The Edit: Fabulous New Fragrance
Fragrance lovers, rejoice, we’ve saved you the hard work and picked out the best new scents about to launch. Race you to the counter…
Acqua Di Parma Acqua Nobile Magnolia
Bloom your way into summer with this floral delight, which focuses on a rich Italian bouquet and creamy magnolia flower. Green citrus notes are paired with oodles of magnolia, rose, jasmine and tuberose. Whereas a touch of vanilla and sandalwood is combined with vetiver and patchouli – divine!
Sisley Eau Tropicale
Carry the essence of tropical beaches around with you all day with this exotic number from Sisley. A sultry scent based on the smell after a tropical rainstorm, this combines exotic floral notes of bergamot and ginger, before blending with a heart of tuberose, violet and rose. Its’ base soften this fragrance, with a lovely combination of ambrette seeds, patchouli and cedar.
Marc Jacobs Daisy Delight
We can’t get enough of Marc Jacobs and his delicious aromas, so it’s a good job that he’s brought out yet another delight! Limited edition, it bursts open with top notes of juicy apples, quince flowers and freesia, before going into a floral heart of iris, gardenia and peony. Musk, cedar and sandalwood finishes off this summery scent.
Givenchy Very Irresistible L’Eau En Rose
Very Irresistible is a classic fragrance and to celebrate its ten year anniversary, Givenchy has launched a new version for the forthcoming summer season. Its’ main focus is fresh rose, while juicy black currants and a dash of musk are added, to create a superb perfume.
Vivienne Westwood Sunny Alice
Our hearts lept when we heard that Vivienne Westwood is bringing out another follow-up fragrance to her much-loved Alice collection. This new addition was inspired by a sunny day at the seaside. Mandarin, pink pepper, frangipani, amber and sambac jasmine are all key to this sparkly, vibrant aroma.
Acqua Di Parma Ginepro Di Sardegna
The latest addition to Acqua di Parma’s Blu Meditteraneo collection, this is inspired by Sardinia and the clear blue sea. It opens with a concoction of black pepper and Jamaican pepper, as well as nutmeg and bergamot. The heart is a delicious blend of sage and cypress, before finishing with a woody, balmy finish.
Clinique Happy In Bloom 2014 Edition
Happy is a firm favourite for many perfume lovers, so this gorgeous spring addition is bound to hit beauty buff’s wish-list. Contained in a delightful bottle, embellished with pretty flower prints, this floral treat is a lighter and sweeter version of the scent classic. Freesia, plum, lily of the valley and musk are thrown in to form this sensational aroma. We predict this will be your go-to-fragrance come summertime.
Carolina Herrera 212 Surf
Fab for holidays, this exotic scent is fresh and woody, with a light musk finish. Watery accord, musk and warm wood are all key to this lush perfume, which will instantly take you to the beach (even when you’re in the office!).
The bottle alone is just one of the reasons why we can’t wait to get our mitts on this Etro essence. Described as a floral, woody musk blend, it features top notes of bergamot, black pepper and elemi, before transcending into a heart of iris, jasmine and ylang-ylang. Finally, the base finished, with vetiver, sandalwood, violet and musk.
Cartier La Panthère
Luxurious brand Cariter has launched this super feminine scent that evokes femininity with its sensual but delicate aroma. A fruity mix of strawberries, rhubarb and apricot kick off the scent, while the heart focuses on the flower gardenia. Ketone musk and oak moss are the final additions to this alluring number.
Feature: Kathryn Lewsey