Summer’s here and with it all the socialising, catching up with friends and brunching in the glorious warm weather. What better way to celebrate than with a new special scent? Read on as we round up the best all-occasion designer fragrances that your money can buy this month!
Lancôme La Vie Est Belle Eau de Parfum
Valentino Voce Viva Intense
The mood: A creamy and gourmand scent that entices and also captures the warmth of sundown in the summer.
Notes to look out for: Jasmine, vanilla and orange blossom, with a dash of boozy and sugary accords.
Dior Miss Dior Eau de Parfum
NARCISO Cristal Eau de Parfum
Marc Jacobs Daisy Ever So Fresh
Elie Saab Girl of Now Lovely Eau de Parfum
The mood: You can go one of two ways – a fresh flower bomb (top) or a juicy fruit salad (bottom). Nonetheless, you’ll attract endless compliments!
Notes to look out for: Rose, peony, white florals or mango, mandarin orange, and pear with amber, musk and wood.
For a Hinge date
Tom Ford Private Blend F**king Fabulous Eau de Parfum
Paco Rabanne Fame Eau De Parfum
The mood: A spicy and sensual trail that’ll easily seduce.
Notes to look out for: Saffron, incense and leather at the base with a creamy and warm opening thanks to notes like bergamot, orange blossom, vanilla and lavender.
For beach days
Issey Miyake A Drop d’Issey Eau de Parfum Fraîche
The mood: Fresh and unisex scents that will leave you reminiscing about sea breezes and morning dew.
Notes to look out for: Nuances of sea salt, rain and aquatic accords – a fragrance you can spritz all year round, no matter the season.
Yves Saint Laurent Black Opium Extreme Eau de Parfum
Jean Paul Gaultier Scandal Gold Eau de Parfum
The mood: A chic, edgy and sophisticated scent that gives off major ‘it girl’ energy.
Notes to look out for: Invigorating and decadent accords like coffee, amber and leather softened by vanilla, honey, saffron and jasmine for an extra-feminine touch.