MY FAVOURITE WINTER FRAGRANCES

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First of all, I’ll start off by saying that describing fragrances is SO hard. I could get all technical and get the official press releases of these scents and give you a big spiel about the “notes” and “essences”, but I won’t bore you with all that. What I will say is that these are some SEXY ASS FRAGRANCES. Exactly what winter is about.

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Okay, now that’s out of the way, here’s why I love my two favourite winter perfumes. The first one is DIANE by Diane Von Furstenberg. Classy, feminine, powerful and elegant are all very appropriate adjectives for this scent. It’s more of a daytime fragrance that lingers for the whole day without being overly powerful – it’s one that I love to spray in my hair to make the scent last even longer. If you want to feel like a super-sexy, padded-shouldered, wall street business woman then make this your go-to fragrance.

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My other favourite winter fragrance, and probably my favourite fragrance in general is Tom Ford Noir Extreme. To paint an image for you it smells exactly like those rich Arab ladies stepping out of their chauffeur-driven Rolls’ straight into Harrods. It’s a super-rich smelling fragrance that smells EXACTLY like Selfridges beauty hall (does anyone know if this is the scent that they actually pump into the air-con?!) This is more of a evening or special occasion scent. It makes me feel so sophisticated, travelled, cultured, wealthy and basically anything that’s not exactly me – and I’m totally up for that. I feel like if I could be a fragrance, it would be this one.

Let me know which fragrances are your winter favourites!

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DESIGNER WINTER ACCS

The way the weird and wonderful fashion industry works is that while the sky is thick and the ground is white in January, high-end websites and exclusive stores are already making you (or at least me) feel nauseous as they tempt us fashion bunnies with their shining array of wayyyy-too-expensive Spring/Summer collections. But hold up, I’t England. It’s snowing. The temperature is disgusting.

Much like my previous post on high street Winter accessories, here are my top designer picks for Winter accessories.

Burberry

Burberry

Diane Von Furstenberg

Diane Von Furstenberg

Emma Fielden

Emma Fielden

Maison Martin Margiela

Maison Martin Margiela

Marc by Marc Jacobs

Marc by Marc Jacobs

Alexander McQueen

Alexander McQueen

Prada

Prada

Rag & Bone

Rag & Bone

Sportmax

Sportmax