THE ULTIMATE scents
Timeless florals, sparkling citruses and modern roses
33 BEST BOLD FLORAL:
Gucci Bloom eau de parfum, $182 (100ml), is bursting with white-floral notes such as jasmine and tuberose.
34 BEST MUSK:
Narciso Rodriguez For Her eau de parfum, $142 (50ml). The musky classic has had a feminine makeover, with additions of rose, peach and amber.
35 BEST ROSE SCENT:
Jo Malone London Red Roses Cologne, $198 (100ml), blends seven of the world’s roses to create a bouquet of fragrance.
36 BEST WHITE FLORAL:
Gabrielle Chanel eau de parfum, $248 (100ml), is Chanel’s first fragrance for 15 years, an abstract floral proving to be another icon in the making.
37 BEST UNISEX FRAGRANCE:
Calvin Klein CK2 eau de toilette, $99 (100ml), is an update on the 1996 classic, loved by both women and men all over the world.
38 BEST AUTUMN SCENT:
Aerin Tangier Vanille eau de parfum, $175 (50ml), evokes the intrigue of the Moroccan bazaar in a modern way.
39 BEST SPRING SCENT:
Dior Miss Dior, $240 (100ml), is François Demachy’s new soft floral update on the 1947 classic.
40 BEST WOODY FRAGRANCE:
Byredo Gypsy Water eau de parfum, $160 (50ml), pairs woody notes with citrus, pine and orris.
Tom Ford Neroli Portofino eau de parfum, $340 (50ml), encapsulates the Italian Riviera. BEST SUMMER SCENT:
42 BEST MODERN CLASSIC:
Twilly d’hermès eau de parfum, $185 (85ml), is inspired by the luxury brand’s playful silk scarf collection.
43 BEST CITRUS:
Acqua di Parma Colonia, $130 (50ml), has had fans since 1916 — among them Ava Gardner and Audrey Hepburn.
44 BEST FEMININE FRAGRANCE:
Lancôme La Vie est Belle eau de parfum, $197 (100ml), is classic, complex and sweet.
45 BEST CANDLE COLLECTION:
Maison Balzac in La Plage; 1642; and 2067AD, $69 each. Elise Pioch Balzac’s brand always hits the right notes.