rated5on the scale of0to10
12/30/2016
Nice
Rated3on the scale of0to10
12/29/2016
It smells like a classy old lady.
Rated1on the scale of0to10
12/06/2016
Very old lady
Rated4on the scale of0to10
12/03/2016
I loved it!!
Rated1on the scale of0to10
12/01/2016
smells cheap.
Rated1on the scale of0to10
11/30/2016
I did not enjoy this perfume. It was too strong for me.
Rated5on the scale of0to10
11/16/2016
Love this!! Husband loves it too!!
Rated3on the scale of0to10
11/04/2016
I was into the sent description because I like spicy powerful smells, but I think the Tuberose was too overpowering.
Rated1on the scale of0to10
11/03/2016
Smells like talc powder
Rated5on the scale of0to10
11/03/2016
I love this scent
Rated3on the scale of0to10
11/02/2016
It's a very strong scent going on BUT fades quickly !
Rated5on the scale of0to10
11/02/2016
Am unable to write a review as i have never received my October perfume. Very disappointing and inexcusable at this point. There's never a problem debiting payment for this unfulfilled subscription.
Rated5on the scale of0to10
11/02/2016
scent goes on really strong but does not last through the day! not my scent :(
Rated5on the scale of0to10
11/02/2016
LOVE IT!!!!!
Rated4on the scale of0to10
11/02/2016
This in my opinion is a mildly bold scent but in a good way .... I like this scent but i wouldn't wear it daily like others.
Rated5on the scale of0to10
10/25/2016
Love this scent! It definitely smells of amber and lily, with a slight powdery scent. It's strong and lasts all day.
Rated1on the scale of0to10
10/24/2016
No. just no. I almost gagged when I smelled it and I am one who is pretty open minded with smells....but this was not good at all! Smelled old lady circa 1980.....sorry but it is true.
Rated5on the scale of0to10
10/07/2016
I love this scent, its very suductive
Rated3on the scale of0to10
10/07/2016
.
Rated1on the scale of0to10
10/04/2016
I hate this perfume, it's awful, it smells bad!
Rated5on the scale of0to10
10/02/2016
I FREAKIN LOVE THIS!!! Always been a fan of her scents!!! Her deodorant is the bomb!!! #YallGotThatToo? 😁
Rated1on the scale of0to10
09/06/2016
Didn't like it at all. I really wanted my money back and think I'm about to unsubscribe.
Rated1on the scale of0to10
09/01/2016
Didn't like scent too spicy and woodsh
Rated5on the scale of0to10
08/03/2016
I LOVE THIS SCENT! Thank you, Scentbird! I love Casablanca lilies and Summer smells. This did it for me.
Rated2on the scale of0to10
07/30/2016
not a fan
Rated1on the scale of0to10
07/29/2016
Very strong. If you like strong scents this is for you. Reminds me of an older woman. Hoping it will grow on me :/
Rated1on the scale of0to10
06/27/2016
This fragrance is horrible! It is harsh and smells like strong, cheap old lady hand creme from years ago. It also has more of a woodsy, green hard smell such as Tommy or Tommy girl. I do not like this at all! There is nothing musky, spicy or powdery about Donna Karen Gold.
Rated1on the scale of0to10
06/21/2016
I didn't like this scent and I usually like Donna Karan. It was to bold for me. I prefer fresh, clean and a little sweeter scents. This description was misleading to me. This seemed to have more of a musk smell to me and on me.
Rated4on the scale of0to10
05/26/2016
Love this! At first, I get a big whiff of lillies. After it dries down, I could smell notes of amber and green grass. It smells like I'm sitting in a park on a sunny day. Very uplifting.
Rated2on the scale of0to10
04/12/2016
I feel like my mom or grandma would love this scent... it's very musky, and kinda powdery. I'm all for a good musky scent but this was not it. Still, not totally hate it's just not my particular kinda scent.
Rated5on the scale of0to10
04/05/2016
Smells pretty nice but not for me.
Rated5on the scale of0to10
03/29/2016
I love this fragrance. I need a bigger bottle.
Rated5on the scale of0to10
01/04/2016
Didn't receive Donna Karan Gold. Received Indigo By Nest Fragrances. My review on Indigo is as follows. It was subtle with an exotic woody scent. Could smell the cardamom, one of my favorite scents
Rated1on the scale of0to10
11/30/2015
This was NOT a good fragrance on me. I smelled really bad almost like it had soured.....just not by scent.
Rated5on the scale of0to10
10/02/2015
Very, very long lasting and strong. Love it!
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