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  • Top Winter Perfumes to Try for Women

    Acquiring a perfume and embracing its fragrance is one of the many ways in which we can prepare ourselves for the dark, cosy nights by the fire or for the upcoming festive party season. We list a few of our favourite scents.

    Female perfumes to try

    Dark Amber and Ginger Lily is an eternally classic fragrance.

    Fragrance is an effortless way to exude elegance, sensuality, and the model of femininity that you aspire to be.

    Whether you prefer light floral tones or a deeper muskier scent, the fragrance floor of any department store can be an aromatic wonderland. But it is easy to get lost in all the smells!

    So if you just want to treat yourself, or mean to hint at ideas for presents, our DESIblitz guide offers five popular fragrances to inspire you over the winter months.

    Reveal by Calvin Klein

    Calvin Klein RevealReleased in September 2014, this new fragrance from Calvin Klein encapsulates a sensual, oriental scent. It has distinct top notes of raw salt and pink pepper, which evoke the erotic scent of skin.

    Whilst its base notes of sandalwood and cashmeran give the warm, wintery characteristics to the fragrance. The aroma’s muskiness allures you back to the overall, intriguing sensuality of the perfume.

    The Eau de Parfum is available in 30ml, 50ml and 100ml bottles with prices ranging from £37.50 — £69.50.

    Narciso by Narciso Rodriguez

    Narciso by Narciso RodriguezLaunched in 2014, the understated bottle reflects the simple yet alluring aroma of Narciso Rodriguez’s latest scent.

    It has prominent woody and musky tones, however the floral top notes of gardenia and white rose subtly sweeten and soften, without compromising the sensuality and seduction of the musk.

    It encapsulates everything alluring about femininity without being overpowering. It is a perfect everyday, autumnal scent to ease you into the colder weather.

    The Eau de Parfum is available in 30ml and 50ml bottles with prices ranging from £39.00 — £58.00.

    Black Opium by Yves Saint Laurent

    YSL Black OpiumBlack Opium is a new release from Yves Saint Laurent, encapsulated inside a ‘glam-rock’ style bottle. The top notes of black coffee give you a burst of adrenaline and energy.

    Whilst the floral heart notes exude femininity, elegance and seduction. The base notes of vanilla provide a contrasting sweetness to the aroma.

    The Eau de Parfum is available in 30ml, 50ml and 100ml, with prices ranging from £43.50 — £80.00.

    Coco Noir by Chanel

    Coco Noir by ChanelThe long-established fashion house reflects its classic, yet modern style in its fragrance as well as in its clothes. You only need to refer to the perfume’s name to guess that it’s a winter fragrance.

    ‘Noir’, meaning black, for some, evokes the imagery of wintry, elegant nights out on the town. Whilst for others: indulgence, seduction, and sophistication. Launched in 2012 to join ‘Coco Mademoiselle’ and ‘Coco’, it is still an incredibly popular fragrance.

    It has fruity top notes of grapefruit and bergamot with feminine, floral middle notes of jasmine, rose and geranium. The winter warmth is provided through its base notes of sandalwood, patchouli and olibanum.

    An ideal scent for the sophisticated, elegant female looking for a more sultry fragrance to take her into the night.

    The Eau de Parfum comes in 50ml and 100ml, with packaging as classic and luxurious as you would expect from such a brand.

    Prices range from £75.00 — £106.00. To enhance the scent, the range also provides a body lotion, body cream and shower gel.

    Dark Amber and Ginger Lily Cologne by Jo Malone

    Malone Dark Amber GingerDespite being launched in 2008, like most of the Jo Malone cologne collection, Dark Amber and Ginger Lily is an eternally classic fragrance.

    Once again, its name already hints that it is a fragrance for the colder seasons. With strong balsamic, woody, warm spicy tones, the aroma’s composition is a perfect addition for inviting, Winter nights in.

    The cologne is available in 100ml bottles, at a price of £100.00. The range provides the fragrance in the form of a body oil and also in a candle, to give your home the same indulgent scent.

    So there you have it. Our guide contains a diverse array of fragrances, each with a distinct scent that oozes feminine charm and sophisticated chic. Either for a loved one or an early present to yourself, these scents are some of our favourites.

    Lauren is an English Literature graduate, as well as a fashion enthusiast and blogger. Consequently, she is either always reading, or browsing online at clothes that she cannot afford! Her motto: “Nothing will work unless you do” (Maya Angelou).


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