SPRING FLING: NEW SEASON, NEW FRAGRANCE
Spring has officially sprung – woohoo! Celebrate the new season with our pick of the best fragrances that have hit the shelves.
L’OCCITANE JASMIN & BERGAMOTE EDT
Delicate jasmine notes and Italian bergamot are combined to create this fruity and floral scent that’s perfect for spring mornings.
£52 for 75ml, www.uk.loccitane.com
MOLTON BROWN LILY OF THE VALLEY AND STAR ANISE EDT
Fresh and floral, we love this uplifting number from Molton Brown. It merges together lily of the valley, magnolia and peony, while ylang-ylang and white musk are found at the base.
£39 for 50ml, www.moltonbrown.co.uk
MICHAEL KORS CORAL
Ideal for those long, hot, sunny evenings, this sexy scent is a must. It uses juicy grapefruit, sweet raspberry notes and sandalwood – simply irresistible!
£79 for 100ml, www.houseoffraser.co.uk
RITUALS FLEURS DE L’HIMALAYA EDP
This oriental number takes inspiration from the Himalayan Mountains, pairing oriental peonies with wild orchid and cotton musk.
£39 for 50ml, www.houseoffraser.co.uk
BRONNLEY COSMIC BLOOM
Bursting with energy, this sunny scent is bound to put a spring in your step. Delicious rhubarb and black violet are blended with cloudberry notes for a vibrant aroma. Meanwhile, vanilla, sandalwood and musk are used at the base.
£35 for 50ml, www.bronnley.co.uk
MICHAEL KORS SEXY SUNSET
Michael Kors continues providing us with fabulous fragrances, with this limited edition being the latest we’re lusting over. Opening with exotic lotus flower, freesia and Nashi pear, it follows into a floral note of magnolia and jasmine sambac, before finishing with a base of sandalwood and vanilla.
£39 for 30ml, www.theperfumeshop.com
MARC JACOBS DAISY BLUSH
Sparkling with fresh floral notes, we’re obsessed with this divine perfume from Marc Jacobs. It creates a dewy aroma with water lily and pear, while a subtle hint of honeysuckle is combined with precious woods.
£54 for 50ml, www.thepefumeshop.com
DKNY BE ELECTRIC COLLECTION
Clear your perfume shelf for a trio of summer scents from DKNY. Limited edition, these three fragrances are part of the brand’s Be Delicious collection and feature: Citrus Pulse – a blend of nectarine, tangerine and passion fruit, Bright Crush – which combines melon, frangipani and golden amber; and Loving Glow – a tropical mix of jasmine, pineapple and grape.
£29.99 for 50ml, www.theperfumeshop.com
CALVIN KLEIN CK2
This unisex scent balances spicy electric freshness with warm magnetic woods for an aroma twist. Kicking off with notes of wasabi and mandarin, it continues into a concoction of orris concrete and rose absolute. Finally, vetiver and sandalwood are at the base.
£30 for 30ml, www.theperfumeshop.com
NINA RICCI POP
How adorable is this bottle? Designed by French artist Coco, the brand’s classic apple shape has been given a revamp with a multi-colour scattering of polka dots. The scent remains its unbeatable same – merging lemon and lime with toffee apple, moonflower and cotton musk.
£42 for 50ml, www.theperfumeshop.com
ANNICK GOUTAL ROSE POMPON
Update your floral fragrances with this stunning scent that’s perfect for the warmer weather. It combines spicy pink pepper with fruity blackcurrant and raspberry notes. Meanwhile, the likes of Bulgarian rose, peony and rose centifolia are added for a flirty floral finish.
£67 for 50ml, www.houseoffraser.co.uk
ELIE SAAB ROSE COUTURE
For a delicate spring scent, we are crushing over this beauty from Elie Saab. It opens with peony-rose accord, while at the heart there’s a blend of orange blossom, jasmine and rose nectar. Fianlly, sandal and patchouli make up the base.
£33 for 30ml, www.feelunique.com
BULGARI LE GEMME IMPERIALI COLLECTION
New scents on the block from Bulgari are a trio named Le Gemme Imperiali, which were inspired by the Imperial China. The range features: Le Gemme Splendia – a concoction of magnolia essence, narcissus absolute and oakmoss, Le Gemme Irina – a floral musk combo of magnolia essence, jasmine petals and musk; and Le Gemme Desiria – which pairs magnolia essence with rose petals and musk.
£235 for 100ml, www.harrods.com