The Class of 2020- Five Fragrances to Wear Right Now
Each year the best in fragrance is honored by the Fragrance Foundation. This year due to the challenges of the pandemic, as of June only finalists have been announced. We chose five perfumes and colognes suited in various categories for the remarkable young women and men of the Class of 2020… you might not be able to see your favorite graduate in person, but a memorable, spirited scent is a perfect gift for the Grads of the Class of 2020.
2020 Finalist for Luxury Women: YSL Libre Eau de Parfum ~English pop sensation and award winning singer Dua Lipo fronts this enchanting white floral with calming notes of lavender and neroli. For the young woman that likes a fragrance that isn’t too strong but still makes a statement.
2020 Finalist for Prestige Woman: Lancome Idole ~ Anything is possible with confidence, optimism and the new symbol of a generation, Zendaya represents that so well. She makes no secret who much she loves Lancôme Idole. It’s a flirty fruity floral with carefree notes of skin musk, soft roses, and jasmine, that intoxicates and has presence.
2020 Finalist for Prestige Men: K by Dolce Gabanna~ a modern take on classic masculine colognes. K is for the young man who is ready to take on the world, charming and loved by family and friends. He has a bold side, which is expressed through K by Dolce Gabbana’s spicy pimento and patchouli heart notes. One spritz goes a long way for the Class of 2020 Prom King.
Finalist for 2020 Universal (unisex) Gucci Mémoire d’une Odeur Eau de Parfum~ Over the past two years, Creative Director Alessandro Michele has breathed new life into the once troubled house of Gucci The new Gucci Mémoire d’une Odeur is an offbeat ode to chamomile, the 70s and niche perfume. It is distinct and unique, and offers something entirely new with an offbeat mineral note weaving through the musk and woods. Harry Styles as the spokesperson adds to the cool factor.
Breakout Star Finalist 2020 Carolina Herrera Good Girl: Forget the cap and gown and give her stiletto heels!! Reward the young woman in your life with one of the most talked about perfumes of the year- Good Girl. It explores the dual nature of a girl/woman… with innocent notes of jasmine and vanilla contrasted with naught nuances of dark rich cacao and heady tuberose. Let her know it’s good to be “bad”. Karlie Kloss, thee host of Project Runway wears it and is featured in the ads.