Six Summer Scents That Will Evoke Serious Wanderlust

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With so many travel restrictions still in place, the world must wait before global travel properly resumes. In the meantime, allow new fragrance releases, inspired by different destinations, to whisk you away in one fell spritz

Izia, Sisley

Classic rose has been given an exotic twist, courtesy of top notes including white bergamot and pink pepper, and a lingering woody, musky warmth, thanks to cedar and amber accord. Fresh but with hidden depths, it’s perfect for balmy summer nights. Shop now

Mixed Emotions, Byredo

Summer fragrance byredo mixed emotions

Designed to reflect “the tumultuous nature of our times”, Byredo’s latest fragrance is a mix of warm, woody, sweet and spicy scents including blackcurrant, bergamot and maté. On paper, it shouldn’t work, but somehow it does, and leaves you wanting more. Shop now

Eden Roc, Dior

Summer perfume Eden Roc by christian dior

François Demachy imagined arriving at the iconic Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc in the French Riviera when creating the new La Collection Privée Christian Dior fragrance. It features salty notes inspired by the Mediterranean and the scent of pine trees. Shop now

Babylon, Penhaligon’s

Summer fragrance Babylon by penhaligons

Warm and fragrant, Penhaligon’s Babylon takes inspiration from Eastern spices for its latest release, to instantly transport you further afield. The scent opens with vanilla, while coriander, saffron and nutmeg, while base notes include sandalwood, Sri Lanka essence and cedarwood. Shop now

Greenley, Parfums de Marly

Greenley summer fragrance

Citrusy and aromatic, with top notes of green apple and Sicilian bergamot, middle notes of cedar and violet and amberwood base notes, this heady, woody fragrance is perfect for fans of fresh and energetic yet musky scents. Shop now

Eau Rihla, Diptyque

Eau Rilha by diptyque is a perfect summer fragrance

Paying homage to the Middle East, Diptyque’s newest fragrance also celebrates 60 years since the Maison launched. Perfumer Fabrice Pellegrin has exclusively created a leather note for the scent, which also features notes of saffron, iris and violet. Shop now

Mashrabiya Case, Cartier Nécessaires À Parfum, Cartier

Cartier perfume

Created with stylish travel in mind, Cartier’s new decorative case can house any of the brand’s 30ml glass refills, which include Baiser Volé, La Panthère, Déclaration, Pasha Edition Noire, Oud & Santal, L’Heure Mystérieuse, l’Heure Diaphane, Pur Kinkan, and Pur Magnolia. Shop now

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