The smell of things to come

The smell of things to come

Elizabeth Arden’s Green Tea Lotus is the latest addition to the beauty brand’s popular Green Tea fragrance family. The scent, inspired by Japanese gardens, has the simplicity of Asian flowers combined with the exotic ingredients used for centuries to flavour tea. Rs1,810 for 100ml.

It’s been ten years since Thierry Mugler created his iconic male perfume A*Men. A*Men Pure Coffee, is the newest variation with the intensity of a pure Arabica note. And it promises to do just what a cuppa will: awaken the senses like a delicious cup of strong coffee. Rs3,900 for 100ml.

Shiseido’s newest perfume, Zen, has two functions—it keeps women smelling delectable, while doing its bit to relieve stress. The fragrance has special stress-relieving aroma ingredients, such as Chinese Rose and Lotus Flower, in addition to peach, red apple, violet, amber and incense. All together, the perfume is an invigorating, energizing mix. Rs4,300 for 100ml.

The subtle aqua blue colour and faceted glass bottle of Versace Pour Homme will make it a must-have on your dresser. And the geranium, cedar, oud wood, musk and tonka bean notes of the perfume will make it a must-wear for a night on the town. Rs4,100 for 100ml.

From the woman that gave us 212 comes another keepsake. CH Carolina Herrera, the New York-based designer’s newest fragrance, with scents of Italian bergamot, melon, Bulgarian rose oil, praline, cinnamon and suede, comes in a beautifully packaged bottle, adorned with the designer’s initials. Rs3,150 for 100ml.

If you’ve had enough of DKNY Be Delicious, here’s the chance to bite into a new apple. Red Delicious, is Donna Karan’s tempting new offering for men and women, and it’s ripened with notes of lychee, raspberry and violet petals for women and cognac, rum and cardamom for men. Rs3,320 and Rs3,020 for 100ml of the women’s and men’s versions respectively.

Calvin Klein tries to capture the essence of the modern man with a new fragrance Calvin Klein Man. The minimalist black and clear bottle contains a perfume with hints of rosemary, nutmeg, incense, spearmint and cypress wood. Rs4,000 for 100ml.