Winter is just around the corner but Sydney is reporting the hottest May on record. If the unseasonal conditions have you confused as to the fragrance you should be wearing, here are a few options for these surprising weather conditions.
Michael Kors Signature
This signature scent by Michael Kors combines dreamy florals with refreshing citrus notes and exotic spices, to create a modern and luxurious scent which is perfect for most seasons. Michael Kors Signature features notes of bergamot, Egyptian apricot, jasmine, green freesia, Turkish rose, Haitian vetiver, smokey incense and dried figs. The hero in this scent is the inclusion of Tuberose from India. This fruity, honey-like white flower adds an aura of sensuality and warmth.
Michael Kors Signature 100ml RRP $185. Available from Myer & David Jones department stores nationally.
Marc Jacobs Decadence
The glamourous scent but Marc Jacobs takes the fragrance collection to a new level of luxury. Inspired by one of the designers iconic handbags, this woody fragrance combines delicate florals with sensual woody notes to create a sophisticated and indulgent scent. Featuring notes of Italian Plum, Iris, Saffron, Bulgarian Rose, Jasmine Sambac, liquid amber, vetiver and papyrus wood, Decadence is feminine and rich without being overpowering. The fragrance is presented in a luxurious emerald green bottle representing a Marc Jacobs handbag with a gold chain, black tassel and a textured python cap – it’s a showstopper!
Marc Jacobs Decadence 100ml RRP EDP $190. Available from Myer, David Jones, Sephora, along with selected pharmacies nationally.
If you’re unfamiliar with the works of Azzedine Alaia, I guarantee as soon as you’ve experienced it, you’ll be captivated by the designers incredible craftsmanship with both fashion and accessories. The first fragrance by Alaia follows the structure of an olfactory pyramid with the inclusion of a cold accord to surprise while staying true to the designer’s vision. The scent includes airy notes, pink pepper, freesia, peony, along with animal notes and musk at it’s base. The fragrance is powerful without being overbearing and combines cool notes with hints of spice increasing its suitability to most seasons.
Alaia Paris 100ml EDP RRP $168. Alaia Paris is exclusive to David Jones department stores.
Elizabeth Arden Always Red
Reserve your judgement with this fragrance. It may look like the classic Red Door; however, this scent is modern, striking and sensual. Inspired by the New York state of mind, Always Red bursts with fruity notes of red plum, passion fruit and blood orange, before unveiling irresistible floral notes of Jasmine Sambac, Rose Petals and pink freesia which add femininity. The fragrance then dries down on the skin to reveal sensual notes of praline, red amber and mahogany woods. This fragrance won’t go unnoticed and is the perfect strength for autumn and winter.
Elizabeth Arden Always Red 100ml EDT $69. Available from Elizabeth Arden counters nationwide in Myer & David Jones department stores, along with leading pharmacies.
Donna Karan Liquid Cashmere Blush
Taking inspiration from her 1992 classic Cashmere Mist, Donna Karan has unveiled a new Liquid Cashmere fragrance collection which is luxurious and highlights the character traits of three unique women who would wear these scents. Liquid Cashmere blush is described as the romantic and feminine scent in the collection and combines indulgent notes of sparkling aldehydes, jasmine sambac and musk. The fragrance is sweet and feminine and once it settles on the skin, it’s delicate, soft and powdery.
Donna Karan Liquid Cashmere Blush 100ml EDP $165. The Donna Karan Liquid Cashmere collection is available from select David Jones Department stores nationally. To locate your nearest stockist call 1800 061 326.
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