Intoxicating Perfumes

Cosmo assistant beauty editor, Kate Foster, links the latest perfumes with some intoxicating drinks in this summer-fun article.

Excerpts from a fragrance editorial, Intoxicating Aromas, in Cosmopolitan Magazine, July 2017 issue.

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Intoxicating Aromas

When you pick a scent inspired by your go-to drink, it's always happy hour!
-- Kate Foster, Cosmo Assistant Beauty Editor | Learn more @

Drinks + Perfumes

Gold Rush Cocktail

Gold Rush Cocktail

DKNY Nectar Love

Nectar Love

$98 for 3.4 oz, ULTA - Mandarin, jasmine, honey and neroli
This honeycomb-jasmine mix is equal parts sweet and sophisticated - like the hot toddy's cooler sis.
Gold Rush Cocktail
2 oz bourbon, 3/4 oz lemon juice, 3/4 oz honey syrup
Pina Colada

Pina Colada

Estee Lauder Bronze Goddess

Estee Lauder
Bronze Goddess

$70 for 1.7 oz, Macy's - Ginger, frangipani, cashmere
Splashing on the coconut-scented fragrance instantly transports you to a poolside party.
Pina Colada
3 parts pineapple juice, 1 part white run, 1 part coconut cream
Gin and Tonic

Gin and Tonic

Issey Miyake L'Eau d'Issey Pure

Issey Miyake
L'Eau d'Issey Pure

$100 for 3 oz, Macy's - Maratima, ambergris, muguet
A fresh, chill blend of aquatic and cashmere notes, and the bottle is a classic in the making.
Gin and Tonic
1-3 parts gin, 3 parts tonic water, lime
Spicy Margarita

Spicy Margarita

CK One Summer

Calvin Klein
CK One Summer

$54 for 3.4 oz - Lime, cucumer, pepper, saffron
Pepper and lime notes give off a sassy vibe.
Spicy Margarita
tequila, triple sec, lime juice, agave nectar, jalapeno
Rose Spritzer

Rosé Spritzer

Ralph Lauren Romance Summer Romance

Ralph Lauren
Romance Summer Romance

$96 for 3.4 oz, - Guava, ylang ylang, musk
As versatile as the fruity-floral bev, it's perfect for brunch and a night out.
Rosé Spritzer
4 oz sparkling rosé, 1/2 oz St-Germain (elderflower liquer), 4 dashes Peychaud's bitters, 2 lemon slices
Hard Tea

Hard Tea

Elizabeth Arden White Tea

Elizabeth Arden
White Tea

$37 for 1.7 oz, Macy's - Sea breeze, white tea, ambrette seed
Spiked with tonka bean, this tea infusion comes off smooth, not strong.
Hard Iced Tea
fresh brewed sweet tea, citron vodka, mint, lemon

(Foster, Kate. "Beauty: Intoxicating Aromas." Cosmopolitan July 2017: 60)

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