6 Fresh New 2019 Summer Fragrances
From uplifting citruses to fresh florals, here are eight of the best new fragrances to get spritzing this summer and to update your fragrance collection with.
1/6 L’eau À La Rose by Maison Francis Kurkdjian
Master perfumer Francis Kurkdjian wanted to craft a modern spin on traditional rose for his latest fragrance, resulting in L’eau À La Rose.
This Asia-Pacific exclusive scent showcases two types of roses—fruity, spicy Bulgarian Damask rose oil and the softer, more honeyed Centifolia rose absolute from Grasse. This bouquet of over 400 fresh roses is amplified by pear, lychee and peony to create a divinely light and feminine floral confection.
Available at robinsons.com.sg
2/6 Private Blend Lavender Extrême by Tom Ford
Distinctively daring and unafraid to be different, Tom Ford’s latest creation is a racy reworking of your standard lavender scent—complete with a sleek silver bottle to match.
Starring three different kinds of French lavender for electrifying complexity, this punchy fragrance also features a citrus hit of bergamot, a refreshing splash of carrot seed oil, and an Oriental dry-down of tonka bean and benzoin.
Available at sephora.sg
3/6 Blu Mediterraneo Cipresso di Toscana by Acqua di Parma
Evoking the verdant beauty of the Tuscan countryside, Acqua di Parma’s Cipresso di Toscana is the latest addition to their Blu Mediterraneo collection of Mediterranean-inspired perfumes.
Opening with refreshing star anise, Cipresso di Toscana includes sparkling notes of orange and petitgrain, alongside an aromatic sage and lavender heart and a grounding woody base of cypress and pine—a thoroughly modern interpretation of a classic fougére scent.
Available at sephora.sg
4/6 Sundazed by Byredo
Cult Swedish brand Byredo’s latest creation, Sundazed, is a blissed-out tribute to languorous days spent basking in the endless sunshine.
The perfume equivalent of an endorphin rush, this bright warm fragrance features top notes of mandarin and Californian lemon leading to a bold heart of neroli and Arabian jasmine. Nostalgia-tinged cotton candy and white musk base notes complete this free-spirited summer scent, with limited-edition hair perfume and hand cream versions also available.
Available at escentials.com
5/6 Flora Emerald Gardenia by Gucci
A heady layering of floral, fruity and woody notes, Gucci’s Flora Emerald Gardenia was designed to evoke a fruit-filled orchard on a dewy summer morning.
Invigorating pear, watermelon and lemon mix with a heart of gardenia and lotus blossom, before finishing with a velvety base of sandalwood and cedar. Looking just as beautiful as it smells, this limited-edition perfume comes in a pistachio-hued hexagonal bottle, finished with a delicate black ribbon.
Available at tangs.com
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6/6 Essences Insensées Tiare Flower by Diptyque
The most recent edition to Diptyque’s limited-edition Essences Insensées perfume line, Tiare Flower showcases—you guessed it—tiare flowers, gathered from the tropical island of Tahiti.
A lively green fragrance reminiscent of a gentle ocean breeze, Tiare Flower also includes frangipani flower, vanilla absolute and pink peppercorns. Its striking handcrafted bottle was based on the archives of master glassmaker Waltersperger, and features radiating lines intended to evoke the midday sun.
Available at the Diptyque store
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