The easiest luxurious ladies’s fragrances for Christmas 2020
Little can match a wonderful scent to lift the mood and brighten up every day. Beauty writer Lisa Curtiss has picked some gorgeous examples from well-known and emerging luxury fragrance brands.
From those bursting with fresh and vibrant citrus to others intoxicated with deep red rose and spice, there is sure to be a perfume here that you will love.
05 from Escentric Molecules
For those who love that their perfume is truly unique and distinctive, the niche high-end fragrance brand Escentric Molecules will be delighted. The just introduced ’05’ is just perfect for this time of year as it takes you back to mild summer days and strolls through orange groves by the sea on a beautiful Mediterranean island.
Price: £ 80 for 100ml
The orange blossom scent of the bio pharmacy
Another excellent product from The Organic Pharmacy, this simply beautiful and uplifting fragrance is a reminder of much-missed warm summer days. Fresh notes of Brazilian tangerine, green tangerine and sweet orange are tempered with precious Moroccan orange blossom and rosewood.
Price: £ 150 for 100ml
Amalfi Mandarin Water by Tom Ford
A breathtaking scent that brings back memories of intoxicating, sun-drenched evenings on the Amalfi Coast. As the name suggests, this is a light citrus treat with hints of sea accord, mint, wood and thyme. Perfect for every occasion and just beautiful.
Price: £ 85 for 50ml, £ 120 for 100ml
Idôle Intense by Lancôme
Elegant yet approachable, warm and romantic, this beautiful fragrance has notes of rose chord, jasmine absolute and chypre chord. It comes in a handbag-perfect, ultra-slim bottle that is also refillable.
Price: £ 54 for 25ml, £ 75.99 for 50ml, £ 90 for 75ml
Libra Intense by Yves Saint Laurent
A more intoxicating and romantic evening version of the floral bestseller with top notes of mandarin, blackcurrant and petitgrain, a heart of jasmine, lavender and orange blossom and a base of vanilla, cedar, ambergris and musk.
Price: £ 60 for 30ml, £ 75.99 for 50ml, £ 104 for 90ml
Lady Tubereurse from Moresque
Could there be a more perfect perfume for romantic winter evenings? This intoxicating, wonderfully hypnotic fragrance is also a must for tuberose lovers. Lively top notes of citrus and ginger are softened with lily, angelica and ylang ylang, while rich resins, amber and musk provide a deep and decadent base.
Price: £ 115 for 75ml
Bio Glam Rose Oud fragrance from Organic Pharmacy
If you are a true perfume lover and you appreciate the finest fragrances, this fantastic perfume is an absolute must. Inspired by love and romance, Rose Oud reminds you of magical memories of summer. Spicy lemon and bergamot are softened with rose and jasmine and warmed with tonka bean, amber and wood.
Price: £ 150 for 100ml
The classics by absolute value
This brand takes a truly innovative approach to fragrance using a combination of aromachology (study of smell and feel) and lithotherapy (crystal healing). Experts in these fields, neuroscientists and renowned perfumers have jointly developed a collection of perfumes, scented candles and dry body oils to alleviate, heal and be an effective antidote to the stresses and strains of life. The ingredients used come from sustainable production, are vegan and organic. Try Rouge Passion, with notes of ylang ylang and champaka enhanced by semi-precious stone garnet to symbolize sensuality and intimacy.
Price: See website link below for individual pricing
Bentley Beyond – The collection for you
A range of three wonderful fragrances from the luxury car brand: Mellow Heliotrope with its delicate notes of vanilla, praline and strawberry; Radiant Osmanthus, a joyful fruity floral pattern; and lively hibiscus, a bold and lively perfume for the exciting, confident woman who inspires passion everywhere.
Price: £ 150 for 100ml
Gucci Bloom bouquet
A sophisticated floral design that combines the fresh, natural green of the tuberose essence with notes of jasmine and a warm base of sandalwood, iris, benzoin and musk. The result is an intense and romantic fragrance that is perfect for party time and a new variant of the Bloom classic.
Price: £ 54 for 30ml, £ 76 for 50ml, £ 103 for 100ml
4711 flower collection
With elegant nuances of rose, jasmine and lilac, the new floral fragrance collection from 4711 is inspired by the original Eau de Cologne, combined with feminine and soft accents.
Price: £ 18 for 100ml
Flower from Kenzo Poppy Bouquet
A lively, intense and beautiful floral pattern with notes of Bulgarian rose, gardenia, pear and almond wood. Striking and unforgettable and a reminder that spring is not far away.
Price: £ 65.50 for 50ml, £ 92.50 for 100ml
Gia from Tocca
A feminine, elegant and fresh fragrance with notes of Turkish rose, mandarin, ylang ylang, tuberose and vanilla. Also perfect for romantic winter evenings or weekend walks by the sea. Brings back wonderful memories of the exhilarating summer days.
Price: £ 98 for 100ml
This inviting, fresh yet rich fragrance is reminiscent of sultry summer evenings in Tuscany and has light citrus notes that are softened by tuberose, jasmine and coconut and have a warming base of vanilla, amber and musk.
Price: £ 44.99 for 30ml, £ 55.99 for 60ml, £ 83 for 100ml
Prices are correct at the time of publication.