Update Your Fragrance Collection With Winter’s Latest Launches

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Selecting your signature scent can be a daunting task. Get ahead of the curve and avoid beauty counter overwhelm with our guide to the season’s new fragrance launches




Aēsop’s masculine minimalism is captured in a beguiling scent that opens with a bright pick-me-up before descending into a moodier finish with sandalwood base notes — think dry woods, cosy campfires and damp earth (in the best way). Shop now


Bois Dormant

Inspired by Hedi Slimane’s couture creations, specifically his English double-breasted flannel blazer, Bois Dormant brings a sartorial sophistication to scents. The woody richness of cedar is balanced by powdery orris butter, coming together to create a delicate fragrance that smells as beautiful as the bottle looks. Shop now


Oud Khôl

Guerlain master perfumer Thierry Wasser’s latest invention is an ode to the Middle East. Wasser replicates the incandescence of bakhoor — an ancient incense native to the region — and intensifies oud wood with a leathery, smoky accord and a whisper of caramelised praline to tantalise the senses. Shop now

By Far

Daydream of Someone I Knew

Ever the overachievers, By Far’s first foray into fragrance sees seven scents released as part of its Daydream collection. A haze of oakmoss, Earl Grey and amber intertwine in Daydream Of Someone I Knew, which comes bottled in a wearable charm for topping up on the go. Shop now



Eyes Closed

When it comes to creating olfactory experiences, Byredo is a frontrunner and is adding another delicious scent to its roster this season. A symphony of cinnamon, cardamom and ginger mingle in Eyes Closed, a combination made all the more complex with papyrus and patchouli. Shop now

Tom Ford

Noir Extreme Parfum

Autumnal evenings call for spicy scents and Tom Ford, as always, has answered. A reinvention of the signature Noir Extreme, Noir Extreme Parfum spikes the original concoction with cardamom, ginger and tonka bean for a warming fragrance that you can wear well into winter. Shop now


Legacy of Petra

A skin-tingling mix of fennel and bergamot unfold into the sweetness of myrrh in this spicy-sweet fragrance that’s great for beginners looking to venture out of their comfort zone — but not too far. Shop now

Matiere Premiere

Crystal Saffron


Focused on protecting and preserving raw materials, for its new release Matiere Premiere cultivated natural saffron from Greece, complementing its vibrancy with incense oil from Somalia and ambroxan — an addictive ingredient that accentuates the skin’s pheromones and leaves you irresistible. Shop now

YSL Beauty

Libre Le Parfum

Master perfumers Anne Flipo and Carlos Benaïm join forces with YSL to create a fiery symbol of freedom. An iconic fragrance from the Maison, Libre’s existing orange blossom is ramped up with bergamot heart and ginger, while the specially blended Ourika saffron accord makes Libre burn brighter than ever. Shop now


Maison Francis Kurkdjian


Francis Kurkdjian captures the effervescence of city life in 724 — a fragrance named after his desire for scented living, seven days a week. Opening with Italian bergamot, sweet pea and sandalwood-white musk, wearers are then enveloped in uplifting jasmine absolute. Shop now


Courageous Rose

While the hero of Boss’ latest fragrance launch isn’t a secret, its power is sure to surprise. Elevated from the expected, this unisex concoction harnesses its masculine side with sandalwood accord, taking the silky scent from pretty to powerful.  Shop now


A Reason To Love

The Alchemist’s Garden, Gucci’s fragrance collection, welcomes a brand-new addition for winter. A Reason To Love is seductive and sweet with notes of Damascena Rose, Tolu Balsam, Oud Accord and Cardamom, finishing with flirty florals. Shop now

Louis Vuitton

Spell on You

If you’ve ever wished you could bottle the intoxicating feelings of a first love, look no further. Louis Vuitton’s master perfumer Jacques Cavallier Belletrud harnesses the precious femininity of the iris pallida flower plucked straight from Florence, completing the bouquet with roses and jasmine. Shop now


Hermessence Violette Volynka

Hermès enlisted the know-how (and nose) of Christine Nagel, director of creation and olfactory heritage, for the Maison’s new fragrance. Delicate violet is paired with cuir Volynka — a material specific to Hermès’s leather goods — in a combination that is perplexing on paper and a no-brainer in the bottle. Shop now


J’adore Parfum D’eau

J’adore is one of the world’s most recognisable fragrances and, for 2022, Dior has introduced a revolutionary, alcohol-free iteration. J’adore Parfum D’eau is a water- based perfume that still packs a petal- filled punch thanks to jasmine, rose and honeysuckle, and will please die-hard Dior fans as well as newcomers. Shop now



A clash of iconic ingredients reveals the reason behind the name of Prada’s latest launch; Paradoxe has neroli, Tunisian orange flower and jasmine at its heart, tumbling into a sultry amber base, resulting in a grown-up floral fragrance perfect for nights on the town. Shop now

Henry Jacques

Maria Perello

Sometimes the most unexpected combinations can produce stunning results. Case in point? A fragrance conceptualised by Henry Jacques and Maria Perello, the wife of tennis star Rafael Nadal. Notes of violet and orange blossom burst from the bottle, highlighted by sparkling bergamot, jasmine and white musk. Shop now



Agua Miami

We are blessed with year-round sunshine in the Middle East, therefore zesty perfumes are always in rotation. Loewe blends mandarin orange, blackcurrant and pear in this light yet impactful fragrance that’ll wake you up in one fell spritz. Shop now


Apricot Privé

TikTok’s most recent obsession, each of Phlur’s fragrances are created by famous perfumers. Apricot Privée is a jubilant blend of plum, peony and (you guessed it!) apricot, and comes courtesy of Jerome Epinette, the nose behind Byredo’s best-selling Gypsy Water. Shop now


Lovefest Burning Cherry | 48

Fruity fragrances don’t have to be restricted to daytime. Case in point? Kayali’s Lovefest Burning Cherry. A sweet combination of black cherry, raspberries and caramelised praline is complemented by deeper woody notes, producing a seductive fragrance that’s equal parts naughty and nice. Shop now

Molton Brown

Delicious Rhubarb & Rose Eau de Parfum

Fizzy, vivacious and brimming with optimism, bursts of juicy raspberry and lychee are followed by feminine peony and pink pepper, while a cedarwood-musk trail will hint at your presence long after you’ve left. Shop now

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