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7 captivating fragrances

From the mysterious to the sparkling, these scents are simply lovely

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elie saab

Elie Saab Le Parfum eau de toilette

Orange and mandarin tree blossom are key ingredients in this floral/woody scent inspired by Paris-based couturier Elie Saab’s memories of Mediterranean breezes while growing up in Beirut. It also contains gardenia, vetiver, rose and honey. The sculpted facet bottle is a more slender rendition of the original Elie Saab eau de parfum. ($125, 90 mL)

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stila

Stila Creme Bouquet eau de parfum

This fresh and easy-to-wear scent, with its notes of lily of the valley and pink lilac, sweetened with vanilla, is by the cosmetics brand Stila. The bottle has a pretty, modern simplicity that evokes an abstract water­colour. ($65, 50 mL)

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purple

So Elixir Purple by Yves Rocher eau de parfum

A floral/woody fragrance, So Elixir contrasts the headiness of tuberose with the smoky mellowness of vetiver. Citrusy bergamot adds freshness and patchouli gives depth to this purple-hued scent. ($59, 50 mL)

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stella mccartney fragrance

Stella McCartney The Print Collection eau de parfum

This is one of three printed bottles that echo the geometric prints from one of fashion designer Stella McCartney’s clothing collections. Inside: the original and iconic Stella rose scent. ($52, 30 mL)

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stella mccartney fragrance

Stella McCartney The Print Collection eau de parfum

This is one of three printed bottles that echo the geometric prints from one of fashion designer Stella McCartney’s clothing collections. Inside: the original and iconic Stella rose scent. ($52, 30 mL)

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grenada

Granada by Oscar de la Renta eau de parfum

Featuring a “romantic citrus floral accord,” Granada is a tribute to fashion designer Oscar de la Renta’s love of Granada in southern Spain, with its lush gardens of jasmine, citrus groves and roses. It’s from a new collection called Essential Luxuries. ($150, 100 mL)

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wonderstruck

Wonderstruck Enchanted by Taylor Swift eau de parfum

This “oriental gourmand” fragrance blends wild berries and passion fruit with a floral bouquet ( “sugar-glazed champaca petals,” peony and white freesia) and vanilla, in a charm-accented bottle. ($78, 100 mL)

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BCBG MaxAzria Bon Chic eau de parfum

BCBG MaxAzria Bon Chic eau de parfum

Contained in an exuberantly feminine bottle with a blooming “flower” cap, this voluptuous medley features lush black raspberry; refined floral notes of peony, violet and orange blossom; and sexy notes of soft woods, vanilla and cashmere musk. ($86, 100 mL)

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