POPPIES, PEONIES AND PINK ROSES MINGLE TO CREATE SPRING’S BOUQUET OF NEW FRAGRANCES.
Holy Peony by Christian Dior
Composed by perfumer Francois DeMachy as an ode to the peony. Fruity with notes of strawberry and raspberry, along with rose and lily of the valley while draped in the lightest of woods and musks. From $220; dior.com for locations.
Neroli Amara by Van Cleef & Arpels
Inspired by the delicious scent of lemon and bitter orange flowers, perfumer Quentin Bisch pays homage to a dream-like vision of neroli. Bergamot, lemon and mandarin with base notes of orange blossom. Available exclusively at selected Hudson’s Bay locations (Queen Street, Yorkdale and Sherway), $240/75mL.
Rose Amber by The 7 Virtues
A vegan, hypoallergenic, cruelty-free fragrance that is made in Canada. Features ethically sourced rose essential oil that also offers aromatherapy benefits. Rose heart with cinnamon, sandalwood and vanilla. Available at Sephora, $88/50mL.
Wild Poppy by NEST
A luscious scent with aromas of pear, raspberry and apricot blended with Himalayan jasmine and Rose de Grasse. Available at Sephora, $98/50mL, $36/8mL rollerball.
Bella Rosa by Oscar de la Renta
Top notes of pink pepper, freesia, and mandarin are entwined with a seductive heart of pink rose, jasmine, and orris. Patchouli, sandalwood, and amber evoke the sweetness of a warm day. As captivating as the scent itself, the bottle is covered in three-dimensional pale pink flowers. Available at Hudson’s Bay and Shoppers Drug Mart, $80/50ml.
Endless Summer by Clean Beauty
A scent that evokes the feeling of a sunny summer day with a blend of soft florals and woods. Top notes of cyclamen and neroli blend with violet leaves, freesia, rose and vanilla. Available at Sephora, $78/60mL