What’s your mom’s Scent Style?

What’s your mom’s Scent Style?

(Mother’s Day is Sunday, May 8th)

With Mother’s Day quickly approaching (May 8th), it’s time to think about the perfect gift to thank our moms for everything they do for us. Fragrance is one of the most popular Mother’s Day around the world, second only to Christmas in total perfume sales. It’s a popular and appreciated gift. To help you find the perfect fragrance for your mom, we’ve identified several scent styles and the complementary scents.

Scent Style 1: Joyful and sparkling

Mom’s personality: Loves to laugh and smile. Enjoys spending time with family and friends.

Favourite flower: peony

Recommended scent: Versace Bright Crystal

Scent character: a fresh, light fruity-floral fragrance for her

Master perfumer Alberto Morillas skillfully blends juicy pomegranate and refreshing yuzu citrus with delicate floral notes of magnolia, peony and lotus to beautiful effect. He then adds amber and smooth mahogany to warm the scent and give it a chic and elegant dry down. This light floral scent is ideal for daytime wear.

Made in Italy. Award-winning scent.

Key ingredients: pomegranate, yuzu (Japanese citrus fruit), iced accord, magnolia, lotus, vegetal amber, peony, musk, mahogany

Scent Style 2: Party-loving and gregarious

Mom’s personality: the life of the party. Is the first one on the dance floor. Love taking selfies and sharing on social media

Favourite flower: jasmine

Recommended scent: Jimmy Choo I Want Choo

Scent character: a lively floral-amber fragrance for her

I Want Choo is a sparkling floral-amber fragrance for her the blends notes of velvet peach, mandarine juice, red spider lily, jasmin sambac, vanilla and benzoin (that smells like caramel) It’s a fashionable, spirited scent that will appeal to fashionistas of all ages and styles.

Key Ingredients: mandarin juice, velvet peach, red spider lily, jasmine sambac, vanilla, benzoin

Scent Style 3: Calm and serene

Mom’s personality: An introvert by nature. Loves reading and spending time creating art

Favourite flower: lotus flower

Recommended scent: Bvlgari Omnia Crystalline

Scent character: a light, clean airy fragrance for her

This gentle and airy floral for her was created by perfumer Alberto Morillas who was inspired by the perfection of crystal. He blends soft bamboo, smooth nashi fruit, lotus blossom and woods. It’s subtle, clean and comforting.

Made in Italy. Award-winning scent.

Key ingredients: bamboo, nashi, fleur de lotus, musk, guaiac wood

Scent Style 4: Fashion-forward and chic

Mom’s personality: Never leaves the house without makeup and a coordinating outfit. Appreciates good design and quality in all genres. Keeps track of the latest Fashion Weeks.

Favourite flower: orchid

Recommended scent: Jimmy Choo Eau de Parfum

Scent character: a rich chypre-fruity fragrance for her

Jimmy Choo Eau de Parfum is a sexy fruity-chypre fragrance for her created by Master Perfumer Olivier Polge. He blends fresh notes of pear and mandarin orange with orchid and green ingredients. A kick of toffee and patchouli gives it sex appeal. As sexy as a Jimmy Choo stiletto.

Ingredients: pear, mandarin orange, green notes, orchid, toffee, pachouli

Scent Style 5: The traveller

Mom’s personality: Loves to travel the world and explore new cities and countries. Adventurous at heart.

Favourite flower: violet

Recommended scent: MCM Eau de Parfum set

Scent character: a fresh fruity-green fragrance for her or him with a hint of vanilla

This modern fruity-green floral scent for her or him blends notes of raspberry, apricot, white peony and jasmine absolute with hints of vanilla, sandalwood and violet leaf. It achieves a perfect balance between floral, fresh fruit and smooth woody notes. Contemporary and stylish.

Ingredients: raspberry, apricot, white peony, jasmine absolute, violet leaf, white moss, vanilla, ambrox and sandalwood.

Scent Style 6: The traditionalist

Mom’s personality: values family above all else. Appreciates traditions and anniversaries. Is the ‘rock’ of the family on whom everyone relies.

Favourite flower: iris

Recommended scent: Oscar de la Renta Signature Eau de Toilette

Scent style: a grand floriental fragrance for her

Oscar by Oscar de la Renta is a floriental fragrance for her with a slightly sweet character. It features notes of rosemary, carnation, orange blossom, basil and gardenia. A hint of peach gives it a juicy kick. This is a fragrance composed in the classic French perfumery tradition with layers of fruit and spice notes – and a warm base of sandalwood, amber, lavender and musk. A beautiful classic.

Ingredients: lavender, carnation, bergamot, rosemary, tuberose, ylang-ylang, iris, jasmine, orange blossom, basil, peach, gardenia, galbanum, clover, musk, amber, patchouli, sandalwood

The above gift sets are available at Hudson’s Bay stores and

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  • Andie ciparis
    May 7, 2022 at 9:26 am

    I really loved this breakdown of choosing a scent. Depending on the mood I could be a combination of these scent choices. But a good way to figure out your signature scent.

  • Angela Howie
    May 5, 2022 at 10:26 pm

    I want Choo!! That’s for me! Mom loves anything I choose for her… I choose Choo for her too!

  • Somia Cavalli
    May 5, 2022 at 8:56 pm

    I love fresh fruity florals.

  • Daniela Sborlini
    May 2, 2022 at 7:52 am

    Versace Bright Crystal has my personality all over it! One of my all time favorites @daniela27

  • September Dee
    May 1, 2022 at 11:41 am

    Beautiful fragrances! The Crystalline set is calling my name.