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L’Eau en Rose

With their pink-hued flacons, these spring scents look as flirty and frothy as they smell.

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Beauty Inc issue 04/10/2009

With their pink-hued flacons, these spring scents look as flirty and frothy as they smell.

This story first appeared in the April 10, 2009 issue of WWD.  Subscribe Today.


Clockwise from left:

NINA RICCI
L’Air du Printemps

This romantic interpretation of the legendary L’Air du Temps—a fresh floral combo of pink carnation, sandalwood, crispy pear and frangipani—comes in a pink-hued version of the house’s signature Lalique flacon. ($78; Macy’s)

ESTÉE LAUDER
Pleasures Jasmine Violet Splash

The cosmetics company spins the most effervescent notes of its bestselling Pleasures scent into a trio of refreshing splashes— including this green floral blend of tuberose,  jasmine, cucumber and violet leaves. ($52; Estée Lauder counters)

OSCAR DE LA RENTA
Summer Limited Edition

Inside this vibrantly tinted version of the designer’s classic bottle is a fruity floral blend of mandarin, passion fruit, lily and vanilla that’s perfectly suited to a long summer day. ($55; macys.com)

GUERLAIN
Aqua Allegoria Cherry Blossom

The latest launch in the fragrance house’s yearly offering of nature-inspired scents blends bergamot and green tea with cherry tree flower and powdery notes, in an ode to the graceful cherry blossom. ($57; Bergdorf Goodman, Sephora)

DAISY FUENTES
Dianoche Love

The model-actress’s take on a love potion combines two jasmine-based fragrances — a lighter, fresher scent for day, a more intense version for night — in a unique doubletiered flacon. ($42.50; Kohl’s)

STELLA MCCARTNEY
Sheer Stella

The designer’s newest take on her rose-based scent features a mix of green apple, frosted lemon, peony, rose and amber that aims to capture the fresh scent of early summer in a universally flattering eau. ($58; sephora.com)