Rich and potent fragrances for the ultimate in Autumnal grandeur….
Sisley Eau De Soir, £140, 50ml
Encased with an 18-carat gold-plated cap, this iconic feminine fragrance celebrates 20 years this year. This distinctive limited edition bottle encases a fine balance of fresh citrus notes of mandarin and grapefruit with a floral bouquet and deeper notes of amber and musk.
Lalique Encre Noir Pour Elle, £56.50, 50ml
Addictive and sensual, this exquisite woody number for women is enveloped in voluptuous florals. Includes Sicilian bergamot, Turkish rose and Haitian Vetyver to create a scent that is full of intrigue and nuances.
Le Labo Rose 31, £125, 50ml
Rose, but not as you know it, this is a perfume for men. This assertive blend of 31 quality ingredients includes centifolia rose and a chorus of warm, spicy and woody notes. Your favourite Le Labo scent is combined on order, then bottled and labelled with your name and the date of creation.
Tom Ford Arabian Wood, £115, 50ml
Custom blended for a well-known Arabian sheik, this precious scent captures the mystique of Arabia in a bottle. Opulent green notes, rich florals and exotic woods include an arrangement of gardenia, rose absolute, patchouli and sandalwood.
Jean Patou Joy, £67, 50ml
A timeless scent available since 1930, this bold, rich aroma includes a combination of rose, jasmine and musk, known as “Meolidie Patou.” Julia Roberts and Her Majesty The Queen are apparently fans of the scent.
Frederic Malle Portrait of A Lady, £115, 50ml
An irresistibly modern, oriental scent, this is the new addition to the collection by perfumer Dominique Ropion. A beautiful combination of Turkish rose, blackcurrant, raspberry, clove, cinnamon, patchouli heart, sandalwood, incense and a white musk cocktail.
Byredo Bal D’Afrique, £115, 50ml
A warm and romantic vetiver inspired by Paris in the late 20s and its infatuation with African culture, art, music and dance. The intense life, the excess and the euphoria is illustrated by Bal d’Afrique’s neroli, African marigold and Moroccan cedar wood, with a heart note of jasmine petals.
So Oud Fam, £139, 60ml
An intense fragrance with the charm of agar wood has been created by the genius of the Mughal emperors. Top notes include chilli, saffron with a warm heart of oud wood and cashmeran, and base notes of milk and sandalwood.
Annick Goutal Les Nuits d’Hadrien, £69, 50ml
An enchanting scent of citrus amber with hints of bergamot, icy Sicilian lemon, green mandarin, tangerine, basil, cumin, vanilla, ylan-ylang and sandalwood. Loved by Jade Jagger, Daisy Lowe and Liv Tyler.
Ormonde Jayne – Sampaquita, £112, 50 ml
Sampaquita means “I promise you,” and is thus the perfect scent to give to your intended. The dusky, floral heart of this flower of the Philippines is feminine and intense. An inspired quartet of base notes, musk, vetiver, moss and ambrette seed make it a wonder to wear.