From Annick Goutal: the Les Soliflores set, with 50 ml bottles of Eau de Toilette in La Violette, Neroli, Le Jasmin, Le Chevrefeuille (Honeysuckle) and Le Muguet (Lilly of the Valley). $400 at Saks Fifth Avenue.
And an option for men (or women who like to borrow): The Geo. F. Trumper Collection, with 30 ml bottles of cologne in the brand's Astor, Curzon, Marlborough and Wellington fragrances, each in a "distinctive glass bottle with our famous crown stopper". £40 at Geo. F. Trumper in the UK.
L'Artisan's Noel candle: "Close your eyes and remember the heavenly story... Here is the Christmas Candle bearing its gifts under myriads of shooting stars. Here is the silent, holy night of peace and rejoicing. And Christmas bliss hidden within the fragrant curls!" With notes of cedar, pepper, nutmeg and cinnamon; $50 for 60 hour burn time at Luckyscent.
What every perfumista wants: more samples. This set is from Histoires de Parfums, and is $20 for all 12 of the line's fragrances. If you're flush, it would be the perfect thing to present along with a gift certificate to buy the fragrance of the recipient's choice. Available at Beautycafe.
For a teacher gift, perhaps, or to present individually as stocking stuffers, the Crabtree & Evelyn "Hands on Travel Kit", with four travel sized tubes of hand cream (Gardeners Hand Therapy, Rosewater Hand Therapy, La Source Hand Therapy and Summer Hill Hand Therapy), $28 at Crabtree & Evelyn.