The time has come to press your chinos, swap your coat for a linen blazer and move your winter scents to the back of the cue in favour of a fair weather fragrance.
To help, we’ve selected five options that are fit for spring based on the personality they embody. Here’s to longer days and rising temperatures. Read on and find your match.
Maison Francis Kurkdjian Aqua Celestia, £130 for 70ml
Drawing inspiration from the blue sea and clear blue sky, Aqua Celestia is another innovative creation from Parisian perfumer Francis Kurkdjiian. A combination of lime, cool mint, blackcurrant and mimosa blossoms provide the perfect answer to the sunnier season.
Givenchy – Gentlemen Only, £79 for 150ml
Bright and fresh, Givenchy’s Gentlemen Only is a contemporary scent made up of spicy aromatics, mixing pink pepper, nutmeg, vetiver and incense. It’s light and refreshing with a masculine twist.
Issey Miyake – Noir Ambre, £80 for 100ml
A rich woody scent containing notes of cinnamon, saffron, amber, black vanilla, dark woods and leather, Noir Ambre captures the Oriental nature of this new classic. Much like a fine wine, this fragrance is as complex as it is desirable.
Bentley – Momentum, £59 for 100ml
When it comes to fragrance, Bentley focuses less on smelling like a fine oiled machine but more like the type of gentleman that would own one it’s famous motor vehicles. The latest addition to the Bentley fragrance stable, Momentum, is a sleek offering combining aromatic freshness with vibrant woody notes. The dry down reveals a deep mix of smooth sandalwood and tonka bean with a trail of musk and moss. It’s distinctive but subtle.
Zadig & Voltaire – This is Him! £42 for 50ml
Casual and cool, French fashion house Zadig & Voltaire has created a free-spirited fragrance that’s clean, dark and mysterious. Ideal for those who work hard but like to play harder.