Wednesday, 9 December 2015

Christmas Gift Guide 2015: Fragrance for Her

Oh, who doesn't love receiving a fragrance gift set or a bottle of your favourite perfume for Christmas, right? I know I do :) I am a perfume junkie! Every year, the gifts sets get more and more beautiful and some of  the bottles are simply breathtaking!

Possibly the most exciting release this year. Gucci Bamboo is all about femininity, confidence and strength. Combining notes of Sandalwood, Tahitian Vanilla, Amber, Casablanca Lily, Orange Blossom and delicate Ylang Ylang, it is a very sophisticated fragrance that will steal everyone's heart/nose :)  The gift set contains a 30ml EDP and a 50ml Body Lotion. Perfect!

Another beaut from Gucci. This time in even more luxe packaging. The gold bottle of Premiere EDP is heavy and eye catching and the design is very elegant. The fragrance features top notes of bergamot and orange blossom, heart notes of white flowers and musk and base notes of leather and musk. The gift set contains a 50ml bottle of Premiere EDP and a 100ml Body Lotion. Available from the Perfume Shop.

A slightly cheaper option than the luxe Gucci sets. With beautiful floral notes, followed by vanilla, amber, sandalwood and musk, this scent is a real gem. It's often on offer as well, so you can grab yourself a bargain. The set comes with a 30ml bottle of GHOST The Fragrance EDT and a 100ml Body lotion.

I am not gonna lie, Connock is a brand totally new to me, but I am absolutely obsessed with the Kukui EDP. It smells sooo beautiful! The EDP features floral notes of Gardenia flower, Italian Bergamot, Moroccan Rose, White Jasmine and Calla Lily, followed by Sandalwood, Vetiver, White Amber, Musk, Vanilla Absolute and Tonka Bean.Oh my god - words cannot descirbe how lovely it is! This stunning gift set comes with a very generous 100ml bottle of Kukui Eau de Parfum, a 75ml Hydrating Hand & Body Lotion and a 75ml Comforting Hand & Body Wash. I have to try more Connock products, they scream luxury and smell amazing!

I am a huge fan of Flowerbomb. It's a cult fragrance and you simply can't go wrong with it. The limited edition bottle is exclusive to Selfridges and it  looks incredible! The scent is a blend of Jasmine, Rose, Freesia, Orchards and Patchouli and it would make an amazing gift for someone special.

I must admit, Viktor & Rolf do limited edition bottles really well. Just look at the beautiful detail! I can't stop staring at both of these! Bonbon comes in super girly packaging and features notes of Mandarin, Orange, Peach, Caramel, Jasmine, Orange blossom, Cedarwood, Guaiac wood, Sandalwood and Amber. Simply divine!

Last but not least, my current favourite, the beautiful La Vie Est Belle Intense. It's what dreams are made of and I am pretty sure that every female in your life would appreciate receiving it as a gift. The fragrance is unique, with top  notes of Pear, Bergamot, Pink Pepper & Blackcurrant Bud, heart notes  of Orange Flower, Jasmine Sambac, Tuberose and Hazelnut accord and intense base notes of Iris, Tonka, Patchouli and Gourmand Accord.

What fragrance is on your wishlist this year?

Sandra xo

*PR samples



  1. I always thing smellies are the best presents as they can be really personal. I have a cheeky Jo Malone Blackberry & Bay on my list.. oops! I love the bottles of Viktor & Rolf Flowerbomb! Great post!

    Hannah xx

  2. This is such a beautiful gift guide with such stunning photographs to match!
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  3. I love this!! So many options. I was just about to look for a perfume for a friend so this sorted that out for me :) Thanks!

    Lucy xo

  4. I love getting perfumes at Christmas time, love the selection you chose! :)

  5. Gucci's Bamboo is def. on my list!

  6. I love V&R Flowerbomb, it's beautiful!

    Sara - She Who Is Short

  7. Lovely! Everyone loves fragrance at Christmas, I think the Ghost set is especially good for the price.

    Amelia Rose | Beauty and Lifestyle Blogger

  8. You've picked some really great choices. I've just got my hands on Victor & Rolf Flowerbomb and love it! xo


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