By Lubna Hamdan
Perfumes captures scents from each Emirate
UAE-based modern perfume house ScentStory has released a fragrance collection inspired by each of the country’s seven emirates.
“7 wonders of Emirates” is presented in a luxurious souvenir case where each 14ml miniature perfume bottle depicts scents reminiscent of landscapes from the territories.
The Abu Dhabi scent is a floral fragrance inspired by a private garden. It has top notes of mandarin, middle notes of orange blossom and jasmine and base notes of sandalwood and amber.
The Ajman scent represents the area’s nature through fresh aquatic tones. It has top notes of water lily, middle notes of lotus and tuberose and base notes of vanilla and white cedar.
Dubai’s perfume mixes its tradition and modernity. It has top notes of saffron and red currant, middle notes of jasmine and fruit and base notes of amber and wood.
Fujairah’s scent represents its mountains, white sand beaches and coral reefs. It boasts top notes of pink pepper and palm leaf, middle notes of cardamom and base notes of oud, amber and white musk.
As for Ras Al Khaimah’s perfume, it’s inspired by the territory’s diverse plants. It has top notes of purple lily, middle notes of Arabian almond, wild iris and daisy and base notes of oud and black amber.
Sharjah’s scent plays on the emirate’s location on both the Arabian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman. It has top notes of seagrass and bergamot, middle notes of gardenia and base notes of amber and oud.
The Umm Al Quwain perfume, on the other hand, is inspired by the area’s famed black pearl, spices, dates and black orchid. It has top notes of cardamom, cinnamon and black orchid, middle notes of patchouli and base notes of black pearl.
The collection is priced at AED 270 and is available across various locations in the UAE including Dubai Duty Free and on ScentStory’s website http://www.scent-story.com/7wonders.For all the latest fashion trends from the UAE and Gulf countries, follow us on Twitter and Linkedin, like us on Facebook and subscribe to our YouTube page, which is updated daily.