Classic florals are reinvented in spring's new crop of scents.
Clockwise from top left: SARAH JESSICA PARKER Endless One of three new fragrances from Sarah Jessica Parker’s Lovely Collection, Endless combines a juicy medley of pineapple, plum and apple with a flowery mix of peony, pink jasmine and magnolia. ($38; HSN, Kohl’s, J.C. Penney, Ulta)
ELIZABETH ARDEN Pretty Top notes of Italian mandarin and peach nectar are blended with flowery middle notes of petalia, white peony, star jasmine and pink iris to deliver a scent that lives up to its name. ($49; Macy’s)
BATH & BODY WORKS Butterfly Flower The relationship between a butterfly and the garden it inhabits inspired the idea behind Bath & Body Works’ latest, which blends notes of banana leaf, orchid, Asian syringa flower, French mimosa and coconut milk. ($29.50; Bath & Body Works) FLIRT Flowerific This bouquet of freesia, frangipani flowers, water lily, rose petals, magnolia and syringa blossom conjures up a modern-day flower child. ($35; Kohl’s) MICHAEL KORS Bermuda Beachy notes of driftwood and warm cedarwood complement a floral blend of freesia, hibiscus, pink peony and jasmine sambac in the designer’s newest Island outpost. ($62; Bloomingdale’s, Macy’s, Neiman Marcus, Sephora)
BILL BLASS Couture 8 Fifth in a series, Couture 8 olfactively interprets designs from the Bill Blass fashion line. Inspired by a dress from the 2008 collection, it features notes of hyacinth leaves, sweet pea, blue Himalayan poppy, iris, flower stems and green jasmine. ($150; Saks Fifth Avenue)
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