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Coach Poppy Flower fragrance for women ( 2011 )

10 Aug

In the late summer of 2011, a new scent blossomed

 in the fragrance garden of Coach,  

and was named ” Poppy Flower “ Eau de Parfum.

It is a second addition to the popular ” Poppy ” collection 

created by a luxury American designer. 

Chic,  feminine blend of fruits and flowers

 layered between fresh herbal notes with a hint of soft musk and precious woods.

This cheerful and romantic composition will fit a fragrance wardrobe of

sophisticated , trendy woman with a youthful spirit.

  Notes

  Top – Grapefruit, Lychee , Wet Ivy, Mandarin and Cassis

Heart – Peony, Jasmine Petals, Breeze Accord , Water Lily and Rose

Base – Sugared Raspberry, Amberwood, Apricot Skin, Sandalwood and Musk

Initially it is a bright and refreshing citrus scent,

 as fragrance develops and citrus notes dissipate, it will leave you with soft and more floral then fruity aroma

which will last for about 4 + hours on the skin. 

 

This fragrance rated Like – ☼ ☼ ☼

Eau de Parfum Spray – 1.7 oz …..$65.00 

Eau de Parfum Spray – 3.4 oz …..$85.00

 Body Lotion – 5.0 oz…..$38.00 

www.coach.com    

Spray it on and let the sunshine in!!! 

 

 

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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!!!

True Religion Hippie Chic fragrance for women ( 2011 )

3 Aug

Hippie Chic

 Eau de Parfum

was launched in the early spring of 2011

by New Wave Fragrances.

This is the a second fragrance from 

high-end denim company ” True Religion “.

Succulent fruity – floral composition invites you to 

express yourself in a playful, sexy way

and take on a new day with a free-spirited attitude.

This fragrance is a perfect fit for a confident and stylish woman

and will make your any day a fun day.

 Beautiful and slick, transparent bottle decorated with

 company logo charms on a leather strap

wrapped around the cap,  

and would make an excellent addition to your necklace or  bracelet.

Perfumer Ellen Molner from Givaudan

is the creator of this airy fruity – floral cocktail

with notes like

Top – Raspberry, pomegranate and Fuji Apple

Heart – Hibiscus, Star Jasmine and Lilly of the Valley

Base – White Musk and Woods

Great lasting power , up to 3+ hours on the skin 

Spray it on and let your inner hippie shine through!

Eau de Parfum Spray – 1.7 oz …..$59.00 

Eau de Parfum Spray – 3.4 oz …..$79.00

 Shimmering Body Lotion – 6.7 oz…..$27.50 

www.truereligionbrandjeans.com

Peace!!!! 

Marc Jacobs Daisy Eau So Fresh fragrance for women (2011)

1 Aug

Daisy Eau So Fresh

Eau de Toilette

was launched right on time for spring – summer fragrance season of 2011

by Coty Prestige .

Cute and whimsical bottle was created to attract interest

of the younger audience

but because of its light , clean and fresh aroma

 it found place in the fragrance wardrobes

of many sophisticated ladies as well.   

It has a Bubbly -Floral -Fruity  twist on a classic Daisy fragrance ( 2007 )

and described as

playfully spirited

 charmingly fun fragrance

that radiates a sunny and sparkling energy.

Fragrance was created by Spanish Perfumer  Alberto Morillas

Notes like

Top  – Natural Raspberry, Grapefruit and Pear

Heart – Violet, Wild Rose and Apple Blossom

Base – Musk, Cedarwood and Plum

make this sweet and juicy fragrance perfect companion for hot summer months.

This fragrance rated Like☼ ☼ ☼

Lasting power is around 3 hours on the skin.

 

  www.marcjacobs.com  

Eau de Toilette Spray – 2.5 oz …..$70.00

Eau de Toilette Spray – 4.2 oz …..$85.00

Luxurious Body Lotion – 5.1 oz…..$35.00  

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?   

Down memory lane with Kate Walsh and her “Boyfriend” eau de parfum.

11 Mar

 

His scent will seduce you , make you fall in love and

 will help you to remember,

 that passionate affair at the end of which you had to say goodbye,

but a memory of it will last a  life time.

Perfume is a romantic love story in a bottle,

after a spray or two it touches your skin and lingers for hours giving you that butterfly filling like you felt  on your first date ,

a romantic dinner and a night on the town  

or a quite walk in the park where you only exchanged a couple of words but it was the most fun afternoon you both ever had .

Today actress Kate Walsh

 best known for her role in ” Grey’s anatomy ” and ” Private Practice ” and

 now founder / owner of a beauty and lifestyle company Boyfriend LLC,

poured one of her past love stories in the bottle and named it 

” Boyfriend ” eau de parfum.

It was successfully introduced and got us all excited on 11/11/2010 exclusively on HSN ( Home Shopping Network )

and it was officially launched on 02/02/2011 exclusively at Sephora stores.

Story behind the scent

The idea for a fragrance came several years ago , after a break  up ” I thought , I really miss his scent so

I went to fragrance counter and bought men’s fragrance and went wait a minute ,

 you don’t need a boyfriend to have a boyfriend! Ding Ding Ding! ” said Kate Walsh

” All these ideas just would not leave me alone”. 

In the creative process she was inspired by the scent ” of a guy on the girl “. 

Inspired by him but made for her, there is a definite sex appeal in the combining  feminine and masculine scents together.

HSN and Givaudan perfumery with the nose Marypierre Julien helped Kate bring her idea to life

Beautiful , modern packaging and brand image was created by Chad Lavigne 

 Terry Richardson was a photographer for the advertising campaign where

sexy but tasteful shot of nude Kate wrapped in a sheet, inviting us to

 ” Wear Him “

Notes 

Top – Dark Plum , Myrrh

Heart – Night Blooming Jasmine , Benzoin Tears

Base – Skin Musk , Golden Amber , Vanilla Woods

Bottle

Idea for the bottle was a classic shape of Chanel bottle but with a modern twist,

Here is a description of the bottle in Kate’s own words

 ” I love the idea of the names on the back, being able to have all the names written down.

And so we came up with that and put that on the back so we could see it.

It’s translucent, and you can see it shadow of all the names.”

Names like Joe, Rob, David, Michael, John, Steven, Kevin, Josh, Pablo, Chad, Neil and Sebastian

” We wanted a collar and I wanted that whole look of luxe but accessible and affordable.  So we did a faux croc skin around.”

Chad Lavigne created clean, classic yet modern beautiful bottle you can proudly add to your collection.

Where to buy

” Boyfriend ” Eau de parfum is available at

HSN.com and Sephora.com

If you wish to experience the scent before you buy , it is sold exclusively at 

Sephora retail stores.

Sizes and Prices

Products sold at Sephora stores and Sephora.com

Eau de parfum 0.5 oz – $35.00

Eau de parfum 1.6 oz – $65.00

Pulse point oil 0.4 oz – $20.00

Dry body oil spray 3.38 oz – $35.00

Body cream 6.7 oz – $45.00

” The Boyfriend Kit ” includes all of the products listed above , all in trial sizes 

plus a votive candle and red train case (which are not sold separately)

So you can take your ” Boyfriend ” wherever you go.

This kit sold exclusively at Sephora for $95.00

Products sold exclusively at HSN.com

” Love Potion ” Perfume spray 0.5 oz – $89.95 it is a concentrated luxe version of the ” Boyfriend ” fragrance,

comes in the black velvet pouch, on the front of the bottle Kate’s printed signature with red velvet collar. 

Solid Perfume 0.06 oz – $44.95 comes in black faux alligator zippered case

Ratings and Suggestions 

This fragrance rated Love – ☼ ☼ ☼ ☼  

 As I spray it on my skin the ” Boyfriend ” story is completely unveiled and now it’s makes perfect sense.

Not your average girly smell , instead it is

warm and sophisticated fragrance for a strong confident woman

with a seductive and super sexy twist.

At the very beginning the deep scent of Plum mixed with sweet Vanilla

and then after about 10-15 minutes

combination of Jasmine , Amber and Myrrh blooms in to the beautiful, sweet and spicy seductive potion.

Amazing lasting power , about 5+ hours on the skin.

Great warm fragrance for Fall-Winter season , appropriate to wear to a romantic dinner with someone special in your life,

special occasion or 

conservative evening business affair .

In your Fragrance wardrobe this would be a Pant Suit , Evening Gown or a little Black Dress. 

I suggest to wear it on you neck and pulse points , so it will only reveal itself when someone hugs you or shakes your hand.

This fragrance is appropriate for a sophisticated , strong woman,

a sensual seductress with a romantic soul.

If you like…..

Tom Ford ” Black Orchid ” eau de parfum ( launched in 2006 )

Donna Karan ” Black Cashmere ” eau de parfum ( launched in 2002 )

Cartier ” La Baiser du Dragon ” eau de parfum ( launched in 2003 ) 

Then….you’re going to love

Brand new ” Boyfriend ” Eau de parfum

  

 

 

Welcome to spring with “Jennifer Aniston” eau de parfum.

3 Mar

It’s spring time and my soul awaits its magic. 

March 3rd and stubborn old winter is about  to expire,

 but with the last snow in the forecast it is still playing hide and seek with colorful and exciting spring.  

Spring time is a time for renewal and rebirth.

In the spring time we seem to feel more inspired, more alive, more in love

and what a perfect time to fall in love with a new perfume.

  Just in time for Spring-Summer fragrance season, Jennifer Aniston debuted her new fragrance in the United States.

It was launched last summer on July 21 2010 at Harrods in London

under the name of 

 ” Lolavie ” which translated from French means  ” Laughing at Life “,

 but at the last-minute was changed to simply

 ” Jennifer Aniston ”  eau de parfum.

Story behind the scent

” I wanted this fragrance to be a personal library of scent memories.

For example, my love of night-blooming Jasmine has lasted a lifetime.

Growing up in california, I distinctly remember the scent of Jasmine on summer evenings.

I consider the scent of the ocean to be one of life’s most uplifting sensual experiences.

No aroma is quite so purifying, humbling and exhilarating.

The combination of the salty air and tropical oils reminds me of long sunny days on the beach – pure happiness. ” – Jennifer Aniston

Falic Fashion Group helped Jennifer bring her idea to live.

This fragrance is supported by campaign created by David Lipman and

was shot in Cabo San Lucas , Mexico by Mario Sorrenti.

Notes

Top – Citrus Grove Accord , Rose Water

Heart – Jasmine , Violet , Amazon Lily

Base – Musk , Sandalwood , Amber

Bottle 

Idea for the bottle came from Jennifer’s love for architecture .

It was designed by David Lipman and has

 ” the flow of a Frank Gahry building combined with the fluidity and organic form of a cresting wave.” was explained by its creator.

Where to buy 

” Jennifer Aniston ” eau de parfum is sold exclusively at Sephora

February 3 2011 it was launched on Sephora.com

If you wish to experience the scent before you buy, it  will be coming to Sephora retail stores at the end of March of 2011.

Sizes and Prices

1.0 oz – $39.00 

1.7 oz – $55.00

2.9 oz – $70.00 

Ratings and Suggestions

This fragrance rated Like  – ☼ ☼ ☼

As I spray it on my skin it is definitely and unmistakably a floral scent but in the  fresh, lite and airy kind of way.

Not a lot of citrus , well…. maybe at the very beginning and then, mostly sweet scent of Jasmine and some Violet

with  just a touch of powdery Amber at the end.

Lasting power is very mild so my suggestion is to wear it in your hair or clothes.

It will give you just enough of a nice and a pleasant ” Barely There ” scent to wear during a day.

It is wonderful to wear for lunch with your girlfriends , fundraiser or to work.

This fragrance is appropriate and can be enjoyed by ladies of any age.   

If you like….

Original ” Kate Spade ” eau de parfum (launched in 2002)

Original ” Michael Kors ” eau de parfum (launched in 2000)

Original ” Vera Wang ” eau de parfum (launched in 2002)

Gwen Stefani ” L.A.M.B ” eau de parfum (launched in 2007)

Original ” David Yurman ” eau de parfum (launched in 2008)

Then…you’re going to love 

Brand New ” Jennifer Aniston ” eau de parfum.