This is the newest family in the fragrance universe: the first blockbuster example was Thierry Mugler’s Angel, and since then ‘edible’ notes have become super-popular. Think: caramel, chocolate, milk, candy floss, coffee, Cognac, toffee, almonds, even bubblegum – and almost always, a generous helping of vanilla. There may be spices in there, too, or amber: in general, gourmand fragrances are warm and most wearable in the cooler seasons, when we want a fragrance to snuggle up to.
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