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Capturing essence of joy with Giorgio Armani Acqua di Gioia fragrance for women ( 2010 )

4 Aug

Simply delicious , mojito inspired

essence of joy 

” brings to mind happiness, serenity and a sense of optimism.” 

It is feminine and sensual aquatic composition

by Giorgio Armani he named

Acqua di Gioia

Inspiration for this instant classic was

” Island of Pantellera where the sun and earth meet and create the perfect image of the

 Mediterranean landscape and the deep blue-green sea “

Perfumers who are responsible for bringing Giorgio Armani’s vision to life

are Loc Dong , Anne Flipo and Dominique Ropion.

They created approachable and easy to wear fragrance by adding

” a sparkling facet made of spontaneity, transparency, lightness, and joy “

 to the fragrance.

Ratings and Suggestions 

This fragrance rated Love –☼ ☼ ☼ ☼

Acqua di Gioia is an excellent fragrance for everyday use.

Lightness and freshness of Lemon and Mint will awake your senses,

feminine and soft notes of Jasmine and Peony

makes this fragrance perfect to wear during a day

and

warmth and sensuality of brown sugar is seductive and makes it an excellent fragrance for your evening wear.

And if you are looking for a perfect gift , well…you just found it.

This fragrance is appropriate for any age group.

It’s fresh ” out of the shower ” aroma will not be offensive if worn to the office or meeting with a client.

Eau de Parfum concentration has great , up to 3 hours lasting power.

With name like Giorgio Armani you know you are getting a quality product

and a perfect gift you can be proud of.

 Notes:

Top – Crushed Mint Leaves, Zest of Italian Limone, Brown Sugar

Heart – Jasmine, Peony and Pink Pepper

Base – Cedar Wood and Labdanum  

Bottle:

Modern and elegant , thick transparent glass bottle

with ” sea emerald-green ” colored juice

resembles and was inspired by a single drop of water

and movement of the ocean’s waves.

Prices and Sizes:

1 oz /30ml Eau de Parfum spray – $39.50

1.7 oz / 50ml Eau de Parfum Spray – $62.00

3.4 oz / 100ml Eau de Parfum Spray – $80.00

5.1 oz Body Lotion – $39.50

6.7 oz Shower Gel – $33.00

available at

 www.giorgioarmanibeauty-usa.com

 

Beautiful Emily Didonato is a model for this campaign.

Commercial was shot in

Rosarno, in the province of Reggio Calabria Italy and

featuring music called Arrival of the Birds by The Cinematic Orchestra.

 

Enjoy!!!

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Sample Box: Carolina Herrera 212 POP limited edition summer fragrance for 2011.

24 May

 

 

A perfect pair!

Annual limited summer edition by

Carolina Herrera 

212 POP for women

and

212 MEN POP for men

This years cool and hip

a ” Pop of Color “ packaging was created 

by the Australian ” Pop Art ” artist Ben Frost.

 212 POP

For women is in a Floral Transparent Musk category

with notes of

Top – Bergamot and Grapefruit

Heart – Bouquet of flowers

Base – Sandalwood and Musk

Comes in Eau de Toilette concentration , 2.0 oz spray bottle retail for $59.00

  

212 MEN POP

For men is in the Woody Transparent Musk category

with notes of

Top – Mint

Heart – Mandarin

Base – Wood

Comes in Eau de Toilette concentration , 3.4 oz spray bottle retail for $59.00

Enjoy!!!

 

Sample Box : Issey Miyake L´Eau d´Issey limited edition summer fragrance for 2011.

25 Apr

A perfect pair!

Annual limited edition by

Issey Miyake

L’Eau d’Issey for men

and

L’Eau d’Issey for women

both in eau de toilette concentration

perfect companion for hot summer months.

They are a lighter and fresher version

of the original creation and

exotic blue lagoon with beautiful coral reefs 

limited edition bottles

are a must have for any collector.

L’Eau d’Issey Summer Pour Homme  

With notes of

Top – Mandarin and Yuzi

Heart – Sage and Cardamom

Base – Vetiver and Amber

Comes in 4.2 oz bottle with retail price of $59.00

L’Eau d’Issey Summer Pour Femme

With notes of

Top – Pear, Rose and Water

Heart – Peony and Carnation

Base – Osmanthus and Precious Woods

Comes in 3.3 oz bottle with retail price of $64.00

Enjoy! 

 

Sample box : Jean Paul Gaultier limited edition summer fragrance for 2011.

24 Apr

A perfect pair!

Annual limited edition by  

Jean Paul Gaultier

Le Male Summer for men

and

Classique Summer for women

both in Eau de Toilette concentration

are a perfect companion for hot summer months.

 They are a lighter and fresher version of

original creation and

colorful limited edition bottles with Tribal Tattoo design

are a must have for any collector.

Le male Summer

With notes of

Top – Lavender, Mint, Cardamom

Heart – Orange Blossom

Base – Vanilla Absolute , Musk, Sandalwood

Comes in 4.2 oz size bottle with retail price of $59.00

 

Classique Summer

With notes of

Top – Rose and Orange Blossom

Heart – Jasmine and Ylang-Ylang

Base – Vanilla and Musk

Comes in 3.3 oz bottle with retail price of $64.00

Enjoy!

  

Top 10 Limited Edition Summer Scents for 2011.

17 Apr

N°1

On my list is a Limited Edition collection of 

 fragrances inspired by mouth-watering summer fruit cocktails.

I am inviting you to experience   

Marc Jacobs Cocktail Splash Collection

As we know all good things come in threes and Marc Jacobs is no different,

here is three delicious scents created for summer of 2011  

A. Cranberry

Not too tart but not too sweet either,

this is a Fruity Citrus fragrance

with notes of Grapefruit, cranberry pulp and musk.

B. Ginger

This one is a soft Citrus Spice fragrance

with notes of Ginger, Nutmeg and Sandalwood 

C. Curacao 

 Curaçao is a liqueur made of a sour orange,

 originated in the Netherlands and named after one of the islands in the Dutch Antilles

 and best known in blue color.

This is a sweet but soft Aquatic Citrus fragrance with notes of

Orange, Violet, Pear, Amber and Musk.

This collection comes in eau de Toilette concentration in 10 oz bottles with retail price of $68.00

N°2

On my list is a fun and whimsical, limited edition bottle 

in which Gwen Stefani transformed herself in to a cute mermaid for the summer of 2011,

and named new creation 

G of the Sea

This fragrance is in Citrus Woody Floral category

it is light and fresh with

Top notes – Crisp Apple, Waterlily, Crushed Berries

Heart notes – Dewy Freesia, Pink Peony, Jasmine Petals

Base notes – Sundrenched Woods, Transparent Musks, Amberwood

Sizes and prices are

0.3 oz – $30.00 

1.0 oz – $45.00

Comes in Eau de Toilette concentration.

N°3

On my list is 

Eternity Summer

by Calvin Klein.

Runways of Paris and New York bloomed with 

beautiful and soft floral prints

and this is the fragrance to match the romantic mood of

  Spring-Summer season of 2011.

This is a Classic Floral Eau de Parfum with notes

Top – Violet leaves, Muguet, Cilantro, verbena

Heart – Gardenia, Jasmine, Sambac, Lotus Lily

Base – Creamy Musks, Mimosa, Fig Wood

Comes in 3.4 oz spray bottle with retail price of $56.00

  N°4

On my list is cool and hip limited edition

212 pop!

Eau de Toilette

from designer Carolina Herrera.

A ” Pop of Color ” packaging was created 

by the Australian ” Pop Art ” artist Ben Frost.

Go ahead and add some color to your summer

with this Floral Transparent Musk fragrance with notes of

Top – Bergamot, Grapefruit

Heart – Bouquet of Flowers

Base – Sandalwood, Musk

 2.0 oz bottle retails for bargain price of $59.00

N°5

On my list is feminine , exotic and sensual

Taj Sunset

from everyone’s favorite summer limited edition collection by Escada

inspired by exoticism of summer in Goa

this fragrance is perfect Fruity – Floral summer companion

 with notes like

Top – Alphonso Mango, Blood Orange, Nectarine

Heart – Pomarose, Lotus, Raspberry

Base – Coconut Cream, Musk, Sandalwood

on your skin it will create a tropical, smooth and creamy goodness.

Eau de Toilette concentration is available in 

1 oz – $43.00

1.7 oz – $55.00

3.4 oz – $72.00

Also available in Body Lotion and Shower Gel.

N°6

On my list is a  

lighter summer interpretation of the original Flowerbomb

by Viktor&Rolf

which they named

Flowerbomb La Vie en Rose

Described as Sparkling Eau de Toilette, it  is a Refreshing Floral

with crisp , fresh and soft notes

Top – Bergamot, Tangerine, Pink Pepper

Heart – Lily of the Valley, Centifolia Rose, Almond, Raspberry

Base – Patchouli, Amber

This glamorous fragrance is available for a limited time at Saks Fifth Avenue and Sephora.

1.7 oz bottle retails for $80.00  

 N°7

 On my list is beautiful and mysterious

limited edition to

Thierry Mugler collection 

Alien Sunessence Or d’Ambre 

( Gold Amber ) 

Summer Edition

Clean, soft and powdery this fragrance is a cocktail of exotic ingredients like

Top – Kiwi and Tonic

Heart – Vanilla, Jasmine, Orchid

Base – Woods and Amber

It is available in Eau de Toilette concentration 

 2 oz shiny , iridescent bottle retail for $80.00

in any large department store.

N°8

  On my list is a unique classic fragrance from Thierry Mugler collection

transformed in to a lighter , fresher scent 

and available for limited time only.

It is

Angel Sunessence Ocean d’Argent

( Silver Ocean )

Summer Edition 

Reflection of the sparkling stars in azure blue sea

it’s magical and sexy aroma with notes of

Top – Kumquat

Heart – Sea Salt Blossom

Base – Vanilla and Patchouli

will make a perfect companion for hot summer months.

It is available in large department stores,

 Eau de Toilette concentration comes in

1.7 oz bottle and retail for $80.00

  N°9

 On my list is limited edition from Issey Miyake

L’Eau d’Issey Eau d’Ete

It is a vacation at the exotic blue lagoon with beautiful coral reefs in a bottle. 

Dive in to summer limited edition fragrance with notes

Top – Pear and Rose water

Heart – Peony and Carnation

Base – Woods and Osmanthus

Eau de Toilette concentration  comes in 3.3 oz bottle 

with retail price of $64.00 and available at any large department stores.

 N°10

On my list is a limited summer edition 

Palm Beach

from Island collection created by Michael Kors.

5th in the series, Palm Beach is one of a kind, 

fresh, crisp and sophisticated 

 fragrance with notes

Top – Pink grapefruit, Orange Juice and tangerine

Heart – Jasmine , Rum

Base – Black tea, Pink Pepper, Vanilla

Eau de Parfum concentration on the skin lasts for up to 4 hours,

 comes in 1.7 oz bottle for retail price of $62.00

and available at any large department store.

There you have it.

This is my top 10 list of must have limited edition fragrances for summer season of 2011.

Hurry up and grab it before it’s gone!

Which one  is your favorite this season?