Saturday, March 28, 2015

What are Floral Perfumes?

Fragrances can be classified by certain olfactive families, or themes, or accords.

Floral:

the most popular in perfumery, includes both single floral scents and floral bouquets,. Floral scents can be either rich or light and airy in character. Single florals, also called soliflore, would be tuberose, hyacinth, lilac, honeysuckle, and gardenia, lily of the valley, orange blossom, jasmine, violet, carnation, rose and jasmine. Floral bouquets weave scents together to form a unified scent.






There are subdivisions of classifications in this family and they are: single flower, lavender single flower, floral bouquet, floral chypre citrus, floral green, floral aldehydic, floral woody, floral fruity woody, floral amber fougere, floral chypre, floral spicy amber, floral woody amber, and floral leather.


Perfumes that are classified as Floral are:
  • Joy by Jean Patou
  • L’Air du Temps by Nina Ricci
  • Fracas by Robert Piguet
  • Fidji by Guy Laroche
  • Galore by Germaine Monteil
  • Giorgio by Giorgio Beverly Hills
  • Wedding Bouquet by Floris
  • Blonde by Versace
  • Flora Danica by Swank
  • Gianfranco Ferre by Ferre
  • Quelques Fleurs by Houbigant
  • Je Reviens by Worth
  • Emma by Laura Ashley
  • Chanel No. 22
  • Anis-Anais by Cacharel
  • Capricci by Nina Ricci
  • Eternity by Calvin Klein
  • Estee by Estee Lauder
  • Gucci by Gucci
  • Tresor by Lancome
  • Vent Vert by Balmain
  • White Shoulders by Evyan
  • Tatiana by Diane Von Furstenberg
  • Adolfo by Frances Denney
  • Farouche by Nina Ricci
  • Chanel No. 19 by Chanel
  • Safari by Ralph Lauren
  • Bill Blass by Revlon
  • Pavlova by Payot
  • Chanel No. 5 by Chanel
  • Fleur de Fleur by Nina Ricci
  • L’Aimant by Coty
  • LouLou by Cacharel
  • Chant d’Aromes by Guerlain
  • Chloe by Karl Lagerfeld
  • Oscar de La Renta by Oscar de la Renta/Stern

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