Every day here at Allure, our editors receive the newest perfumes from the largest fragrance houses and the smallest indie brands all before they make it to market, so we can get an exclusive look – or, sniff – at what the upcoming season’s biggest launches will be. If you think walking by a department store’s fragrance counters is intimidating, you should get a look at our desks. Sometimes it’s hard to reach the keyboard through all the bottles, vials, and testers. Even if we’re not rotating all of those fragrances through our scent wardrobes, sometimes a pretty perfume bottle just looks really nice on our desks. Through getting to smell everything out there, our scent memory is a literal filing cabinet of what notes were trending when, which scents are popular in which regions, and even an encyclopedic scent- knowledge of perfume dupes. We have a deep knowledge of the best scents to fit anyone’s taste, from the airiest florals to the most cloying gourmands. Here are the standouts that our editors have loved either for themselves or on others…READ MORE AT [ALLURE.COM]


Covet seizes your attention and keeps you yearning for more. A dark, deep and sultry fragrance by Sarah Jessica Parker introduced in 2007 has what it takes bring you in the spotlight. The scent of freshly watered greens, chocolate, teakwood, vetiver and lemon with lavender is just right for the femininity in you! Subtle sweetness and the abundance of freshness in this celebrity fragrance is long lasting and is great for work or play.


Weekend by Burberry is for all those casual times when you want to smell good, but not too sophisticated or overpowering. Weekends, or ev en everyday is a perfect time to wear this cologne. It’s notes of honey, amber and oakmoss make it a relaxing and comfortable fragrance.