Believe us when we say, obsession isn’t just the name of a perfume – it’s a very good description of the fragrant madness that creeps in to every perfume collector’s life sooner or later and it all starts with imagining gorgeous bottles making a statement in your vanity. But keeping up with the real estate on one’s vanity that doubles as décor can be really daunting at times!
Since the shopping spree is in the diary for your summer holidays, we wager nothing beats smelling incredible on holiday and on the plane. So, pack like a pro with this travel-size scent in your hand luggage or order a few samples to compare and contrast your favourites, for we have our finger on the pulse-point of everything that’s happening – and we are delighted to share it with you here.
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1. Versace Dylan Blue Pour Femme
Let’s all take a moment to appreciate how adorable this Versace Dylan Blue Pour Femme is. Its elegant curves bring to mind an amphora, evoking Greek culture and mythology.
The color of the bottle and packaging is as intense as the Mediterranean Sea: strong, deep and mysterious and the iconic Versace Medusa emblem stamps the bottle with luxury.
The top notes of black currant sorbet, Granny Smith apple, clover, forget-me-not, make it smell delicious, the middle note of Eglantine rose, Petalia, Rosyfolia, jasmine, ice infusion of peach and the base note of patchouli coeur, styrax, white smooth woods, musk gives the floral-fruity- woody composition.
2. Juicy Couture Viva La Juicy
Be ready to get smitten with the packaging of Juicy Couture Viva La Juicy that comes with a bow, a perfect feminine charm and enticing enough for any women to buy it. Flirtatious. a vibrant and irresistible perfume vibe is perfect for the glamorous women who are always the life of the party. Viva La Juicy is made for any occasion, day or night when you want to be unforgettable.
The Top notes are Mandarin Orange and Wild berries; middle notes are Honeysuckle, Gardenia and Jasmine; base notes are Caramel, Vanilla, Praline, Amber and Sandalwood. It is a perfect combination of liquid luxury and would make your man crazy about you. Try it to believe it.
3. Burberry for Women
There’s a reason you see this iconic bottle in practically every magazine you’ve ever opened. It’s a classic, and the fruity, floral ingredients never weigh down the luscious elegance of the ylang-ylang, jasmine, pear, melon, peach and lily.
It’s perfect for a woman that wants to smell nice, soft, inoffensive, timeless but still noticeable.
It opens with succulent and fresh burst of fruits; peach, apricot, cool pear and black currant. The heart is woody-floral; composed of clear and sharp notes of jasmine gently harmonized with the notes of sandalwood and cedar. The drydown mellows you down with musk and vanilla.
4. Bvlgari Omnia Amethyste
Feel the sun shine on your skin while holding a bundle of lilacs and greens in your hand, such is the scenic representation of this perfume.
This Omnia Amethyste would make a lovely gift for young girls just starting out in the world of fragrance. It’s perfect for those women who seek a somewhat shy scent.
Reacting on the skin like a bouquet of beautifully arranged flowers, Omnia Amethyste, along with it’s incredibly eye-catching hexagonal box, will make you feel like a sweet, innocent princess from a far-away land.
The scent begins with the distinct top note of pink grapefruit, fresh, juicy and bright. Just thinking about it, your mouth may start to water. At the center of the fragrance are floral notes of iris and Bulgarian rose. At the perfume’s base are heliotrope and woody notes.
5. Carolina Herrera Good Girl
Starting bright and surprising with floral jasmine notes, this perfume soon turns dark and seductive with traces of coffee and cocoa, it is a must-have for any wild night in or out.
It is a sensual, evocative fragrance born of the beautiful contradictions and the ever-present duality of modern women and modern life.
The Top notes are Almond, Coffee, Bergamot and Lemon that gives it a subversive opening that is fresh and green on the one hand, but fruity and warm on the other, middle notes of Tuberose, Jasmine Sambac, Orris, Orange Blossom and Bulgarian Rose playing together in perfect harmony and base notes of Tonka Bean, Cacao, Vanilla, Praline, Sandalwood, Amber, Musk, Cashmere Wood, Patchouli, Cinnamon and Cedar that dances with effervescence and lightness.
This fragrance comes packaged within a stiletto and that is just the thing we need in 2021. It’s audacious, a little bit ridiculous, and a whole heap of fun; not only eye-catching and daring but also incredibly beautiful. It gets our approval, that’s for sure.
To sum up, start with flirting, which is our narrative for using perfume samples to figure out your go-to perfume, move on to dating, which is symbolic to travel perfume packs where you can get a hang of the perfume and finally marry, our retail packs for a happily ever after perfume love story.
(Author – Karishma Wadhwa)