Stella Nina McCartney founded her namesake fashion house in collaboration with Gucci Group in 2001 and has expanded her operations since then. The daughter of former Beatles bass player Paul McCartney and animal rights activist Linda McCartney, the designer is also a vocal supporter of such advocacies and has created a niche in the industry.
McCartney ventured into perfumery in 2003 with the debut of her first fragrance, aptly named Stella. Currently, McCartney has released 30 fragrances and has always enlisted the talents of different perfumers, particularly Jacques Cavallier and Alberto Morillas, to craft the lineup’s scents. The company’s most sought-after fragrances include Pop, Stella, and Pop Bluebell, which captured the vibrancy and delicateness of different scenarios that inspired McCartney and continue to enthrall audiences worldwide.
McCartney’s fragrances are all well-designed by the best perfumers and use high-quality ingredients to make their wearers feel self-assured and beautiful amidst an atmosphere of doubt and uncertainty. With several fragrance offerings, McCartney’s clients can choose from classic, timely scents to vibrant and youthful editions.
Stella Nude EDT
Stella McCartney drew inspiration for Stella Nude in the most deeply personal and intimate moment of a woman’s morning ritual. She released the fragrance in 2009 and packaged the delicately feminine scent in a vintage-inspired glass bottle with interspersed transparent and nude pink panels, further highlighting its femininity.
The fragrance opens with a sensual Moroccan rose with a hint of grapefruit before moving to a spicy-sweet blend of red peppers and peonies at the heart. Finally, the seductive scent of vanilla and amber creates an excellent base that enthralls people.
Best for summer and spring as the beautiful combination creates an amazing sillage.
McCartney touted the fragrance of Pop as an homage to the mindset of free-spirited women who seek to blaze their trails. The fragrance is a floral woody musk packaged in a simple, transparent glass with a vivid pink cap.
With their refreshing scent, zesty violet leaf, green mandarin, and tomato leaf immediately make heads turn. Enticing frangipani, tuberose, and violet comprise the heart notes and continue to enthrall anyone who sniffs the fragrance. The cedar, sandalwood, and musk undertones evoke a warm and crispy feeling.
Pop is ideal for summer and spring because of its zesty and beautiful aroma.
Pop Bluebell EDP
McCartney drew inspiration from the English bluebell, a flower best described as delicate, for the second fragrance in the Pop lineup. The scent is encased in a transparent bottle with a blue cap highlighting the product’s inspiration.
The top notes are the refreshingly cool violet leaf, tomato leaf, and peppy green mandarin. Next, exotically fragrant frangipani, tuberose, sultry violet, and dainty bluebell dominate the heart notes before the cool scents of musk, cedar, and sandalwood cap off the fragrance.
Best worn during the spring and summer, Pop Bluebell will enchant anyone who smells the fragrance as it leaves a tantalizingly sweet sillage.
Sheer Stella 2011 EDT
Sheer Stella was released in 2011, and the designer drew inspiration from a fleeting moment in a country garden. They packaged the scent in a glass bottle with rose-in-bloom silhouettes, further underscoring the exquisiteness of the fragrance.
A beautiful blend of Amalfi lemon, grapes, Granny Smith apple, and plum seduces anyone who smells the fragrance. The scent then evolves into the heady sweetness of Persian roses, which continues to enthrall the audience. Finally, the refreshingly warm undertones of amber appear during the drydown.
Sheer Stella 2011 is perfect for daytime and office wear, especially during the summer, as the scent lingers and creates a heady trail.
Jacques Cavallier teamed with McCartney to develop Stella, which they released in 2003. They drew inspiration from a luxurious but dainty flower whose petals fall at the slightest touch. They packaged the perfume in a bottle with dark colors.
The uplifting scent of rose and peonies combine with Mandarin orange to create an enticing layer that appeals to most people. The fragrance then morphs into a delightful rose bouquet that continues to reel people in with its delicate smell. Finally, warm amber ties everything up and lingers for a long time.
Best for spring and summer wear, Stella will complete any attire as the scent turns heads.
Stella In Two Peony
Stella McCartney collaborated once more with Jacques Cavallier to develop Stella In Two Peony. The scent is described as a flora fragrance for women and is encased in a multifaceted bottle.
The perfume opens with brilliant notes of peonies and roses, exuding a fabulous fragrance. The scent then moves on to the spicy and clean undertone of peppers, exhilarating people who smell the fragrance. Finally, the minty and clean patchouli, amber, and cedar base notes cap off the scent as the blend lingers and evokes warm feelings.
The scent is ideal for casual dates and daily wear during the spring and summer.
Stella Rose Absolute
Stella Rose Absolute is best described as an intensely refreshing floral fragrance. The company released the scent in 2005, presenting the fragrance in a clear bottle that allowed the intense dark-colored liquid to shine through.
The top note of zesty lemon provides an intensely peppy feeling before the scent morphs into heart notes of peony, which complements the heady and beautiful essence of roses. The crisp and warm undertones of amber tie up the combination and make the wearer feel good throughout the day.
Suitable for fall and spring, Stella Rose Absolute is great for leisurely evening get-togethers and affairs.
Inspired by her childhood memories and one of her father’s favorite phrases, “Lily, I Love You,” McCartney came up with L.I.L.Y. in 2012. They presented the fragrance in an art deco-style bottle, highlighting light and dark, a woman’s feminine and masculine side.
An unusual pairing of exotic truffles and spicy peppers opens the fragrance and captivates the audience. It moves on to delicate and spicy tones of lily-of-the-valley and pink peppers before settling on the wholesome combination of musk mallow, oakmoss, patchouli, and musk base notes.
It is best worn during springtime as the delicate and feminine scent creates a beautiful sillage.
Stella Summer Rose
Stella Summer Rose captures the essence of a beautiful summer day with friends in fragrance form. McCartney came up with the fragrance in 2012 and packaged it in a clear glass bottle with pink rose silhouettes.
The vibrant and tart blend of lemons and green apples immediately appeals to people before the scent transforms and the delicate sweetness of peonies and roses dominates the heart notes. The scent then moves to the pleasant amber base note that perfectly ties up the fragrance and lingers to create a beautiful trail.
It is ideal to use during the summer and spring as the floral fragrance is perfect for many activities.
McCartney debuted Stella Summer in 2013, and the fragrance was described as fruity floral, which sat well with the target audience. In addition, they packaged the scent in a multicolored, faceted glass bottle, highlighting the fragrance’s complexity.
Revitalizing green apple and lemons comprise the top notes and immediately makes people notice. The middle notes are composed of the beautifully blended pairing of roses and peonies that envelopes the wearer. Finally, amber’s fresh and warm essence comes in and ties everything together perfectly.
Stella Summer is best for casual daytime activities during the summer as the fragrance enchants and creates a mystifyingly fresh trail.