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Mother’s Day guide: Got-to-give fine fragrances for her

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This Mother’s Day, give the gift of fine fragrance to the First Lady in your life with this season’s must-have, mood-boosting and sophisticated scents that will have her smelling divine, feeling luxurious — and absolutely appreciated.

With Mother’s Day just around the corner, it’s time to get “scent-imental” and thank our much-loved moms with the most swoon-worthy and spirit-lifting scents that will win her heart over, show how much you care and delight her senses. Forget about the traditional chocolate and flowers, instead give her a fragrance bouquet that will make her feel couture-chic while smelling fabulously fresh and oh-so-sweet. After all, there’s no better gift than a fine designer fragrance that will be used to make the everyday extraordinary, enjoyed for special occasions and appreciated for months to come, making for an irresistibly perfect present.

Scroll down below and check out this season’s show-stopping scents that will delight her senses and fill her with beauty and bliss on her much-deserved day.

Disclosure: Author received product samples solely for the purpose of review, with no monetary compensation to offer a favorable mention. Opinions expressed are those of the author.

FOR THE FRAGRANCE-LOVING FIRST LADY…
FOR THE FRAGRANCE-LOVING FIRST LADY… Photo courtesty of Bottega Veneta

FOR THE FRAGRANCE-LOVING FIRST LADY…

Bottega Veneta Essence Aromatique- gift your leading lady this unique fragrance that’s the perfect blend of luxurious warmth and feminine grace. Bottega Veneta’s Essence Aromatique is inspired by the rich and refreshing embrace of cologne balanced with the caress of sophisticated, feminine flair. This multi-faceted fragrance features top notes of Italian Bergamot and Ukrainian Coriander that give it a crisp and bold amalgamation, mid-notes of Turkish Rose absolute and Indonesian Patchouli bring a fresh floral bouquet, while Australian Sandalwood smoothens it out for a creamy and sweet finish. Bottega Veneta Essence Aromatique is fresh, spicy and energizing at first, followed by a warmth that’s comforting and luxurious. Bottega Veneta’s Essence Aromatique is perfect for the mom who enjoys living both a refined yet relaxing lifestyle, for the fragrance-loving lady who enjoys complex and chic scents, and for the professional mother who loves being bold and beautiful all at once. It’s a luxurious scent that makes a splendid Mother’s Day surprise — and it’s a fine fragrance that’s perfect for weekday office sophistication to weekend outing relaxation.

Bottega Veneta Essence Aromatique retails for $90 for 1.6 fl. oz. and $120 for 3 fl. oz. and is available at www.bottegaveneta.com/us and Nordstrom.

FOR THE YOUTHFUL & GLAM MAMA-TO-BE…
FOR THE YOUTHFUL & GLAM MAMA-TO-BE… Photo courtesy of Marc Jacobs

FOR THE YOUTHFUL & GLAM MAMA-TO-BE…

Daisy Marc Jacobs Delight Edition- spoil the young mama-to-be with this spirited, fresh and limited edition fragrance that’s sure to bring bliss to her bright and beautiful new life. Daisy Marc Jacobs Delight Edition is a light and lively fragrance that delightfully blends floral, fruity and woodsy notes to create a warm, fun, flirty and whimsical world. Daisy Marc Jacobs Delight Edition features top notes of apple, quince flower, and freesia for a bright and zesty scent while at the heart iris, gardenia, and peony create a subtly sweet floral bouquet, finished off with musks, cedarwood, and sandalwood for a smooth and warm-woodsy dry down. This sparkling scent brightens the senses with a warm yet sheer delicacy that’s feminine and fresh. Daisy Marc Jacobs Delight Edition is the must-have gift for the glam mama-to-be because it is playful, spirited, soft yet long-lasting and femininely beautiful — plus it is a limited edition fragrance which makes it a thoughtfully unique gift for the one-of-a-kind mom in your life. This fun and fresh fragrance is perfect not only for the young expectant mother but also for the young-at-heart mom who lives life with optimism, always seeing the “brighter” side of life.

Daisy Marc Jacobs Delight Edition retails for $75 for a 1.7 oz. EDT Spray bottle. It is available at Macy’s, Sephora, and major department and specialty stores nationwide.

FOR THE MODERN MOM…
FOR THE MODERN MOM… Photo courtesy of Calvin Klein

FOR THE MODERN MOM…

endless euphoria by Calvin Klein- surprise your modern mom with this fresh and alluring fragrance that’s sure to bring a smile to her face. Endless euphoria by Calvin Klein is a light and airy fragrance that evokes an effortless elegance, making the everyday extraordinary. This fresh scent plays with sweet, floral and woodsy notes for a radiant aroma that’s intoxicatingly beautiful and contemporary. Endless euphoria by Calvin Klein contains top notes of cherry blossom, mandarin and bergamot that give it a femininely sheer fruity-floral aroma, mid-notes of violet, pastel rose accord and syringe which bring a sweet flowery bouquet and base notes of bamboo, sandalwood and bare musk accord which give this scent a smooth and seductive finish. This fresh and flirty fragrance brings a touch of whimsy that uplifts the spirits — it is light yet warm and cozy but charming. Endless euphoria by Calvin Klein is perfect for the modern mom who welcomes each new day with opulence and optimism. This light and radiant fragrance is sure to bring excitement and elegance to the fabulous forward-thinking mother who’s always fashion-forward.

Endless euphoria by Calvin Klein is available at Macy’s — the 4.2 oz. EDP spray retails for $89, the 2.5 oz. EDP spray is $69, and the 1.4 oz. EDP spray is $49. A body collection is also available — the 6.7 oz. Sensual Skin Lotion retails for $38 and the 5 oz. Sensual Shower Gel is $30.

FOR THE FREE-SPIRITED MOMMY…
FOR THE FREE-SPIRITED MOMMY… Photo courtesy of Marc Jacobs

FOR THE FREE-SPIRITED MOMMY…

Daisy Eau So Fresh Delight Edition- treat your boho-chic or sporty mother to this effervescent, elegant and ethereal fragrance that’s sure to become her go-to signature scent this spring and summer. Daisy Eau So Fresh Delight Edition is a bubbly, free-spirited and feel-good fragrance that’s fruity, floral and feminine, creating a light and lovely air that’s soft and sweet. Daisy Eau So Fresh Delight Edition perfectly plays with lasting notes that are both fruity and floral, sweet yet spicy, and warm yet uplifting. This limited edition fragrance opens with top-notes of blood orange, pink pepper and white tea which create a mix that’s both sweet & spicy as well as refreshing, at the heart lies a tiare tahiti, violet and raspberry blend for a sweet and striking aroma while bottom notes of apricot skin, musk and amber create a smooth and sensual scent with staying-power. Daisy Eau So Fresh Delight Edition is a got-to-give Mother’s Day gift for the elegant and energetic mom, for mama’s who are carefree yet oh-so-chic, for the fun, sporty and feisty mom who is the heart of the home and family — and for the cool, stylish and young mama who’s always full of pep in her step.

Daisy Eau So Fresh Delight Edition is a limited edition fragrance that retails for $89 for a 2.5 fl. oz. EDT Spray, it is available at Macy’s, Sephora, and major department and specialty stores nationwide.

FOR THE FEMININE & FASHION-FORWARD MOM…
FOR THE FEMININE & FASHION-FORWARD MOM… Photo courtesy of Chloe

FOR THE FEMININE & FASHION-FORWARD MOM…

See by Chloé Eau Fraîche- pamper your fashionable and fun-loving mom with this sophisticated, subtly sweet and fresh fragrance that’s sure to awaken her senses with a playful panache. See by Chloé Eau Fraîche is a new romantic fragrance that’s light and lyrical, airy yet alluring, both bold and delicate — and femininely fresh. This fun and flirty fragrance features top-notes of green floral and water hyacinth that create an aquatic and refreshing mix that’s dreamy, mid-notes of apple blossom accord and white jasmine give it a sweet and sparkling touch while base notes of vetiver and musk round out the fragrance with an earthy and bold finish which gives it charm. See by Chloé Eau Fraîche has excellent staying-power and lasts all day — and it emits an unforgettable lingering yet lovely trace that’s sweet, fruity-floral, fresh and fabulously feminine. See by Chloé Eau Fraîche makes a grand gift for the designer-loving mom, for the high-spirited and stylish mama who always has her fingers on the pulse of fashion, and for the fabulously feminine mother who is gracefully-girly and fun-loving.

See by Chloé Eau Fraîche retails for $78 for a 1.7 oz. EDP Spray and $98 for 2.5 oz. EDP Spray, it is available at all authorized Chloe retailers nationwide.

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