Perfumes - Global Favorites

International beauty editors at Marie Claire reveal their favorite perfumes from around the world.

Excerpts from a fragrance editorial, Global Recruits, in Marie Claire Magazine, May 2013 issue.

Hermes Jour d'Hermes fragrance

Mexico & Latin America

"I dab this crisp, floral fragrance behind my ears for special occasions."
--Beatriz Portuguez, beauty editor

Hermès Jour d'Hermes Eau de Parfum, $149 for 2.8 oz.

Floral - aquatic accord, gardenia, white flower accord, green notes

Dior Addict Eau Fraiche fragrance


"I get so many compliments when I wear this feminine scent spiked with juicy watermelon and warm sandalwood."
--Shantila Lee, beauty writer

Dior Addict Eau Fraiche Eau de Toilette, $69 for 1.7 oz.

Fruity Floral - grapefruit, bergamot, freesia, lotus flower, pomegranate, white musk, sandalwood

Byredo Gypsy Water fragrance


"Zesty bergamot and lemon notes make this the perfect daytime scent."
--Anastasya Kharitonova, beauty and health director

Byredo Parfums Gypsy Water Eau de Parfum, $145 for 1.7 oz.

Fougere - bergamot, lemon, pepper, juniper berries, incense, pine needles, orris, amber, vanilla, sandalwood

Tom Ford Black Orchid fragrance

South Africa

"Sexy and sophisticated -- this woody floral makes me feel grown-up."
--Mathahle Stofile, beauty editor

Tom Ford Black Orchid Eau de Parfum, $105 for 1.7 oz.

Floral Oriental - bergamot, citrus accord, mandarin, gardenia, jasmine, ylang-ylang, lotus, orchid spicy floral accord, orchid, patchouli, sandalwood, incense, vanilla

(Choi, Maureen. "Beauty Snoop: Global Recruits!" Marie Claire May 2013: 10-16)

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