As the temperatures nose dive and the wood hosts a crackling fire spreading warm and intense scents we know the time for flirtatious scents is over. The season for a deeper all-consuming seductive fragrance that provokes sensuality and passion has arrived. Winter fragrances in nature are equally seductive with the woody, musky, essential oil, smoked scents around us. Inspiring these elements are some of the top scents we have liked for the winter ahead.
Chanel No. 5 L’EAU
The scent which gives the classic No. 5 a new definition for today’s woman was launched with Lily Rose Depp as the ambassador. The scent is modern, fresh and vibrant and promises to be as timeless as the classic. Chanel perfumer Oliver Polge composed the scent with Lemon, Mandarin and Orange as top notes and Cedar, Musk as base notes. The fragrance is floral and lighthearted in its body with Rose, Jasmine and a new fraction of Ylang Ylang. Available at sephora.com
Modern Muse Nuit by Estee Lauder
As the name suggests, if you intend to have after parties during the festive and new year this scent brings out the seductively vivacious side. Absolutely glamourous embodiment of a diva Modern Muse Nuit pushes the envelope to explore a more deeper and consumingly addictive scent. A Rum Accord features amidst a plume of rich Jasmine Absolute and Sandalwood are top notes while amber and musk hit the base notes. Available at esteelauder.com
My Burberry Black
An intense version of the classic My Burberry has amber and patchouli that are lightened by notes of rose, jasmine, and peach nectar. This one is for the confident androgynous stylish woman who can wear what she loves rather fearlessly. Available at sephora.com
La Petite Robe Noire by Guerlain
Just like the Little Black Dress nothing could go wrong with this scent with the same nomenclature. A fragrance which Guerlain says is Gourmand Floral and unforgettably surprising. Candyfloss Accord is enhanced by Vanilla and Bulgarian Rose essence from the Guerlinade. A dash of bergamot paired with a blueberry note offer the fragrance it’s energy. Soft white musk and a woody sandalwood-patchouli accord with a stunning sillage makes the scent unforgettable. Available at Guerlain.com
We couldn’t chose just one and think that both deserved to be on the list.
Gucci Guilty Platinum Edition is not for the homebody for sure. Created for the libertines of today this scent has seduction and hedonism swirling in its platinum metal bottle waiting to pervade. Amber and lilac make for a sexy winter floral/oriental scent.
Gucci Oud Intense This is a unisex oriental and extremely intense scent. If you have never been worn something intense for winters then we recommend you have to get accustomed to it before stepping out. The intensity does live on through the night. With Bulgarian rose and orange flower blooming in its heart the top notes of pear raspberry and saffron are flirty. Natural oud oil and Patchouli give it the intensity that heightens through the night. Available at Sephora.com