It’s 27 degrees from where I’m sitting up here in Queensland, but whatever. Winter is coming, apparently. Cooler weather, anyway, at the very least. It’s pretty much April. Time to break out the hoodies and haul your firewood out of the path of Cyclone Debbie, lest it get wet (it will).
In preparation for the long-awaited cooler months, we’ve compiled a list of our favourite winter weather scents. Think full-bodied, smoky, and lingering – woods, moss, cloves, cinnamon and orange blossom.
Decadence by Marc Jacobs is glamorous, sophisticated and opulent – the perfect crowning jewel to any Marc Jacobs lover’s collection. This cosmopolitan scent is made up of saffron, plum, vetiver, amber, and jasmine, culminating in a rich, smooth and lasting fragrance that, like a fine wine, develops over time.
Marc Jacobs Decadence EDP 100 mL, $139.95 at PCC (RRP $190.00).
Jasmine Noir L’Essence by Bvlgari reflects the power of seduction. This warm, radiant scent is a deeper, full-bodied imagination of the original Jasmine Noir, a crowd classic all over the world. This woody oriental fragrance is reminiscent of a day spent on the slopes in Aspen, and is femininity in a bottle.
Bvlgari Jasmine Noir L’Essence EDP 50 mL, $59.95 at PCC (RRP $132.00).
Valentina Assoluto by Valentino is the most seductive, voluptuous scent of the entire Valentino line. Smoky and mysterious, Assoluto is absolute warmth and depth. Made up of woods, oakmoss and truffle primarily, this fragrance is lasting, bold and dances on the skin.
Valentino Valentina Assoluto EDP 80 mL, $115 at PCC (RRP $183.00).
Impossibly Parisian, both in its scent and its packaging, Florabotanica by Balenciaga somehow strikes the balance between floral and feminine. Soft, lasting and daring, Florabotanica is the final accessory to your winter outfit – for many cult followers, their jumpers perpetually smell of the world-renowned fragrance.
Florabotanica by Balenciaga 100 mL, $125.00 at PCC (RRP $155.00).
Si by Armani is one of the most popular fragrances in the world right now for women, and even though it’s perfect for any time of year, winter is the perfect excuse for buying it. Instantly uplifting with unexpected depth, Si has fast become the signature scent for women worldwide. Reminiscent of a cashmere sweater, comfy jeans and boots, Si is all you need to get you through those long winter commutes to work. Treat yourself!
Si by Armani 100 mL, $145.00 at PCC (RRP $170.00).