9 Fragrances Inspired By Destinations Around The World
Byredo, Mojave Ghost
Inspired by: Mojave Desert, United States of America
The quiet wild of the Mojave Desert is captured in whispers of ambrette, Jamaican nesberry, powdery violet and Sandalwood in Byredo's Mojave Ghost. Enriched with mysterious notes of musk, this heady scent is one that lingers both on your skin and in your memory.
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Frederic Malle, Lys Mediterranee
Inspired by: The Mediterranean
Sweet, spicy and sun-soaked is the best way to describe Lys Mediterranee by Frederic Malle. Designed to capture balmy evenings in Spain or Greece, or golden afternoons on a lush terrace in the South of France, this fragrance feels like a gust of ocean air carrying notes of orange blossom, ginger lilies and musk.
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D.S. & Durga, Radio Bombay
Inspired by: Mumbai, India
Inspired by the sweet heat of Mumbai that arrests the senses, Radio Bombay by D.S. & Durga carries notes of sandalwood, iris and coconut. This electric fragrance will transport you to a balmy evening in the vibrant metropolis.
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Maison Francis Kurkdjian Paris, Petit Matin
Inspired by: Paris, France
What does the soft, gentle glow of sunrise in Paris smell like? Fresh lemon from Calabria, paired with floral notes of hawthorn and lavandin from Provence, and sleepy notes of musk and amber. Keep the theme going with Maison Francis Kurkdjian Paris' Grand Soir, which evokes the magic of crisp evenings in the City of Lights.
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Aesop, Rōzu Eau de Parfum
Inspired by: Japan
An ode to French Modernist architect and designer Charlotte Perriand, who was enchanted with Japan, Rōzu by Aesop is an ode to the Japanese garden rose that was created in her name. The fragrance is an intoxicating blend of rose, bergamot, shiso, ylang ylang, and pink pepper. It is the Australian cult brand's first ever floral fragrance.
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Le Labo, Citron 28
Inspired by: Seoul, South Korea
Seoul is the lively heart of South Korea's thriving cultural scene, bringing the world fresh takes on music, fashion and film. So it's only fitting that Le Labo's Seoul-inspired scent is a burst of lemony freshness, mixed with a hint of jasmine and ginger, and structured with cedar and musks. Citron 28 is part of Le Labo's ‘City Exclusives’ collection of fragrances that are inspired by, made for, and sold exclusively in certain cities around the world.
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Tom Ford, Sole di Positano
Inspired by: Positano, Italy
Inspired by the sparkling azure waters of the cliffside village on southern Italy's Amalfi Coast, Sole di Positano by Tom Ford is a refreshing blend of sun-drenched citrus; think lemon and mandarin with Italian bergamot, petitgrain bigarade and a sharp contrast of shiso leaf.
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Goldfield and Banks, Velvet Splendour
Inspired by: Australia
Long drives through Australia's vast, cloudless countryside and sunburnt flowers inform this dreamy scent. According to Goldfield and Banks, "The first inhale is an immediate mix of green stems, yellow blooms, cool air and warm light. Bold, sensual and glamorous."
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Kilian, Moonlight in Heaven
Inspired by: Thailand
Tropical notes of mango, coconut, vanilla and powdery jasmine rule Moonlight in Heaven by Kilian. Inspired by the Kingdom of Thailand's signature dessert - mango with sticky rice - this fragrance is sweet with soft floral notes that are sure to tease the senses.
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