Words: Charlie Leeves
With the change of the season, comes the start of a new school year. Why not take this opportunity to switch up your fragrances and make an impression as soon as you step into the classroom? To help you on your way, here at The Perfume Shop, we have put together a collection of fresh scents that we think are worthy of top marks.
Pure Grace by Philosophy
Pure Grace by Philosophy is a wonderfully fresh scent that lightly plays upon your skin. Sharp citrussy note of bergamot and lemon fill the top notes providing an airy lightness to the scent. Floral notes in the heart of the perfume offer a contrast to the initial sharpness, taking the slight edge off the fragrance. Finally, dry musk brings this fragrance to a close. The new school year can be a daunting thing, so put a spring back in your step with Pure Grace by Philosophy.
Ralph by Ralph Lauren
Ralph by Ralph Lauren combines the spirit of youth with an air of sophistication. This scent comes alive in the top notes where sweet apple tree leaves mix with floral yellow freesia and tangy Italian mandarin to create a beautiful fragrance concoction. Japanese Osmanthus combine with floral magnolia to lift the scent to new heights. Finally, white orris in the base notes adds an elegant feel to the scent. Wearing this you will be what everyone goes to school for!
Juicy Couture Oui by Juicy Couture
Juicy Couture Oui will have you shouting “YES!” to every new adventure that the new school year brings. Allow yourself to be experimental with water lemon and acai tea nature print in the top notes which provides a tart freshness that is pleasing to the nose. Captivating jasmine absolute in the heart notes comforts you playing off the rich swell of amber resin in the base notes. This fragrance will teach you everything that school won’t.
Green Tea by Elizabeth Arden
Start your new school year bright with a refreshingly green scent. This citrus scent will energise your body and mind making you ready for any challenge that school will throw at you. Bring the summer with you to school with fresh lemon and orange zest. Invigorate the mind with green tea and carnation in the heart notes. Finally, woody notes of Oakmoss refresh the scent adding the finishing touches to a fragrance that will brighten any old stuffy classroom.
Light Blue Eau Intense by DOLCE & GABBANA
If there was ever a fragrance that embodied freshness it is Light Blue Eau Intense by Dolce & Gabbana. The bottle conjures memories of the summer sky, perfect to brighten your school day. But this is not all, top notes of sharp lemon, and sweet green apple dance around and play with the marigold in the heart notes. As the day moves on this fragrance does as well, darkening and revealing musky notes to end your school day. Light Blue Eau Intense by Dolce&Gabbana evolves with the day meaning you’ll leave school a different person than you started.
Only The Brave High by DIESEL
Only The Brave High by Diesel is a scent that will make you feel on top of the world with its refreshing airiness. Light top notes of grapefruit and Yuzu mix to make a subtle fragrance perfect for days in the classroom. Next bold geranium and woody base notes intertwine to create a richer and bolder scent perfect for any after school activities. Only The Brave High is a powerfully fresh fragrance ready for the duality of a modern-day school life.
Cool Water Man by DAVIDOFF
As powerful as the stormiest sea, yet as tranquil as the calmest ocean. Cool Water Man (which sounds like a superhero) by Davidoff is an intriguing aromatic scent that will make you stand out from your classmates. Fragrant coriander plays off the cool mint breeze in the top notes. Next swirls of lavender add bright colour to the scent, soon this is joined in perfect harmony by the stylishly masculine amber in the base notes. It is just plain fact that Cool Water Man by Davidoff will soon make you the talk of the school.
Acqua di Gio by ARMANI
Bring your holiday into the classroom with this scent inspired by sandy beaches and cool sea air. Warm top notes of bergamot and tangerine will brighten up your dull school day. Refreshing ozonic marine notes bring back memories of days by the sea and holidays in the sun, next floral rock rose and Sambac jasmine essence lift the scent adding depth and complex layers. Finally, cedarwood and rich musk emerge adding a sensual element to this masculine scent. If you want to try something new for a new year at school, you can’t go wrong with Acqua di Gio by Armani.
Tommy by TOMMY HILFIGER
We all know a new school year can be a bit of a drag, especially after a long summer, so why not add a dash of energy and life with Tommy by Tommy Hilfiger. Bold top notes of cranberry and tangy citrus bring this fragrance into life. Ripples of bluegrass and lavender add subtle light touches to this masculine scent, combining with the sweet goodness of apple pie in the base notes to create an aromatic scent perfect for the year ahead of you. This is quite simply a fragrance that is too cool for school (but you can still wear it to school don’t worry!).
Happy For Men by CLINIQUE
A cool and bright fragrance that lives up to its name, Happy For Men will add a spring to your step and a smile to the faces of everyone around you at school. This light fragrance combines fresh kaffir lime with clean yuzu to give you the feeling of a fresh summer’s breeze. Base notes of Cedar and Mediterranean Cypress brighten this already incredibly light fragrance. This citrusy scent will ensure that you refresh everyone’s school day.
Start school afresh with a fresh scent
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