Posted on November 16 2016
Christmas Gifts: Niche Perfumes For Her by Michela Marra
Want to give an uncommon Christmas gift? Try a “niche perfume”. A niche perfume or one from a haute perfume shop, feature select ingredients that are rare and natural in higher concentrated amounts compared to normal fragrances. Hand-crafted by “famous noses,” these perfumes are a Christmas gift that will surely amaze whomever receives them. We’ve selected ten eau de parfums: have a look at the gallery and find the one that’s perfect for you.
L’Artisan Parfumeur Natura Fabularis 9 Arcana Rosa is a perfume full of dark and spicy masculine notes. Its’ strength comes from the perfection of the Damask rose which is burnt over a fire of Vetiver and Juniper roots to provoke your senses. Cedar contributes to creating the flame, while Sandalwood adds softness. Labdane seals the fragrance with its solemn notes.
For the woman who’s saucy and sensual.
Amouage Lilac Love opens the Secret Garden collection, an olfactory journey launched by eclectic creative director Christopher Chong in an attempt to rediscover nature and its aromatic notes. Lilac Love is an essence featuring a romantic, floral bouquet which will make you forget the complications of everyday life and bring you back to a simpler time, starting with its aromas which pay homage to the Lilac. Since Lilac essence cannot be extracted, Lilac Love harmoniously recreates it’s wild, powdery tones through the perfect balance of Jasmine and Rose, then diluted in the final gourmand notes.
For women who love imagining.
Paglieri 1876 Florentia is an intense, surprising mix that captures the essence of spiced Rose, Patchouli, Indonesian Vetiver, Wood and Leather. The texture associated with the fragrance recalls precious Florentine cards. Also, in creating the olfactory juice, Paglier 1867 chose to capture the soul of the city that holds ancient artisan traditions in a memorable perfume.
For those who love… Florence!
Moonlight Patchouli by Van Cleef & Arpels is a new olfactory interpretation of Patchouli that can be placed between light and shadow. The notes: Cocoa, Patchouli leaves and Wood (top notes), Iris and Damask Rose (middle notes), fruity notes, leather and suede (base notes).
For the woman with a masculine personality.
Tenue de Soiree by Annick Goutal is a perfume that has only recently entered the market. It was created by Mathieu Nardin. Iris and Patchouli are the predominant notes of this fragrance that is part of the Chypre group.
For the classic woman.
Love Coconut by Honoré de Prés is a fragrance from the fruity, floral group created by Olivia Giacobetti. It contains notes of Coriander, Vanilla, Coriander leaves, Tonka Bean, White Cedar extract, Coconut milk and Coconut nectar.
For women with a sweet tooth.
Green Ivy, Oak leaves, and red berries are the “ingredients” that make up La Feuille by Miller Harris, a true immersion into nature. For women who love taking walks in the woods.
Les Parfums de Rosin Ballerina N°1 is a perfume that is part of a fruity, floral family with notes of Pear, Peach, Freesia and Bergamot (top notes), Rose, Peonia, Pansy and Raspberry (middle notes), and Milk, Vanilla, Sandalwood and Musk (base notes).
For women who are bold and spontaneous.
Fragrance Du Bois recently launched a new collection which pays homage to the treasures of nature with 100% pure oil. Among our favourites are: Oud Rose (top notes: Bergamot, Fruit; middle notes: Rose, geranium, Sandalwood, Ambre; base notes: 100% pure organic Oud) and Oud Orange (top notes: Coconut, Fruit; middle notes: Vanilla Bourbon; base notes: Vanilla, Musk, 100% pure organic Oud). These are truly precious perfumes (therefore also expensive) and that is why the perfume house has chosen to top off each bottle with a gold-plated cap incrusted with Swarovski crystals.
For women who love luxury and precious ingredients.