BEST FRAGRANCES FOR SUMMER 2021
With a heatwave dropping, restrictions lifting and shops opening once more, we are all on the hunt for the perfect summer perfume. Whether you are looking for a fresh floral, or a mouth watering sweet, your scent is here waiting to be discovered! So grab your floppy hats and sun cream, here are fifteen of our favourite sunny picks. To begin, here are five of our natural, vegan perfumes perfect for the summer months:
Head notes: orange blossom, bergamot.
Heart notes: tuberose, jasmine
Soul notes: white musk, Madagascar vanilla, cedar
Creamy florals open this soft, subtle scent. The vanilla and orange blossom blend, giving this perfume a dreamy, romantic feel. Perfect for lunch dates and days in the sun, this fun scent will give you that holiday feeling.
Head notes: mirabelle, bergamot, lemon
Heart notes: freesia, peach, rose, jasmine
Soul notes: oakmoss, patchouli, sandalwood
A summer scent doesn’t have to be floral, if a bouquet of roses isn’t your thing, we still have the perfect scent for you! With a citrus opening, Yellow 14 warms into a spicy blend of peach, patchouli and sandalwood. Dark notes like amber give the scent a curious edge, this scent is perfect for summer evenings around a campfire. A true festival scent!
Head notes: vanilla, plum, apple, cinnamon, blackcurrant
Heart notes: jasmine, thyme
Soul notes: cedarwood, sandalwood, olive tree
Fruity but sophisticated, this fresh scent will keep you feeling cool as the weather gets warmer. Herbal notes such as thyme and olive tree give this scent its refreshing feel, while the plum, apple and blackcurrant keep it fruity. If you are returning to the office, this pick is perfect as it is subtle but juicy.
Head notes: lemon, bergamot,
Heart notes: magnolia, orange blossom, pear, rose
Soul notes: vanilla, cacao and ambrette
Sweet and creamy, this subtle scent is smooth like vanilla ice cream. The soft florals blend together with the pear, making a mouth watering concoction. Perfect for scorching days at the beach, this one is for those with a sweet tooth!
Head notes: Jasmine Sambac
Heart notes: Tuberose, Orris Root
Soul notes: Honeysuckle
No summer fragrance list would be complete without Pink 35! A classic floral scent, this rich perfume is bursting with elegance. Oozing with feminine energy, the jasmine and tuberose keep this scent fresh, while the honeysuckle adds a floral sweetness. Perfect for cooling down in the sun, Pink 35 is the ultimate floral fragrance.
Don’t think we have forgotten about aftershaves! With father’s day coming up, a natural, vegan scent could be a good alternative to the usual mugs and slippers. Here are five picks to keep you fresh and cool in the upcoming months:
Head notes: Pear, mint, bergamot, lemon
Heart notes: Lavender, cinnamon, sage
Soul notes: Vanilla, amber, cedarwood
Calming and soft, this light scent is perfect for sweltering days. Lavender and sage give this scent a herbal feel, while the pear and vanilla add a very subtle sweetness. This versatile fragrance can be worn to cool down at the beach, or keep things fresh at the office.
Head notes: lemon, bergamot, grapefruit, orange, mandarin
Heart notes: neroli, sea notes, peach, freesia, rosemary, violet
Soul notes: white musk, cedar, oakmoss, patchouli, amber
Sophisticated and timeless, this classic scent is perfect for staying fresh. Bold and confident, this fragrance is sure to turn heads. The citrus notes add a sharp zest, which is softened by the woody base. Pair this fragrance with your best suit for a summer evening at the bar.
Head notes: lemon, mint, apple
Heart notes: juniper, rose wood, sage
Soul notes: vanilla, cedar, oakmoss
Light, fresh and fun, this youthful scent will keep you uplifted. The lemon and the mint give this fragrance a clean feel, while the rose and vanilla add a soft, creaminess to the base. As it is easy to wear, this carefree scent can be worn day or night.
Head notes: bergamot, black currant, pineapple, apple
Heart notes: patchouli, rose, moroccan jasmine
Soul notes: oak Moss, vanilla, vegetable musk
This bold, fruity fragrance is a summer staple. Bergamot, apple and black current keep this scent juicy, while the patchouli and oakmoss add a spicy undertone. This loud fragrance will keep you feeling fresh all day and night!
Head notes: coriander, sage, bergamot
Heart notes: carnation, patchouli, cinnamon, jasmine
Soul notes: tonka bean, vegetable musk, vanilla
If citrus and fresh scents aren’t for you, perhaps a woody fragrance will be the perfect addition for your summer wardrobe? Blue 21 has a unique blend of floral and herbal notes, giving this scent a more natural take on summer fragrances. The addition of carnation and jasmine add a lighter note to the mix, making it a summer woody scent rather than the autumnal blends we usually associate with woody notes.
If you are keeping it neutral, here are some unisex hits to add to your collection. Bright, uplifting and unique, these versatile scents have a bit of everything.
Head notes: bergamot, grapefruit, lemon and citron
Heart notes: pink pepper, jasmine and fig nectar
Soul notes: cedar, benzoin and fig tree
Zesty and fresh, this uplifting scent is perfect for those roasting days in the sun. The blend of citrus with fig nectar will make you feel like you are on holiday abroad, engulfed in a warm blanket of sunshine, heading for the beach.
Head notes: bergamot, cardamom, pistachio, pink pepper
Heart notes: tuberose, jasmine, ylang-ylang
Soul notes: coconut, benzoin, tonka bean
THE holiday scent. Maybe it’s the creamy coconut base, maybe it’s the rich pistachio, each note of this fragrance has been crafted to smell like a nostalgic summer holiday memory. This soft scent says it is easy going, loved by all and ready to be worn for many new memories.
Head notes: Bergamot, Mandarin, Lemon, Lavender, Bitter orange, Rosemary
Heart notes: Orange blossom, Jasmine, Neroli
Soul notes: Angelica
We have talked about neroli in a blog post previously, and its many amazing properties in aromatherapy. So it is no wonder Silver 10 is on our list for the fifteen best summer fragrances. Creamy but fresh, the neroli and orange blossom blend with the citrus notes, to give this fragrance a beach ready feel.
Head notes: orange, mandarin, bergamot and lemon
Heart notes: petitgrain and cardamom
Soul notes: caramel
This zesty perfume opens with a moderate projection combining citrus and white floral notes. The sour and evocative lemon note is the most prominent one. The floral accords dry down to a musk and civet blend enhancing the citrus and floral notes. Sweet and fresh scent perfect for warm summer days.
Head notes: coconut, bergamot, mandarin and lime
Heart notes: ginger, Indian jasmine, hibiscus
Soul notes: sugarcane, ylang-ylang and rum
Perhaps this unusual scent will be your island paradise companion? Bergamot, lime and rum give this fragrance a sharpness, which is softened by the coconut and sugarcane. This fragrance is like sipping a cold drink on a boiling day, sharp, refreshing and bold.
Don’t forget to pop into our Salisbury store to try these fragrances! Alternatively we are still running online orders so you can get your summer scents from anywhere in the UK. Still can’t decide? Feel free to email us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we will be happy to help you find your perfect match. Remember to enjoy the sun responsibly, and don’t forget to apply your signature scent before embarking on any adventures!
(The main accords are for reference only based on the high street scents, our perfumes are alternatives to these, blended with high quality, natural vegan oils. Please email us with any questions)