10 Hot: The Best Rose Fragrances

21 August 2014 by


                 1. Serge Lutens La Fille de Berlin, £74

A little goes a long way with this [a target="_blank" href="http://www.houseoffraser.co.uk/Serge+Lutens+La+Fille+de+Berlin+Eau+de+Parfum+50ml/182364839,default,pd.html%20">fragrance[/a] so be careful not to overly douse yourself and scare off any potential suitors.

                      3. Acqua di Parma Rosa Nobile, £70

This delicious [a target="_blank" href="http://www.selfridges.com/en/acqua-di-parma-rosa-nobile-eau-de-parfum_122-71050470-49001/%20">scent[/a] guarantees to instantly transport you to a fragrant Italian rose garden, even on the darkest of days.

                      4. Aerin Lauder Evening Rose, £85

This [a target="_blank" href="http://www.esteelauder.co.uk/AerinBeauty/products/mpp/index.tmpl?CATEGORY_ID=CAT11956">sexy scent[/a] is the perfect combination of mysterious and warm, spritz all over before a hot date or dancing.

                        5. Caron Delire des Roses, £105

Rose, lychee and lily are a match made in fragrance heaven, evident with just one whiff of this scent by [a target="_blank" href="http://www.escentual.com/caron/delirederoses003/">Caron[/a]. Surprisingly the fragrance is not sickly sweet, as it’s carefully balanced with green leaf for a fresh finish, making it an excellent choice for a daytime scent.

                           6. Diptyque Eau Rose, £65

This is our go-to rose scent as it never fails to impress.  [a target="_blank" href="http://www.selfridges.com/en/diptyque-eau-rose-natural-spray-100ml_342-2000170-EAUROSE100/%20">Diptyque fragrances[/a] have an air of sophistication about them and this one is no exception.

                      7. Elie Saab La Collection Rose, £160

Inspired by Haute Couture, this is clever nose behind this collection is none other than talented perfumer Francis Kurkdjian. A floral burst with a long-lasting scent, this is one fragrance worth splurging on.

Available now exclusively at Harrods

                     8. Givenchy Very Irresistible L’Eau En Rose

This very pretty, [a target="_blank" href="http://www.johnlewis.com/givenchy-very-irresistable-l'eau-en-rose-eau-de-toilette/p1131165%20">feminine scent[/a] will ensure you smell like an exquisite spring bouquet of roses all year round.

                           9. Jo Malone Red Roses, £82

They say a good classic never dies and this couldn’t be truer of the elegant [a target="_blank" href="http://www.jomalone.co.uk/product/3588/10066/Fragrances/Colognes/Light-Floral/Red-Roses-Cologne/Red-Roses-Cologne">Red Roses scent[/a]. Clean cut without any fussiness, this is a no nonsense rose for all occasions.

                        10. Terry de Gunzberg Rose Infernale, £127

This is our one to watch fragrance as you’ll have to wait till the 1st September to get your hands on it. The Indonesian nutmeg, Somalian Frankincense and Haitian Vetiver create a rather oriental scent when mixed with the Turkish Damascena Rosa. This unusual fragrance is well worth the wait.

Exclusive to Harrods from the 1st September, available at selected department stores from the 1st October

As one of the most fashionable flowers in perfumery, the humble rose is making a big comeback on the fragrance scene this season, and us beauty girls couldn’t be more excited. After all, nothing spells femininity more than the floral, heady scent of rose. Perfect for Indian summer days and cool autumn evenings, we just can’t wait to stock up our scent wardrobe with a rose perfume (or two).

Step forward your rosy re-education with our round-up of the hottest rose fragrances. Click through the gallery to check out our edit of the top 10 bottles you need to know about right now…

By Tor Cardona and Jasmine Contomichalos


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