For as long as I remember my grandmother has been wearing the fragrance Red Door. Almost 20 years on, this classic fragrance is still a staple in her collection. Since the release of this best-selling fragrance in the eighties, Elizabeth Arden has come a long way. A major player in skincare innovation, the brands fragrance have evolved over the years as well. The latest fragrance in the collection may look like the classic Red Door fragrance but its scent it unlike you’ve ever experienced by Elizabeth Arden before.
Fragrance Name: Elizabeth Arden – Always Red
Fragrance notes: Red plum, Jasmine sambac, rose petals, Pink freesia, blood orange, passionfruit, praline, Red amber, Mahogany woods
Described as: A luxurious floriental fragrance for the woman of today. Always Red is a celebration of the New York state of mind – it’s bold and designed for the woman who is the leader of the crowd and makes her own rules.
Wear it: Anytime day or night. Always Red is a striking fragrance which is suited to any occasion in autumn, winter or spring. A great fragrance choice for the office or a night out on the town.
Price: Elizabeth Arden Always Red EDT spray 100ml $69. Available from Elizabeth Arden counters nationally. To locate your nearest stockist visit the store locator.
The verdict: A sophisticated fragrance for the modern and youthful Elizabeth Arden woman of today. I was captivated by Always Red from the first spray. The fragrance is modern, playful and completely different to anything the brand has produced in my experience. Next time you walk past the Elizabeth Arden counter be sure to stop and smell this fragrance – it’s a winner in my eyes!