Mother's Day Gift Guide: The best fragrance for mum's personality
When perfumers design a fragrance, the notes they choose to include do more than just craft a scent, they create a personality too. With Mother's Day just around the corner, we've rounded up the latest scents and the type of woman that might be attracted to them. Which personality trait can you see most in your mum?
Magnetic and captivating... Dolce & Gabbana The Only One 2 eau de parfum, from $96, retains the coffee and violet notes of the original, but adds powdery red roses, berries, pear and freesia.
Gracious and strong... Giorgio Armani Si Fiori eau de parfum, from $122, blends bold blackcurrant, mandarin and neroli with beautiful soft notes of vanilla and musk for a fragrance that’s intense yet gentle.
Powerful and mysterious... Viktor & Rolf Flowerbomb Midnight eau de parfum, from $159, sees night-blooming jasmine join bergamot, pink pepper, patchouli and musk in a sexy, sparkling potion.
Passionate and romantic... YSL Mon Paris Parfum Floral eau de parfum, from $118, goes on an intense floral adventure, with datura, jasmine, peony and magnolia meeting patchouli and cashmere.
Warm and comforting... Elizabeth Arden White Tea Vanilla Orchid eau de toilette (available April 29), from $49. Nothing says comfort like white tea infused with vanilla and hints of lemon and quince.
Feminine and spontaneous... Mademoiselle Rochas eau de parfum, from $77, features jasmine, rose and violet, with a delicious twist of toffee apple and creamy musk.
Always optimistic... Lancôme La vie est Belle en Rose eau de toilette, from $141, spreads happiness with its fresh and floral blend of rose, peony and lily of the valley that finishes on notes of sandalwood and patchouli.
The entertainer... Jean Paul Gaultier Classique Cabaret eau de parfum, $182, is a show-stopping floral/oriental blend of amber, ginger and vanilla.
Confident and poised... Narciso Rodriguez Pure Musc eau de parfum, from $92, is musky and gorgeous with an intoxicating heart of white florals.
A girl at heart... Viva La Juicy Bowdacious eau de parfum, from $115, has an exotic heart of tiare flower, ginger lily and jasmine wrapped up in playful fruity notes and coconut milk.
Which of these fragrances would you gift your mum?