We’re going on a journey of discovery! Pack your bags and head out with us as we travel ‘Around the World in 80 scents’ taking a look at the very best fragrances countries have to offer. Today, you won’t need your passport as we’re starting in good ol’ Blighty!
The UK is home to some of the world’s most sought-after fashion houses and designers, and lucky for us, many have turned their attention to fragrances. Today, we’re bringing you’re the best scents from the Brits!
Burberry - Touch
With a rich history that dates back all the way to 1856, Burberry is as well established as a brand can be! Recognisable for their check motif, sturdy trench coats, outdoor apparel and accessories, they are known and trusted for their high-quality fashion and fragrances. Burberry have over 15 fragrances in their portfolio, and the mimic the exceptional standard of their fashion line. Burberry Touch is available for both men and women, and offers a touch of luxury in its delicate, long-lasting formulas. For her, expect light floral notes with a touch of fruit and for him, you’ll be treated to a spicy scent that is fresh, clean and the perfect complement to the female counterpart.
Paul Smith - Extreme
Renowned for his creative aesthetic, Paul Smith has been a foremost British designer since the 1970s but did not launch his first fragrances until 2000. Now, he has over 40 fragrances to his name! One of the most notable, and easily recognisable due to the distinctive stripes which adorn the bottle, is Extreme, available for both men and women.
For her, you get a beautiful blend of fruit and floral notes which develops into a comforting, warm scent you can wear time and time again. Whereas the male counterpart, offers a unique blend of vibrant spicy, wooden notes.
Dunhill – Icon
Icon, by ready-to-wear men’s fashion brand Dunhill, uses rare and sought-after ingredients to create one very luxurious collection of scents! The original scent from the Icon range is made up of complex mature and masculine notes that would make the perfect signature scent for any fragrance loving man.
Stella McCartney - Stella
Stella McCartney is one of the most powerful voices in the fashion industry. Yes, she is the daughter of Sir Paul McCartney, of The Beatles fame, but she has carved out her own identity through her passion for environmental issues and sustainability. When she launched her sustainable, cruelty-free brand back in 2000, she was an outsider, but now she is being heard and slowly but surely, she is making a difference in the fashion industry. Her fragrance, Stella, follows suit as the beautiful blend of soft rose and sensuous amber are ethically sourced and bottled using environmentally friendly glass.
Can you guess where we will be heading next in our 'Around the world in 80 scents' series? We'll give you a clue... it's home to baseball, country music and one very big White House!
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