Arden Beauty – Elizabeth Arden: Floral white bouquet.Sparkling floral, sensual.
Top notes of Rice flower, Bergamot.
Heart of lotus flower,
gingerlily, rubrum lily, golden sunset orchard.
Base: sandalwood, white amber, musk.
Forever Elizabeth – Elizabeth Arden: Floral, white bouquet.
Pleasures Intense – Estée Lauder: Floral, green.
An intense version of Pleasures. Estée Lauder just had to “flanker” this one, as it has been so successful for them. Less musky, amber, more green, flowery, intense. Warmer, more intimate tones. Velvety voluptuous, intensely floral with the intense freshness of a just picked flower (very true).
Top notes: Green Lily, Peony, cassis, ylang, jasmine.
Heart: Moroccan Rose, night blossoming Jasmine, tiare, pink tiger lily.
Base: maple, benzoin crystal, vanilla (natural derivatives)
THE ORIENTALS HAVE BEEN SPLIT IN TWO DIRECTIONS.
SOFT & INTIMATE:
These have evolved from Flower by Kenzo:warm & powdery.
So You – Giorgio(P&G): Oriental floral: plum, rose otto, violet. Fruity, floral amber, vanilla.
Gloria – Cacharel: Oriental powdery. (Not doing very well here or in France. Message too confusing as there are several Gloria fragrances…)
Sensi – Giorgio Armani: Oriental floral, soft, tender, cocooning, similar to “Flower”.
Carnation, Jasmine, Heliotropin, Violet, Lily, clove, Vanilla. Very spicy.
Top notes: Kaffir Lime and acacia, Heart notes: Jasmine & Orgeat,
Base: Rosewood & Benzoin.
A bit like Oscar – lighter.
Roberto Cavalli: Floral, floral musky.
Tuberose, gardenia, jasmine, modernised by fruity and green notes.
Move to more opulence, depth, femininity.
Mark Jacobs: Floral, white, fruity.
Kate Spade: floral white. Honeysuckle and muguet flowers, gardenia and jasmine.
Heart: tuberose absolute & natureprint, neroli.
Captures the past memories and summer days.