Oscar de la Renta will launch Essential Luxuries, a new collection of six fragrances inspired by "his most loved people, places and things", in September. The fragrances were developed by perfumer Calice Becker.
Santo Domingo ~ named for the city where Oscar de la Renta was born in the Dominican Republic, and focused on tobacco. Other notes include citrus, mandarin, coriander and patchouli. In Eau de Parfum.
Granada ~ referencing the Alhambra gardens, the citrus floral features bigarade, bergamot, jasmine, orange and rose. In Eau de Parfum.
Oriental Lace ~ a dark gourmand oriental inspired by his ready-to-wear fashion, with notes of hoya carnosa, honey, bitter almond, dark cacao, clove and patchouli. In Eau de Parfum.
Mi Corazon ~ a floral fragrance inspired by his stepdaughter Eliza Reed Bolen; the notes include ylang ylang, tuberose and peach. In Eau de Parfum.
Sargasso ~ named for the Sargasso sea, with juniper, lemon and cucumber. In Eau de Cologne.
Coralina ~ representing a coral-colored stone favored by the designer; featuring violet, mimosa, orris, and woody green notes. In Eau de Parfum.
The Oscar de la Renta Essential Luxuries fragrances will be available in 100 ml for $150 each, and will be exclusive to Saks Fifth Avenue (starting with the New York flagship store) and Oscar de la Renta boutiques.