Everyone, from luxury fashion labels to celebrities, have launched new fragrances in the last 6 months. Here is a round up of the 10 newest perfumes to hit the scene
Bottega Veneta Eau de Parfum: Launched as their first fragrance for women in July 2011, Bottega Veneta's Eau de Parfum is a leathery floral chypre developed by perfumer Michel Almairac. The notes include patchouli, oak moss, bergamot, jasmine and pink pepper. A limited edition Extrait in Murano glass will be available only at exclusive Bottega Veneta boutiques.
Cartier Baiser Vole: Baiser Volé ('Stolen Kiss') debuted in July 2011 from Cartier. Mathilde Laurent, who composed the notes, has brought out ultra feminine essences of the lily. The scent is enveloped all through with scented pistils of the lily; the heart is of refined lily petals, while the base notes offer green leaves of lily.
Chanel No 19 Poudre: This year, Chanel introduced a successor to its No 19 called No 19 Poudré. Chanel's in-house perfumer, Jacques Polge created the Eau de Parfum including neroli, galbanum, jasmine, iris, white musk, vetiver, and tonka bean
Homme by David Beckham: The footballer's Homme fragrance for men was developed by perfumerPierre Negrin; the notes include citrus, ginger, Szechuan pepper, cashmere wood, leather, rosemary, mahogany wood, patchouli and musk.
Estee Lauder Bloom: Unlike the quirky Balenciaga or polished Cartier, the Bloom fragrance opens with a fresh and playful fruity blend. With a noticeable grapefruit and luscious raspberry scent, lychee adds an uplifting feel to the Violet. The body of the fragrance unfolds with dewy pink peony, rose, jasmine and the spicy green lily. It finishes of with top notes of musk, patchouli and vanilla
Lovestruck: Featuring Gossip Girl actor Leighton Meester in the ads, Vera Wang's new fragrance is an addictive floral scent that incorporates a pink guava and mandarin, followed by a mix of tuberose and lotus blossom. Precious woods and sheer musk make for the base notes.
Lancôme Trésor Midnight Rose: On the lines of 1990 version of Trésor (there is also a 1952 version), the Midnight Rose is fronted by actress Emma Watson. The scent reportedly is a more gourmand version of the original; with notes that include raspberry, pink pepper, jasmine, peony, rose, vanilla, cedar and musk.