10 Things: The Must-Have Scents to Give and Get - Neiman Marcus

10 Things: The Must-Have Scents to Give and Get

Kate Sample

November 30, 2015


A whiff of perfume or freshly baked popovers can immediately transport us to another place or time; scent is more closely tied to memory than any other sense. So is it any wonder that at this sentimental time of year, we love to gift fragrances? We rounded up a list of signature scents sure to delight everyone on your list.

Ten Things



Royal Princess Oud

For the history enthusiast: A captivating scent inspired by early 19th century fashion sketches by Henry Creed II, Royal Princess Oud has notes of Rose, Jasmine, and Sandalwood.

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Maison Francis Kurkdjian

Aqua Vitae Forte

For the go-getter: A blend of invigorating citrus and exotic spice notes capture the vitality of life and the intensity of emotions.

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Tom Ford

Amber Absolute

For the luxury lover: This exclusive fragrance from the Private Collection combines pure amber, African incense, and rich woods for hypnotic allure.

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Tom Ford

Venetian Bergamot

For the globe-trotter: Another jewel from the Private collection, this interpretation of the romantic city mingles sun-drenched citrus with feminine florals and warm woods.

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Rose of No Mans Land

For the optimist: A tribute to the heroine nurses of WWI, this fragrance marries resilient rose with zesty pink pepper and sophisticated white amber.

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Saphire Oud

For the collector: Each bottle is encrusted with genuine precious metals, making it an objet d’art . The fragrance is a celebration of precious and rare essences from around the world.

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Irish Leather

For the classicist: Nostalgic notes of leather, wood, and greenery evoke memories of the country and the places where time never seems to pass.

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Miu Miu

Miu Miu

For the fashionista: With a bottle inspired by the iconic Matelasse handbag and floral feminine notes, the first Miu Miu fragrance captures the youthful spirit of the brand.

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New York

For the creative: An homage to the craftsmanship and artistry of perfume and the house of Norell, this modern green floral opens with a lush radiance and dries down to a sensual finish.

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Jo Malone

Mimosa & Cardamom

For the gracious hostess: Mists of honeyed, golden mimosa float above the spiciness of freshly crushed cardamom for a warm, ethereal fragrance.

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