Fragrances For… a Mediterranean Cruise

With so many beloved fragrances taking their inspiration from locations across the Mediterranean, we thought it the best time to take a cruise by some really gorgeous scents based mostly on places we dearly want we had been in proper now. In search of a fragrance to convey again particular scent reminiscences of Mediterranean places? Or maybe you possibly can’t get away this yr and are eager for olfactory escapism? Discover a few of these and spritz on the sunshine…


Eight & Bob Cap D’Antibes (France)

‘Albert Fouquet loved lengthy holidays, that prolonged from spring till the final days of summer season, in Antibes. Unforgettable mornings had been spent crusing within the Grande Bleue, golden sunsets had been loved, and balmy evenings had been enlivened with unique celebrities and charming events. Albert dreamt about these summers throughout chilly Parisian winters. Like several artist who strives for perfection, he spent many weeks delicately crafting a perfume that captured the essence of his reminiscences of these lengthy summer season days. The consequence was Cap D’Antibes…’

Strive a pattern of Eight & Bob Cap D’Antibes within the Scintillating Scents Discovery Field, or within the Eight & Bob Discovery Set £20 for six samples






Ferragamo Signorina Libera (Italy)

Taking its cue from the spirit of getting ‘the braveness to be your self, to unfold your power with no concern and the boldness to be free’ – embodied within the Italian phrase for freedom – that is an easy-to-wear hug of happiness. Solar-warmed Calabrian bergamot segues to buttery orris and rose absolute all drizzled with scrumptious plum nectar, then wrapped within the fluffy consolation of cashmere woods and flecked with pink pepper. It’s a type of you’ll attain for again and again, a scent that feels invigorating but reassuring. Viva Libera!

Strive a pattern of Ferragamo Signorina Libera within the Launches to Love Discovery Field £23 (£19 for VIP Members)





Manos Gerakinis (Greece)

Fairly extremely the primary Greek luxurious area of interest fragrance home, Gerakins’ assortment showcases fragrances impressed by the historical past, artwork and mythology of the nation, every radiating the poetry and keenness of their founder. Quintessence is a refined woody ambrée perfume, with scorching saffron, clove and black pepper; Sillage Royal was initially created for Manos himself – a hug of woody ambrée by way of smoke, cardamon, saffron and curcuma. Rose Poetique dramatically combines damask rose and labdanum to create a floral ambrée as addictive because it sensual, whereas Pivoine references Paeon, the doctor of Greek gods, with crisp purple apple slicing by the blossomy softness. Immortelle pays homage to the long-lasting yellow flower whose story dates again to the Trojan battle; gently spiced with clove and cinnamon; and Omen is a fruity-spicy-ambrée perfume that’s candy and juicy, lusciously alluring but baggage of enjoyable to put on.

Every full-size perfume is priced between £165 and £260 for 100ml eau de parfum, or attempt all of them within the Manos Gerakinis Discovery Set£35 for all 6 samples




Nishane Hacivat (Turkey)

Though Istanbul has been on the commerce map for 1000’s of years – famed for spices, silk and flowers (notably roses), it’s extraordinary to grasp that is their first wonderful perfume home. Hurrah for that, we are saying, with scents like this honouring Turkish cultural traditions in modern model. As the home so fantastically places it: ‘…this eau chypre will assist you to reside in your finest goals by the eternal sparkles of its joyful construction manufactured from the stimulating notes of pineapple and bergamot backed with the genuinely woody notes. Get pleasure from being liked with this blissful scent…’ And, oh, how you’ll!

Strive a pattern Nishane Hacivat in our Seasonal Subscriptions Summer time Field£18 each three months, for completely curated fragrances.




Written by Suzy Nightingale