Trendspotting: Pink Fragrances

While going gender-free is the latest trend in the fragrance world, there’s still plenty of room in the market for traditionally feminine scents, including four new pink perfumes:

 

Givenchy Live Irrésistible Eau de Parfum

From $114, 75 mL EDP, at Hudson’s Bay and Shoppers Drug Mart

From $114, 75 mL EDP, at Hudson’s Bay and Shoppers Drug Mart

The tall, slender bottle is embossed with Givenchy’s signature studs for a fashionable effect that stands out on any vanity. The spicy-fruity floral inside, created with a playful young woman in mind, features sharp pineapple, delicate rose petals and Jamaican allspice berries, together with a warm combination of amber and musk.

 

Michael Kors Sexy Sunset Eau de Parfum

From $62, 30 mL EDP, at Hudson’s Bay

From $62, 30 mL EDP, at Hudson’s Bay

This limited-edition fragrance is an instant vacation in a sleek golden-glam bottle. Pear and blackcurrant combine with lotus flower and freesia in the top, while peony, gardenia, rose, magnolia and jasmine make up the heart. A blend of woody notes round out the finish.

 

Viktor & Rolf Flowerbomb Limited Edition Eau de Parfum

$128, 50 mL EDP, at Hudson’s Bay, Sephora and Nordstrom

$128, 50 mL EDP, at Hudson’s Bay, Sephora and Nordstrom

This first fragrance from Viktor & Rolf launched with a bang at the Dutch design duo’s spring 2005 Paris runway presentation. Now, for its 10th birthday, Flowerbomb gets a glitzed-up makeover for holiday. Unabashedly girly and lush with orchid, jasmine, freesia and rose, this staple gourmand gets its addictive sweetness from a generous helping of patchouli and vanilla.

 

Chanel Chance Eau Vive Hair Mist

$52, 35 mL, available January at Chanel counters

$52, 35 mL, available January at Chanel counters

A big believer in astrology and the force of the cosmos, Coco Chanel spoke of chance as something that only comes to those with the ability to recognize it. Reinvented as a hair mist, the fourth version of the 14-year-old fragrance franchise features fresh citrus notes offset by white musks, vetiver and a cedar-iris accord.