Beauty spotlight on fresh, floral fragrances
Perfumes are in full bloom this spring. From sensual and sexy to feminine and floral, there is an alluring scent for every woman, says Claudia Renford. 1. Yves Saint Laurent Black Opium Nuit Blanche, 50ml, $165. Zesty orange blossom, coffee, deep notes of white musk and vanilla – a sexy scent for a glamorous night. 2. Gucci Bamboo, 50ml, $120. Intense yet graceful, top notes of citrus, with middle notes including ylang-ylang and orange blossom. 3. Stella McCartney POP, 50ml, $115. A vibrant floral for an adventurous spirit (available September 26). 4. Shiseido Ever Bloom, 30ml, $99. Captivating orange blossom and lotus flower. 5. Elizabeth Arden Always Red Femme, 100ml, $109. Feminine peach blossom and jasmine over deep notes of vanilla and cedar wood (available September 5). 6. I Juicy Couture, 100ml, $195. Apple and mandarin flirt with florals on a vanilla and amber base. 7. Tom Ford Velvet Orchid, 100ml, $290. Dramatic seduction with velvet orchid, citrus and vanilla.