The new year is a wonderful time for a new personal scent. And with a whole host of brilliantly beautiful bottles available, what better time to treat your nose to something new? From fabulous florals to magical musks and crisp citrus delights, click through the gallery for Savoir Flair’s favorite new fragrances to tickle your fancy.
Send yourself to far off sandy shores with just a spray of Margiela’s new tantalizing, tropical scent. Capturing the essence of a beach in a bottle, it’s fresh like the ocean, with notes of bergamot, lemon, and pink pepper mixed with ylang ylang, musk, and coconut milk. Mist around your body, close your eyes, and soon your feet will be sinking into the sand. Sublime.
Inspired by his sumptuous creations adorned with sparkling sequins and pearls, Elie Saab’s new scent is an ode to light. Opening with twinkling sun-kissed orange blossom, its floral heart of jasmine absolute and patchouli adds elegance and voluptuousness, whilst the base of cedar wood and honey rose brings depth and warmth to this alluring and addictive scent.
Tory Burch has finally unveiled her first fragrance, and it’s fabulous. Inspired by the scents of her parents, she has beautifully blended feminine notes with a touch of masculinity whilst keeping it fresh, floral, and graceful. On a base of musk, vetiver, and sandalwood there are floral notes of peony, tuberose, jasmine, and mimosa, and a crisp citrus top of mandarin, neroli, and grapefruit.
Wanting to capture the thrill and excitement of new love, this is a burst of bold freshness in a bottle. Continuing the brand’s heritage of florals, at its heart lies a bouquet of peach blossom, peony, and neroli petals, whilst the top is fresh with juicy nectarine, lychee, and quince. Unfolding into a beautiful love story, it settles on skin with sensual ambrox, musk, and soft cashmere. Just one spray and your heart, and nose, will be captured.
“We wanted to work with orris because it’s an extremely precious ingredient in perfumery,” revealed Master Perfumer, Pierre Négrin. “This scent was about framing the orris to bring out its unique duality; it is both woody and powdery, floral and deep.” This scent was inspired by the Tuscan hillsides blooming with irises, steeped in sunshine. Notes of violet, orris, and sandalwood make for a modern woody floral that’s reminiscent of classic fragrances.
A delicate scent designed to touch skin with a subtle smell; the latest perfume from Valentino dresses you in an invisible veil of fragrance. Inspired by makeup, it enhances your skin without masking it, and is based on the accord of a terracotta powder. Creamy floral notes of tuberose and iris blend with warm vanilla and sandalwood to give your skin a mysterious, feminine, ethereal smell.
Inspired by the scent and feeling of submersing yourself into a milky bath (an almond bath infused with vanilla, to be exact), this luxurious and opulent fragrance focuses on the sweetness and femininity of vanilla but is spiced up with a pinch of pepper, white musk, and a hint of vetiver.
Part of Master Perfumer Roja Dove’s new trio of fragrances that capture the alluring elixirs of magical spells at nightfall, Dove describes ‘No 3’ as “Exotic and mysterious; this enticing fragrance strips you of your inhibitions as it temps you to experience the allure of the unknown.” Spicy and woody yet fresh, there are notes of bergamot, rose, cardamom, cumin saffron, patchouli, amber, and leather.
This limited-edition version of Diptyque’s rosy scent has been given a romantic spin thanks to a playful pink print design by Olympia Le-Tan. Inspired by the Queen of Flowers, it develops on skin just like a flower opening up in the sun. Centifolia and Damask roses are brought to life with a hint of lychee and a touch of cedar and honey.
Part of Byredo’s ‘Night Veils’ collection of three fragrances inspired by the sensuality of flowers at nightfall, ‘Midnight Candy’ is a sweet, floral treat for your nose. An ode to jasmine, rose, and lily, the floral notes are blended with vanilla, carrot, and black violet to make for a warm, woody floral fragrance.
A tantalizing trio put together by Miller Harris’ Master Perfumer to allow you to “enhance and build a fragrance journey”, these three scents can be worn alone or together to create a unique scent every time you wear them. ‘Le Petit Grain’ is fresh and crisp, with bergamot, lemon, and Tunisian neroli, whilst ‘Feuilles de Tabac’ is smoky with spices, tobacco leaves, and rich woods, and ‘La Fumée’ is warm and heady with Yemini incense, Iranian Elemi, and smoldering ember.
A warm, sensual, mysterious take on the Narciso scent, this magical musk uses floral, woody oils to create a clean but creamy and warm fragrance. Top notes of rose and white gardenia sit on a base of vetiver and cedar, while its heart of musk brings the scent to life.
Celebrating true love and romance, this is a ‘modern fragrance with classic character’ to truly embody the Aigner style. Capturing the layers of love and its many forms and stages, the scent opens with refreshing citrus notes of bergamot and mandarin and spicy accords of coriander and black pepper. As the love story continues, the scent opens into gentle notes of iris, peach and jasmine, and then settles onto skin with a warm base of patchouli and cashmere musk.
Housed in one of the boldest and most beautiful bottles (yes, this is a perfume not a Marc Jacobs bag), this is one statement scent that is all about indulgence. Top notes of succulent Italian plum, golden saffron, and velvety iris sit on a heart of rich Bulgarian rose, orris, and jasmin sambac. At the base lies liquid amber, warm papyrus woods, and heady vetiver to make for a sultry and sophisticated scent. Click here to read our interview with Adriana Lima, the face of the fragrance.