Not sure what to dab on your wrists in the upcoming year? Here are just a few of the most popular and up-and-coming fragrances of 2014.
1: Hypnotic Poison Dior
Coconut and almond might not sound like an amazing combination, but it does exactly as advertised, hypnotizing everyone in the room with its exotic blends
and bewitching the senses with its underlying sweetness of plum, jasmine and lily of the valley.
2: Coco Chanel
Infused with notes of plum, cloves and pomegranate blossom, this spicy perfume isn’t for the faint of heart, which is probably why it demands such power and prestige. Join the ranks of everyone from celebrities to royal princesses when you wear Coco Chanel.
3: Bright Crystal Versace
Frosted accord gives this Versace fragrance its signature look, while peonies and magnolias make it a sweet, impeccable blend of cool and efflorescent.
4: Alien Thierry Mugler
Go out of this world with Alien Thierry Mugler, a three-layered perfume that starts with warm white amber, works its way through sandalwood and eventually tops off with Indian jasmine. You won’t find this mix of components anywhere else on the planet, and that’s exactly the point.
5: Prada Infusion de Rose Eau de Parfum
Built on a foundation of both Turkish and Bulgarian roses, this delightfully floral fragrance was created with hand-crushed mint leaves mixed with sweet-smelling petals and just a hint of honey.
6: Juicy Couture
Juicy Couture is one of the most popular fragrances among women, and with good reason. Its oriental mix of oranges, including mandarin oranges and African orange flowers, means that every drop will send you straight into an orchard.
7: Lolita Lempicka
Invoke the taste of innocence with Lolita Lempicka, a perfume that combines the sweet threads of licorice and vanilla with the temptation of sultry notes like violet. You’ll drive him crazy all night!
8: Anthea Lord’s Jester
Seven notes of jasmine fill out Anthea Lord’s Jester, with just enough petitgrain and clary sage to balance the floral composition into something rich and subtle. This is a perfume for date nights, romantic dinners and classy cocktail parties.
9: Amarige by Givenchy
A luscious bouquet unfurls from Amarige every time you open the bottle, including notes of mimosa, gardenias and black currant. It’s a rare perfume, but you can find it and others from Givenchy in perfume shops like FragranceVilla.com.
10: Flowerbomb Viktor&Rolf
The Flowerbomb lives up to its name with more than a half-dozen floral fragrances packed into a tiny bottle. From a jasmine heart to freesia base, you won’t find a more amazing blend of all your favorites from the garden.