Give the gift of fine fragrance to that special someone in your life that will delight their senses and have them smelling divine and feeling luxurious.
With the holiday’s in full swing, it’s time to prep and perfect your holiday shopping list with this season’s most-wanted, wish-list worthy, and ah-mazing designer fragrance gifts. After all, there’s no better way to show your leading lady and much-loved man that you truly appreciate them than with a fine fragrance that’s personally picked for them and aimed to delight their senses and lift their spirits — and sure become their signature scent for seasons to come.
So surprise her with a gift that will make her feel couture-chic while smelling fabulous or win his heart over with a refined fragrance that will make him feel confident and dapper — and check out this season’s show-stopping scents that are guaranteed to bring glamour and glee as go-to-give gifts for the holidays.
For the fashionista and multi-faceted, modern woman
Miu Miu Eau de Parfum ($66-116)– surprise the style siren, modern muse, and leading lady in your life with this ultra-chic and uniquely complex fragrance that’s sure to make a show-stopping surprise and help her celebrate the holiday season with floral couture. Miu Miu is a perfect paradox where the codes of real and artificial, fantasy and reality, classic and modern, are always twisted and reworked, making it a distinct designer brand. By this same token, Miu Miu Eau de Parfum evokes an ever-evolving essence where timelessness mingles with the on-trend, and where warm meets woodsy.
Miu Miu’s signature Eau de Parfum is a fine floral fragrance that opens with fresh and luminous Green Lily of the Valley along with spicy Star Anise and Ginger while Blooming Lily of the Valley, Jasmine Petal, Rose give it a sweet and femininely floral flair. It’s dried down with Akigalawood, Sandal Wood, and Nirvanolide which give the fragrance a warm woodsy finish and unique twist. Overall, Miu Miu Eau de Parfum is a fresh and bright floral fragrance that’s both classic and modern — and perfect for the multi-faceted woman that wants it all, a mix between timeless floral femininity and modern, bold beauty.
PRICING & AVAILABILITY: The eau de parfum spray is available for $116 (3.4 oz.), $86 (1.7 oz.) and $66 (1 oz.) at Neiman Marcus and Bergdorf Goodman.
For the designer-label darling and luxury-lover
Marc Jacobs Decadence ($70-$120) – pamper the fashion-loving femme or luxury-lover in your life with this beautiful and bold fragrance that’s elegant and extravagant, sensual and stylish, and cutting-edge modern with timeless couture. Marc Jacobs Decadence is a dreamy and elegantly ethereal fragrance that makes a grand gift that’s guaranteed to raise her spirit and elevate her fashion quotient. Decadence makes a statement with bold styling, luxurious craftsmanship and a revolutionary fragrance design inspired by one of Marc’s iconic handbags that’s sure to leave a lasting impression.
Marc Jacobs Decadence is a divine designer fragrance that’s extravagant, long-lasting and ultra-luxurious. Decadence opens with floral and fruity Italian Plum, Iris, and Saffron which give the fragrance a succulent and softly sweet feel while at the heart Bulgarian Rose, Jasmine Sambac, Orris and offer a powdery, sweet-but-bitter, and fragrant touch that’s lasting. To finish, Decadence is smoothened with sensual Liquid Amber along with woody Vetiver and Papyrus Woods which give it a warm dry down. Overall, Marc Jacob’s Decadence is a sexy and woodsy scent that’s elegant and extravagant, luscious and long-lasting, seriously sensual, and luxuriously stylish!
PRICING & AVAILABILITY: The eau de parfum spray is available for $120 (3.4 oz.), $95 (1.7 oz.) and $70 (1 oz.) at Sephora and Bloomingdales.
For the glamourous and graceful girl
Bottega Veneta The Knot ($125-$160) – delight her senses and bring joy to her world with this elegantly graceful, extraordinarily evocative and sparkling scent. Bottega Veneta The Knot is a luminously lovely fragrance that charms with a sophisticated air that’s truly unique, remarkably refreshing and sensually striking. The Knot starts with sweet and citrusy notes of Mandarin, Neroli, and Lavender while a fragrant floral of rich Rose and sensuous Peony lie at the heart. This sweet, sophisticated and sparkly fragrance is smoothened out by an uplifting and refreshing blend of Cedar Wood, Musk and Tonka Bean which give the fragrance an added dimension and staying-power. Bottega Veneta The Knot is a sophisticated fragrance that’s sure to bring a rich, romantic, lingering aroma that’s intoxicatingly beautiful and breathtakingly refined that’s perfect for the holiday season.
What’s more, The Knot’s bottle is inspired by culture and couture, from Venetian glasswork to the traditional Italian carafe to Bottega Veneta’s beloved Knot clutch, the flacon features smooth, rounded curves and powerful lines, topped off with a couture cap that echoes the bag’s iconic knot-shaped closure. This beautiful bottle is sure to bring fine luxury to her wardrobe as well as make a darling display on her dresser. Overall, Bottega Veneta’s The Knot makes a fabulous gift for the girl that’s both graceful and glamorous, giving her an elegant but softly sensual air that’s luminous and long-lasting.
PRICING & AVAILABILITY: Eau De Parfum Spray is available for $125 (1.7 oz.), and $160 (2.5 oz.), at bottegaveneta.com, Neiman Marcus, Nordstrom, and Bloomingdale’s.
For the dapper and modern man
Bottega Veneta Pour Homme Extreme ($85-$115)- treat the modern man, the distinguished gent, and the style sophisticate who loves to live luxuriously and distinctively to this masculine, captivating, charming, and refined fragrance that’s sure to leave a lasting impression on him this holiday season. Bottega Veneta Pour Homme Extreme eau de toilette is a combination of rare and unique ingredients woven together to create a fragrance full of contrasts, while preserving its essential nature. Bottega Veneta Pour Homme Extreme is the perfect blend of masculinity and modernity — a fragrance that’s clean and crisp, fresh and fascinating, sensual and compelling, and low-key yet lavish.
Bottega Veneta Pour Homme Extreme is a masterful medley of woodsy and citrusy notes that opens with powerful Pimento Essence and fresh Fir Balsam Absolute, while at the heart Bergamot Essence give it a citrusy yet elegant element. It is dried down with woody and floral Patchouli Essence and powered by Labdanum Absolute Leather Accord, which together give it an earthy, sensually amber appeal. This timeless fragrance evokes confidence and elegance, a scent so stylish that attracts the classic and the modern, leaving an irresistible and lasting scent with an unforgettable masculine charm. Overall, Bottega Veneta Pour Homme Extreme is a masculine, modern, and memorable fragrance that will bring joy and appreciation to the much-loved man in your life this holiday season — and make him feel poised and polished into 2016!
PRICING & AVAILABILITY: Available for $85 (1.7 oz.) and $115 (3.0 oz.) at Nordstrom.
For the on-trend thrill-seeker
ETERNITY NOW for men Calvin Klein ($40-$76)– treat your adrenaline junkie, modern man, and young-and-stylish fella to this fresh and energizing fragrance that’s sure to powerfully stimulate his senses and perfectly match his masculine appeal. ETERNITY NOW for men by Calvin Klein is a captivating fragrance that’s uplifting and undeniably bold, delivering an instant gratification that’s sure to make your man smile and feel super confident and ready to conquer anything.
The fragrance is exhilarating and exotic with notes that awaken the senses, including top notes of Spicy Ginger, Coconut Water, and Star Anise which bring a beautiful balance that’s both fresh but spicy, while mid-notes of Star Fruit, Cedar Leaf, and Patchouli give it a semi-sweet and woodsy-floral feel. It’s finished with woodsy notes of Moroccan Cedar Wood, Tonka Bean, and Madagascar Vanilla, which give the fragrance a warm and comforting appeal. Overall, ETERNITY NOW is a woodsy-floral fragrance that’s fresh, energizing and youthful, it makes a fantastic gift for the active guy that’s always on-trend yet loves to play and be rugged one day — and looking perfectly put together and refined the next.
PRICING & AVAILABILITY: The eau de parfum spray is available for $76 (3.4 oz.), $60 (1.7 oz.) and $40 (1.0oz) at Macy’s.
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