Fabulous New Fall Fragrances

Fall fragrances are sexy.  They are a bit spicier and richer than what I usually wear, but as it gets colder, I do like to switch it up a bit.

The following fragrances are not for the shy!  But, if you want something sultrier for the season, these are great choices.

Katy Perry Killer Queen
Katy Perry Killer Queen

“When I was creating Killer Queen, I was really inspired by the idea of a strong, confident woman in power and that is exactly what I hoped to put into this fragrance, something that brings out the power inside of you.”

Katy Perry

Killer Queen by Katy Perry ($59) is an addictive scent which bewitches, indulges and demands to be noticed. The new, strikingly gorgeous perfume captures Katy Perry’s rebellious spirit, throwing convention to the wind.

Inspired by the queen’s scepter, the distinct jewel-shaped bottle encompasses key notes; Wild Berry, Red Velvet Flower and Natural Patchouli Heart – portraying sexy sophistication and lawless luxury.

Available at department and beauty stores such as Ulta and Sephora.

Yves Rocher Flower Party By Night
Yves Rocher Flower Party By Night

“FLOWERPARTY BY NIGHT YVES ROCHER, a unique fragrance that is an invitation to fantasy and celebration: An explosive encounter between bitter Almond and the provocative notes of Liquorice that charms everyone it touches. In the base notes, Vanilla stimulates addiction thanks to its delectable aromas.” Philippe Romano, Perfumer at Drome.

FLOWERPARTY BY NIGHT (1.6 fl. oz $55) This new fragrance reinterprets the original fragrance with a daring touch. This spicy night-time version with an ultra addictive liquorice accent reveals a bold seductiveness. An irresistible fruity floral with signature notes will have them all addicted!

You can learn more and purchase at www.yvesrocherusa.com.

Paint a Scent from See by Chloe
Paint a Scent from See by Chloe

Paint a Scent from See by Chloe ($35 USD, .5 oz) — This fall, see by chloé presents paint a scent paint a scent paint a scent, an irresistible limited edition miniature version of its eau de parfum.

Under the flowing silhouette of the bottle, a bright pink brush catches the eye. a new perfume ritual. a delicate gesture thanks to the brush, to gently apply fragrance to the skin. an original and refined way of wearing perfume in gentle touches, behind the ear or on the wrist.

An adorable mini-fragrance that encases the addictive floral of the eau de parfum created by michel almairac. the first sparkling notes of bergamot are blended with an apple blossom accord and the grace of jasmine. the fragrance softens into the sensuality of sandalwood and vanilla caressing the skin. Feminine and playful, see by chloé paint a scent offers a new way of wearing your favorite perfume at any time, in fragrant touches.

Available at fine department stores such as Macy’s and Nordstroms. 

L'Occitane Vanille and Narcisse Eau de Toilette
L’Occitane Vanille and Narcisse Eau de Toilette

A warm, intoxicating fragrance, the Vanille & Narcisse Eau De Toilette is discreet at first, the scent of narcissus swells to reveal a bouquet of white flowers and spicy heart accords. Rich and radiant vanilla blends with the wilder, untamed notes of narcissus to give it its spirit.

Vanille & Narcisse Eau De Toilette is part of our new collection inspired by the city of Grasse in Provence. Known by many as the fragrance capital of the world, it is here where precious ingredients from near and distant lands have been combined to create beautiful perfumes for centuries.


Holiday Fragrance Gift Guide 2011 — Including One By Snooki!

Perfume is a classic holiday gift.  Below are some new fragrances that would make great gifts.  From scents that smell like the holidays from Demeter, to a fun Harajuku Lovers perfume ornament to an actual perfume by Snooki (which is very sweet, but smells pretty good), you can find something perfect for the perfume lover on your list!

Snooki by Nicole Polizzi ($45 USD) Inspired by her favorite treats (no, not pickles) comes the namesake fragrance by Nicole Polizzi, Snooki. This premiere fragrance embodies the essence of Snooki from head to toe (all 4 ft 9’inches of her). The perfume formula is playful, flirty, sweet and sexy, created with delicious notes reminiscent of sweet cotton candy from the boardwalk.  Categorized in the fragrance world as a “fruity gourmand,” to Snooki, it is simply “the kind of fragrance that makes gorilla juice heads want to cuddle up next to you.” Launching November 10th on HSN and available November 25th in Perfumania stores and on Perfumania.com

As the days get shorter and we prepare for the winter months, the smells of the holidays come to mind. Shopping for the perfect stocking stuffers that won’tbreak the bank is a must!  You can now get the aromas of the season and the perfect holiday gifts for under $20 dollars from the Demeter Fragrance Library ($20 for 1 oz)!

The sweet spicy scent of Gingerbread wafting from the oven, the fruity aroma of a warm Mulled Cider, and the crisp cold smell of the freshly fallen Snow meld together to create the warm, holiday ambiance. It’s the wonderful bouquet of holiday smells that remind us most of those cherished memories from years past, and with these fabulous stocking stuffers, you won’thave to miss them! Demeter’s Fragrance Library includes an array of holiday scents sure to satisfy, including: Apple Pie, Cranberry, Egg Nog, Christmas Tree, Fireplace, Gingerbread, Mulled Cider, Snow, and Christmas Bouquet. Watching your figure this Thanksgiving? Indulge in your favorite sweet treats completely guilt free! Visit www.demeterfragrance.com.

Harajuku Lovers Jingle G ($25 USD) Make your Holidays super kawaii with Jingle G, the newest fragrance from Harajuku Lovers. All dressed up in a supercute and sparkly “Santa” suit, Jingle G features a built-in hook making her the perfect holiday ornament and stocking stuffer! Top: tangerine, gardenia, and whitestar fruit Mid: jasmine, orange blossom, and honeysuckle Base: vanilla, cedarwood, and laosbenzion tears Availability: Sephora and www.sephora.com.

ck one on the go spray ($15 USD) Intuitive in both design and function, the 20ml ck one on-the-go bottle is slim and lightweight. the innovative format reinterprets the iconic ck one bottle into a modern,portable handheld, making the original fragrance more free-spirited than ever before. Top: bergamot, cardamom, tangerine,freesia and lavender. Mid: green tea accord, violet, rose and orange flower Base: musk combined with amber Availability: Sephora .

Chloé Signature Solid Perfume Necklace ($60 USD) This delicately engraved locket is a luxurious case holding the Chloé signature solid perfume. featuring the original, distinctive notes of rose, the necklace presents a new way to wear perfume, a new ritual. a smart and timeless gesture. Top: rose, peony Mid: lily of the valley, magnolia Base: amber, cedarwood Availability: Selected authorized Chloé retailers.

Nightfall by Susan McCray Eau de Parfum ($65 USD) is a remarkably alluring and mysterious fragrance. From the moment this hand blended, one hundred percent natural,chemical free scent touches your skin you feel transformed. Your inner beauty and confidence shine like the BELLALIQUE™ stone trimmed bottle top that adorns Nightfall’s French crystal bottle. Nightfall Eau de Parfum is a medley of the very finest ingredients, including White Jasmine, White Rose, Bergamot (a unique citrus fruit found in the coastal region of the South Italy), Blackcurrant buds (which are taken from dormant fruit buds of the blackcurrant bush) and just a drop or two of Ylang Ylang (extracted from the Cananga tree flower). The Nightfall 2 oz. spray comes beautifully cased in a stunning blue box. The packaging is hand fashioned of eco-sensitive material. Visit www.nightfallbysusanmccray.com to purchase.

Spadaro Sole Nero ($135.00, 100mL eau de parfum; $40, body lotion; and $45, candle) The Journey: Inspired by a trip to Sicily, this fragrance is rooted in the sweet and succulent citrus fruits savored each day as well as an unforgettable dinner near the heat of Mount Etna.

The Notes: Sunny Italian Grapefruit and Bergamot are imbued with a precious spice accord of White Pepper and Cumin. Enveloped by tender Musk and comforting notes of Sandalwood, Almond and Vanilla.  Available at www.spadaro.com and www.nordstrom.com.