Holiday fragrance gifts 2014, part 8

As always, we have saved the luxury edition for last, and once again the items are listed in order from what-a-bargain to holy-cow-you’ve-got-to-be-kidding.

Thierry Mugler Alien Essence Absolue Crystal Collection

Starting off slow, from Thierry Mugler, Alien Essence Absolue in the Crystal Collection bottle: “Encrusted with Swarovski Crystals, the bewitching Alien nectar is captured inside an everlasting drop of gold that radiates a divine mystical energy. Alien Essence Absolue is a modern and decadent interpretation of Alien that will indulge the solar goddess in every woman.” 30 ml for $138 at Thierry Mugler

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Bunch o’ limited edition collector bottles 2014, part 27

More limited edition collector fragrance bottles, with the usual disclaimers: in most of these cases, the juice is unchanged, just the bottle is “special” (or not, as the case may be), and some of these may not be available in the US. Today’s post includes collector items from Kate Spade, Robert Piguet, Burberry and Bond no. 9.

Kate Spade Live Colorfully limited edition

From Kate Spade, a special edition of Live Colorfully: “To truly make a night of it, kate spade new york has thoughtfully re-imagined the beloved rainbow-hued prism that normally houses its iconic live colorfully scent into a limited-edition inky, moody blue bottle that captures the endless possibilities above us. The sky’s the limit this season.” $95 at Nordstrom

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