A new season, a new beginning, a new scent! Spring comes with bold decisions, bright colors and strong flavors. From feminine and floral, to sweet and fruity, the options are endless.
Whether you want to indulge in the aroma of your favourite fruit, or perhaps looking for an edgy scent, we have rounded up 9 scents that will help you on your path to discover your new signature scent.
Rosabotanica is the second flower in the Balenciaga magical garden founded with Florabotanica perfume from 2012. Top notes include spicy rose, cardamom and pink pepper. The base is composed of white amber, cedar, vetiver, patchouli and clean woody notes.
Very feminine and sexy, but not overwhelming just like the Twilight star Kristen Stewart who is the face of the vibrant advertising campaign for Rosabotanica.
The fragrance is available as 50 and 100 ml Eau de Parfum.
Manifesto L’Eclat, Yves Saint Laurent
Developed by perfumers Anne Flipo and Loc Dong, Manifesto L’Eclat Eau de Toilette launches in spring 2014. Notes include green tea accord, bergamot, neroli, blackcurrant, jasmine, freesia, rose, orange blossom, vanilla, tonka bean, sandalwood and cashmere.
This fragrance represents an independent and confident woman with dazzling and radiant personality.
American actress, Jessica Chastain is the face of this perfume, photographed by Mert and Marcus.
Yves Saint Laurent Manifesto L’Eclat will be available in 30, 50 and 90 ml Eau de Toilette.
Daisy Delight Editions, Marc Jacobs
For spring 2014 Marc Jacobs presents a limited edition of Daisy – Delight Editions. Unlike previous Daisy fragrances, this one is very light, floral yet very vibrant. Top notes of the new fragrance incorporate juicy scents of apple, quince flower and freesia. The fragrant story continues with central notes of iris, gardenia and peony. The composition closes with musk, cedar and sandalwood.
By the way, famous director and screenwriter Sofia Coppola has directed the promotional video for this fragrance. Perhaps that’s the reason it is more like a short film rather than your usual advert.
Daisy Marc Jacobs Delight Edition can be obtained as a 50ml edt spray.
Pleats Please L’Eau, Issey Miyake
Fresh and feminine, Pleats Please L’Eau is rich with floral notes and comes in a green bottle with a original geometric shape. Developed by perfumer Aurelien Guichard, its top notes include rose combined with pink pepper and neroli, accompanied by sensual accords of white musk, patchouli and cedar.
Issey Miyake Pleats Please L’Eau will be available in 30, 50 and 100 ml Eau de Toilette.
Exotica, Roberto Cavalli
Roberto Cavalli Spring-Summer 2014 collection inspired perfumer Louise Turner to create a limited edition of Exotica fragrance, which will be available in stores from March 2014. The new perfume evokes the desire to escape to exotic destinations of the Pacific. Top notes include selected ingredients – mango, frangipani flowers and creamy sandalwood
Roberto Cavalli Exotica will be available in 75 ml Eau de Toilette.
L’Eau Couture, Elie Saab
Created by perfumer Francis Kurkdjian and inspired by Ellie Saab Spring-Summer 2014 collection, L’Eau Couture is the unique contrast between the sophistication of a Couture look and the springtime freshness. It’s sensual, sophisticated and floral fresh, with the base notes of delicious Green Almond and vanilla, combined with fresh citrus notes – Calabrian Bergamot and Magnolia.
L’Eau Couture by Elie Saab will be available in 30, 50 and 90 ml EDT bottles.
London Rain, Jo Malone
This spring Jo Malone brings out a limited collection London Rain to celebrate the British Weather which will launch in early March. It includes four scents: Rain & Angelica with notes of vetiver and lime – just like a hazy London sunrise, Wisteria & Violet with notes of violets and water lilies – like one of those daytime drizzles, White Jasmine & Mint with notes of jasmine, mint, rose and lily – feels like afternoon city cloudburst and Black Cedarwood & Juniper with notes of chili leaves, juniper and moss – conjures up the drenched streets after an evening’s downpour. Each of these new scents can be mixed with each other.
“The idea of Jo Malone London collection is to conjure up the various moods of a downpour, from romantic and intense rainy mornings to wild rainstorms at night” – says perfumer Christine Nagel.
The fragrances are available as 100 ml colognes.