The new scents hitting shelves in March
Can you believe it’s almost March?! My how the year is just flying! 2015 is shaping up to be a good one, fragrance-wise, so why not change up your scent with one of these new releases? We certainly will be… Don’t you remember the delicious fragrances of February? These ones are just as good - and they’re hitting shelves this month:
Balenciaga B.BALENCIAGA EDP, 30mL, $100
This baby gives way to a green, woody fragrance, which we’ve picked up on as a trend for 2015. Fresh and alluring, it opens with green notes, and evolves into the powdery essence before drying with darker woody notes. B.BALENCIAGA is the unveiling of a woman’s most essential self: the more she reveals, the more intriguing she becomes.
Top notes: Green edamame, accord of Lily of the Valley Bell
Middle notes: Iris root, cedarwood
Base notes: Ambrette seeds, cashmeran wood
Issey Miyake, L’eau D’Issey City Blossom EDT, 50mL, $99
Available March 15
This fragrance is a breath of fresh air, literally. Issey Miyake wants the wearer to feel surrounded by nature in a city that's in bloom, with “flawless flowers on show in the windows of the florist shops, scattering their foliage on the pavements... saturating the air with warmth”. Yes, please.
Top notes: Pink peppercorn, citrus, calone
Middle notes: Honey, osmanthus flowers, freesia, magnolia
Base notes: natural Virginia white cedar, ambrox, white musk
Jimmy Choo, Blossom EDP, 40mL, $45
Available March 8
Sparkling and vivacious, Blossom bottles the anticipation of a night out with your best girlfriends. The sip of that first cocktail, and the burst of excitement as the fun begins. A bold bouquet for bright young things, its coquettish charm has the beat of every city girl at its heart: joyful and alluring.
Top notes: Citrus, Red Berries
Middle notes: Sweet pea, rose bottom
Base notes: White musk, sandalwood
Miss Dior Hair Mist, $58
Available March 2
Well this is a tad exciting. Come March 2, your hair can smell just as sweet as the rest of you thanks to the release of Miss Dior’s hair mist. Enriched with active ingredients, it’s got the goods to protect hair while keeping it super fresh and delicately scented. Talk about sharing the love.
The House of Repetto, Paris EDP, 50mL, $100
Available March 8
With its blend of addictive, luscious notes and an intense, vanilla pulse, this perfume is just divine. There’s no other word for it. It’s memorable, and perfect for the girls who are ready to show the world just how unique they are.
Top notes: Vanilla bean, cherry blossom, plum
Middle notes: Orange blossom
Base notes: Patchouli, amber elixir
Beyoncé, Beyoncé Rise SHEER Limited Edition, EDP, 100mL, $59
Were you a fan of Queen B’s BEYONCÉ RISE? Well, get ready to fall hard for SHEER. The original fragrance was inspired by her onstage persona, defined as “female empowerment and finding the inner strength that makes women so beautiful”. This one is a little fresher, proving that Bey’s fragrances only grow from strength to strength.
Top notes: Italian bergamot, Sicilian lemon, iced basil sorbet
Middle notes: Gold symphony orchid, white peony, hydroponic jasmine
Base notes: Blonde woods, sheer musk, white amber
Calvin Klein, REVEAL for him EDT, 50mL, $80
Available March 22
It’s a fragrance that captures the tension between instant attraction and playful selection. The highly sensorial raw salt accord makes a powerful seductive statement. Opening with a rush of ginger, it deepens with addictive base, exposing uninhibited masculinity.
Top notes: Crystalised ginger, lentisque essence, pear brandy
Middle notes: Raw salt signature, agave nectar, kiwano
Base notes: Haitian vetiver, vintage vanilla bean, golden amber
Crabtree & Evelyn, Parisian Millefleurs Flower Water (for her), 100mL, $69 and Black Absinthe Eau de Cologne, 100mL, $69
These are the latest sensual fragrances to join Crabtree & Evelyn’s already impressive Heritage Collection. Inspired by the romance of Paris, these ‘his and her’ fragrances are made up of traditional botanicals with a contemporary twist.
Top notes: Narcissus, rose, tuberose, violet
Middle notes: French juniper, cypress
Base notes: Benzoin, French elemi, creamy woods
Top notes: Absinthe, artemisia, fennel flower
Base notes: Black liquorice, pepper vetiver
Do you love treating yourself to new perfumes? Will you be trying any of these fragrances?