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Tuesday, December 4, 2007
Fragrance and the Holiday Season fit so well together – don’t you just love receiving a special bottle of scent from Santa? Here are a couple that would make a perfect gift for a Gal Pal, Mum, Mother-in-Law, Sister or even a Niece:
Bond No. 9 The Scent of Peace ($470 3.4 oz)
Notes of sparkling – energizing grapefruit and blackcurrant are balanced by the sheer loveliness of lily of the valley – and mellow base notes of cedar wood and musk. This beautifully civic-minded fragrance is encased in a limited – edition Flacon whose dove-in-flight design is traced in Amethyst, white, and opalescent Swarovski crystals.
Oilily Papillion Eau de Toilet ($35 50 ml)
This fragrance that is perfect for the tween girl floats through the atmosphere, breezy, light and delicate like a butterfly with an innocent awareness of its own charm. The fresh, sweet scents of peach, grapefruit and dark red cherries embody the playful pleasure of possessing that extra something.
Betsey Johnson Purse Spray Parfum Set ($65 3 x 0.7 oz)
Uber-cool fashion designer Betsey Johnson cartwheels into fragrance with a scent that draws from all different facets of her personality. The fruity floriental juice and the small, convenient purse size spray bottle create an experience that is part boudoir pin up girl, part Pop Art rock star – and perfect for a stocking sized gift!
Sean John Unforgivable Woman Holiday Set ($55 2.5 oz)
Containing notes and accords such as Pina Colada, Grapefruit, Neroli, Pear, Rose, Sandalwood, Patchouli and Vanilla Tears, this sensual Creamy Floral is created for the woman who oozes passion and sensuality. The Unforgivable Woman Gift Set contains 2.5 oz Scent Spray and a trio of lip glosses.
Jo Malone White Jasmine & Mint Cologne ($50 30ml)
Inspired by a sun drenched morning in an English garden, White Jasmine & Mint captures the scent of jasmine, wild rose and white blossoms with an unexpected twist of wild mint.
Nanette Lepore ($38 1oz)
In order to capture Nanette Lepore’s whimsically romantic creations, the perfumers abandoned the traditional – weaving together a tapestry of natural essences including threads that flow throughout the entire fragrance. The notes are delicate and white, colorful and sparkling, and warm and sensual.
Badgley Mischka Fleurs de Nuit ($90 3.4 oz)
A vintage white floral fragrance with a glamorous heart. Reminiscent of a time when silver moonlit evenings were filled with sophisticated glamour and intoxicating scents. When femininity was adored and icons were made.