Venezuelan-American artist Carolina Herrera has been creating gorgeous fragrances for women since the late 1980s. Carolina is known for her edgy and contemporary designs which reflect the luxury and timeless elegance of the brand. Since the launch of her first perfume in 1988, she has created about 100 new fragrances so far for both men and women. With this vast experience, her brand was able to create perfumes that fit every scent profile, lifestyle, and aesthetic form imaginable. The best Carolina Herrera perfumes for women are an eclectic mix of the best aromas that reflects a bold statement yet maintain a feminine nature. In this article, you’ll discover the top three Carolina Herrera fragrances of all time.
Carolina Herrera Top Three Fragrances
- Carolina Herrera Eau De Parfum
This iconic perfume remains one of the best, most sold and loved female fragrance from the brand to date. It was released in 1988 making it the first perfume ever created by the brand and most enduring perfume. With a fruity and dry opening, this perfume is fuelled by notes of apricot, bergamot, rosewood, and orange blossom. These notes give a sharp yet slightly green edge to the fragrance. The perfume contains a range of heart notes that makes it an impressive bouquet. In the middle notes, you’ll find fragrances like Jasmine, lily of the valley, honeysuckle, narcissus, etc. The base note of the perfume is loaded with the fragrances like amber, cedar, musk, sandalwood, etc.
Apart from excellent sillage, Carolina Herrera has exceptional longevity. This perfume will last you at least 8 hours and even longer in some conditions. While it is preferred during winter and autumn days, this versatile perfume can be realistically worn on any occasion. It comes in a tall clear bottle that reflects the designer’s elegant style.
- 212 VIP Eau De Parfum
Launched in 2010, this perfume smells like a good time. The shiny golden bottle of the perfume sends the perfect message that this is an A-list fragrance. This perfume stands out among other perfumes by Carolina Herrera. While others sport woody and floral notes, this one comes with passion fruit and rum notes. This alcoholic & fruity blend with rum and passion fruit as the top notes ensure that this perfume turns heads. In the middle notes, you’ll find a blend of Gardenia and Musk that blurs perfectly into top notes. The perfume finishes it all with creamy base notes of vanilla and tonka beans that bring the fragrance full circle on similar sweet & sugary notes.
212 VIP with its boozy and fruity notes pairs well with parties and other winter activities. This perfume is perfect for night owls. It comes with moderate longevity.
- Good Girl Eau De Parfum
Launched in 2016, Good Girl is blended by Louise Turner. It is one of the most iconic female fragrances by Carolina Herrera. This sexy perfume was launched with the tagline “It’s good to be bad” which sums it all. This perfume takes inspiration from the modern woman who is elegant yet sexy, bold yet enigmatic. It is a cult classic women’s fragrance that comes in a unique stiletto-shaped bottle that embodies the elegance of a modern woman. The perfume begins with energizing top notes of citrus, almond, and coffee. These top notes give way to heart notes infused with exotic Jasmine Sambac and tuberose. The fragrance ends with a dry to complex base note comprising of Tonka beans, Cacao, and Praline.
Due to its expansive note list, Good Girl has a strong sillage. It’s a sure head-turner that makes it perfect for date nights or any other romantic occasion. It also has considerable longevity that will last you more than 6 hours.
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