Our 2013 series of holiday gift posts continues — today we’ve got travel sizes and coffrets, plus perfume subscription plans for sample-fiend perfumistas. If you missed it, check out Part 1: scented body products. Up next: home fragrance, probably on Thursday, then men's fragrance gifts coming up this weekend.
More holiday shopping ideas: check out Bois de Jasmin's Holiday Gifts Ideas from French Magazines.
From Aedes de Venustas, a purse spray in the brand's signature fragrance or the newer Iris Nazarena. $195, includes three 10 ml refills, at Aedes.
From Aerin, a coffret with all five of the brand's new fragrances: "A limited edition set, this fragrance coffret includes five fragrances inspired by memories, created by Aerin. Whether evoking the feeling of sunshine on a long walk on the beach or the cosy peacefulness of a quiet retreat in the mountains, each fragrance tells a story." £70 at Selfridges in the UK.
At left, from Ellie D, Ellie and Ellie Nuit in travel-sized roll-ons, 7.5 ml Eau de Parfum with fabric pouch. $50 each at Luckyscent. At right, Atelier Cologne's Orange Sanguine and Vanille Insensée in deluxe minatures, $18 for the pair at Sephora.
From Olfactive Studio, a discovery set: "The Olfactive Studio Discovery Kit containing 4ml glass spray vials of all five Olfactive Studio eau de parfums, plus an accordion-style booklet with colour inspiration photographs of each of the fragrances: Flash Back, Lumière Blanche, Still Life, Autoportrait and Chambre Noire." $55 (CAD) at Etiket in Canada.
A mixed-celebrity coffret from Macy's: "The stars come out for the holidays! Find three of the season's hottest NEW fragrances in this exclusive gift set including...Taylor by Taylor Swift, Justin Bieber The Key and Minajesty Nicki Minaj." Each is in 10 ml, $35.
From Jul et Mad, the "love dose": 5 ml bottles of Extrait de Parfum in Stilettos on Lex, Terrasse à St Germain and Amour de Palazzo. $29 each at Jul et Mad in France.
From Bergamot, monthly subscription sampling plans: for $18 a month, get three sample vials (three scents from three brands) sent to your home. Buy one in full size, get the next month's samples free. Three month plans are $48; 6 month plans are $84, at Get Bergamot.
A slightly different sort of subscription plan, from Fragrance Republic: pay $29 a month, get a new exclusive fragrance, made by a well known perfumer, in 15 ml + 20% off future purchases. At Fragrance Republic.