Recommended Fragrances

Legendary Fragrances for the Holidays

At we invite you to visit our curated selection of classic and contemporary colognes and perfumes that you will want to give and to get for the holidays… and wear for years to come. A legendary fragrance is always a perfect gift.

l'air du temps is a legendary fragrance and perfect for the holidays

L’air Du Temps by Nina Ricci was created in 1948 by Francis Fabron, (its iconic flacon has two intertwining doves as the stopper) and is a floral and feminine scent with lush notes of carnation and peach with a hint of spice. It was created to celebrate the end of WWII.  Over 70 years later it still is the House of Ricci’s most popular and legendary fragrances, and its message of Peace On Earth is forever in our hearts

Nina legendary fragrances

 Nina by Nina Ricci, with its glittering sparkle of  bubbling aldehydes opens with wistful orange blossom, green with promise. Nina is  the perfect holiday perfume for (women of all ages) who would enjoy a legendary fragrance that is youthful with notes of fruits and musk.

First Van Cleef & Arpels was launched in 1976 and true to its name was the first perfume from  this luxury jewelry company and was the first major fragrance created by legendary perfumer Jean Claude Ellena (formerly the in house perfumer for Hermes). Glamorous and elegant, with a complex floral heart, First shimmers like a rare jewel.

legendary fragrances polo for men for the holidays

Polo by Ralph Lauren was created in 1978 by perfumer Carlos Benaim and was the “patriotic” designer’s ode to all things “preppy”. The aromatic woody cologne took America by storm and is noted for its outstanding longevity and continued popularity.

White Diamonds by the legendary actress Elizabeth Taylor was the first celebrity with her own line of fragrances. This perfume sparkles with a memorable blend of white lily, sensual Egyptian tuberose, narcissus, and jasmine that are set like a  precious gem on a base of  earthy oakmoss and sandalwood.

acqua di gio armani for the holidays

Acqua Di Gio by Giorgio Armani is the number one best-selling men’s cologne in America and is a legendary fragrance created by renowned Italian Designer Giorgio Armani. Its fresh aquatic scent evokes Mediterranean breezes, with notes of Italian citruses and hints of pepper and  soothing sage.  A gift to give the man your life who has holiday dreams of warm weather.

frederic malle portrait of a lady

Fredreric Malle was the first creative director to acknowledge the name of perfumers on the bottles. His legendary fragrance  for this Holiday Season is Portrait of A Lady, created by award winning perfumer Dominque Ropion. With its exotic blend of cinnamon, clove, raspberry, and black currant  give this to the woman who wants a sense of mystery and intrigue.

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