June Fragrances

by Michele Elyzabeth

From Jo Malone London: Peony & Blush Suede
Peony is the heart of the fragrance, with flirtatious. Top notes in red apple mix to the opulence of jasmine, rose and gillyflower and blush suede for the base note. Layered with English Pear & Freesia for an exquisite juiciness and a sensuous, mellow touch. All combined with Orange Blossom for a full floral scent.
Cologne 30ml RRP $60
Cologne 100ml RRP $115
Available at Saks, Nordstrom, Bloomingdale’s
www.jomalone.com

“La Vie Est Belle” from Lancome which means “Life is beautiful” is an elegant fragrance featuring top notes of black currant and pear mixed with base notes of praline, tonka bean, vanilla, and patchouli to create a sweet scent that's sure to turn heads and bring you compliments. La Vie Est Belle is the perfume for the women who enjoy life.
EDP Spray 1.7 FL oz $58 Available in all department stores.
http://www.lancome-usa.com

Versace introduces Bright Crystal Absolu, the intense version of one of the most beloved jewel-fragrances in the world, the amazing vibrancy of Yuzu immediately stands out between colored and juicy pomegranate seeds creating an unusual freshness, pure and natural. The heart is enriched with inviting and velvety accents of raspberry, accented by the elegance of peony along with refined notes of magnolia and lotus flowers. Then a trail evokes an intense and voluptuous sensuality, with precious vegetal amber, deep acajou wood, bright and vibrant musk.
EDP Spray 3fl, $110 Available in department stores
www.euroitalia.com

Gucci
Inspired by Hollywood glamour, Gucci première fragrance is a sophisticated woody musky fragrance with top notes of bergamot and blackberry, middle notes of orange blossom and musk and base notes of patchouli and sandalwood.
EDP 1.6 FL OZ. $87 Available in Department Stores
www.gucci.com

Launched in May, Jour d'Hermès Absolu, a more intense and voluptuous scent which stays true to the floral sensuality of Jour d’Hermès. Absolu is new with a bolder presence. “Armfuls, bouquets, sprays, garden flowers, cut flowers, morning flowers, evening flowers, mischievous fragrances, bewitching smells, a whole profusion.” Jour d’Hermès Absolu is available in stores.
EDP Spray 2.87 Fl oz $153
www.hermes.com

Terre d’Hermès Eau Très Fraiche has a woody, vegetal, mineral, scent that goes beyond convention. Jean-Claude Ellena, exclusive perfumer to Hermès, combines the vivid joy of orange and the bitterness of grapefruit with the energy of pepper and sharp. Built around woody notes of tender cedar with after tones of skin and clay combine with vetiver. EDT Spray 4.2 FL oz $115
www.hermes.com

Dolce & Gabbana Intense opens with fresh accords of green mandarin and hints of neroli, leading to its opulent floral heart of white flowers, tuberose and orange blossom. The base exudes a sweet marshmallow note along with sandalwood. The warm resinous Sandal wood and the sensual musky notes that blend irresistibly with the creamy addiction of the Guimauve, defining a powerful presence of captivating sensuality Giving an intense full-bodied feminine signature to the fragrance. A must try.
EDP 3.3 FL oz $112 Available at Sephora and department stores.
http://www.dolcegabbana.com

Lacoste L12.12 Neon Limited Edition
The woody and aromatic fragrance of Lacoste's White limited Edition wraps the skin in a crisp, fresh scent. With notes in Grapefruit, Cardamom, Rosemary, Cedar Leaf, Tuberose, Olibanum, Ylang Ylang, Vetyver, Suede, Cedarwood, Georgywood. This clean and cool fragrance is perfect for the Summer.
EDT Spray 3.3 FL oz $69 Available at Sephora and department stores
www.fragranceslacoste.com

New from John Varvatos
John Varvatos Artisan Acqua is the newest edition to the men's fragrance collection. The scent opens with a cocktail of Tangelo, Mandarin and Paradisamide. Galbanum, lentisque and Angelica Root. Its Heart of Herbal Spicy accents of Clary Sage, Lavender, Coriander, Toscanol and Basil compliment the notes of Geranium, Palmarosa, Jasmine Sambac result in a sensual masculine while the base notes offer a woody base of Moss, Patchouli and Fir Balsam.It is described as an invigorating citrus blend with accents of spices and herbs for a unique woody aroma.
EDT 4.2 FL. oz $84 in Department Stores
www.johnvarvatos.com

Acqua Di Parma Blu Mediterraneo 150ml EDT
The fragrance has a strong, energizing effect. In a unique combination of notes bergamot, lemon, grapefruit, citron, fig nectar, pink pepper and jasmine petals are blended at the heart followed by base notes of fig wood, cedarwood and benzoin.
EDT 5. FL oz. $144 Available at Department Stores
www.acquadiparma.com

For men: Light Blue Discover Volcano from Dolce & Gabbana is surprisingly colored with the liveliness of Sicilian citron, the happiness of Granny Smith apple, and the spontaneity of bluebells. Feminine and resolute notes are expressed with the intensity of jasmine, the freshness of bamboo, and the charm of white rose. The deep and true base embodies the character of cedarwood, the fullness of amber, and the embrace of musk.
EDT 4.2 Fl oz $85 Available at Macy’s
www.dolcegabbana.com

Dior Homme Eau de Toilette Spray is a Woody Floral Musk fragrance for men. Top notes are lavender, sage and bergamot; middle notes are iris, amber and cacao; base notes are vetiver, patchouli and leather.
EDT 1.7 FL oz $62 Available at Macy’s
www.dior.com

Tom Ford Noir
This oriental, sensual fragrance is a classic of the Tom Ford man collection
Notes: Bergamot Oil, Verbena, Violet Flower, Caraway Oil, Baie Rose, Bulgarian Rose, Geranium Oil, Tuscan Iris Resinoid, Styrax Oil, Black Pepper Oil, Nutmeg, Clary Sage, Patchouli Oil, Vetiver, Leather, Benzoin, Vanilla, Opoponax, Amber Civet.
1.7 oz edp Spray $90
www.tomford.com