This past weekend, I took a trip to the mall…shout-out to KOP (you Philly gals know what I’m talkin’ about). I was in Nordstrom’s cosmetics department for, literally, three minutes before a salesperson had me sold on a bottle of Hanae Mori Butterfly Eau Fraîche.

I usually spend weeks hemming and hawing over a new fragrance, and only break down and buy it once I’ve decided that my pulse points can’t live without it. Well, with Eau Fraîche, it took me approximately 180 seconds to come to this conclusion.

As I reported a few months ago, the latest incarnation of my favorite fragrance is the lightest formulation yet; this variation is airier and perfect for warmer weather. The new top notes of sparking tangerine and grapefruit lend a summery kick, but the fragrance dries down to the familiar notes of red fruits, wild berries and summer woods.

Besides the intoxicating scent, what really convinced me to swipe the plastic was the price tag. A 3.4 oz bottle of this limited-edition fragrance is only $65.

Hanae Mori Butterfly Eau Fraîche is now available at Neiman Marcus, Saks Fifth Avenue, Nordstrom*, Bloomingdale’s, select Macy’s and Sephora.

*Receive a Butterfly Body Lotion (0.2 oz.) and deluxe mini Eau de Toilette (0.04 oz.) with any $65 Hanae Mori purchase – online and in-store.

3 Comments on Hanae Had Me At Hello

  1. yummy411
    May 13, 2008 at 2:31 AM (10 years ago)

    you don’t have to be from philly to know about king of prussia.. well my ex-bf was from there and one of my bff’s lives there 😉

  2. Marsha
    May 13, 2008 at 2:48 PM (10 years ago)

    If anyone is in NYC stop by Bloomies, and you can get the same gift set, or a hand painted bottle that they will engrave for you (at least that was the case on Friday). Also try the other fragrances. I am partial to the pink butterfly bottle as well as the lotion. I love, love, love the lotion

  3. Wes
    May 14, 2008 at 2:15 PM (10 years ago)

    YAAAAY!! I love Hanae Mori!!