Best perfumes of the season 2011 – 18 new fragrances
A tonique autumn scent is in the air. The smell of winter will be seductive, full of flowers and oriental spices. Here is a list of 18 new best fragrances of the season:
1. Belle D’Opium Yves Saint Laurent
An updated version of YSL’s iconic fragrance, Belle D’Opium is a softer take on the classic. Musky and warm, it’s an ideal winter scent. A new version of the legendary Opium, where the woman becomes itself a source of addiction
2. Eau Duelle – Dyptique
An alliance of white vanilla and black frankincense, Dyptique sign a boldly racy fragrance. A sweet awakening like a highway dotted with black tea, spices, saffron and vetiver.
3. Marry Me de Lanvin
A signature scent that dares the astonishing alliance of bitter orange and jasmine tea. An invigorating fragrance, vibrant as a streak of lightning.
Largely inspired by the world of Albert Elbaz, the Marry Me bottle contains the codes of the Lanvin fashion house by reinterpreting the knot, beloved by the creator.
4. Boss Orange – Hugo Boss
Boss Orange’s Celebration of Happiness is a light-hearted fragrance of apples and peaches with a sweet vanilla base.
5. Gucci Guilty
Named after the Barbara Streisand song ‘Guilty’, this is a perfume to be proud, not ashamed of. It’s a vibrant oriental fragrance with Mandarin and pink pepper base notes.
6. Azure Lime – Tom Ford
If you dream of holidays in Mustique, this Azure Lime fragrance will transport you right to the region’s citrus groves. With local herbs such as South African buchu, this exotic Tom Ford scent is perfect for those who are travellers at heart.
7. Jo Malone
Inspired by Keats’ ‘Ode To Autumn’, English Pear and Freesia cologne captures the scent of just-ripened King William Pear, combined with refreshing notes of white freesia.
8. Wonderwood Comme des Garçons
The latest quirky fragrance from Comme des Garçons, Wonderwood smells like a bracing walk through the woods with pine needles crunching underfoot.
9. Lola Marc Jacobs
Lola is one year old, and to celebrate, its pretty bottle-stop has been given a velvet makeover for a limited time.
10. La Prairie
This floral oriental fragrance comes in an unusual, sculptural bottle that looks like it should be in the Guggenheim museum.
11. Beauty Calvin Klein
Lily and Jasmine are the floral notes at the heart of Beauty. With its elegant, oval bottle, it’s a sophisticated choice.
12. Love Chloe
Sweet-smelling, and presented in a chic glass and metal bottle with a chain securing the cap, Love, Chloe is a must-have for any fashion addict. A fragrance that is worn like a winter piece, a cap jewel, a camel coat, a juice powder … The Chloe house concentrated the Fashion Weeks atmosphere in a 75ml bottle.
13. Les parfums Roger Vivier
Five fragrances for five solos, the famous Vivier house made its perfumed baptism with the perfume director Rami Mekdachi and launched a quintet of five cases for the finest materials: rose, amber, iris, neroli and sandalwood. Purists, do not refrain! Available exclusively at boutiques Roger Vivier from October 2010.
14. Dior Hypnotic Poison Eau Sensuelle
Dior opens a new chapter of the Poison olfactory saga: Hypnotic Poison Eau Sensuelle. A new album punctuated with a dominant Orchid note, ylang ylang, green notes …
15. Amor Amor Absolu Cacharel
The manifest of a childhood sweetheart, Cacharel launches the second versions for Amor Amor by adding a touch of absolute. The famous nose of Dominique Ropion is behind this olfactory interpretation of love by Cacharel. A trio of citrus: grapefruit, tangerine and blood orange … Available from October 15.
16. L’édition diamant noir de Lancôme Trésor…The black diamond edition of Lancôme Trésor …
For its 20 years, Lancôme revisits the legendary Trésor perfume for a very limited edition: a series of 20 numbered bottles. An amber flask, a neck adorned with black deep crystals … Lancôme Trésor becomes the black diamond for the privileged few … Price: 2000 € the bottle.
17.Fan di Fendi
The Fendi house launches a captivating fragrance with notes of rose damascena, mandarin from Calabria, yellow jasmine, tuberose from India … With the double “F” as a seal, Fan di Fendi perfume is pure luxury without blushing.
18. Lady Million Paco Rabanne
An ode to bling, the new fragrance from Paco Rabanne is ostentatiously displayed. A diamond cast in gold leaf, this woody juice with orange blossom, jasmine and patchouli is designed by trio perfumers: Anne Flipo, Dominique Ropion and Beatrice Piquet.