Montale Paris Vanille Absolu Eau de Parfum Spray
Notes: vanilla, cinnamon, clove, and woods
Montale Paris’ Vanille Absolu simply sounds elegant, and the scent and feel of this perfume very much is. It is smooth, sweet, and silky, and the scent of Vanille Absolu embraces you in a blanket of vanilla. The luscious scent is then enhanced with even further comforting notes such as cinnamon and clove. The fragrance can be more closely related to the pure essence of vanilla bead rather than a vanilla wafer cookie. It’s truly vanilla at its finest and most sophisticated state.
Yet, this beauty is a refined vanilla without the snooty attitude. Montale Paris truly got this one right and it is truly one of the most elegant vanilla scents that is currently on the market. It’s fresh, sophisticated, and warm–if you’re looking for an everyday vanilla scent, this is the one!
Yes, the price of about $150.00 is certainly a shocker, but the 3.3 oz. bottle can go a long way. If spritz sparingly, the scent will still stick, so don’t be discouraged by the price tag if you’re looking for an incredible vanilla scent to add to your vanity!
First by Van Cleef and Arpels for Women Eau de Toilette
Notes: black currant, jasmine, narcissus, amber, sandalwood and vanilla
The First fragrance was launched back in 1976 by the jewelry design house Van Cleef & Arpels. Since Van Cleef & Arpels is first and foremost a jewelry house, this scent comes across as a sparkling jewel, innovative and luminescent.
The First women’s fragrance possesses a gorgeous and elegant blend of floral black currant, jasmine, lovely hints of amber, sandalwood, and vanilla. This evening wear fragrance is recommended to wear during the romantic moments in life as it connects to a woman’s sensuality.
First is centrally focused around the jasmine note, its rich and sunny but ultimately accented by the sweet scent that comes through in the vanilla. The composition and elegant twist of the luxurious jasmine and narcissus blossoms certainly round out the scent in a fresh way.
Once you apply this fragrance, there’s no question that you’ll fall in love, and will quickly make it your signature scent. The life of the fragrance is powerfully long lasting as well, making it worth every cent of the $40 price tag. However, keep in mind that this is an Eau de Toilette that contains 5 to 8 percent true perfume (less than its Eau de Parfum counterparts).
Maison Francis Kurkdjian Aqua Universalis Eau de Toilette
Notes: bergamot, sicilian lemon, lily of the valley, sweet mock orange, and light and musky woods
If you like the feeling of being surrounded by orange blossom trees, with a spritz of sparkling, citrusy bergamot, then this clean and fresh fragrance is for you.
The Aqua Universalis by Maison Francis Kurkdjian is the type of fragrance that your husband may want to steal away from you. Its scent is just that good! It seems that most fragrances with a clean and crisp essence are fleeting, but the Aqua Universalis certainly lingers and is here to stay, due to its high quality ingredients. It’s an everyday, daytime wear fragrance that will get you excited to wake up each and every morning.
With notes of sicilian lemon and sweet orange, one has to love the scent of citrus in order to fully embrace this fragrance. For an Eau de Toilette, the fragrance has surprisingly strong scent, is long lasting, and smells just as lovely as a full parfum. At $150 on Amazon, this scent does not come with a small price tag, so know that you’ll absolutely love this daytime scent before buying a full bottle. But know that once you commit, people won’t be able to stop complimenting your fragrance and asking what scent it is. Truly the epitome of “clean,” the Aqua Universalis is one of the happiest and rejuvenating scents on the market today.
Indefinie Eau de Parfum Spray by Viviane Vendelle
Notes: freesia, mandarin, black currant, rose, muguet, plum, sandalwood, patchouli
Viviane Vendelle has certainly outdone herself with this spicy, yet luxurious floral fragrance. The Indefinie Eau de Parfum is like a garden in a bottle, with hints of fresh Autumn air sprinkled in.
The delicate, yet powerful notes of rose and freesia are far from overpowering. Even for those who aren’t huge fans of floral notes, this one might actually tickle your senses. While the hefty price tag of $150 is worth blinking at, this long-lasting scent can take you from day to night, and will certainly become your go-to bottle of perfume.
The sandalwood, patchouli, and black currant middle notes round out this floral fragrance with a subtle lusciousness that keeps the fragrance going throughout the evening. If you’re looking for a fragrance that will stay with you through your life, then this is the one you’ll want to wrap yourself up in.