The new fragrances are not to everyone's taste. That's because the trend is going in the direction of distinct fragrances that don't necessarily appeal to the masses.
"Fragrances that everyone likes are always a compromise," said Hariegel of the perfumery association.
That's why currently so many completely different perfumes - from strongly floral to very fruity to powerfully oriental - are coming on the market.
— From Sweet fruit and flowers are basis of summer fragrance trends, a round-up of recent fragrance launches, in The Earth Times.