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The Scent Of A Woman…

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It’s a known fact that scent alone can evoke vivid memories, instantly transporting you to a person or place of which that scent is tied to. Truth be told, I’m probably better with scents than I am names (perhaps this is why I’m slightly obsessed with perfume. Of course it could be that every girl is just as infatuated).

Very recently I received a few new perfume releases, which I’m sure everyone can associate with at least one person they know, or perhaps associate the scent with a time or place in which that perfume has imprinted its memory. One of these perfumes I received is celebrating 25 years, while the others have new, even more intoxicating twists added to an already ‘tried and true’ base. Introducing – VIVA LA JUICY GOLD COUTURE, UNTOLD ABSOLU & RED DOOR 25 EAU DE PARFUM…

VIVA LA JUICY GOLD COUTURE
Since the launch of VIVA LA JUICY in 2008, the iconic scent has given rise to a number of luxurious sister scents, first with the release of the sheer and romantic VIVA LA JUICY LA FLEUR, then VIVA LA JUICY NOIR, the perfect scent for a night out. Now, Juicy Couture presents VIVA LA JUICY GOLD COUTURE, the over-the-top, decadent rendition of VIVA LA JUICY that gives the girl who lusts for luxury the couture indulgence she craves.

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The Inspiration
Decadent, indulgent and intoxicating, VIVA LA JUICY GOLD COUTURE is as luxurious as it sounds. The opulent fragrance draws inspiration from the always runway-ready VIVA LA JUICY muse.

The Viva muse embodies the lavish life, making every day more glamour-filled than the next. Knowing that fragrance is one of the most important essentials for any occasion, Juicy’s it girl arrives at the chicest of soirees in sky-high stilettos, donning perfectly coiffed hair and a dose of VIVA LA JUICY GOLD COUTURE. The sensuous fragrance isn’t just the finishing touch on an outfit – it’s what turns her haute look into couture. With a captivating scent, Viva’s muse reminds us all that we never need an excuse for couture.

The Fragrance
VIVA LA JUICY GOLD COUTURE teases with lush wild berry notes and moves to a sultry mix of golden amber and melted caramel. Hints of tempting wild berry open the fragrance, capturing the femininity behind the always glamorous VIVA LA JUICY GOLD COUTURE girl. Voluptuous and irresistible at heart, a delicate kiss of honeysuckle combines with sultry jasmine sambac notes to create a captivating fragrant bouquet. Golden amber, melted caramel, vanilla elixir and sandalwood fuse together, bringing radiant warmth and an unforgettable finish to the scent.

The packaging
Infusing the classic VIVA LA JUICY bottle with an abundance of couture, the elegant VIVA LA JUICY GOLD COUTURE flacon will take centre stage on every Juicy girl’s vanity. With luxurious, melted gold covering the signature bottle, and a first-of-its-kind hot pink ‘Couture’ nameplate, this scent stands out from all the rest. For the couture-obsessed Juicy girl, all that glitters really is gold. To tie it all together, an organza Swiss dot bow tops the bottle for the last touch of glamour.

Pricing
VIVA LA JUICY GOLD COUTURE EDP SPRAY 30ML RRP$110
VIVA LA JUICY GOLD COUTURE EDP SPRAY 50ML RRP$145
VIVA LA JUICY GOLD COUTURE EDP SPRAY 100ML RRP$195
VIVA LA JUICY GOLD COUTURE & VIVA LA JUICY EDP ROLLERBALL DUO, 5 ML EACH RRP$35

Available now at Farmers, selected pharmacies and department stores nationwide.

UNTOLD ABSOLU
UNTOLD ABSOLU – the latest addition to the UNTOLD family of fragrances. Debuting a year after the remarkably successful launch of UNTOLD original. A deeper, more sensual expression of UNTOLD original. UNTOLD ABSOLU holds on to characteristics of the original, deepening the expression of the exquisite floral and amber facets.

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The Fragrance
Glamorous. Captivating. Refined. Mysterious. Sensual. Crafted by legendary perfumer Clement Gavarry from IFF, UNTOLD ABSOLU boasts a luxurious heart with a robust composition of floral absolutes, in addition to intoxicating fruity accents that work in perfect harmony with the sensual and magnetic golden amber base.

Bursts of Black Raspberry and Italian Bergamot capture elegance in a bottle. Intoxicating fruity accents of Red Plum and bright Ginger convey magnetic allure. Luxurious floral brushstrokes of Jasmine Egypt Absolute and French Narcissus Absolute invokes sophistication. Sultry textures of Tahitian Vanilla Bourbon Absolute and deep Benzoin linger on the skin. Enveloping Cashmere Woods and rich Brazilian Tonka Absolute echos irresistible personality.

The Packaging
Similar to its UNTOLD counterpart, the breathtaking UNTOLD ABSOLU bottle embodies the multi-faceted, versatile nature of the modern woman. The bottle is made up of many facets, which make it radiant and elegant.  Due to its subtle curvature, the bottle takes on an appearance that is strikingly different at every angle. An evolution of the classic UNTOLD bottle, UNTOLD ABSOLU’s deep golden hue is complimented with a golden band, reflecting the irresistible depth of this new fragrance.

Pricing
EDP Spray 30ml     RRP$109
EDP Spray 50ml     RRP$139
EDP Spray 100ml   RRP$159

Available now from all Elizabeth Arden counters nationwide.

RED DOOR 25 EAU DE PARFUM
Elizabeth Arden’s signature Red Door fragrance turns twenty-five.  Since its introduction in 1989, this award-winning fragrance has grown to become a visual and aromatic symbol of the brand’s heritage.  To commemorate the fragrance’s 25th anniversary, Elizabeth Arden announces Red Door 25, a limited edition, anniversary fragrance.

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Rooted in sophistication and authenticity, and inspired by Elizabeth Arden’s iconic Red Door, Red Door 25 stays true to the original brand values – glamour, elegance and sophistication.  Crafted by one of Red Door’s original creators, Master Perfumer Carlos Benaïm, Red Door 25 echoes the evolution of the Red Door woman by introducing modern rose extracts as the centerpiece to the fragrance.  Reflecting on what Red Door was twenty-five years ago and how it translates today.

The Fragrance
Sensuous, bold and feminine, Red Door 25 is a unique and unexpected floral bouquet.  It opens with a cocktail of juicy blackcurrant nectar, violet leaf absolute and natural rose-water that is crafted around an exclusive blend of rose extracts.  The signature golden honey notes are wrapped in musk and patchouli, resulting in a truly sophisticated and luxurious fragrance with a modern edge. 

Top Notes:  Blackcurrant Nectar, Violet Leaf Absolute, Natural Rose Water Essential
Middle Notes:Turkish Rose Absolute, Rose Absolute, Indian Jasmine Sambac Absolute
Base Notes: Patchouli Heart, Honey, Sensual Musk

Packaging
The Red Door 25 limited-edition bottle features a modern version of the brand’s iconic door design with gilded accents and a celebratory 25th anniversary logo.  This bottle comes in a collectable, keepsake box.

Pricing
Red Door 25th Anniversary Eau de Parfum 100 ml RRP$99

Available now from all Elizabeth Arden counters nationwide.

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