Our top 5 of festive fragrances
With Christmas just around the corner, we present our festive top 5 of fragrances for him or her. From floral to woody and refreshing to earthy, these best-selling scents are sure to make someone a perfect present. And if you’re all sorted for gifts already (congratulations!), then don’t forget to treat yourself.
The sensual and ultra-feminine Jimmy Choo Eau de Parfum was first launched in 2011, when it became an instant favourite. Inspired by strong and independent women, it combines top notes of sweet Italian orange and pear with a floral heart of Tiger Orchid and base notes of toffee and patchouli. The robust bottle is inspired by the world-famous Murano glasswork of Venice and is sure to look great in any bathroom.
A classic scent for men, Burberry Touch celebrates everything masculine with a clean and refreshing scent. Combining top notes of mandarin, Artemisia and violet leaves, a solid heart of nutmeg, cedar wood and white pepper and finally a base of woody vetiver and soft Tonka beans makes for a complex, classic scent. The elegant clear glass bottle features a carved ash wood top, giving it a natural look and feel. For an extra dash of luxury, Burberry Touch is packaged in a real Ottoman pouch.
Calvin Klein has always championed unisex fragrances, and CKBE is no different. This fresh and woody fragrance is suitable for men and women, with a mix of citrusy notes and floral ingredients. Scented with mandarin, lavender, juniper and jasmine, this perfume is great for both day and evening wear and is sure to become a firm favourite.
This gorgeous, floral fragrance is Burberry’s classic scent for women. A mixture of fruits, including California orange and blackcurrant, form the seductive top notes, while calming cedar wood and oak moss balance the fragrance. Combined with floral jasmine and tuberose, this perfume is sophisticated and truly feminine.
Dubbed ‘the fragrance of a thousand flowers’, this fragrance is Estee Lauder’s classic scent for women. Launched in 1985 its aim is to make whoever wears it feel like she’s the most beautiful woman in the room. Mainly floral, this scent combines lilies, roses, marigolds and orange blossom with more earthy scents of vetiver and sandalwood. A true bestselling classic, suitable for day and evening wear.