1 TROPICAL DREAM
BVLGARI Omnia Paraiba EDT (P3950/40ml) is a floral-fruity fragrance that aims to excite your senses. taking inspiration from the jungles and bodies of water that surround Brazil, noted perfumer Alberto Morillas composed an interesting concoction that includes the accords of curacao, passion fruit, Brazilian gardenia and cocoa. Its name and vibrant hue takes after the Paraiba Tourmaline, a semi-precious stone known for its distinct blue-green color.
2 BOLD BLOOMS
Slip into something unexpected with TORY BURCH Absolu (P4900/50ml). A variation of the designer’s first fragrance, its classic elements are intensified to reveal a bolder and more sophisticated scent.
It opens with black currant buds and pink pepper that are enriched with the floral bouquet of tuberose and jasmine sambac. Vetiver, sandalwood and vanilla lend to its lingering sensual aroma.
3 FOR THE PICKING
The timeless scent of roses is captured in HELOISE DE V A l’heure de la cueillette (P2850/50ml). Translated to “A time of gathering roses”, the fragrance pays tribute to the flower gatherers of yesteryear. Its unique scent also features violet, peony, musk and herbal notes.
4 A REINCARNATION
Designed for the woman who is strong and passionate, NARCISO RODRIGUEZ
L’Absolu For Her (P3500/30ml) contains the intense floral accords of tuberose and jasmine absolute paired with musk and woody tones. “The idea for L’Absolu was to create an extremely special fragrance with an air of mystery that will endure. For Her L’Absolu embodies the ultimate femininity with a pure grace,” says designer Narciso Rodriguez.
5 THE ENCHANTED
Bathe in the alluring scent of exotic black orchid with LUX Perfumed Bath Collection in Magical Spell (P120/120ml). Also infused with a combination of opulent floral notes such as peony, jasmine and tuberose, captivate with this bewitching fragrance that stays on for up to eight hours.
6 IN RETROSPECT
ATKINSONS Fashion Decree EDT (Price available upon request) is a recreation of the fragrance that 19th century fashionistas adored.
It conjures a time when precious silk brocades, packed with patchouli leaves, from the Far East were in demand at Queen Victoria’s court.
Relive the era of glamour and extravagance with its languorous scent of pink peppercorn, Chinese magnolia, iris and, of course, patchouli.
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