the winter fragrance report Perfume trends worth knowing about
Did someone say dancing queen?
This season’s decadent blends are the antithesis of designed-to-fit-in fragrances – they’re Bianca Jagger strutting into Studio 54 on a white horse. Spicy wood and skin-like musk are central to the sexed-up scent renaissance. As is patchouli, currently enjoying a comeback in modern styles that are less pungent post-smoke hippy, more verdant post-shower forest.
Diana Ross in 1974
Bvlgari Goldea The Roman Night Absolute, £46 Warm, sultry, dolce-vita vibes with sweet dark fruits and musk.
Juliette Has A Gun Liquid Illusion, £200 A hypnotic heliotrope and amber blend.
Dior Joy Eau de Parfum, £54 Aptly titled, this one will make you smile.
Givenchy L’Interdit Eau de Parfum, £69 Uniquely packed with jasmine and tuberose, and a patchouli chaser.
Diptyque 34 Boulevard Saint Germain Eau de Parfum, £135 The scent of the original boutique.