fragrance series, Infusion de Rose, this month (see also: Infusion de Fleur d'Oranger , Infusion de Tubéreuse & Infusion de Vétiver , and of course, the fragrance that inspired the series, Infusion d'Iris ). The notes feature Bulgarian rose, Turkish rose, mandarin, peppermint, mate, and...

2011|10:02 AM A Dozen Roses, a fragrance collection inspired by the beauty and timelessness of the rose, launched exclusively at Neiman Marcus last week. The rose is a classic symbol of love, passion, and beauty and this fragrance collection utilizes rose essence in a new and modern way. It...

) More recently, I wished aloud that Diptyque would create a rose-centered fragrance, and my request has been noted by the fragrance gods and goddesses: Diptyque's newest release is Eau Rose, "a totally new fragrance that pays tribute to the queen of flowers, the rose," with notes of bergamot,...

. There are roses with tea, there are roses with mint. If Infusion de Rose is adding anything new to the mix, I'm missing it entirely, and there are certainly pale rosewater-y scents with more personality than this. Verdict: it's pretty enough, and very wearable, but doesn't keep my...

indulging in a cake topped with a glaze made of actual rose petals at my friend's restaurant, La Grenouille, here in NYC so I couldn't be more excited that there's a less calorie-rich way for me to indulge my senses! Though I'm still dreaming about that cake... The new scent, Prada Infusion...

When I usually think of rose water or rose fragrance, I think of overly cloying, granny scents. When I was asked to review rose fragrance, I feared that it would be just like those strong rose scents that usually give me a headache. Then I sniffed Rose & Gallet's Rose Water Fragrance, and I...

Prada will launch Luna Rossa, a new fragrance for men inspired by the brand's America's Cup Challenge team of the same name, later this year. The notes will feature orange essence, lavender, clary sage, spearmint and ambrette. Prada Luna Rossa will be available in 50, 100 and 150 ml Eau de...

as iris fragrances that cost far, far more (and are way harder to get your hands on). Oh, and the gold bottle is stunning. As a side note, I'd love to know how Infusion d'Iris Absolue compares to Prada's No. 1 Iris, but I no longer have that one on hand. If anyone has compared them, do...

, creamy rose and other florals (geranium, ylang ylang), spices (cardamom, cinnamon, etc.), frankincense, sandalwood, and many, many other notes captured in a deep red bottle. Lyric is complex and demands an emotional response. Its $300-plus price tag may evoke an entirely different set of...

Fragrance reviews are silly. Fragrance marketing is even sillier. So from now on, we'll be crowdsourcing our fragrance reviews. Read on to find out what our office thought about the latest sample to land on our desk. What Prada thinks it smells like: "As precious and as rare as gold,...

 

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