It may be freezing outside but these new fragrances smell warm and cozy.
Remember that line from Clueless when Cher gets ditched by the side of the road after that party and when someone tries to rob her of her jacket, she pleads by saying “This is an Alaïa!” It was a moment that cemented the infamous designer in our hearts forever.
This debut fragrance from Azzedine Alaïa is a nod to his chilhood in Tunisia. Pink pepper, violet and peonie come together to create a fragrance that is as romatic as it is nostalgic. A scent that is sure to conjure up memories of a childhood well spent. Warm enough for winter, light enough for spring.
Cool winter nights are made for espresso and hot chocolate. YSL’s newest addition to their fragrance line Black Opium is a younger and sweet version of the iconic original. Sugar-y sweet vanilla mixes with caffeine creating a scent that is sure to give you an energy surge that will carry you into spring.
$115, available at sephora.com
I like to wear a super fresh fragrance during the winter months, and you can’t go wrong with the scent of rose. A splash of Byredo’s No Man’s Land on my inner wrists when it’s snowing outside and I’m reminded that spring is just around the corner.
Byredo Rose of No Man’s Land, $145 available at barneys.com
Leave to Calvin Klein to capture sensuality in a bottle. This Eternity Now fragance is everything you want in a perfume: luminous, sublty sweet and infinitely sexy. Think: lychee, peach blossom and peonie with a hint of neroli. It’s intoxicatingly feminine.
$82, available at sephora.com
The timeless woman wears Chanel. The Chance collection was created for the woman on the road to timeless class. Eau Vive is as it suggests, full bodied and full of life. Citrusy notes like Grapefruit and Blood Orange add a freshness that alludes to the arrival of spring.
$78, available at sephora.com
A fragrant ode to old Hollywood, Givenchy’s newest scent L’Atelier Gaïac Mystique is a rich and powdery scent that is as mysterious as the bottle is beautiful. The sensual allure of tonka beans and incense combine for the ultimate olfactory escape.
$220, available at barneys.com
I’m generally sold with anything that has notes of bergamot. Roads newest scent, “Lights” combines all of my favorites: white jasmine, ylang ylang, rose geranium and musk— just to name a few. It’s nostalgic, fresh and suprememly invigorating.
$155, available a neimanmarcus.com
You’re one spritz away from that Mediterannean excusrsion you’re dying to take. Of course Michael Kors captures the essence of warmth in a perfume. Vanilla, Casis and musk take you on a mental hiatus, away from the cozy comfort of your living room fireplace and onto a white, sand covered beach.
Michael Kors Rose Radiant Gold eau de parfum, $80 available at sephora.com
If you’re one of those people who likes to keep your fragrance on display, Marc Jacobs’ Decadence fragrance was designed with you in mind. The bottle is so pretty that I’d buy it just for it’s vanity appeal. At this point, the amazing scent of the fragrance is an added bonus. A little spicy, a little sweet and definitely impactful, Amber, Jasmine and Plum make for a deliciously rich eau.
$95, available at sephora.com
A good solid perfume is always good to have. And, if you travel often, they’re the perfect companion since they’re TSA-friendly. The additional perk? A luxurious blend of beauty butters like shae and mango make this super hydrating. With the more than 15 shades to choose from, you’re sure to find your next scent.
Sabe Masson $25, available at Beauty Habit
The rumors are true, fashion-favorite, Derek Lam has released a collection. If you’re over come with excitement, join the crew! The Derek Lam Collection is 10 rollerball fragrances with sultry and sweet scents like 2AM Kiss, Rainy Day and Drunk on Youth.
$95, available at sephora.com