Written by: Laura Arenas
This season’s new fragrances for Her & for Him.
As if it were a narcissistic game, choosing a perfume becomes an intimate and personal gesture. While looking for the desired fragrance, there’s a particular fascination that grows from the very first sight. Fall/Winter perfumes have arrived, knowing their fascinating nature. For her, citrus, floral and woody scents refect her powerful, sensual and modern feminity. For him, the new aromas get here to crown a seductive and provocative man, who wants so smell like wood, leather, or citrus; and who isn’t afraid of showing his sweetest side.
We picked 5 perfumes, 5 actual objects of desire, that will definitely be the talk of the party.
BLACK ORCHID EAU DE TOILETTE
Tom Ford introduces us to a lighter and fresher fragrance , that captures to perfection the american designer’s asesthetic and beauty philosphy. The inspiration behind Black Orchid is the fascination for black orchid, one of the most sparse flowers of Nature. The fragrance opens with a sensual combination of Black Truffle and Ylang, speckled with fresh Bergamot and delicious Blueberry. Its heart unveils the exclusive notes of Black Orchid, enhanced with a Lotus Wood aroma, until it reaches its end with the Patchouli, Incense and Vetiver; under a perfect aromatic symphony. The bottle, in a mat black amber colour and with straight lines is clearly inspired in Art Déco. Its finishing touches are a tied lace and a 23 carat gold plaque with its name engraved. Luxury, elegance and sophistication, 100% Tom Ford.
Bottle: 50ml/ PVP 85€
Bottle: 250 ml/ PVP 115€
MODERN MUSE LE ROUGE, Eau de Parfum
Inspired in women’s most provocative side, MODERN MUSE LE ROUGE, is a new fragrance that blends Magnolia’s daring feminity, delicate Jasmine with Patchouli’s magnetic sensuality and the exotism of Bulgarian Rose. Its aroma gets adorned also with Raspberry juice, rose pepper, saffron, vetiver and Madagascar’s vanilla; to design a perfume inspired in a modern muse’s glamour; and where the blend between oriental and floral notes give it an audacious and extroverted personality. Model and fashion muse Kendall Jenner makes her debut as the image of a fragrance, and, photographed by Mikel Jansen, the campaign captures Modern Muse Le Rouge’s power and Kendall’s glamour and magnetic personality.
30ml bottle / PVP 51€
50ml bottle / PVP 73€
100ml bottle / PVP 99.50 €
MIU MIU, The first fragrance
MIU MIU releases its first perfume, made for an stylish, elegant and intelligent women. Created by Miuccia Prada’s favorite perfumer, Daniela Andrier, the fragrance is composed of a fusion of Valley Lillys, Akigala’s wood and a jasmine blend. Its classic aroma with a modern twist, takes us to the more extravagant and sesorial side of a woman’s personality. Steven Meisel photographed the actress Stacy Martin alongside the vintage inspired flask that pays tribute to some of the italian brand’s most popular prints.
100ml bottle / PVP 108€
ROSE AMAZONE, EAU DE PARFUM
Just like these stories that are told with a beginning but without an end, the new AMAZONE keeps the spirit and materials that make it such a timeless perfume. Its notes, discreet before, are revealed to offer a cheerful, sweet and audacious fragrance.
Enlivened with citrus, currants, raspberries and blackberries, this perfume captures the essence of the ages, bringing us a new version filled with color, that evokes sweetness and sensuality.
100ml bottle / PVP 120€
COMME DES GARÇONS
FLORIENTAL, EAU DE PARFUM
Addictive, extravagant and mysterious, FLORIENTAL challenges perfume tradition blurring the line between oriental and floral, to create a complete new concept. This fragrance creates a new floral component based on the cistus, a scentless flower, that impregnates the perfume with an intriguing soft oriental aroma. Because of the strength of sandalwood and vetiver notes, the composition achieves a woody and deep scent, that stands out because of the incense and rose pepper scents and a touch of plum liqueur. The masterful combination releases an enigmatic aroma, intense and full of contrasts.
100ml bottle / PVP 76,40 €
ACQUA DI PARMA
COLONIA ESSENZA EDIZIONE SPECIALE 2015
ACQUA DI PARMA displays a good taste and quality universe, under the atemporal and sober italian lifestyle. Essenza Edizione Speciale, is a vibrant and intense fragrance that enhances the natural emblematic italian ingredients, such as Bergamot, Orange, PetitGrain, Rosemary, Clove, Valley Lilies, Jasmine, Patchouli, Vetiver and Amber. The result is a strong personality aroma, that flows amongst citric and woody notes. The bottle is black, elegant, inspired in the bowtie as a graphic detail of the elegance of Italian Haute Couture.
This special edition is presented in a 180ml rechargeable format, becoming a collector’s item.
Bottle: 180ml/ PVP 131€
EAU SAUVAGE COLOGNE
Dior breaks its sensorial silence, introducing a new perfume: Eau Sauvage. François Demachy, Dior’s nose, hasn’t had a problem introducing exceptional ingredients, unusual in masculine perfumes, such as Bergamot, Citrics, Geranium, Vetiver and Pepper. The result of the perfect balance of the notes is an atemporal fragrance, that will last through time and memories, and flows between sophistication and youth, freshness and charisma. For the campaign, Dior chose one of the most attractive men in the world, Johnny Depp, as its image and reflection of a modern, elegant and current man.
Bottle: 60ml / PVP 69€.
CH MEN PRIVÉ
Carolina Herrera‘s new masculine fragrance represents the true essence of the perfect seducer. The accessory for a well-travelled man, who aims to impress, who knows what he wants and how to get it. Of a warm and sumptuous aroma, the notes of whisky and leather give it a provocative, modern, and intense presence, and blend amongst the citrics, in the shape of grapefruit, sage, red thyme and cardamom; to finish off with leather, benzoin and tonka. The combination of sour and bitterness achieve, in the end, a fresh, refined and intense feeling. The black lacquered bottle is inspired in a classic flask with elegant golden strokes, that turn it into a declaration of masculinity and sophisticatin. The expert eye of photographer Mario Testino has been the chosen one to shoot Justice Joslin, in a world filled with glamour, natural elegance and innate security.
Bottle: 100ml/ PVP 95€
LUNA ROSSA SPORT
Taking as a starting point the values of extreme sailing , Prada’s new men’s fragrance is named after the renouned Luna Rossa, a nature admiring aroma filled with a passion for innovation. the fragrance, created by Daniela Andrier, is an unexpected combination of a ginger explosion and juniper berries, blended with tobacco’s, sensual vanilla and vibrating masculine lavender. The result manifests the intense connection between men and sport, and the tension that comes from it, always reaching for victory. The bottle simbolizes the fusion of the masculine spirit and the technical excellence of a sailboat, due to aesthetic details such as metallic effects and bright red strokes.
Bottle: 100ml/ 83€
The swedish perfume brand Agonist, considered one of the most exclusive of the international high-end perfume market introduces Blue North, a fresh and energetic fragrance, that simbolizes artistically the beauty of northern cold. An olfactive journey headed by a base of Rosemary and Cardamom, with notes of Mint Iris and Ginger root, to finish off with Cedarwood and Sandalwood. the aroma captures the nature of escandinavian forests, with their blue infinite skies, in a fascinating and unique combination, turned into a real collector’s item.
Bottle: 50ml/ PVP 140€