By  on November 14, 2008

The connection between fragrance and the mind is explored in this season's newest scents, which convey memories and recall journeys taken and places travelled.Clockwise from top:KARL LAGERFELDKapsule LightThis blend of water-drenched jasmine, bitter orange, nutmeg and clove is one in a trio of minimalist scents in which the famed fashion designer has interpreted different fragrance families. ($110; Neiman Marcus)CRABTREE & EVELYN India Hicks Island NightModel, designer, author and fragrance muse, India Hicks combined night-blooming flowers, musks and island palm as a nod to her laid-back life in the Bahamas. ($50; Crabtree & Evelyn)CAROL’S DAUGHTERPearlsThe first fine fragrance from Carol’s Daughter uses a comforting palette of anise, violet leaves, apricot and vanilla to conjure up soothing memories of family and heirloom jewelry. ($40; Carol’s Daughter, Dillard’s, Macy’s, Sephora)LILLY PULITZERBeachyLilly Pulitzer’s new scent trio offers an olfactive spin on her namesake Palm Beach–inspired clothing brand. Beachy has notes of sliced watermelon, marine air accord, citrus, salt crystals and sweet vanilla. The collection also includes Wink and Squeeze. ($68; Bloomingdale’s, Sephora)SPACE NKJasamberTo mark her store’s 15th anniversary, Space NK founder Nikki Kinnaird teamed up with art director Fabien Baron to create new bottles for a scent collection inspired by memorable destinations. Jasamber, inspired by the Northern Lights, contains green top notes laced with precious woods and frozen musk. ($70; Bloomingdale’s, Space NK)NEXT: "Skin Care: Serve and Protect" >>

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