Words: Lauren Carbran
We’re really treating you with these new scents. Whether you’re on the lookout for a fragrance or need a special-occasion saviour, these four fragrances are set to be hits in the beauty industry. Move over, trans-seasonal scents – hello spring!
YSL BLACK OPIUM EXOTIC ILLUSION FOR HER
LAUNCHING: 31 MARCH 2019
The new YSL Black Opium Exotic Illusion is available exclusively at The Perfume Shop from 1 April, so set a reminder in your calendar. It’s the same juice but with a tropical makeover, which will remind you of summer nights and exotic retreats. And the smells – energetic coffee, soft vanilla and sweet jasmine – are as familiar as ever. Take it to your summer festival and party in it 24/7…
COACH FLORAL BLUSH FOR HER
LAUNCHING: 22 APRIL 2019
Coach has smashed it again with the launch of Floral Blush. Girly girls, rejoice – this scent is totally pink. We’re even referring to the ingredients of goji berries, roses and peony. Couple it with a floral prairie dress and a cute handbag – et voila – you’ll be all set for spring.
VIKTOR & ROLF FLOWERBOMB MIDNIGHT FOR HER
LAUNCHING: 27 MARCH 2019
Want a perfume that does all the work for you? Meet the new Flowerbomb Midnight. It’s a mysterious version of the original (and we all know how incredible that smells), with a sensual blend of blackcurrant, pomegranate, vanilla and praline that sparkles on your skin. These gourmand ingredients make it the most in-demand scent this spring. Hurry, it’s set to sell like hotcakes.
MONTBLANC EXPLORER FOR HIM
LAUNCHING: 1 APRIL 2019
If you’re adventurous by nature, Montblanc Explorer is your go-to scent. With bergamot sourced from Italy, vetiver from Haiti and patchouli from Indonesia, it’ll transport you all over the world. We love the woody, leathery undertones and the way it lasts so long on your skin. Girls, grab it for your man. Men, snag yours immediately.
ARMANI CODE ABSOLU FOR HIM
LAUNCHING: 24 APRIL 2019
Love the original Armani Code for him? Then check this out. Armani Code Absolu is a sleek, sexy new fragrance that smells bold and magnetic, with notes of apple, nutmeg, carrot seeds and vanilla – so it might just remind you of a warm dessert. Wear it at elegant events… and be prepared for a LOT of compliments.