‘Tis the sparkled season has officially kicked off in my books. With Thanksgiving just behind us, let’s just move forward to tinsel, holiday cheer and gifts. To kick off the gifting mood, I’m going straight for the GOLD! Fave fragrant finds to gift from Lalique, Parfums de Marly, Dolce & Gabbana, Tiziana Terenzi, and a golden CROC Alligator Grande candle from Thompson Ferrier… Ready to put on + wear with a holiday mood. Keeping it warm with Perfumes scented with an ‘oriental’ vibe, these favorite fragrances feel cozy and sensual.
Ready to warm up + get cozy? Hints of ylang ylang, amber, vanilla, musk, patchouli, sandalwood, and cashmere are here to charm. Fragrant GIFTS of GOLD for women (+UNISEX). My favorite scents for the 2017-18 fall winter season!
This CROC of GOLD Alligator Grande candle is the sexiest statement candle ever! hand molded, hand finished, hand poured and hand packaged. A special blend of fragrance is selected by the Thompson Ferrier team for each package as a surprise.
Made from high fragrance essential oils, proprietary soy wax blend and 100% cotton wicks. ‘We keep private notes on each sale and will be able to refill upon request.’ How fancy is that? Burn Time: 120 – 140 hours // Weight: 14 oz // Vessel Size: 22″ x 511 x 7″. $570 / 950. more Thompson Ferrier at BARNEYS.
PARFUMS de MARLY // SAFANAD the story says… that the Queen of Sheba presented to the wise king Solomon this thoroughbred horse named Safanad, meaning “The pure”. A daring elegance! this intense fragrance is a subtle blend of Orange blossom, Iris and Ylang-ylang with hints of Amber, Sandalwood and Vanilla. Parfums de Marly. meatpacking NYC + Paris. $290.
“The potent amber accord is illuminated with a striking blend of gold-hued ingredients.” Inspired by the rich Arabic heritage of Sicily, the modern interpretation of the precious amber accord is a tribute to Oriental perfumery. Amber, Patchouli, Oud, corriander + Tahitian ylang-ylang…. so warm it’s super hot (and UNISEX). at Saks $495.
LALIQUE MON PREMIER CRISTAL Sensuel
In tribute to the alliance of René Lalique and François Coty, this new collection gives 3 contemporary perfumers to offer their interpretation of crystal. I picked ‘sensual’ for the holiday, in which there is a warm blend of Bergamot, Jasmine petals mingling with vanilla, white musks are ablaze by the sensual oriental trail (of Madagascar vanilla wrapped into an addictive veil) of amber, tonka beans and patchouli. A light warm touch… Lalique Sensuel (Molten Crystal) at Neiman Marcus. $730. Store Inquiries: #2408882
LUMIERE (sculptor of light) Adorned on top by juicy mandarin, dark spices and bitter almond, the composition is taking us to a bewitching universe revealing enchanting grace. Jasmine and sweet licorice, and earthy notes of patchouli melted with the cozy softness of cashmere and musks.
TIZIANA TERENZI GOLD ROSE OUDH
Tiziana Terenzi’s Gold Rose Oudh Extrait De Parfum is inspired by ‘the mysterious solitude and wilderness of a fire in the desert.’ This warm and seductive scent is infused with rare woods, Bulgarian rose, amber, honey, and the opulent notes of Oud. Doesn’t it sound delicious? $165 at Barneys.
DOLCE&GABBANA The One
“Created for the ultimate DIVA, the oriental floral has a modern sensuality, a strong personality with golden sweetness. Top notes radiate a vibrant luminosity, while warm fruity notes of lychee add to the delight.” Passionate and exploding with femininity, the fusion of Bergamot, Mandarin, lily, and hint of plum glows with the warmth of vanilla and ambery-musk notes. Tempting! modern + glamorous.
iPhone photos + edits: Brigitte Segura.