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Best 2011 Unisex Fragrance

Calvin Klein CK One

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Best 2011 Unisex Fragrance
WINNER 2011

Calvin Klein CK One

It's a really easy scent to wear, says Osborne of this modern classic. The bracing combo of citrus, green tea, and musk is so invigorating, both men and women find it hard to resist.

$49
Best 2011 Floral Fragrance

Estée Lauder Beautiful

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Best 2011 Floral Fragrance
WINNER 2011

Estée Lauder Beautiful

Laced with subtle hints of rose and lavender, this perfectly balanced bouquet manages to be decadent and delicate at once, says Grant Osborne, founder of basenotes.net.

$55
Editors' Pick 2011

Fresh Brown Sugar

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Editors' Pick 2011
WINNER 2011

Fresh Brown Sugar

Part sweet, part citrus, and all gorgeous. Heady notes of amber and caramel give it depth, while lemon and magnolia keep it flirty and feminine.

$75

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Editors' Pick 2011

Fresh Brown Sugar

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Editors' Pick 2011
WINNER 2011

Fresh Brown Sugar

Part sweet, part citrus, and all gorgeous. Heady notes of amber and caramel give it depth, while lemon and magnolia keep it flirty and feminine.

$75

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Best 2011 Clean Fragrance

Issey Miyake L'Eau d'Issey

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Best 2011 Clean Fragrance
WINNER 2011

Issey Miyake L'Eau d'Issey

It's the perfect everyday scent for professional women, says fragrance expert Raphaella Barkley. The leafy, airy mix of lotus, rose water and freesia comes on gently, while earthy cedar and amber notes keep it grounded.

$66
Best 2011 Celebrity Fragrance

Sarah Jessica Parker Lovely

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Best 2011 Celebrity Fragrance
WINNER 2011

Sarah Jessica Parker Lovely

Maybe it's the hint of apple martini stirred into the mix, but this velvety and feminine blend is downright intoxicating, says Toronto fragrance expert Marian Bendeth. Bergamot and orchid keep it bright, while a trace of patchouli makes it last long into the night.

$52
Best 2011 Spicy Fragrance

YSL Opium

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Best 2011 Spicy Fragrance
WINNER 2011

YSL Opium

This sweet, spicy, and slightly shocking blend won over the industry's most notable noses more than 30 years ago, and its appeal is still going strong, says Bendeth. Smoldering with jasmine, vanilla, amber, and patchouli, it's every bit as addictive as its daring name suggests.

$70
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