The final touch when dressing is not only in that accessory that Coco Chanel recommended us to take off before leaving home, it is also in the others phrases about perfumes that he coined in his day. To be exact, five maxims that have survived the passage of time that, like a good perfume in his words, ‘is the invisible and definitive accessory of fashion’.
Perfumes have become a seduction weapon to take on a date or fragrances to reflect sophistication. They are such a personal and defining scent, that they accompany you on special occasions, that having just one or a favorite can be difficult. And who wants that? Who wants to have a single perfume when you can have several and dress in them as if it were a piece of clothing?
Perfumes activate the senses, speak for you and ‘lengthen your march’, as mademoiselle Chanel claimed. They are a cover letter that can describe your personality as a romantic one, if sweet, floral and lively essences are your favorites. A choice very in tune with the halftime season that, If you want to sprinkle it with fresh aromas and buds, these are the fragrances that should not be missing from your dressing table.
With notes of green tea flower, matcha and a burst of pink pepper, Daisy Eau So Fresh Spring is a fresh perfume that captures the airy essence of nature and the innocence of spring. They claim that this seasonal scent will transport you to a world of blooming daisies and lush greenery, to ‘a carefree spring day’. Complete with the famous and beautiful Daisy bottle, adorned with flowers that will serve as an everlasting bouquet of flowers on your dressing table.
Inspired by a thriving garden with tuberose and jasmine, Gucci’s iconic Bloom is the perfect spring scent. This is the first fragrance developed entirely with the creative vision of Alessandro Michele: a creation designed to celebrate the authenticity, vitality and diversity of women, displayed in a natural, expressive and individual way. Blending the work of master perfumer Alberto Morillas, Gucci Bloom was conceived to capture the rich scents of a flower-filled garden. Spikenard and jasmine are combined with piscuala, a rare vine discovered in southern India and first used in perfumery, which is presented in a porcelain-like varnished bottle in a powdery pink hue.
Bouquet of flowers
The Miss Dior collection is a hymn to love, emblematic of a Dior femininity with a Couture spirit. That when you join it to the name as Blooming Bouquet, you can already guess how it smells: roses, peonies and white musk combine with Calabrian bergamot, to create a light and airy aroma. A full-fledged spring floral fragrance that pays tribute to Christian Dior’s legendary love of flowers.
Chloé Rose Tangarine Eau de Toilette is fresh and fruity. Fresh, fruity and a clear expression of femininity. Created by Sidonie Lancesseur and Michel Almairac, This bolder fragrance is inspired by fruits of the iconic rose scent. At the core of Chloé’s fragrance identity, bright, fresh rose combines with vivid mandarin orange to bring radiance. Vivid blackcurrant with green undertones enhances the character of the fragrance, while a streamlined base of cedar and white amber lends it an ultra-contemporary elegance. Finished off with the typical signature ribbon that closes the bottle, this time in orange-pink grosgrain to match its aroma.
Flowerbomb by Viktor & Rolf is one of the best-selling perfumes of all time. This was the first creation of the Dutch designers to reveal on their fall 2004 runway. A sweet and spicy gourmand floral fragrance with notes of jasmine, orange blossom, vanilla and patchouli. ‘More, more, more flowers’ was the duo’s catchphrase, resulting in over a thousand flowers contained in this jar. A true flower bomb with an opulent trio of sambac jasmine, roses and freesia and a voluptuous trail of patchouli, amber and praline, concentrated within this diamond-faceted pomegranate.
There are four fragrances that make up the Chance collection by Chanel, but Chance Eau Fraîche is a sparkling floral scent in this round lines bottle that fills you with energy. Within it, the acidic freshness of citron, the softness of jasmine and the vibrant presence of the teak wood note intertwine. “Luck presented itself to me, and I took advantage of it,” said Mademoiselle Chanel, who knew that true luck was what she caused, a state of mind, a way of being. A complete perfumed ritual for the bath and the body also allows to sublimate its wake.
Genderless flower fragrance
Tom Ford describes his perfume as a wild bouquet of rose breeds inspired by his own garden of these romantic flowers. Rose Prick features Bulgarian rose and mai rose pierced with pepper spikes and spices, while Indonesian patchouli exhales around the heart of the Turkish rose. A trilogy of roses that, as the designer explains, their piercing thorns on the stems hook together, uniting their flowers with ‘rose’ perfection. It is the perfect floral option to also wear during winter.