Haute Scents: Best of 2010

So luxurious, so irresistible, so sensuous… Ladies and gentlemen, here are the hautest scents of the season which made it to the top of the list:

L’Artisan Parfumeur, Bois Farine. Created by Jean-Claude Ellena, talented perfume composer and international fame, Bois Farine (Wood Flour in English) is a combination of witch wood and flower powder of a rare tree in the Reunion Islands. Available at Barneys New York, Beverly Hills

Clive Christian, “C” for Men Perfume Spray. Described by connoisseurs as reminiscent of metallic honey with grassy or hay-like notes “C”, is the newest fragrance of British designer Clive Christian. Highly seductive fragrance has notes of cinnamon, clove, cistus (rock rose), saffron and orris. Available at Neiman Marcus, Beverly Hills

Annick Goutal, Rose Splendid. It is a sophisticated floral bouquet of Centifolia rose and magnolia. $6 from every sale of Annick Goutal Rose Splendid is donated to the Association pour La Vie Espoir Contre le Cancer, a French charity helping women with cancer. Available at Saks Fifth Avenue, Beverly Hills

Chanel, Bleu de Chanel Men. The newest fragrance of the French powerhouse takes its name from a Chanel fragrance of the 1930s. The notes feature peppermint, nutmeg, grapefruit, cedar, labdanum, jasmine, patchouli, ginger and sandalwood. Available at Saks Fifth Avenue, Beverly Hills

Gucci, Guilty. Newest scent of the Italian fashion house, Guilty starts off with mandarin and pink peppercorn. Middle notes are fruit and lavender. Its base notes combine amber and patchouli. Ultra feminine perfume comes in a chic golden bottle. Available at Gucci Store, Beverly Hills