Singular Scent cool, clean, assured in the extreme, these perfumes make stars of one central note, from timeless flowers to unconventional ingredients lifted from our kitchens and wardrobes. if you hate fussiness and love scents with conviction, these could well inspire total devotion. they certainly won’t please everyone, but that’s exactly the point.
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Shay & Blue Kings Wood, £85 rich, mossy english oak. technically for men, but i’m addicted.
Le Labo Tonka 25, £125 new le labo scents don’t come along often, and this is well worth the wait.
Parle Moi De Parfum Une Tonne De Roses, £98 total devotion to rose without any powderiness.
Tom Ford Ombré Leather, £82 as sexy as a fresh pair of stilettos by mr Ford himself. w&h
H&M Beauty The Singles Choc, £4.99 one for the seriously sweettoothed.