There’s just something about fragrances from a
fashion house. They feel luxe, chic, and rich—you know what I mean? When you wear a Prada, Gucci, Chanel, YSL, or Dior fragrance, you automatically feel so much more… expensive, shall I say? Plus, if you can’t really afford a huge closet full of designer clothing, maybe a bottle of perfume or two might do the trick until you save up for your next investment piece. I know that’s my personal thought process.
There are so many iconic fragrances from each house, especially Prada. Amber, Prada’s first fragrance, is a favorite with so many people because of its woody and mysterious vibe. And that’s just one of the brand’s intoxicating and popular perfumes. If you want to explore more and find a new signature scent, take a look at some notable Prada perfumes below.
Amber is the one that started it all. It’s made from pure essential oils with notes of bergamot, orange, bitter orange, mandarin flower, mimosa, rose absolute, Peru balsam, patchouli, raspberry flower, labdanum, tonka bean, vanilla absolute, musk, and sandalwood.
This one is like happiness in a bottle. It’s a sweet and warm fragrance that’s so fun. Notes include white musk, benzoin resin, and caramel accord.
If you gravitate toward traditional and classic fragrances, you’ll like this one. It’s fresh and light with notes of iris pallida, mandarin, neroli, cedarwood, vetiver, galbanum, incense, and benzoin.
Prada’s Candy gets even flirtier with this musky version. It’s described as “the scent of white cotton wrapped up with voluptuous orange blossom and suave vanilla.”
For something that’s woody and seductive, try Luna Rossa Prada Black. It features a top note of patchouli, a middle note of ambergris, and a base note of coumarin.
Here’s another iteration of Prada’s popular Candy fragrance. It’s described as capturing “the unbound freedom found after dark, introducing a world rich with possibilities.” Notes include orange, chocolate, caramel, and white musk, so it’s definitely intoxicating and alluring.
If you love a fresh, energizing fragrance, this one is a no-brainer because it’s all citrus. Fresh scents include bitter orange, green mandarin, orange blossom, and neroli. But balsamic opoponax gives the perfume some warmth, too.
There’s no rule that says you can’t wear men’s cologne. This is a deep fragrance with notes of both citrus and woods: bergamot essence, iris absolute, and vetiver essence. It’s inspired by the depths of the ocean, making it a sensual aquatic perfume.
For a classic rose scent, step right up to this fragrance. It’s bright and airy with notes of rose, galbanum, mandarin, and neroli.
Almond notes are unique and a good way to switch things up if you already have floral, citrus, or woodsy scents in your inventory. This one has top notes of bitter almond and heliotrope, middle notes of mandarin and tonka-bean absolute, and base notes of star anise and musk.
Dior’s mascara is a huge favorite with Who What Wear editors. It plumps and curls your lashes like no other. The curved brush is so clutch because it allows you to get to every part of your lash.
Chanel’s cream-gel face bronzer leaves a velvety-matte finish that looks natural, not fake. The formula is non-comedogenic, which means it won’t clog pores or cause breakouts.
I swear every time I talk to makeup artists about foundations, they mention Armani’s Luminous Silk. The oil-free foundation leaves your skin glowing with medium coverage.
If I were to judge a book by its cover, I’m already sold. I love the floral design on the tube, but the inside is even better. The lipstick is creamy, long-lasting, and vibrant.
Contour and sculpt easily with this duo from Tom Ford.
This powder does it all. Senior beauty editor Erin Jahns says, “Whenever someone tells me they can’t stand powder, I tell them to try this holy-grail option from Givenchy. Not only does it keep makeup perfectly set with a velvety-matte finish, but it also kicks excess shine to the curb and helps even out your skin tone thanks to its multi-hued color-correcting composition.”
Yves Saint Laurent’s concealer pen makes hiding any blemishes or redness so easy. There are light-infused pigments in the formula that give you a natural glow and target any dullness. It also has nourishing ingredients like hyaluronic acid and vitamin E.
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