Itching to expand your fragrance wardrobe in a new way but want to think outside the bottle? These are the genius new ways you can take your perfume game to the next level.
Wear It as a Necklace
Never be without your signature scent again: Strangelove dreamed up a perfume necklace after creative director Helena Christensen learned that natural body heat can greatly enhance scent. The brand filled a 24-karat-gold-plated charm with its signature Melt My Heart scent (among others) and hung it on a 24-inch chain to create what just might be the perfect accessory. Strangelove Pure Perfume Oil Necklace ($343, strangelovenyc.com)
Relive Your Childhood, but Make It Chic
The temporary tattoos we all grew up with just got a very chic upgrade thanks to Diptyque’s new scented stickers. Place these floral- or swan-shaped silhouettes on the insides of your wrists or at the base of your neck for a feminine look and a scent that lingers. Diptyque Perfumed Stickers ($74 for a pack of five, at Holt Renfrew, holtrenfrew.com)
Draw It On
Chanel’s new perfume pens are packaged just like the pastel crayons of your youth. They might provide a creative push to experiment with layering the Chance Eau Tendre or the classic Chanel Chance scent, and they’ll certainly look good tucked into your clutch. Chanel Fragrance Pens ($99 for a pack of four, chanel.com)
Try a Scented Lippie
If you’re more of a makeup junkie than a fragrance devotee, look no further than luxury brand Kilian’s 10 new scented lipsticks—which include notes of marshmallow, honeysuckle, rose and orange blossom – just added to its cult-fave range of six reds. Each hue is ultra-saturated and moisturizing, so your look will last well into the night. Kilian Le Rouge Parfum lipstick ($70, at Holt Renfrew, holtrenfrew.com)
Give Your Signature Bag a Signature Scent
The iconic Fendi Baguette bag just got an aromatic upgrade: The brand is releasing a limited-edition version that is actually scented with a unisex fragrance that promises to stay in the leather for up to three years. FendiFrenesia Scented Baguette (price upon request, fendi.com)
This article originally appeared in the February 2020 issue of ELLE Canada. Subscribe here.
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