New This Month

A Dozen Rose Perfumes

Take note: These aren’t your grandmother’s perfumes. The often cloying and brash rose scents of yesteryear have given way to a new crop of pleasing compositions -- all starring this romantic flower. They’re complex, eminently wearable, and refreshingly modern. Yes, roses are hip again.

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Clockwise from top:

1. Lancome Tresor Midnight Rose eau de parfum, $47,

2. Chloe Roses de Chloe eau de toilette, from $95,

3. Balenciaga l’Eau Rose eau de toilette, from $90,

4. Acqua di Parma Rosa Nobile eau de parfum, from $120,

5. Atelier Cologne Rose Anonyme cologne absolue, from $80,

6. Yves Saint Laurent Majestic Rose, $250,

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7. Eau de Cartier Goutte de Rose eau de toilette, from $93,

8. Viktor and Rolf Flowerbomb La Vie en Rose eau de toilette, $95,

9. Dolce and Gabbana Velvet Rose eau de parfum, $210,

10. Terry de Gunzburg Rouge Nocturne eau de parfum, $210,

11. Aerin Evening Rose eau de parfum, $110,

12. Serge Lutens Rose de Nuit parfum, $310,