The flowers are in bloom, you’ve got your floral print fashion down pat and now all you need is a new fragrance to round out your spring checklist! Check out the best this season has to offer and the leading ladies who covet them, Natalie Portman, Gwenyth Paltrow and Lady Gaga.
By Anna McDougall
Elie Saab Le Parfum
Be the ethereal Elie Saab woman with the new eau de toilette that has been inspired by Elie Saab’s memory of of the orange blossom from his childhood home in the Mediterranean.
Combined with soft rose honey facets for a soft, feminine scent and rounded out with freshness of mandarin tree blossom, gardenia and vetiver, you won’t look further for a luxurious spring fragrance.
RRP: $82 / $120 / $175 30mL / 50mL / 90mL Available from Myer exclusively.
BOSS Hugo Boss Nuit Pour Femme
The little black dress of spring fragrances, Hugo Boss BOSS Nuit Pour Femme is ideal for night out with that special someone. Featuring top notes of white peach, middle notes of a bouquet of jasmine and white flowers and violet and ending with crystal moss, warm woods and creamy sandalwood there’s a reason why the ever sexy and elegant Gwenyth Paltrow is face.
Price: $75 / $108 / $140 30mL / 50mL / 75mL for stockists call (02) 9695 5678
Issey Miyake Pleats Please
Inspired by the designer’s ‘Pleats Please’ clothing collection, considered a pleat-like ‘vertical’ fragrance that embodies the clothes designed Issey Miyake. The top note opens to the aroma of nashi pear, with middles notes of fresh peony and sweet pea. The base notes are rich with cedar, patchouli, vanilla and white musk. Fun and flirty, you’ll never want to take it off!
Price: $65 / $105 / $155, 30mL / 50mL / 100mL
Dior Miss Dior Le Parfum
Formerly Miss Dior Cherie, this new perfume extract is rich in sophisticated character. Embody the elegance, feminity and sensuality of Oscar winning actress, Natalie Portman with this fragrance suitable fro a special spring rendezvous! Experience promienent oriental floral notes and a high concentration of mandarin, Bulgarian rose absolute, Turkish rose absolute, patchouli, amber and vanilla.
RRP: $130 40ml Available from major department stores and selected pharmacies
Lady Gaga Fame EDP
Despite what ingredients you’ve heard lie in the ‘forbidden fragrance’ that is Lady Gaga’s black fragrance juice, you will be pleasantly surprisd with the dark accord inspired by belladonna and forbidden fruit. A sweet opening tranforms into a sensual honey, saffron and apricot nectar. The base is a light rich floral with notes of tiger orchid and jasmine sambac. Rescu. loves the monster claw gold lid to start off your night with a bit of bite!
RRP: $55 / $75 / $110. 30mL / 50mL / 100mL. Available exclusively at Myer
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