I have put together 6 of my current favourite Summer Fragrances for 2019. Ranging from spicy to aquatic, to green and earthy, to fruity and woody, there is a fragrance to suit your mood throughout the Summer season!
CREED - AVENTUS COLOGNE
Top Notes: Pineapple, Green Apple, Mint, Ginger, Mandarin Orange, Pink Pepper
Middle Notes: Patchouli, Sandalwood, Vetiver
Base Notes: Musk, Styrax, Birch, Tonka Bean
You may have heard of the iconic Aventus fragrance by Creed before, (I even named this my number 1 fragrance for 2015!) and the latest launch of Aventus Cologne slightly differs from the original in the sense that it is fresher and much more lighter on the skin!
I found that the Aventus Cologne seemed to dry down a lot faster than the original and the projection wasn’t as bold. With that being said, if you are a fan of the original Aventus, then the Aventus Cologne is a great fragrance this Summer if you’re after a lighter take on such an iconic scent!
I would recommend wearing this during a hot Summers day and to purchase and find out more, click here.
ULRICH LANG NEW YORK - APSU
Top Notes: Green Leaves, Coriander, Violet Leaf, Bergamot
Middle Notes: White Tea, Jasmine, Water Lily, Pink Pepper, Iris
Base Notes: White Musk, Cedar, Amber, Olibanum
A unisex fragrance that has a very ‘green’ feel to it with its opening feeling very sharp and spicy. When I say it feels ‘green’ I mean exactly that. It reminds me of freshly cut grass which at this time of year is ideal!
With the fragrance being rather light to give off that fresh scent, unfortunately its sillage is rather weak…
This lasted for up to 2-3 hours on my skin but despite its performance being weak, I still wanted to feature this as if you’re a fan of the ‘freshly cut grass’ scent, then you will enjoy this fragrance!
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DIESEL - SPIRIT OF THE BRAVE
Top Notes: Bergamot, Galbanum
Middle Notes: Cypress, Fir
Base Notes: Labdanum, Tonka Bean
A woody, spicy fragrance that has a linear performance throughout. This lasted for up to 5-6 hours on my skin which was rather impressive given that its sillage was medium!
Out of these fragrances, I would say that this is the most ‘safe’ in my opinion. Perhaps better suited to the daytime!
If you enjoy clean, safe fragrances that aren’t too loud, then I would recommend trying out Spirit Of The Brave.
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ESCENTRIC MOLECULES - 03
Top Notes: Ginger, Lime Peel, Peppercorn
Middle Notes: Orris, Egyptian Jasmine, Tea Notes
Base Notes: Vetiver, Sandalwood, Cedar, Mellow Balsams, Musk
Possibly the strongest fragrance within this blog post, 03 by Escentric Molecules is bold, spicy and intoxicating.
The opening begins with a woody, earthy feel that then dries down into a more fresh fragrance and if you like the note ‘Vetiver’ then this is sure to be a winner for you!
The note Vetiver is very strong and remains prominent throughout the fragrances performance.
In terms of longevity, 03 stayed on my skin for up to 6 hours and its sillage is medium to heavy. I would recommend wearing this fragrance on a cool, Summer’s evening!
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MAISON FRANCIS KURKDJIAN PARIS - MASCULIN PLURIEL
Fragrance Notes: Grapefruit, Lemon, Lavender Absolute, Leather Accord, Cedarwood, Patchouli, Vetiver
Masculin Pluriel is a fragrance that is sophisticated, smooth and well rounded!
I’ll be honest, Lavender isn’t one of my favourite scents and I try steer clear from that note in any fragrance however, in this fragrance there is something rather modern about it that gives off a clean feeling.
In terms of its longevity, this is one of the longest lasting fragrances featured! The fragrance lasted for up to 8 hours and left a gorgeous, sweet scent long afterwards.
Its sillage was medium to heavy and I would recommend wearing this on an evening. To purchase, click here.
PENHALIGON’S - BLASTED BLOOM
Top Notes: Wild Berries, Sea Water, Green Leaves
Middle Notes: English Rose, Pink Pepper, Hawthorn
Base Notes: Cedar, Moss, Musk
Blasted Bloom by Penhaligon’s is crisp, tart and clean. This fragrance has a real aquatic vibe that transports me to a beach somewhere!
During the dry-down, Blasted Bloom then becomes slightly woody and its performance remains rather linear.
The longevity of Blasted Bloom lasted for between 4-5 hours and although this is a very light scent, I was rather impressed by its longevity.
Its sillage is light-medium and I would recommend wearing this both during the day for a refreshing boost, or at night on a warm Summer’s evening!
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Have you smelt any of these fragrances listed? If so, which ones? Are there any you would like to try out? Which are your favourite fragrances to wear for the Summer season? Let me know your thoughts below as I would love to hear from you, and don’t forget to click the ‘like’ button!
*Please note, some of these fragrances had been gifted to me.