The ultimate fragrance wardrobe: Les Infusions de Prada
Quietly elegant. Stealth luxe. Unerringly fresh. We could very well be describing Miuccia Prada's envelope-pushing fashion house or her collection of fragrances. Dubbed Infusions de Prada, these Eau de Parfums housed in generously-sized flaçons stand out both or the way they concoct a fragrance out of a seemingly simple idea — whether it's a floral or woody note — and for its elegant, colour-coded bottles. Here we look at the six fragrances that now make up the permanent collection — all created by perfumer Daniela Andrier — and explore who they might appeal to.
If you like: The scent of crisp linen sheets and naked skin
Notes: Iris pallida, mandarin, neroli, cedarwood, vetiver and incense
If you like: Idiosyncratic interpretations of traditional floral notes
Try: Iris Cedre
Notes: Iris pallida, cedarwood, neroli, vetiver, galbanum and benzoin
If you like: A delicate yet charming fragrance bursting with heady florals
Try: Fleur D'Oranger
Notes: Neroli, mandarin, orange blossom absolute, tuberose and jasmine sambac
If you like: Delicate, gourmand scents that reference edible notes like bitter almond and star anise.
Notes: Bitter almond, heliotrope, mandarin essence, tonka bean absolute, star anise and musk.
If you like: A scent that is both sensual and fresh.
Notes: Sandalwood, Honduran styrax, patchouli, mandarin essence, spices and musk.
If you like: A tender, green scent with a sparkling freshness
Notes: Vetiver, purple ginger, bergamot, neroli, lime, tarragon and rose
$201 each. Available from September
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