Autumn’s Sensual Scents
Why not trade in your old faithful for a seductive new scent that captures the headiness of autumn? From Narciso Rodriguez ‘s romantic Rose Musc to the sophisticated Chypre 21 by Heeley Parfums, check out the sultriest new scents of the moment …
Memo Paris- Marfa
Named after the Texan town known as a cultural centre of artists and contemporary art, Marfa lends its name to notes of orange blossom, sandalwood, cedar, iris and white musk to ‘create a special atmosphere and reflect the artistic spirit of Marfa’.
Memo Paris- Marfa (€190) for 75ml available exclusively in Ireland at Brown Thomas
MFK Baccarat Rouge 540
The geniuses at the Maison Francis Kurkdjian powerhouse have designed this eau de perfume for those who prefer an intense and luminous fragrance.It’s sexy, warm and has rich notes of amber and woody floral tones.
MFK Baccarat Rouge 540 (€195 ) for 70ml available on www.franciskurkdjian.com
Elie Saab – Collection des Essences, No.8
Lebanese fashion designer Elie Saab created a luxury collection of “couture” fragrances in collaboration with perfumer Francis Kurkdjian. La Collection Des Essences latest offering no.8 Sandal focuses on a deep, woody scent, with notes of Indian Sandalwood and Osmanthus absolute.
Elie Saab – Collection des Essences, No.8 (€220) for 100ml available www.eliesaab.com
Chypre 21 modernises the traditional chypre scent (which dates back to the 16th century) with contemporary ingredients to replace the scent associated with the old fashioned chypre and create a clean, modern freshness that is described as an ‘ode to Parisian chic’.
James Heeley’s Chypre 21 (€170) for 100ml available at Harvey Nichols
Narciso Rodriguez- Rose Musc
Rose Musc is the oriental equivalent to its Middle Eastern predecessor and counterpart; Amber Musc. Inspired by the most emblematic ingredient in perfumery, Rose; the intense fragrance is influenced by black pepper, saffron, and black woods to give the Orient feel.
Narciso Rodriguez- Rose Musc (€170) for 100ml available nationwide.
Rituals; Elixir D’Orient Eau De Parfum
Imagine the perfectly crafted ancient Persian oasis gardens glistening gold with evening dew. The comfortable warmth of the late evening sun slowly evaporates the scent of sharp woody aromas and the sweetness of grassy moist herbs into the air. Add a subtle layer of spicy Persian Pepper, hints of incense and the luminous character of this fragrance is like nature coming to life.
Elixir D’Orient Eau De Parfum (€49.00) available on uk.rituals.com