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Scent of a woman

  • Published at 04:37 pm March 12th, 2019
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Work appropriate fragrances for women

For perfume enthusiasts, picking a fragrance to wear at work is a difficult decision. In Dhaka, where office spaces are cramped and colleagues sit in close proximity, you can’t pick something that is too aggressive and overpowering. On the other hand, if you want to make a statement, you can’t go with something weak. What you need is a fine balance when you are picking a perfume for wearing to your job. 

Ideally speaking an office scent shall complement your job status and deal with the issue of office space and internal compartmentalization. Where do you sit and at what proximity to others? Are you overpowering them with your perfume? Is it too friendly or too dull? After careful consideration of these parameters here is a list of top 5 fragrances for women in the office:  

Chance Eau Vive Chanel for women

Chanel perfumes are always one of the top priorities of any woman who loves elegant and mysterious fragrances with good performance. Chance from Chanel is a floral-zesty fragrance stirred by the fresh, vivifying notes of grapefruit and explosive red orange. It also has jasmine in the middle which speaks elegance of femininity and the iris, cedar and vetiver reveals the absolute sophistication of Chance Eau Vive. It is a good performer with reasonably good projection and best suited for summer times. The price for this fragrance is approximately tk12000.  

Hypnotic Poison Christian Dior for women

An absolute icon of a fragrance from the house of Dior, Hypnotic Poison is considered as one of the best perfumes of all time for women. It projects a fine blend of vanilla, almond, coconut, sandalwood, rosewood, plum and musk. It is most suitable for the winter and it is a strong perfume so has the possibility of overpowering others if sprayed too much. Most suitable for the confident and mature role models of Bangladesh like Rubaba Doula Matin or Sonia Bashir Kabir. To buy this fragrance, you have to pay something around tk10,000. 

Clinique Happy Clinique for women

Clinique’s Happy is one of the perfect fragrances for closer proximity office setting. It is mild and has an uplifting citrus and floral aroma. Happy will leave a pleasant citrusy floral cloud trail behind when you walk around.  Some of its primary ingredients are bergamot, boysenberry, honeysuckle, freesia, grapefruit, lemon, and moss. Simply put, Clinique’s Happy is casually elegant. Price of this perfume is very inexpensive compared with the others of this list. It will cost roughly around tk4000. 

Infusion d'Iris Prada for women

The name of this fragrance was inspired by the old method of producing iris extract which took six months of soaking until the sweetly fresh iris notes were extracted. The scent is modern, stylish and said by many to be a relaxing and pleasing scent. It can be worn in both Spring and Summer.  The main notes are iris, cedar, and incense. Iris is generally recognized for having similarity with powdery smell.

Black Orchid Tom Ford for women

Black Orchid is a perfume released for women although it surely qualifies as unisex like most of Tom Ford Fragrances. One of the most potent and finest blends of notes can be found in this bottle of Black Orchid.  It is musky with dark chocolate and black truffle mixed with hints of bergamot, patchouli and blackcurrant. Again this is most suitable for boss lady of the office and has to be worn in colder times like winter or air controlled office rooms.