Fragrances

by Michele Elyzabeth

Dolce & Gabbana has a new fragrance: Dolce Floral Drops.
With a delicate scent of freshly picked white flowers accompanied by the Neroli leaves that enhance their aroma Dolce Floral Drops is fresh and light floral scent. The Eau de Toilette is inspired by the notes of Dolce Eau de Parfum, preserving its signature of white flowers; the opening of the fragrance has Neroli leaves, and Papaya Flowers, while its heart has White Amaryllis, White Daffodil and White Water Lily. The finish notes are Cashmeran, Musky notes, Sandalwood, making it the most delicate and precious floral fragrance. $84 for 1.6 EDT
From Hermes: Jour d’Hermès Gardenia is a floral bouquet of rose, gardenia, sambac jasmine, apricot flower and tuberose. A radiant profusion of flowers, voluptuous and sensual. $153 for 3.3oz EDP
www.hermes.com
Gucci Bamboo
Created for the modern Gucci woman, Gucci Bamboo is powerful yet feminine; a blend of exotic florals with deep woody notes.The fragrance is soft and intense exuding power and femininity. Notes: Italian Bergamot, Casablanca Lily, Ylang Ylang, Comoros Sandalwood. $115 for 75ml EDP
New from Estee Lauder: Modern Muse Le Rouge
A sexy, provocative fruity floral Oriental scent which includes notes of Bulgarian Rose, Rose Centifolia Firabs, Raspberry, Bourgeon de Cassis, Pink Pepper, Saffron, Vanilla Madagascar SFE, Patchouli, Vetiver, Jasmine Pays Firabs and Magnolia.It's a true innovation in fragrance design, as complex and fascinating as the woman who inspires it. $60 for Eau de Parfum Spray 1.0oz
www.esteelauder.com
For Him
Polo Supreme Oud is a new fragrance of the Ralph Lauren Polo collection. The oriental fragrance Supreme Oud has a woody composition which begins with spicy accords of pink pepper and cinnamon. The heart has smoky accord of Indian oud, over a base of vetiver and guaiac wood. $125 for 4.2oz EDP www.ralphlauren.com
Also from Hermes:
Less than a year ago, Hermes launched Terre d'Hermès Eau Tres Fraiche, described as a woody, vegetal, mineral scent. Still going strong, Eau Très Fraîche reveals a new way of transcending the elements. Fresh and masculine with top notes in Orange, Citrus and water notes, the heart is in Geranium and the base notes are woods, Patchouli and Cedarwood. $85 for 2.5 oz EDT
L’Occitane just launched Cédrat eau de toilette from the Men’s grooming collection. a fresh, delicate, citrus fragrance that is light and masculine. Specially designed to address a man’s daily grooming needs. $58 for 3.3oz EDT Available in L’Occitane boutiques nationwide and online at usa.loccitane.com Royal Mayfair from the House of Creed debuts in September 2015.
Using the signature 4,000-year-old infusion technique, Royal Mayfair was born. This labor-intensive process preserves the originality of each scent's ingredients without the use of preservatives. The result is raw and rare materials gathered across continents that have been steeped and distilled by the skilful hand of the Creed family.
This green/fresh scent opens with British Gin, Jamaican Lime and a touch of Scottish Highland Pine. The middle notes are filled with strong fragrant Duke of Windsor Roses and finishes with base notes of Bahamian Orange, Canadian Cedar and Australian Eucalyptus. $240 for 30ml/1oz
Royal Mayfair debuts September 2015 www.creedboutique.com