THE UL­TI­MATE scents

Time­less flo­rals, sparkling cit­ruses and mod­ern roses

Harper’s Bazaar (Australia) - - Beauty -

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.

41

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.

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