Spring scents that are guaranteed to make a statement
Like so many of you I have not been able to return to work due to the pandemic. How I miss seeing you and helping you choose your fragrance for the Spring season. Even though I am at home, I start my day with a spritz of my favourite fragrance! Spring is here and I can’t wait for you to discover and try new scents that are guaranteed to make a statement!
Spring 2021 fragrance trends
Hair mists and gels are everywhere this season! The new body gels are much lighter than the lotions. They are fabulous as they tend to be much lighter on the skin particularly during warmer weather. The hair mists are lighter as well and they don’t weigh down hair at all.
2. TEA NOTES
During this pandemic nothing made me feel better than a nice cup of tea to relax me! Perfume companies realized and understood this and introduced the calming notes of black and white tea.
3. DISCOVERY SETS
I absolutely love the miniature fragrance sets which were introduced for the various holidays. Being able to try different fragrances from a specific line allowed me to try different scents before I purchased the bottle. Practically every fragrance house has created these miniature/discovery kits for the Spring 2021.
4. FLORALS AND CITRUS
Most fragrance brands this Spring season have developed new fresh and floral scents that allow us to imaginary escape to beautiful beaches, magical gardens, and idyllic cafés by the water! Notes of gardenia, jasmine, and Italian citrus are found in so many of the 2021 Spring Fragrances. I personally love the floral notes and I am glad to see that they are being introduced to many men’s fragrances.
Here are some of my Spring pics!
OMNIA BY MARY KATRANTZOU
This new fragrance is part of The Greek designer Mary Katrantzou’s capsule collection with Blvgari for 2021 and was developed by the master perfumer Alberto Morillas. This fragrance is now part of the incredible Omnia gem inspired collection. Top notes are Fig Leaf with Mandarin oranges with notes of gardenia, musk, and orange blossom. Ladies who have been using the Omnia collection will absolutely love this new scent.
COACH BLUE EAU DE TOILETTE
The world of Coach known for its amazing leather goods has entered the fragrance market with wonderful scents. This new fragrance is inspired by cool breezes and wonderful fresh air. This fragrance is a masculine scent for daily wear with notes of lime and absinthe. With its pleasant smell, it’s definitely a winner to wear during this lockdown.
MCM UNISEX FRAGRANCE
MCM Worldwide is a luxury leather goods brand that makes a statement with its hip back backs, travel bags, and belts. This unisex fragrance has just been launched with its flacon modeled after the iconic backpack. As the creative director Dirk Schoenberger said, “This fragrance is youth-inspired to appeal to Millennials and Gen Z." The new fragrance is composed of apricot, raspberry, sandlewood, with white moss and vanilla. Discover and experience this new scent from the luxury world of MCM!
LEGEND EAU DE PARFUM MONTBLANC
The luxury brand Mont Blanc has created some of my favourite GHI (Gotta Have It) fragrances. I have loved Legend the Fougere fragrance for men and I was so excited to try the new Legend Eau De Parfum. This new fragrance is a leather fragrance for men with notes of violet leaves and bergamot with jasmine and oakmoss. A truly sensual fragrance guaranteed to get you noticed!
MOSCHINO TOY 2 BUBBLE GUM
Toy 2 Bubblegum is the latest edition of the creative Toy Fragrance collection. This new one comes in the unique pink glass Teddy Bear Bottle. Jeremy Scott is the creative director is behind this fabulous launch for Spring 2021. Moschino Toy 2 Bubblegum is a sweet fragrance with candied citrus fruits and a bubblegum accord with notes of peach blossom and ginger powder. For all of you who love a sweeter fragrance, this new Toy 2 will be a winner! Have to say, the bottle will bring a smile to everyone.
Sid’s fragrance tips
1. Don’t wear a sensuous fragrance on your wedding day. You do not want an overly sexy scent but try and choose a romantic jasmine or floral scent.
2. Don’t wear an overpowering fragrance for your job interview but try to choose a fresh light scent.
3. If you are wearing light fragrances that don’t last long use the body cream or shower gel that goes with it, so the fragrance last longer.
4. Line your drawers with tissue paper that has been spritzed a few times to subtly scent clothing.
5. Pour the last of used perfume into an unscented lotion bottle to create a lotion that smells like your favourite fragrance.
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