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Mugler · Alien, Alien Man & Alien Man Fusion

With Christmas just one month away (what???), it felt appropriate to review a few fragrances that I’ve had hanging about but never got around to … until now. I personally enjoy having perfume options and what’s more, I’ve long felt that Mugler not only makes some truly original scents that come with a decent price tag, but the bottles are UNBELIEVABLY display-worthy too — also totally perfect for gift-giving, wouldn’t you agree?

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Giorgio Armani Beauty · Ecstasy Shine Lipstick & Sì Fiori

Giorgio Armani treats his beauty range with the same precision and attention to detail that he gives his fashion, and that aesthetic is clearly evident with today’s grouping. I’m all about the combination of clean lines of the fragrance bottle coupled with its & organically shaped cap, and these red lipstick cases are a temptation I can’t resist. Obviously, this brand has my number.

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Mugler · Angel EDT, Aura Sensuelle & Alien Fusion, New for 2019

I have loved Mugler’s Angel since the day it launched in 1992 and while I may not reach for it as often anymore (more due to the sheer volume of choices I own), it will always hold a special place in my heart. The latest fragrance releases from this brand are updates on 3 of their best selling franchises: Angel, Aura, and Alien — and regardless of your scent preferences, there’s no denying that all are absolutely display-worthy.

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Givenchy · Couture Edition 2019

Following an established tradition, Givenchy recently launched a new Couture Edition collection to the family for 2019. What makes these limited edition — and thus, collectible — are their stunning exterior design, but happily all are also available as part of the permanent lineup … although I have to say that these are wayyyyyy prettier.

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Guerlain · Aqua Allegoria Mandarine Basilic, Coconut Fizz & Pera Granita

There is no question that Guerlain is one of the world’s oldest and most venerable fragrance Houses, having brought us such masterpieces as Shalimar, L’Heure Bleue, and Mitsouko. Then in 1999, the brand went in another direction and launched the Aqua Allegoria range, a selection of fragrances that are meant to compliment some of their more opulent creations, but in a fun new way — and all inspired by nature, I might add.

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