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Fresh Fragrances For Spring 2023

Floral, fruity and citrusy scents for those sunny days ahead of us

As we move from winter into spring, it’s out with deep, heady fragrances of colder climes and in with floral, fruity, citrus scents that are ever so light and full of vibrance. Here we round up some of our favourite perfume releases to ring in spring 2023.

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Fresh Fragrances For Spring 2023

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Maison Francis Kurkdjian

Eau de Parfum 724, €195, franciskurkdjian.com

Having crafted fragrances for the likes of Dior and Elie Saab before starting his own perfume Maison in 2009, French-Armenian perfumer Francis Kurkdjian is known for his richly layered scent profiles. Donning a musky floral scent, 724 offers top notes of aldehydes and fresh Italian bergamot that are combined with Egyptian jasmine absolute, white floral and lingering musk accords.

Pink and green perfume bottle

Bvlgari

Allegra Dolce Estasi Eau de Parfum, £206, bulgari.com

Perfumer Jacques Cavallier says this fragrance is a ‘celebration of sweetness’ due to its delicate floral notes and the subtle hit of Italian zesty fruit. The scent profile trails off with musky notes at the end that give a smooth, powdery finish.

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Tom Ford

Electric Cherry, £280, tomford.co.uk

A brand-new scent from Tom Ford, Electric Cherry combines the tartness of morello cherry with fresh ginger, uplifting jasmine, and warming notes of pink peppercorns for a spicy finish.

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Miller Harris

Floral & Sweet Eau de Parfum Gift Set, £45, millerharris.com

A discovery set that’s ideal for taking with you on-the-go, the Floral & Sweet Eau de Parfums is made up of three best-selling Miller Harris fragrances: Scherzo that offers the sweet smells of red rose, peony, and narcissus, Rose Silence that combines tangy blackcurrant, mandarin and red roses and the light floral Secret Gardenia scent.

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Santa Maria Novella

Rosa Gardenia, £120, smnovella.com

Heritage perfumier Santa Maria Novella dates all the way back to 1221,  and is widely considered to be the longest running pharmaceutical-meets-cosmetics brand. Its shops offer a range of scents, including the Rosa Gardenia Eau de Cologne. Expect vibrant top notes of bergamot, almond blossom, and orange blossom with gardenia, rose and jasmine, with a base note of sandalwood, vanilla, and musk.

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Byredo

Sundazed Eau de Parfum, £130, libertylondon.com

Say hello to sunny days with this Eau de Parfum by Byredo. This is a fragrance that reimagines a summer by the sea, with uplifting top notes of mandarin and Californian lemon, combined with neroli and Arabian jasmine. There is also a nostalgic nod, with a base note of sweet candyfloss and musk.

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LE LABO

Bergamote 22 Eau de Parfum, £220, selfridges.com

Established in 2006 by Eddie Roschi and Fabrice Penot, and then acquired by Estée Lauder in 2014, Le Labo is a go-to for perfumes, grooming products and delicious home scents. If you’re after something floral come spring (groundbreaking, we know), then Le Labo is the best place to start. Choose from neroli, iris, fleur d’oranger, rose and more. There’s also the Bergamote 22 Eau de Parfum, a fresh, sweet, and floral fragrance with a kick of bitterness courtesy of the grapefruit tang.

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Kilian Paris

Can’t Stop Loving You, £205, bykilian.co.uk

Kilian Hennessy’s namesake perfume line evokes luxury and modernity, and so, cue the Can’t Stop Loving You scent, created in collaboration with perfumer Alberto Morillas. At the forefront is African orange blossom along with paradisone, honey and vanilla.

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Fortnum & Mason

Pomegranate Rose Eau De Parfum, £95, fortnumandmason.com

A new fragrance from Fortnum & Mason, the refreshing and sweet Pomegranate Rose Wash Eau de Parfum has been created by British perfumer Lyn Harris and features top notes of zesty grapefruit, orange, and sweet pomegranate.

Frosty orange bottle with silver and purple topper

Bentley

Beyond The Collection – Vibrant Hibiscus, £165, bentleymotors.com

As its name suggests, Vibrant Hibiscus opens with an energetic blend of cassis, Italian mandarin, peony, rose and pink hibiscus and is balanced with jasmine, sandalwood and Indonesian patchouli for an elegant touch. The bottle, in classic Bentley style, was also inspired by the cut-crystal glass headlights of the Continental GT and is topped off with an engraved silver and leather lid. A must-have for car and perfume enthusiasts alike.

Clear bottle with black spray top

& Other Stories

Sicilian Sunrise Eau de Toilette, £28, stories.com

Part of the Sicilian Sunrise range, this Eau de Toilette spray from & Other Stories is for all of those who love the refreshing, zesty, summery scent of lemons.

Brown and black bottle with pearl-like topper

Molton Brown

Orange & Bergamot Eau de Parfum, £120, moltonbrown.co.uk

A customer favourite, this Eau de Parfum from Molton Brown combines sweet orange blossom with floral ylang-ylang and is balanced with notes of earthy musk, housed within an objet d’art type bottle.

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Nadia Narain

LUA Natural Scent, £58, nadianarian.com

While London-based Nadia Narain is known for her yoga expertise, you can’t miss the chance to check out her organic, all-natural fragrance, LUA. It is 100 percent flower- and plant-based and boasts fruity and floral top notes of geranium and blood orange along with rose, sandalwood, frankincense and palo santo. Say goodbye to synthetics, harsh chemicals and preservatives, and say hello to vegan paradise.

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Floral Street

Electric Rhubarb Eau de Parfum, £28, lookfantastic.com

A great little Eau de Parfum for your purse, this 10ml scent has been created in collaboration with the Royal Horticultural Society and offers a bubbly, fresh fragrance thanks to the notes of English rhubarb, soft sandalwood and white florals.

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Burberry

Her Blossom Eau de Toilette, £50, lookfantastic.com

A scent ideal for spring, there are soft notes of mandarin, plum blossom and peony that results in a light, floral EDT by Burberry.

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