Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Perfume Glossary: Chanel #19 - Cinnabar

perfume glossary
We’re continuing our series of blogs that looks at the designer type perfumes we sell. Get in depth on some of these timeless fragrances!

Chanel #19. Chanel #19 dates back to 1971, introduced in part to celebrate Coco Chanel’s birth date of August 19th. Henri Robert, who started creating perfumes in 1925 was the master behind this scent, the second last in his lineage. Chanel #19 is a fragrant blend of galbanum, neroli, jasmine, rose, iris, bergamot, lily of the valley, sandalwood, musk and leather. Think the deep woods in late spring.

Chanel #5. One of the oldest designer type fragrance that we offer. Chanel #5 is the first perfume launched by Coco Chanel. The fragrance, born on May 5, 1921, Chanel #5 paid homage to the “flapper” generation, a liberated fun woman who was well ahead of her time. Coco Chanel grew up under strict care from nuns and loved the free spirit of the flapper. The fragrance has lasted almost a century and remains popular due to its sensual blend of jasmine, neroli, May rose, sandalwood, ylang-ylang and vanilla.

Charles of the Ritz. Charles of the Ritz was created in 1977 for women and is often hard to find. Charles of the Ritz is an Oriental Floral fragrance with top notes of pineapple, orange blossom, aldehydes and lemon, with middle notes of carnation, lilac, jasmine, and others. Base notes include cinnamon, musk, vetiver and cedar. It’s the perfect spicy and floral combination!

Chloe. Chloe was first introduced in 2007. It’s the perfect mature, but still casual scent. It’s complexity comes from blends of rose, amber, lily of the valley, magnolia and a cedar wood base. The perfect afternoon wear, Chloe is best for dates outdoors and a casual meeting with friends.

Ciara. Ciara was created by Revlon in 1973. Often described as a merry scent, Ciara is a breezy mix of lemon, neroli and bergamot at it’s top. Middle notes are more floral with jasmine, iris, ylang-ylang and palisander.

Cinnabar. Cinnabar is a popular choice from Estee Lauder. New York Magazine ranked it as the best vintage perfume. Cinnabar was created in 1978 and one of the reasons why the experts still love the fragrance is warm, but mysterious. It’s a spicy scent with top notes of jasmine, orange flower and tangerine; middle notes include clove, muguet and lily; at it’s base Cinnabar has notes of Olibanum, sandalwood and patchouli.

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Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Perfume Glossary: Burberry Brit - Chance

Learn about a few of the designer type fragrances we sell here:

Burberry Brit. Burberry Brit offers a slight twist on the original Burberry fragrance. Brit, created by Nathalie Gracia-Cetto in 2003, embodies the British individualism. It’s playful and charming fragrance with notes of Italian lime, pear, almonds, peony, vanilla and tonka bean. It’s soothing and unique while not deviating from what made the original Burberry a star.

Calyx. Calyx was created by Prescriptives in 1987. It’s a fruity fragrance created by Sophia Grojsman. A blend of fruity tropical bouquets are the star of this fragrance, including guava, papaya and passion fruit. Middle notes includes floral jasmine, marigold and freesia. Calyx is a popular daytime fragrance for many women.

Carolina Herrera. Carolina Herrera was born into a wealthy Venezuela family in the late 1930’s. She began showing up on best-dressed lists in the 70’s and decided to turn some of her wealth and influence into fashion-related ventures. Introduced in 1988, Carolina Herrera’s first fragrance is a lively blend of apricot, orange blossoms, Brazilian rosewood, bergamont and crisp green notes. It’s a jaunty fragrance, the perfect accent to your feminine appeal.

Cartier. Cartier is an elegant fragrance first launched in 1981. It’s amazing Cartier, launched in 1847 waited over 130 years before creating it’s first fragrance. The French fashion house made it well worth the wait. Balanced by sensual vanilla, Cartier is a very green fragrance, highlighted by notes of galbanum. Jasmine adds the right amount of freshness.

Cashmere Mist. Cashmere Mist by Donna Karan is an excellent choice for date night. Cashmere Mist was designed to seduce the senses with a combo of Moroccan jasmine and lilly of the valley at the forefront. It also includes warmer undertones of amber, sandalwood and musk. Like Cashmere this fragrance is gentle, but very inviting.

Casmir. Casmir by Chopard was launched in 1991. It’s a sharp, oriental and woody fragrance. Woodsy sandalwood and patchouli are the top notes, with sub-notes of fresh citrus, peaches and melons. Casmir is a great casual wear fragrance!

Casual. Casual was created for Paul Sebastian in 1995. A traditional fruity and floral fragrance, Casual’s top notes include lily of the valley, jasmine, rose and citrus. Middle notes are very fruity and tonka bean helps bring Casual together at the base. Casual will take you to a spring garden in no time.

Celine Dion. Celine Dion created her first fragrance to build on her popularity as a singer, and capitalize on the trend of celebrity perfumes. Launched in 2003, Celine Dion is a dewy perfume, perfect for cheerful and passionate women. Top notes of floral and warm amber, musk and woody blends very well. A refined blend, Celine Dion is best for special occasions.

Champagne. Champagne was created in 1993. Another hit by Sophia Grojsman, the name was changed to Yves Saint Laurent because of legal issues with French producers of the sparkling wine that didn’t want to share the name. Much like the beverage, Champagne is a scent that is bubbly and sparkles. Champagne is a sharp floral and fruity fragrance with top notes of nectarine, anise, otto rose, blue rose, oak moss, patchouli and vetiver, just to name a few.

Chance. Chance is a sensual and fresh fragrance from Chanel. It’s light but full of energy that evolves to create new and unique moments. Chance is a spicy floral perfume with a refined blend of jasmine and citrus as its star components. Chance is great for professional women to wear throughout the day.

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