What Penhaligon's charges in price it makes up for in character. A case in point? Vaara, new in at Brown Thomas, Dublin.
From €110 for 50ml, this is an Indian-inspired spritz that combines - of all bonkers ingredients to put in a fragrance - quince, carrot and coriander seeds as well as your more expected florals in the form of Bulgarian and Moroccan rose compounds plus some woods and resins in the base.
Kirstie is Frillseeker's founder and editor-in-chief. This is her second foray into the web-world: she founded Beaut.ie in 2006 before stepping down in 2012 and has held a large number of positions over the past number of years including acting beauty editor at Image magazine and beauty ed at the Sunday Tribune, Irish Examiner and Confetti. She's currently the deputy editor at STELLAR magazine.