From the classics to the latest releases, a list of fragrances to help you decide which to buy
Fragrance is always a good idea when it comes to gifting. Since scents are associated with memories and feelings and are mood enhancers, they make a perfect gift, especially on Mother’s Day.
So, we’ve put together a list of perfumes, from floral to spicy, to help you zero in on a gift for the woman who brings joy to your life.
La Femme has a floral fragrance which makes you feel fresh. Made with a blend of mandarin essence and tuberose filled with frangipani flower, this perfume is for those who love deep floral scents. Available in stores and online, nearby 8,000
This perfume is reminiscent of the sea breeze, with an intoxicating, spicy scent of tuberose. This is a good choice for those who love the smell of amber wood. Available online, $220 (75 ml)
DS and Durga Steamed Rainbow
It smells like a rainbow. The brand says that the concept behind this product was to “use ingredients of every color in the rainbow in a certain proportion that soften in the moist air of their abode”. Its top notes are: red mandarin, orange and yellow alimi resin. Heart notes are green cedar, blue almond blossom and indigo grass. Base notes include violet and vetiver. Available online, $280 (100ml)
If you are looking for a household brand that offers more affordable perfumes, try Embark’s latest Ananda For Her. It combines the scent of mandarin with jasmine and French lavender, making it perfect for those looking for a fruity-meets-floral scent. available online, 3,595 (100 ml)
Inspired by a mountain meadow with the bright, fresh and green scent of conifers, uplifting hints of citrus peel and the woody scent of amyris, this is a new perfume by another homegrown brand Good Earth. This would be a perfect gift for someone who loves citrus and woody smells. Available online and in stores, 9,500 (100ml).