Searching your very own signature scent? Shopping for perfume can be like searching for an identity. The Style Symphony takes you through a sensual journey to help you find your perfect fragrance.
Knowing everything about perfumes is the foremost fantasy of every woman. The sensuous movement of the ephemeral liquid trapped in glass, the flowing shape of the bottles and vials that carry the fragrance and the exquisite packaging are the first points of seduction.
Here’s then is a who’s who of the most wanted made-in-the-West fragrances through which the world’s top perfume brands associate with. Choose yours…
PERFUME: Anais Anais by Cacharel
The notes: A subtle blend of rose and lily.
PERFUME: Burberrys of London for Women
The notes: Fruity, amber.
PERFUME: Benetton Sport for Women
PERFUME: CK Be by Calvin Klein
Top notes: Bergamot, juniper berry, mandarin, mint and lavender.
Heart notes: Sandalwood, opoponax and tonka bean.
PERFUME: CK One by Calvin Klein
Top notes: Bergamot, cardamom, pineapple and papaya.
Heart notes: Hedione high cis (derived from jasmine), violet, rose and nutmeg.
Base notes: Amber and musks.
PERFUME: Davidoff Cool Water Woman
Top notes: Citrus, quince, blackcurrant, pineapple, honeydew melon, lotus and water lily.
Heart notes: May rose, jasmine and lily of the valley.
Base notes: Orris, vetiver, sandalwood, peach, mulberry and amber.
PERFUME: D & G by Dolce & Gabbana Parfums
Top notes: Tangerine, water lily, white cyclamen and green pear.
Heart notes: Mimosa, wisteria, lily and heliotrope.
Base notes: Vanilla bean, sandalwood and cashmere wood.
PERFUME: Fifth Avenue by Elizabeth Arden
Top notes: Lilac, linden blossom, magnolia, muguet, mandarin and bergamot.
Heart notes: Bulgarian, rose, violet, ylang-ylang, jasmine, Indian tuberose, peach, clove and nutmeg.
Base notes: Amber, Tibetan musk, sandalwood, iris and vanilla.
PERFUME: Green Tea by Elizabeth Arden
Top notes: Carway, rhubarb, lemon, orange and bergamot.
Heart notes: Green tea, peppermint, jasmine, carnation, fennel, and selery seed.
Base notes: Oak moss, musk and white amber.
PERFUME: Gucci Envy by Gucci
Top notes: Green notes, hyacinth, and magnolia.
Heart notes: Lily of the valley, jasmine and violet.
Base notes: Iris, wood and musks.
PERFUME: Jaipur by Boucheron
The notes: A fruity floral.
PERFUME: Paris by Yves Saint Laurent
The notes: Violet, rose, mimosa, vetiver, amber and musk.
PERFUME: Poème by Lancome
Top notes: Datura flower and sand flower.
Heart notes: The blue Himalayan poppy.
Base notes: Mimosa, daffodil, freesia, rose, vanilla blossom and white and yellow pell-mell.
PERFUME: Romance by Ralph Lauren
The notes: Ginger, marigold, chamomile, lychee, yellow freesia, sungoddess rose, patchouli, oak moss and musk.
PERFUME: Ultraviolet by Paco Rabanne
Heart notes: The Kinmokusei or Japanese osmanthus—sensuous and slightly sour like the flesh of an apricot.