Our favourite new fragrances and perfumes from summer 2019, from the delicate aroma of a Venetian walled garden to citrus notes as invigorating as the sea.
In a season punctuated by free-spirited adventure, new experiences combine with nostalgic undertones – much like a few of our favourite fragrance launches of the summer. While we cling to the memories of vacations just gone, the latest launches from our most-loved perfumers can make those summer feelings last longer, evoking warm, sunny days. Reminisce about the sandy shores of Sardinia or a balmy evening in Tuscany with these sunny scents.
A reimagining of an unreleased Jean Laporte fragrance from the 1970s, this distinctive scent combines extracts of nutmeg, jasmine, tonka bean and banana flower.
A modern interpretation of Goutal’s classic Eau d’Hadrien fragrance recalls a Tuscan sunset, with notes of Siberian pine, cypress, lime and musk.
An ode to the grain de poudre fabric used in the fashion house’s tuxedo jackets, this spicy leather scent blends black pepper, coriander, violet and sage.
Inspired by Notorious B.I.G. (yes, really), this is a “Brooklyn take on the most coveted ingredient in fragrance”, enhanced with saffron, Bulgarian rose and lavender.
An invigorating blend of orange, bergamot and mandarin that perfectly encapsulates plunging into an azure ocean on a hot summer’s day.
One of a pair of fragrances that examine gender identity by using the same ingredients in different ways: here, the focus is on musky, oriental notes.
The latest Blu Mediterraneo fragrance is a fresh mix of pine needles, star anise, orange and lavender, designed to emulate a Tuscan cypress tree.
An energising blend of lemon, ylang ylang and coconut, this fresh scent is free from photo-sensitive ingredients so is safe to wear in the sun.
Inspired by a Venetian walled garden, this vibrant fragrance blends floral notes of magnolia and lily with the salty, woody notes of the sea.
This bewitching scent from master perfumer Roja Dove has a lily of the valley heart, warmed up with notes of bergamot, cinnamon and vanilla.
A lighter update of 2014’s Costa Azzura parfum evokes holidays on Sardinian beaches with citrusy lemon and aquatic salty hints mixed with warm oak woody notes for an earthy base.