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Dolce & Gabbana The One Desire Eau de Parfum ($93, $112)
“Everything starts with desire. There wouldn’t be seduction, sensuality or passion if it wasn’t for desire. For us, it’s always been fundamental to let this sensation go, to break the
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YSL Manifesto Eau de Parfum ($62-$102)
Top Notes: black currant, bergamot, green notes
Middle notes: lily-of-the-valley, jasmine sambac
Base notes: cedar, sandalwood, vanilla, tonka bean
YSL introduced Manifesto as an “expression of audacity, excess, and desire” in a flacon “reminiscent of
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Balenciaga Florabotanica Eau de Parfum ($95, $125)
Florabotanica is the scent that was inspired by the garden full of blooming beautiful flowers that are also thorny and dangerous to the touch.
Notes: wild mint, carnation, Turkish rose, caladium leaves, white amber, vetiver.
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Gucci ‘Gucci Premiere’ Eau de Parfum ($87, $105)
Gucci Premiere was inspired by the elegant gowns of Gucci Premiere 2010 couture collection. Gucci’s creative director Frida Giannini’s description of the fragrance sounds quite attractive: “Gucci Première celebrates the star in every woman… Gucci Première is womanly, intriguing
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Lancome La Vie Est Belle Eau de Parfum ($55-$95)
La Vie Est Belle (French for “life is beautiful”) is a new perfume from Lancome that comes in a pretty, shiny, understated bottle. Lancome calls it a “modern interpretation of an oriental fragrance with a twist of gourmand”.
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Tom Ford Private Blend ‘Neroli Portofino’ Eau de Parfum ($195, $265)
I’ve been testing Tom Ford’s ‘Neroli Portofino’ for couple of weeks now, and still can’t wrap my mind around it. There’s nothing wrong with this fragrance – its notes are wonderfully exotic, and the blue bottle is a
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Balenciaga L’Essence Eau de Parfum ($95-130)
I fell in love with all things violet lately – the flower, the color, the candles, the scent, Tom Ford ‘Violet Blonde’ perfume… Needless to say, I was intrigued by Balenciaga L’Essence with its fresh take on spring’s violet motifs.
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Here’s something out of the wacky news category: edible or swallowable perfume is now in existence. Take that, bacon perfume! Created by an Australian artist Lucy McRae, in collaboration with Harvard biologist Sheref Mansy, the fragrance is actually a pill that, when digested, makes the skin emit perfume scents.
According to the press release,
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