Christian Dior once stated that:
A woman’s perfume tells more about her than her handwriting
Indeed, perfume can be seen as an accessory which complements an woman’s outfit. Nowadays, almost every retail brand under the sun caters its own perfumes but only the selected few have a strong smell which once put on are associated with memories. House of Beauty, at Level -1, caters for those perfumes that carry with them a story of success and elegance. Below are the top 5 perfumes we are loving this summer:
Dolce & Gabbana – Light Blue
Encapsulating the invigorating Sicilian cedar melds with the crisp vibrancy of apple and the charm of the bluebell in order to effectively evoke the essence of a Southern Italian Summer. The perfume holds at its heart the freshness of bamboo nestles amid a glorious feminine bouquet of decadent jasmine and delicate white rose. All of this is finished off with redolent citron wood entwined with amber at the base.
Alaia – Eau de Parfum Blanche
Inspired by Azzedine Alaïa’s childhood memories spent in Tunisia and evocative of the designer’s visit to the Alhambra of Granada in Southern Spain, the Eau de Parfum Blanche brings together sweet accords of Almond and Heliotrope and settles with a musky, Vanilla Absolute base.
Issey Miyake – L’Eau d’Issey Pure
This perfume is of aquatic character, without citruses and with sensual and carnal undertones, evoking the scent of water on the skin of a woman. The composition begins with a marine accord. Orange blossom, Damask rose, jasmine and lily form the floral heart of the perfume. The base features sultry accords of gray amber and musky cashmere wood.
Narciso Rodriguez – For Her
This new modern aroma is aimed at the modern and free woman, who is aware of her sexuality. Popularity of this fragrance is easy to explain because it reflects a desire of every woman to attract and seduce, and this fragrance has openly sexual character. Unusual lustful composition is created with the sensual musk in its centre, surrounded by orange, osmanthus and amber. The base unites vanilla, amber and vetiver. Intensive sharp scent with hidden and scarcely discernible densely-sweet nuance in the centre later turns into a soft and balmy powder. The aggression disappears and the fragrance becomes tame and gentle.
Kenzo – Flower
A sensual powdery floral, a subtle balance built around three accords created by Alberto Morillas. Rose, Violet and Hawthorn sign the floral accord; Vanilla, white Musks and Oppoponax compose the powdery harmony, Pink Peppercorns and Incense, the vibrant note.
Not only are these perfumes accompanied by an invigorating and exciting story, but they will leave a mark wherever you go due to their strong and powerful aroma 🙂
The 3rd issue of The Duke Magazine, ‘Seasons at The Duke’ is out. The autumn issue covers the major trends of this season and the activities happening at The Duke. We urge you to visit our stores to see the beautiful trends available!
This Autumn/Winter season, we have engaged with our customers to ‘Harvest the New Collection’. Our stores are equipped with the latest fashion statement pieces and colours, which are essential in completing the Haute Couture catwalks Autumn/Winter trends.