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Introducing the dazzling new fragrance launches for autumn

The stand-out scents of the season

Discover our favourite new perfumes for autumn 2019, from Byredo’s nostalgia trip to Chanel’s evocative tribute.

It’s a sentimental season in the world of fragrance, with the newest releases conjuring up stories both old and new. Relive the magic of a first slow dance, feel the warmth of a glowing sunset against your skin or embrace unknown adventures yet to come with the most exciting new scents of the season.

Acqua Di Parma Signatures Of The Sun

Acqua Di Parma Signatures Of The Sun
Acqua Di Parma, Signatures Of The Sun

Signatures of the Sun is a new collection of ten vibrant fragrances “filtered through the prism” of Acqua di Parma’s classic Colonia scent. Five are re-releases from the Ingredients collection (Oud, Leather, Sandalo, Ambra and Quercia), five are all-new citrusy-floral fragrances with oriental roots: Yuzu features spicy Sichuan pepper, mimosa, jasmine, violet and lotus flower; Osmanthus mixes the fresh, sparkling scents of green mandarin with neroli patchouli; Vaniglia, inspired by Madacasgar, features sweet vanilla tones infused with neroli and jasmine; Sakura combines the flower of the Japanese cherry tree with tones of yellow mandarin and bergamot; and Camelia pairs vibrant citrus notes with the delicate scent of the precious oriental rose.
Eau de Parfum, 100ml, £197, acquadiparma.com

Diptyque Essences Insensées

Diptyque Essences Insensees
Diptyque, Essences Insensées

Based on the exotic tiare flower from the island of Tahiti, this fourth addition to the harvest-based Essences Insensées collection mixes lively green notes that conjure the freshness of a gentle ocean breeze with pink pepper, vanilla absolute and frangipani for an uncomplicated finish.
Eau de Parfum, 100ml, £170, diptyqueparis.com

Replica Coffee Break

Replica Coffee Break
Replica, Coffee Break

A new unisex fragrance from French fashion house Maison Margiela, combines the aromas of roasted Arabica beans, lavender blossoms and frothed milk for a spicy, floral scent which encapsulates the ambience of a cosy café on a cold winter’s day.
Eau de Toilette, £100ml, £95, selfridges.com

Chanel Gabrielle Chanel Essence

Chanel Gabrielle Chanel Essence
Chanel, Gabrielle Chanel Essence

A warm, more opulent interpretation of the original Gabrielle Chanel fragrance, this scent also pays tribute to the bold, independent character of Gabrielle “Coco” Chanel. Evoking the passion and inner strength of its namesake, master perfumer Olivier Polge has combined the white flowers of jasmine, ylang-ylang and orange blossom with big hit of creamy tuberose for a voluptuous and sensual scent.
Eau de Parfum, 100ml, £118, chanel.com

Maison Francis Kurkdjian Amyris Femme

Maison Francis Kurkdjian Amyris Femme
Maison Francis Kurkdjian, Amyris Femme

A flamboyant encounter between the Amyris tree from Jamaica and the rare Iris from Florence, this scent conjures the warmth of a sunset. Surrounded by a luminous bouquet of lemon blossom, pear and sweet pea, the blend is underscored by accords of woody, musky amber.
Eau de parfum, 70ml, £150, harrods.com

Veronique Gabai Souvenirs De Tunisie

Veronique Gabai Souvenirs De Tunisie
Veronique Gabai, Souvenirs De Tunisie

A love letter to the Côte d’Azur, Veronique Gabai is a brand new fragrance line comprising of nine signature perfumes, all of which come in refillable golden bottles. This white floral is tempered by fresh notes of orange blossom, sandalwood, bergamot and neroli, and sweetened by almond, giving it an intense, slightly mysterious air.
Eau de Parfum, 85ml, £255, libertylondon.com

Lalique Soleil

Lalique Soleil
Lalique, Soleil

Inspired by a burst of golden morning light, this glorious fragrance was conceived by Alexandra Moner, Barbara Zoebelein and Benoist Lapouza. A gourmand composition, its blend of cardamom, pear granita, mandarin juice and bitter almond is wrapped in a swirl of jasmine petals and white musk.
Eau de Parfum, 100ml, £100, harrods.com

Byredo Slow Dance

Byredo Slow Dance
Byredo, Slow Dance

Masculine and feminine, bitter and sweet, this fragrance channels the innocence and experience of a first slow dance. Its top note of honey-like opoponax is blended with a floral pop of geranium, violet and labdanum and finished with patchouli and vanilla for a touch of warmth.
Eau de Parfum, 100ml, £165, byredo.com

Gucci Mémoire D’une Odeur

Gucci Memoire Dune Odeur
Gucci, Mémoire D’une Odeur

Blended by master perfumer Alberto Morillas, this nostalgic scent “transcends gender and time”. A musky blend of Roman chamomile and Indian coral jasmine petals is teamed with an irresistible vanilla note and designed to explore the power of memories, bringing the past into the present.
Eau de parfum, 100ml, £92, gucci.com

Hermès Twilly D’hermès Eau Poivrée

Hermes Twilly Dhermes Eau Poivree
Hermès, Twilly D’hermès Eau Poivrée

Created as a tribute to the youthful spirit of the Hermès girl, Christine Nagel’s woody and spicy update of Twilly weaves ginger and sensual tuberose with the vibrant heat of pink peppercorn and smoky patchouli.
Eau de Parfum, 85ml, £108, hermes.com

Timothy Han Heart Of Darkness

Timothy Han Heart Of Darkness
Timothy Han, Heart Of Darkness

The fifth fragrance from the niche perfumer is inspired by Joseph Conrad’s 1899 novella. Its watery green floral notes, aromas of dark woods and damp moss and hints of burning coal and amber evoke the story’s voyage by steamer up the Congo River and into the unknown.
Eau de Parfum, 60ml, £140, timothyhanedition.com

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