THE FRAGRANCES OF THE WORLD FINDER

Discover the latest fragrances from 2017, and explore the enduring icons from each family.

Experience the Michael Edwards Fragrance Finder, a simple yet powerful tool.

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Fragrances

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THE FAMILIES

Select a family on the wheel by spinning from left to right. Additional fragrance pairings can be found with the Fragrance Finder.

FAMILY SOFT ORIENTAL

Smooth Carnation, incense and warm spices … if these soft, yet sensual notes speak to you, then you’ll love fragrances from the Soft Oriental family.

FAMILY ORIENTAL

Vanilla and musk, cinnamon and cardamom … opulent, sweet and warm. If these sensual notes are what you are drawn to, then you’ll love fragrances from the Oriental family.

FAMILY WOODY ORIENTAL

Take a healthy dose of patchouli and sandalwood, add a splash of spice and maybe something sweet enough to eat … if this sounds like the way you like to smell, then you’ll love fragrances from the Woody Oriental family.

FAMILY WOODS

Cedarwood, sandalwood and vetiver – raw and simple. Freshly sanded floors and sawdust … if these are the notes that make your senses sing, then you’ll love fragrances from the Woods family.

FAMILY MOSSY WOODS

If it is traditional style fragrances with sweet, smooth, sometimes earthy woody and mossy notes that inspire you, then you’ll love fragrances from the Mossy Woods family.

FAMILY DRY WOODS

The smokiness of smouldering embers and the unmistakable leathery smell of new shoes … if these scents define your style, then you’ll love fragrances from the Dry Woods family.

FAMILY AROMATIC

If clean, uncomplicated and fresh describes you … if the blend of lavender and other herbs such as rosemary or basil teamed with the warmth of wood sums up your favourite smells, then you’ll love fragrances from the universally popular Aromatic Fougère family.

FAMILY CITRUS

If it is the smell of zesty, tangy and juicy lemons and mandarins that invigorates and energises you … then you’ll love the fragrances in the Citrus family.

FAMILY WATER

The smell of fresh sea sprays, or wet air after a thunderstorm … if these are the scents that move you, then you’ll love fragrances in the Water family.

FAMILY GREEN

Nothing beats the smell of freshly mown lawns, and crushed green leaves, right? If you think so too then you’ll love the fragrances in the Green family.

FAMILY FRUITY

Sweet, juicy and edible. Tropical fruits, peaches, pears and orchard fresh summer apples … if these mouth-watering scents excite you, then you’ll love fragrances in the Fruity family.

FAMILY FLORAL

Can’t walk past a florist shop without slowing down, closing your eyes and taking a deep breath? Roses, jasmine, lily, frangipani ... if these are the scents your dreams are made of, look for fragrances in the Floral family.

FAMILYSOFT FLORAL

Soft, powdery … sweet, musky and creamy. If these nostalgic scents transport you back in time, then you’ll love fragrances from the Soft Floral family.

FAMILY FLORAL ORIENTAL

Florals like Orange Blossom, made smooth, sweet and subtly spicy with incense and amber … if these are the scents that say “style” to you, then you’ll love fragrances from the Floral Oriental family.

ICONIC OLD SPICE

1938 | Old Spice | Soft Oriental

OLD SPICE
ICONIC EMERAUDE

1921 | Coty | Oriental

EMERAUDE
ICONIC M7

2002 | Yves Saint Laurent | Woody Oriental

M7
ICONIC PINO SILVESTRE ORIGINAL

1955 | Pino Silvestre | Woods

PINO SILVESTRE ORIGINAL
ICONIC Y

1964 | Yves Saint Laurent | Mossy Woods

Y
ICONIC MACASSAR

1980 | Rochas | Dry Woods

MACASSAR
ICONIC AZZARO POUR HOMME

1978 | Azzaro | Aromatic Fougère

AZZARO POUR HOMME
ICONIC EAU DE ROCHAS (EAU DE ROCHE)

1970 | Rochas | Citrus

EAU DE ROCHAS (EAU DE ROCHE)
ICONIC ESCAPE

1991 | Calvin Klein | Water

ESCAPE
ICONIC ALIAGE / ALLIAGE

1972 | Estée Lauder | Green

ALIAGE / ALLIAGE
ICONIC RALPH

2000 | Ralph Lauren | Fruity

RALPH
ICONIC 360° FOR WOMEN

1993 | Perry Ellis | Floral

360° FOR WOMEN
ICONIC ARPÈGE

1993 | Lanvin | Soft Floral

ARPÈGE
ICONIC POISON

1985 | Dior | Floral Oriental

POISON
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"As a fragrance developer I find myself constantly looking into the Fragrances of the World database to learn more about the classification of different olfactive families…to categorize the creative and sometimes chaotic world of scent is understanding the olfactive world as an essential part of our natural, and indeed, cultural history"

Carlos Huber, Founder, ARQUISTE Parfumeur
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