Scent Of A Woman… For A Woman Class Apart

In the first of the four part series, Manon Isabella takes a look at the various perfumes that compliment the chic personality of a classy woman

Your perfume is an extension of your style statement. Just like you invest time and effort to choose your attire for the day, take some time to choose your perfumes as well. Walking into a perfume store and choosing your new perfume may not be easy because of the varied options available. But with a little effort, the daunting task can be made very easy. For this edition, we take a look at the different types of perfumes that go well with the personality of a classy

The classy lady, she is stylish and elegant. Chic and sophisticated, and so is her perfume. Her perfume is most of the time with flower notes in it, not too strong but delicate. A powdery tone is also in the perfume most of the time and the smell is just lovely. The packaging is most likely baby pink, white or nude, all soft colours. All about this perfume family is soft and delicate which makes the fragrance very feminine.

Closeup of woman spraying perfume on wrist at home

Thanks to the bountiful options of flowers in nature, there is a lot of variety in terms of perfumes from the floral category. In fact, you can choose floral perfumes for all occasions, right from the minute you wake up, get ready to go to work, go out for lunch or even a romantic date. In fact, it is the wide variety of choices in floral perfumes that makes this  category a hot favourite among women who aspire to let the aura of class and sophistication outline their personality.

Before we delve into the depth of the matter, it is important to understand that your choice of perfumes has to differ according to the time of the day.

Here is a look at a few examples of the different perfumes within this family for you to choose from as your next favourite perfume.

In the day time:

Narciso Rodriguez, For Her

o.1648A mysterious and elegant fragrance with a soft and powdery scent makes this perfume perfect to wear during the day. A modern classic with purity, grace and subtlety, this fragrance comes with a heart of musk and redefined with accent on three different facets; flower/fruity, soft amber and a hint of wood.


The bottles are beautiful covered with thick glass. Pink on the inside of  the Eau de perfume and black on the inside of  the Eau de toilette.

At work:

Coco Mademoiselle

Chanel-Coco-Mademoiselle-boxA fresh oriental fragrance recalls the irrepressible spirit of the young Coco Chanel, an independent woman. She goes after her own dreams and nothing will stop her from making them her real life.

The fresh and oriental fragrance with her own character and incredible freshness. A sparkling fresh fragrant note of oranges that excites the senses with a heart of jasmine and roses.

And to finish the silhouette is  a bit of patchouli.

Miss Dior

DIOR-Miss_Dior-Miss_Dior_Eau_de_ParfumThe elegant and timeless fragrance of Miss Dior captures the essence of the classy woman beautifully. A chypre and floral scent, the citrusy top notes of Sicilian Mandarin and the blood orange add a punch of audacity and energy.


The floral heart is a symphony combining roses with jasmine. Indonesian Patchouli essence gives it the contemporary sophistication. An instantly charming Miss Dior fragrance that is easy to love.

In the evening:

La vie est belle

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A new universal declaration of happiness composed of an irresistible smile of fine almond delicacies and a heart of the noblest natural ingredients gathered around the magnolia, the flower of beautiful days.

A unique solar and majestic interpretation of the iconic signature of La vie est belle.

Composed of a luminous heart of Magnolia, a concentrate of Iris Pallida, white flowers and a patchouli essence enlightened by a smile of fine almonds.

At a party:

Jimmy Choo


The modern, classy and a bit playful fragrance. A fruity and chypre scent with top notes of sweet Italian oranges and the tiger orchid. The beautiful bottle is designed as a precious stone and the luxury packaging is inspired by a pair of Jimmy Choo shoes of python snake leather is also impressive.

Viktor & Rolf, Flower bomb

As the name says it all, a floral explosion. A profusion of flowers that makes everything more positive.

A bouquet of sensations with its addictive floral notes which leave their trail, like a whirlwind that is distinctly couture. A millefleurs around the freesia, cent folia rose, osmanthus and sambac jasmine, supported by a background of patchouli.


Viktor & Rolf designed a bottle, cut like a multi-faceted diamond for this fragrance. This fragrance is magical, you get the feeling that you are in a secret garden far away from real life.

Viktor & Rolf design the most beautiful limited edition bottles, so always try to look for them first if you are planning on buying this amazing fragrance or lovely to have if you already own the original.

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