Summer scentsual: an array of newcomers and a few favorites fill the summer air with the most pleasing perfumes.
The Celebs SHOPPING List: HIS
1 DIESEL ONLY THE BRAVE makes a bold statement, with both the fragrance and its package. The fist-shaped bottle conveys the intended message of boldness, bravery, and power. The scent contains notes of lemon, leather, cedar, and amber. 2.5 fl. oz., $65.
2 DIPTYQUE'S L'EAU DE TAROCCO is masculine, but mild; the fourth in a series of citrus-themed fragrances. The citrus notes are well complemented by rose, cinnamon, and saffron, embellished with subtle top notes of cedar and frankincense. 200ml., $119.
3 BRAVADO 2 BY BAXTER OF CALIFORNIA is an homage to the original Bravado released in the '70s. This lively citrus cologne contains an exotic mix: lemon oil, cypress, basil, and mandarin. For a more musky scent, try Bravado 3, accented by bergamot, nutmeg, and lavender. Available exclusively at Barney's; 100 ml., $80.
The Celeb SHOPPING List: HERS
1 THIERRY MUGLER ALIEN A warm and sensual fragrance, Alien is embodied with the freshness of Calabrian lemon, white amber, and frangipani flower, bottled in what seems like a fiery ray of light. 2 fl. oz., $80.
2 L'ARTISAN COTE D'AMOUR Made of 100% organic materials, this scent evokes summer days on the beach. The dynamic bouquet includes mandarin, grapefruit, and rosemary, complemented by dune and gorse flowers, coconut, and rose. 250 ml., $155.
3 ANNICK GOUTAL UN MATIN D'ORAGE A fragile and sensual fragrance composed of lemon, green perilla leaves, and ginger notes cradling a soft magnolia core. This truly feminine fragrance comes in an equally feminine bottle adorned with etched gardenias and butterfly topper. 3.4 fl. oz., $220.
4 MILLER HARRIS FLEURS DE BOIS A woodsy floral fragrance in which flowers, herbs, grass, and birch elements are mingled with myrrh and sandalwood to create a seductive bouquet. 100ml., $140.
MARC JACOBS DAISY is a fresh and playful scent composed of strawberry, violet, and red grapefruit complemented by gardenia and jasmine, with added warmth from musk and vanilla. 100ml., $72.
BVLGARI OMNIA GREEN JADE
Inspired by the elegance and purity of jade, Omnia's fresh and flowery scent contains green mandarin, white peony, pear blossom, and jasmine. Pistachio, white woods, and musk notes emphasize the uniqueness of this fragrance. 2.2 fl. oz., $77.
LUMIERE BY AFTELIER is a floral fragrance that employs exotic boronia, blue lotus, and rare boswellia sacra frankincense to complement its green-tea base. The result is a distinguished and earthy scent. 1/4 oz., $195.
UBAR BY AMOUGE Citrusy bergamot and lemon paired with lily of the valley introduce this sophisticated and mystical fragrance. The soft floral blend of rose and jasmine, along with rich notes of civet and vanilla, complete this classic. 100ml., $285.
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|Publication:||Celeb Life Magazine|
|Date:||Jun 22, 2009|
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