Spring Fragrances

by Michele Elyzabeth

Flowers and fruits are the inspiration of these Spring fragrances.

Here are some of the new and not-so-new fragrances not to miss.

From Bvlgari: Omnia Indian Garnet
Omnia Indian Garnet is the newest from the house of Bvlgari. Inspired by the precious gemstone Mandarin Garnet, the woody eau de toilette was created for the ultra feminine woman. the exotic fragrance is desirable, seductive, mysterious, and elusive with an aura of mysticism.
Its oriental, floral composition opens with citrusy aromas of mandarin and orange. The heart is dominated by osmanthus flower, laid on the oriental base of amber.
2.2 Fl oz EDT $65
http://www.bulgari.com/en-us/
Juicy Couture Hollywood Royal
This flirty scent epitomizes the glamorous allure of the modern Hollywood "it" girl with delicious Candied Apple undertones and the sparkling sweetness of Juicy Pear. Feel effortlessly sexy and cool with the captivating signature of Jasmine sambac and Gardenia, finishing with the dreamy indulgence of Marshmallow and Vanilla and cashmere wood.
2.5 fl oz EDT $ 72
http://www.juicycouture.com
Tory Burch EDP
Launched a little while ago, the fragrance from Tory Burch captures classic elements in unexpected ways. Described as both Feminine and tomboy with floral peony and tuberose blend with crisp citrus notes of grapefruit and neroli — Cassis, Bergamot, Jasmine Sambac anchored by earthy vetiver and Sandalwood.
3.4 fl oz EDP $115
http://www.toryburch.com
New from Salvatore Ferragamo 
Salvatore Ferragamo presents an iconic Eau de Parfum capturing the pleasure of emotions. Emozione is a new fragrance that celebrates the elegant and confident woman.
This sophisticated scent brings forth an emotional harmony of bergamot, white peach, mysterious patchouli, suede, and white musk.
1.7 fl oz EDP  $95
Issey Miyake L’Eau D’Issey City Blossom by Mademoiselle Maurice.
The new fragrance for women is a flanker to 1993′s L’Eau d’Issey which packaging was designed by street artist Mademoiselle Maurice. L'Eau d'Issey City Blossom is a fresh floral - woody fragrance with top notes which  include citrus accords, pink pepper and calone. Its floral heart is comprised of white petals, osmanthus, freesia and magnolia, while the base hosts natural white Virginian cedar, white musk and ambrox.
3fl oz EDT $100
http://www.isseymiyake.com/en/
Elie Saab Le Parfum: Resort Collection
Elie Saab Le Parfum Resort Collection was inspired by summer couture collection and reflection of the sun in the water. A floral, fruity fragrance developed by Francis Kurkdijan. Dominant notes of fig, orange blossom, jasmine and frangipani.
It’s a fresh, lighter take on his wildly popular ‘Le Parfum.’
3.fl oz EDT $98
Clean: Air
A woody floral aledhydic fragrance that is sparkling and feminine. Top notes Mountain Air Accord, Bergamot Blossoms, Lush Green Accord. Middle Sparkling Freesia, Powdered Aldehydes, Dewy Peon. Base notes Enveloping Musk, Cashmere Woods, White Amber.
EDP 1.0 fl oz $38
http://cleanperfume.com/air-eau-de-parfum
Hanae Mori Hanae
Hanae inspired from designer Hanae Mori's own name is the new fragrance for women.
The scent blends sugary nectars and sunny fruits with the subtle impression of vanilla and toffee to create a brilliant floral confection.
Top notes: Sicilian bergamot, blackcurrant, red apple and orange blossom
Middle notes: Wild strawberry, jasmine, tea rose, toffee and patchouli
Base notes: White cedar wood, siam benjoin, sandalwood and vanilla
EDP 3.4 $115
http://www.hanaemoriparfums.com/
.live Joyously by Philosophy
Joyously by Philosophy: An expressive, floral scent wrapped with inviting and intimate notes that express passion for life.  A floral scent wrapped with inviting and intimate notes of sparkling tangerine opens with excitement; pink peony blossoms with a dynamic femininity; warm patchouli envelops in a passionate embrace. Live Joyously Eau de Parfum is formulated with the richest, most refined blend of fragrance oils to provide a finer, stronger, longer-lasting scent.
2 fl oz EDP $ 56
http://www.philosophy.com
Gucci Guilty Diamond Limited Edition
A covetable jewel-encrusted bottle, this new limited edition fragrance has a provocative floral-oriental scent. It opens with a burst of citrus and a hint of black pepper. It then gives way to full-throttle femininity as its heart pulses with fruity and floral notes. The fragrance dries down to a rich, ambery base with notes of patchouli. Another great fragrance from Gucci.
EDT 2.5 fl oz. $104
http://www.gucci.com
Tom Ford Black Orchid
My pick of the month! A luxurious and sensual fragrance of rich, dark accords and an alluring potion of black orchids, and spice, Tom Ford's Black Orchid is both modern and timeless.
Notes: bergamot, citrus accord, mandarin, gardenia, jasmine, ylang-ylang, lotus, orchid spicy floral accord, orchid, patchouli, sandalwood, incense, vanilla.
1.7 Fl oz EDP $112
Elizabeth Arden: Untold Eau Fraiche
Evoking the awakening of Spring. The Fragrance opens with luminous drops of mandarin and juicy pear, calmed with white tea flavors. The floral heart ensures fresh floral notes of lily of the valley and orange blossom, sweetened finely with freesia in a creamy base made of cashmere wood, musk and vetiver. Another winner for Elizabeth Arden.
3.3  FL oz EDT $72
http://www.elizabetharden.com
Eau de Gaga 
EAU DE GAGA is built around a heart of white violet, an intoxicating flower that fuses male and female attractions. A favorite of younf women, the scent opens with an invigorating touch of sparkling which evolves into a sensual trail based on leather, adding a primal quality to the scent.
1.7 Fl oz EDT Unisex  $34
Just for Him
Gucci Guilty Pour Homme Diamond  This is a powerful mix of excitement, allure, and sensuality and unique fougere fragrance. It opens with notes of Italian lemon, mandarin, green leaves and pink pepper that link through the heart of lavender, coriander, orange blossom and neroli to the base of cedar and patchouli.
A bold and uncompromising fragrance that captures the essence of Gucci.
3. Fl oz EDT $88
www.gucci.com
Tom Ford Grey Vetiver
The Cool Nature Of Vetiver Is Revealed With New Dimension In This Citrus Woody, Eau Fraiche Fragrance.
On top notes of: orange flower, grapefruit, and aromatic sage lend freshness. Warm woods wrap and balance the top layer for the middle notes, orris, nutmeg, and pimiento impart a clean, grounded energy. A wash of golden amber woods leads into rich drydown. Oakmoss contributes a green and woodsy impression and completes the refined harmony that floats coolly onto the skin, simultaneously melting into the body's natural heat. I love Tom Ford.
1.7 Fl oz EDT $92
www.tomford.com