Perfume has always been one of the romantic gift options for Valentine’s Day. Giving your loved one a perfume is a sign of affection – it shows that you have put a lot of thought into him or her – by picking out a scent that he or she likes, and get them to thinking of you whenever they wear it!
If you are thinking to get one for your other half or lover this Valentine’s day, we’ve put together some of the newest perfumes that just hit the shelves, to help you choose one that best suits your loved one.
1. TIFFANY & LOVE
The Tiffany & Love fragrances express the magnetism and electricity of love. Each fragrance has its own unique structure but share a common hero ingredient, blue sequoia.
Tiffany & Love for Him is a citrusy aromatic fragrance with a wood-infused base created by perfumers Sophie Labbé and Nicolas Beaulieu of IFF.
Tiffany & Love for Her is a modern woody floral scent created by perfumers Honorine Blanc and Marie Salamagne of Firmenich.
2. GUESS SEDUCTIVE NOIR
The intriguing new fragrances for women and men from GUESS with a nod to intense and mysterious sexiness.
GUESS SEDUCTIVE NOIR for Women is a warm and enveloping floral scent that opens with notes of fresh bergamot, sage and peony followed by a charming mix of floral notes including iris pallida, jasmine sambac and muguet, and complemented with base notes of Vetiver from Haiti, white suede and vanilla to create an exciting finish.
GUESS SEDUCTIVE NOIR for Men is full of personality and deep expression with a magnetic, sexy and modern masculine energy. The fragrance is made with black pepper, juicy pomelo and nutmeg. The heart notes are lavender, orange flower and golden apple. The scent concludes with delicious tonka beans, liquid amber and sandalwood notes.
3. JO MALONE LONDON VETIVER & GOLDEN VANILLA
Vetiver & Golden Vanilla Cologne Intense, a combination of Madagascar’s two prized ingredients, entwined along the island’s vanilla-swept coastline. This deliciously sensual scent opens with a dash of cardamom and the freshness of grapefruit tea, ushering in the earthy depths of native vetiver. Precious Vanilla Bourbon warms and envelops, hand-picked from the orchid-sown jungle.
4. DIPTYQUE EAU CAPITALE
Diptyque’s newest scent, Eau Capitale, a lively chypre scent whose ingredients include notes of bergamot, pink peppercorns, rose, ylang ylang, cinnamon, Akigalawood, Georgywood, Ambrofix and patchouli, which also symbolizes the scent of defiance and freedom.
5. GUCCI GUILTY LOVE
The new Gucci Guilty fragrances explore both the male and female gaze, the new and diverse scents are encapsulated in the refreshed bottle designs; opaque pastel green Pour Homme, and a retro muted pink Pour Femme.
Gucci Guilty Love Edition Pour Homme – A new modern Aromatic Fougère Spicy Green scent, its striking spirit is characterized in vibrant cold spices, citrus and enigmatic masculine aromatic woods. Playing on the faceted freshness of Ginger, originally an African spice with a vivid and energizing scent, the fragrance’s fruity and sparkling tonalities are enhanced by the Kumquat Accord, Mandarin and Pink Pepper top notes. A balanced combination of Lavender, Geranium and Rosemary comes together at the heart for an aromatic edge. Sophisticated Patchouli and textural Benzoin bring a sensual power and long-lastingness, while Vetiver is the central heady note for this modern masculine creation.
Gucci Guilty Love Edition Pour Femme – A refreshed Oriental Floral Fruity Chypre scent, the new creation is a tribute to the vintage character of the Narcissus flower. Opening with a transparent and green crystalline freshness composed of Bergamot, Grapefruit and a Watery Accord, a Narcissus Accord is elevated by the tangy notes of Raspberry. Violet and Jasmine Sambac complement the petal floral quality of the composition. The layered creation is enhanced by an airy Musks base, the divinely sophisticated Patchouli Prisma for its white softness, and finally, the intense wrapping sensation of a Mineral Amber.
6. ATELIER VERSACE FRAGRANCES
The new luxury fragrance line of Atelier Versace consists of six scents – Cédrat de Diamante, Éclat de Rose, Jasmin au Soleil, Figue Blanche, Santal Boisé and Vanilla Rouge, ranging from fresh, to floral and woody.
The Cédrat de Diamante boasts the zest of Italian lemon, more efflorescent than traditional citrus aromas. Inspired by the Mediterranean, the perfume encompasses notes of pink grapefruit and natural woods, whilst the vibrancy of Cédrat de Diamante is enhanced by aromatic cedarwood and vetiver.
Éclat de Rose boasts the Moroccan Rose Centifolia: the delicate flowers are hand-picked during the early hours of the morning and then rapidly processed. Velvety rose accords are complemented by Ambrox, a signature note that reveals facets of amber, incense, wood, tobacco and musk.
Jasmin au Soleil highlights jasmine flowers from India picked at sunrise to preserve their freshness. Petals are complemented by beeswax from France, containing balsamic and honey notes with hints of hay and tobacco, adding a light, velvety dimension to the perfume. The sensual tones are paired with fresh lemon and cedarwood notes.
Evoking the Mediterranean summer, Figue Blanche encompasses fresh fig notes mixed with the pulp and essential oils of the Italian mandarin. The warm olfactory tones are complemented with zesty hints of bergamot and neroli, and is enriched with jasmine and rose petals.
The Santal Boisé scent is crafted from Srilankan sandalwood. The milky and balsamic fragrance is obtained from the roots and heart of the wood. Cypriol, a delicate flowering herb, adds a distinctive woody, smoky and slightly oud note to the perfume. The woody notes are enriched with luxurious, ambery Gurjun and saffron.
Inspired by the intricacies of Middle Eastern traditional scents, the Vanille Rouge encompasses the Madagascar vanilla, adding a hint of pralines. The sweet tones are accompanied by a powdery musk accord. The powerful fragrance contains an unexpected rose note.
7. ARMANI PRIVE LES EAUX
This year, Giorgio Armani’s Les Eaux fresh and vibrant collection unfolded with a new compelling and colourful chapter with the introduction of four floral and citrus scents – THÉ YULONG, GARDÉNIA ANTIGUA, ROSE MILANO and JASMIN KUSAMONO.
THÉ YULONG is the perfect balance between the freshness of green tea and citrus, and the intensity of black tea and smoked woods. The fragrance swirls smoky notes into green facets, backed by an impression of radiant freshness delivered by citrus notes.
GARDÉNIA ANTIGUA is a floral fragrance that unveils its sunny and powdery facets, through the most beautiful floral nuances. The scent opens with notes of mandarin and neroli essences. In the heart, the gardenia unites with milky, voluptuous and addictive accents. The drydown unleashes elegance and voluptuousness with Patchouli essence, Ambrox and White Musks notes.
ROSE MILANO opens with a luminous citrus and oral play, lled with colours. In the heart, the sublime rose signs a timeless and urban chypre accord. While the enveloping petal scents of rose absolute are uplifted by earthy, smoky notes of patchouli and moss, they are softened by sublime fruity notes.
Inspired by the Japanese oral compositions, JASMIN KUSAMONO is a transparent and airy jasmine scent, that introduces the perfect combination between the delicate and crystalline oral note, precious cedar and sandalwood essences. This luminous fragrance opens on a Nashi pear accord combined with pink pepper essence. Lily of the valley accord and a reinvented aquatic and salty writing of Sambac Jasmine absolute then highlight its vegetal, fruity and luminous facets, contrasted by a musky and woody drydown of cedarwood and santal essences.