I love fragrances, a girl can never have enough fragrances. And depending on how I am feeling on the day, I spritz on the fragrance of my choice and it makes me connect with the emotions I am feeling on the day or the events/meetings I am attending on that given day. This month was the month of fragrances. Earlier on in the month, I talked about Burberry’s new fragrance ‘My Burberry’.
In this post, I want to talk about three of my favourite fragrances for the month of September: Elizabeth Arden Red Door 25th Anniversary Fragrance, Viva La Juicy Gold Couture and Elizabeth Arden Untold Absolu.
Elizabeth Arden Red Door 25 Eau de Parfum
Red Door is one of the perfumes I received when I was in my early teens. My mom loved it and still loves it! That’s how I remember Red Door, I’m sure you all have your own memories of this special fragrance. Now, Elizabeth Arden’s signature Red Door fragrance turns twenty-five.
This is a limited edition, anniversary fragrance, a unique and unexpected floral bouquet. Crafted by one of Red Door’s original creators, Master Perfumer Carlos Benaïm, reflected: “Twenty-five years later, I wanted to reinterpret the timeless classic of Red Door with a new story. A story of a woman’s natural evolution, acknowledging her core essence while celebrating the parts which are new.”
I love that this perfume is about glamour, elegance and sophistication; perfect for that special woman in your life who is just that.
Top Notes: Blackcurrant Nectar, Violet Leaf Absolute, Natural Rose Water essential LMR
Middle Notes: Turkish Rose Absolute LMR, Rose Absolute LMR, Indian Jasmine Sambac Absolute LMR
Base Notes: Patchouli Heart LMR, Honey, Sensual Musk
RRP $99 (100ml) Available at all Elizabeth Arden counters from 3 October 2014.
Elizabeth Arden Untold Absolu
Earlier on in the year, I fell in love with the predecessor of Elizabeth Arden Untold Absolu, which is the Untold Eau Legere, For me, that is one of my personal favourites in 2014 in terms of fragrances. It was like no other, and very unique; a beautiful scent which I just love.
UNTOLD ABSOLU did not disappoint me either. I love the golden hue of this fragrance and of course the shape of the fragrance bottle is classy; embodying the multi-faceted, versatile nature of the modern woman. The bottle takes on an appearance that is strikingly different at every angle, just as a woman delights those around her with a new side to her at each moment.
This fragrance is much deeper than its predecessor. It’s glamorous, captivating, refined, and sensual.
Glamorous: Bursts of black raspberry & italian bergamot
Captivating: Fruity accents of red plum and bright ginger LMR
Refined: Luxurious floral brushstrokes of Jasmine Egypt Absolute LMR and French Narcissus Absolute LMR
Mysterious: Tahitian Vanilla Bourbon Absolute and deep benzoin
Sensual: Cashmere Woods and rich Brazilian Tonka Absolute
Available 26 September 2014 at all Elizabeth Arden counters nationwide . EDP Spray 30ml RRP $109; 50ml RRP $139; 100ml RRP $159
Viva La Juicy Gold Couture
Another stunning fragrance is Vival La Juicy Gold Couture, Couture Overdose. As always, amazing bottle designs, a lot of attention to detail. I find it very important that all products are packaged beautifully because it adds to the experience, for sure.
Since the launch of Viva La Juicy in 2008, the iconic scent has given rise to a number of luxurious sister scents. Viva La Juicy Gold Couture is the over-the-top, decadent rendition of Viva La Juicy that gives the girl who lusts for luxury the couture indulgence she craves. Because really, which girl doesn’t love couture? We all have moments in our lives when we must have that little bit of luxury, some more so than others!
This fragrance is very much me in a fragrance bottle. The Viva muse embodies the lavish life, making every day more glamour-filled than the next. Knowing that fragrance is one of the most important essentials for any occasion, Juicy’s It-Girl arrives at the chicest of soirees in sky-high stilettos, donning perfectly coiffed hair and a dose of Viva La Juicy Gold Couture. You never need an excuse for couture!
Hints of tempting wild berry open the fragrance. A delicate kiss of honeysuckle combine with sultry jasmine sambac notes to create a captivating fragrant bouquet. Golden amber, melted caramel, vanilla elixir and sandalwood fuse together, bringing radiant warmth and an unforgettable finish to the scent. Because an It-Girl who is all about Gold Couture is not forgotten!
Available at Farmers, selected pharmacies and department stores nationwide from 3 October 2014
30ml RRP $110, 50ml $145, 100ml RRP $195
Viva La Juicy Gold Couture & Viva La Juicy EDP Rollerball Duo 5ml each RRP $35
I definitely recommend all three, my absolute favourite out of the three above is of course the Viva La Juicy Gold Couture, it’s very me, I love that sweet but sexy scent.