Young women are the inspiration behind Twilly d’Hermès, says Christine Nagel, the French brand’s in-house perfumer. The fragrance represents a different facet of the house’s femininity. “It’s colourful, unconventional and bold,” she says. The complex composition is spicy and soft and has three vivid notes of fresh ginger, tuberose and sandalwood. The olfactory journey begins with a dense concentration of the ginger. Nagel says it’s “juicier, bolder and spicier” than warm ginger root, which is more commonly used in perfumery. Twilly d’Hermès Eau de Parfum Spray ($147 for 85 mL). For details, see Shopping Guide.