Forget awkward season transitional dressing, fragrance for this time of year couldn’t be easier to wear.

UPDATED 25/09/2020. The summer to autumn transition is an awkward one. We’re never quite sure whether summer has truly finished due to it’s untimely habit of surprising us when we least expect it. When it comes to fragrance, that transition need not be hard; it’s easier than deciding what to wear, trust us. There are so many scents that take elegant floral notes and blend them with hints of warmer, more autumnal elements, creating the perfect compromising perfume for this rather troublesome time of year. Its undoubtedly been a weird summer, and its likely to be a strange autumn, but if there’s one thing to get you through these ultimately unprecedented times its a brand new, seasonal perfume.

From the AllSaints debut fragrance collection for all. Enigmatic. Indelible. Floral. A flower is open, full of light and life, and symbolic of beauty. Mortis, the Latin word for death, is dark, final, and feared. Both unforgettable and both celebrated, marking a beginning and an ending – nonetheless, momentous. Flora Mortis, a woody floral scent, is a welcome addition to the AllSaints’ exclusive unisex fragrance collection. Presenting a floral heart, the top note is orchid. While the scent of black pepper and amberwood evoke a smoky halo, leaving a sensual and contrasting trail.

Michael Kors 24K Brilliant Gold is designed for a woman who is feminine and alluring, this majestic metallic fragrance embodies the incandescent flair of a glamorous floor-length sequin gown. Its bright and bedazzling body turns heads while the show-stopping aura oozes confidence, making sure all eyes on you. This fruity floral fragrance emits a resplendent and rich aroma, a spark of mandarin orange bursts open the fragrance in a fresh, summery fashion, together the fresh floral facets in the centre. Deep woody notes weld together the composition, revealing a hint of fall and a true and timeless classic fragrance for her. 

Discover Black Opium perfume for women, the highly addictive feminine fragrance from Yves Saint Laurent. Seductively intoxicating, the opening notes of adrenaline-rich coffee and the sweet sensuality of vanilla recline into the softness of white flowers for a modern and vibrant addiction. An exciting twist on the original, the Black Opium signature Eau De Parfum is now available in a glittery collectors bottle.

The ultimate autumnal scent. For Gucci Mémoire d’une Odeur fragrance for both him and her, scent becomes an explorer of the power of memories and brings them back to life. Skipping back and forth in chronological time, the past and present are linked by a passage that projects straight into the future. Gucci Mémoire d’une Odeur has taken gender out of the equation and made this scent universal for all, whoever, whenever, wherever. The individuality of the scent reflects the eccentricity of the person who wears it. So unique that a novel olfactive family was established, Mineral Aromatic. Mineral is a combination of elements; airy, musky, transparent and authentic. Collective with Aromatic essences, it becomes the heart of Gucci Mémoire. Imagine an early autumn morning with clear, crisp blue skies and the morning sun shining down on the leaves as they begin to turn colour.

Lancôme Idôle is an ode to the women of today. It comes in a bottle that was made for a future without limitations. It’s devoted to the women who dare to be dreamers and defy all expectations in life. A scent for the leaders of today and the future, the innovators of the world. For those who hold their own power and are outspoken. This is for the women who are their own inspiration, the new generation of icons. Your time is now, be your own Idôle.  The floral fragrance is fresh and delicate while its followed by a warm, creamy dry-down of musk and vanilla.

Jimmy Choo Fever perfume for women. An addictive fragrance celebrating a new facet of the Jimmy Choo woman; an innate extrovert with a playful energy and sense of fun. Effortlessly glamorous and instinctively seductive, no one can get in her way. A hypnotic play on contrasts between floral and gourmand, Jimmy Choo Fever is an addictive new scent that carries its wearer into the night, leaving an addictive and sensual trail behind her. 

A new fragrance explores the fine art of temptation further. The signature heart of musc is animated by an exquisite floral bouquet of Bulgarian rose, iris and vivid amber woody notes. The vivid red of Narciso Rouge captures the fierce powers of attraction. A powdery scent that reflects on both floral and warmth, and a bottle that screams autumn.

Elie Saab Le Parfum Royal perfume for women is the new scent of Royalty. Bold, influential and ultra-feminine, this fragrance is fit for a modern-day queen. An ambery floral chypre which opens with Mandarin essence, shedding its light on a radiant accord. This is followed by two types of rose, a Turkish Rose and Bulgarian Rose, accompanied by Lebanese Neroli. Her Regal trail of Patchouli and Sandalwood Essence blends with Amber and Vanilla for a majestic, lingering dry down. 

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