Words: Emily Venables
Welcome to Morocco, the Land of Spices! As part of our 'Around the World' series, we’re stopping in the North African country to discover their world of richly scented and incredibly coloured spices. Many of which lend their aromas to fragrances we know and love at The Perfume Shop, such as saffron, paprika and cinnamon. So, if you favour scents which are more on the spicy side, we recommend you take a look at these.
Spicebomb by Viktor & Rolf
An intense burst of spices awaits you with Viktor & Rolf’s Spicebomb. The luxurious masculine fragrance features Moroccan inspired notes of cinnamon and paprika, as well as juicy grapefruit, spicy pink pepper and masculine leather and tobacco.
Santal Royale by Guerlain
Cinnamon is not just at the heart of Moroccan cooking, but you’ll also find it at the centre of Santal Royale by Guerlain. Cinnamon is complemented in this fragrance by precious sandalwood, oud and floral notes of neroli and rose.
Oud by Gucci
Inspired by exotic adventures, Oud by Gucci is opulent, decadent and features rich and sensual notes that wouldn’t be out of place in beautiful Morocco. Saffron features in its top notes and is perfectly matched with natural oud oil and patchouli.
Opium by YSL
A deep and rich scent, Opium by YSL has earnt itself legendary status amongst fragrance fans all over the world! It features a harmonious combination of spices and oriental notes, including bergamot, myrrh, amber and patchouli to create a true head-turning perfume.
Around the world in 80 scents so far…
Next stop, we’ll be arriving in Italy to discover their world of fragrances.
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