Romance is truly in the air when you spritz on a fragrance that seems tailor made in honor of Valentine’s Day. Now is the time to try out the newest of the prettiest scents. Perfumers have introduced romantic love notes just when the holiday calls out for the sweetly fresh and innovative. In the spirit of Cupid, try out these latest flirtations with love.
Sexy yet elegant in the image of the young Coco Chanel, this fresh Oriental fragrance is a sweet feminine blend. The luxurious 1.2 oz. spray comes in a flacon instead of the renowned Chanel bottle. Larger sizes are delivered in the classic bottle that signifies personal luxury. Spray lightly on pulse points morning and evening for a scent that exudes femininity with every move you make.
Chanel Coco Mademoiselle Eau de Parfum, from $72 for 1.2 oz., sephora
YSL Black Opium Floral Shock
Floral Shock delivers a shot of sensuality like the morning’s first jolt of espresso. You won’t be overpowered by the fresh sweetness of this girly scent. It’s delicate and pretty and an invigorating interpretation of the iconic Black Opium coffee signature. New floral notes of gardenia and orange blossom cool down the iconic coffee and vanilla blend. It’s Black Opium on ice.
YSL Black Opium Floral Shock, $1.6 oz. for $90, sephora
Diptyque Eau Dominotee Fragrance
Rose blends romantically with parma violets in this generously sized bottle. Diptyque partnered with A Paris chez Antoinette Poisson in honor of Valentine’s Day to design two exclusive motifs—one floral, one geometric—for the bottle. The scent delivers notes that are graced with rose, the freshness of foliage and a slight, almost undetectable trace of patchouli.
Diptyque Eau Dominotee Multiuse Fragrance, $90, nordstrom
Miu Miu L’eau Bleue
A beautiful turquoise bottle presents the brand’s new fragrance. Spritz on notes of lily of the valley, wild rose, and akigalawood compose this modern blend, and you’ll float off on a cloud of bliss.
Miu Miu L’eau Bleue, from $68 for 1 oz., sephora
Creed Aventus for Her
The irresistible feminine counterpart to the legendary Aventus is inspired by some of history’s most powerful women—empresses, queens, and heads of state. Yet this is for modern women everywhere who want an empowering, sexy scent. The perfect fruity scent meets floral fragrance in a sweet union.
Creed Aventus for Her, 30 mL for $270, neimanmarcus
Bella Freud Close To My Heart
British fashion designer Bella Freud presents her new fragrance Close To My Heart. A perfect package for Valentine’s Day of bright red box and bottle reveals a spicy warm scent that evokes visions of intimacy. The blend is oriental – floral, woody and musky composition. The core of the perfume is tuberose absolute and neroli given depth by May rose.
Bella Freud Close To My Heart, 50 ml for $145, net-a-porter