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Monsoon: Rose Gold eau de parfum

The love affair with rose gold is showing no signs of fizzling out, with fashion retailer Monsoon moving in with Rose Gold*, a fragrance fit for autumn. A signature rose gold strip adds an understated touch to the outer packaging and the bottle’s top bears a rose gold finish too. The bottle itself is elegant and sophisticated looking. Top notes of sparkling lemon, soft fruit and ozonic scents are layered with velvety rose, tuberose, neroli and cyclamen, and underpinned with base notes of Eastern woods, vanilla, mosses, musk and balsamic amber, which gives the fragrance a subtle oud after scent.

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Review: Diptyque Eau des Sens

Spring is officially here and Diptyque has a new fragrance to ring in the new season. Eau de Sens* is a zesty scent with orange blossom as its key note. It is typically Diptyque – soft, sophisticated and sensual. As well as the sharp, crisp notes of orange blossom, there is also bitter orange, juniper berry, angelica and patchouli mingling and lingering. It’s quite a confusing blend of citrus and floral notes, designed to trick the mind and leave you entangled. The first spritz takes you by surprise with its empowering impact before it unravels, releasing woody notes and getting

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Clinique: Aromatics in Black Eau de Parfum

Clinique recently launched Aromatics in Black*, the latest fragrance to join its Aromatics range and aptly dressed for winter, it’s comes in a striking black bottle. I actually fell under its spell from the moment I sprayed it on my wrist in the Clinique boutique in Covent Garden a few weeks ago and knew I just had to have it in my possession. Aromatics in Black is a deliciously exotic oriental floral scent. There is also Aromatics in White but when it comes to picking sides, I’m drawn to team Black.  With its sleek and elegant looking bottle, you’d expect this to

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