With the temperature rising, flowers blooming, and our spirits lifting, summer is finally here!
What better time to update your fragrance wardrobe than with a fresh new scent or two? And since warmer weather affects your skin chemistry, your favourite perfume that you wore in the fall and winter may be too overpowering and heavy for the summer season. Time to lighten up and arouse your senses…
Here are our Top Fragrances for Summer 2013 that come pretty close to capturing the sweet smell of summer in a bottle. Now it’s just a matter of choosing the right one for you!
A bright Mediterranean fragrance, bright yellow and sunny with a sweet lemon scent that is not so much zesty as it is slightly fruity and rich. The citrusy scent of the L’Etrog citron, brightens the air, while bracing Myrtle and lush Date Fruit to dry down to the sweet warmth of a Mediterranean night.
Key Notes: Calabrese Cedrat (Citron in French), Myrtle, Date Fruit, Vetiver
A warm floral green fragrance. Warm in the sense that it is creamy and radiant and calming scent, more of a whisper than a shout. Imagine lying under a tree laden with the highly fragrant yellow flowers that embody holidays on the French Riviera. Capturing the green stems, the leaves and the silky vanillic beauty of the flowers themselves, this is indeed a delicate floral portrait of the mimosa tree.
Key Notes: mimosa, violet leaves, blackcurrant bud
Quercus is a light burst of citrus and basil, supported by a heart accord of jasmine, cardamom and muguet that is sweet, spiced and supremely delicate. The greenness of the basil is cooling, yet warmed through with moss and patchouli to create an elegant, strong and uplifting cologne.
Key Notes: Lemon, Lime, Mandarin, Bergamot, Jasmine, Lily of the Valley, Cardamom, Oakmoss, Sandalwood, Galbanum, Musk, Amber
A landscape of vitality, surrounds violet leaves in green woods, freshly cut grass and dewy earth. Tréfle Pur means pure clover, clover supported by violet leaves, neroli, moss and patchouli. The patchouli gives this fragrance an earthy quality, adding an rich layer to this fresh, clean scent. Clover notes in fragrances are quite unusual, making this fragrance a “lucky find”.
Key Notes: Clover, Violet Leaves, Basil, Patchouli and Oakmoss
This fragrance starts out on a sharp and intense citrus note. The sharpness from grapefruit peel, tart and acidic. Next a slight green rhubarb note follows, adding a warm hue and enveloping childhood smell: that of rhubarb tart. The sweetness of orange warms up this fragrance supported by cedar, musk and amber tones.
Key Notes: Rhubarb, Grapefruit, Orange, Pink Pepper, Vetiver, Cedar and Musk
An Ode to Tuberose. Mandarin orange and cherry add a fruity and sparkling side to this tuberose. A tuberose which is mostly smooth and sensual with its floral heart of frangipani, tiara flower and jasmine. Sweet but carnal, this tuberose is deepened by patchouli and blond woods.
Key Notes: Tuberose, Tangerine, Jasmine, Cherry, Patchouli and Blond Woods