For me personally I go on the notes and then I go by season. In my opinion there is no point in wearing a heavy spicy perfume in the height of summer as is there no point in wearing a fresh, citrusy scent in the middle of winter. There are literally thousands of perfumes. Perhaps head of on a sniffathon at a local Myer or similar as a start, when you get to know what you like you can then branch out and take a punt on the more obscure.
SW: 175.0 kgs. CW: 62 kgs-Hit goal 12 September 2009.