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SCENTS OF THE SEASON

Here are some perfume picks for the season to spruce up your holiday feeling

- Text DONG RONQUILLO

MEN

JEAN PAUL GAULTIER “LE MALE” LE PARFUM

Always pushing the limits of perfume, Jean-Paul Gaultier “Le Male”, presents an oriental fragrance. The top note is cardamom, middle notes are lavender and iris, base notes are vanilla, oriental and woodsy. The fusion of these notes creates a sexier, spicier, and darker scent, perfect for the evening.

LOUIS VUITTON MÉTÉORE

A Citrus Aromatic fragrance for men that arouses fascinatio­n like the dazzlingly flamboyant clouds. Calabrian bergamot, mandarin orange, and Sicilian orange give it a fresh citrusy scent. Designed to emulate an "exhilarati­ng journey, leaving behind the train of one's presence." It's a great permanent addition to its collection of men's fragrances.

PACO RABANNE 1 MILLION PARFUM

Defined by a warm deliberate scene of the extreme. This scent is textured by amber woods and leather opulence, patinated with notes of resin and pine. The fragrance is a contrasted smell of salty blended with sun-drenched leather.

SALVATORE FERRAGAMO FERRAGAMO EDT 3.4

This new fragrance brings back memories of Italy's artisanal heritage.. With its sophistica­ted contrasts of fresh fluidity, addictive sensuality, and redefined journey, it is a statement blend. Intertwini­ng fresh and boisé notes and a radiant explosion of Mediterran­ean citrus of bergamot and lemon expresses the confident and courageous man that it represents.

WOMEN

JO MALONE FIG & LOTUS FLOWER COLOGNE

This light floral scent is inspired but the luscious figs and lotus flowers of the ancient Hanging Gardens. The neroli captures the essence of bountiful trees. The combinatio­n of its fig leaf and lotus flower notes creates a graceful light floral heart, representi­ng a flower floating on water.

LANVIN MODERN PRINCESS BLOOMING

The fragrance that opens with the sparkling radiance of the mandarin's citrusy notes. Blended with a fruity, watery shiver of frozen watermelon, the inspiratio­n for this scent was a new modern adventurer princess, who is full of confidence as she is sweetness.

TOM FORD ROSE PRICK

Inspired by Tom Ford’s private rose gardens, flesh, petals, and thorns present a Bulgarian Rose and rose de mai, pierced with fiery pepper and spice. Indonesian patchouli exhales around Turkish Rose for a perfect blend.

BVLGARI OMNIA GOLDEN CITRINE

This Oriental fragrance for women was inspired by the Golden Citrine, the gemstone of light band optimism. Its citrusy-floral scent comes from top notes Sicilian Mandarin and white peach, combined with Ylang-ylang and jasmine making it a vivacious addition to the label’s plethora of scents.

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