Clive Christian: The Best Summer Perfumes & Scents 2020

It is 2020 and summer has arrived—meaning the time is here to introduce those refreshing and vibrant summer perfumes to your fragrance collection.

As the days lengthen and the nights shorten, your favourite flowers blossom and the scents of the new season begin to fill the air. The summer-infused breeze carries with it a warmer feel, and the fashions of the colder months are retired for another year. It is 2020 and summer has arrived—meaning the time is here to introduce those refreshing and vibrant summer perfumes to your fragrance collection.

Choosing the right perfume and scent all year around can be challenging and you may not know where to begin. While the staple of light floral tones are a fantastic choice for your summer collection, some floral scents can be overwhelming when placed against the backdrop of summer. During the warmer months, perfumes with very sweet aromas and heavy floral blends should sometimes be saved for cooler days. Often, the best summer perfumes are the lighter and more refreshing options, as opposed to winter perfumes which are notably richer and warmer.

Often, the best summer perfumes are the lighter and more refreshing options, as opposed to winter perfumes which are notably richer and warmer.

That is why here at Clive Christian, our expert perfumers have developed and created perfectly balanced blends of sweet, fresh, and citrus tones to create summer perfumes that are refreshing, energizing and invigorating during the warmer months. These summer scents and fragrances range in editions perfect for him and for her.

THE BEST SUMMER PERFUMES FOR HER

Explore our top women’s summer perfumes, from light citrus tones that enliven the senses, to intense fruity bouquets with complex aromas that will last long into the summer evening.

1872 Femine Edition

📷 This feminine citrus perfume is the epitome of luxury and boasts a beautifully fresh and familiar sensation for the wearer.

The 1872 Feminine Edition from Clive Christian makes the perfect summer perfume for her, boasting a floral, fruity citrus that combines clean, crisp top notes with the intense bouquet of rose de mai, one of the rarest ingredients in nature. This feminine citrus perfume is the epitome of luxury and boasts a beautifully fresh and familiar sensation for the wearer.

Top Notes: Bergamot – the oil is distilled from the juice of a hundred bergamot oranges delivers cascades of sunlight to every corner of this complex and sumptuous fragrance. In this summer perfume, citrus notes are interspersed with the sugary elixir of tangerine and blueberry.

Heart Notes: Rose de Mai – The heart of the scent is sculpted in Rose De Mai, a floral treasure that only blooms in the month of May, it requires 170 rose heads to produce a single drop of pure oil. Forming a rich and sensuous middle, the soft and velvety rose petals are complemented by lily of the valley, freesia, jasmine and orchid, composing a floral explosion that will transport you to a mesmerising and dreamy summer day.

Base Notes: Patchouli – In the base of 1872 Feminine we find the characteristically musky and sweet Patchouli, lending a deep richness to the scent. Settling into aromatic notes of amber and rich sandalwood, the base of this perfume provides warm and earthy notes like an enchanted forest in its most precious bloom.

No1 Femine Edition

The No1 Feminine Edition from Clive Christian is a floral oriental, with fruity top notes of mirabelle plum, white peach and bergamot which slowly and sensually unravel to reveal jasmine, carnation and a heart blooming with rose. This rich and complex summer perfume is subtle yet sophisticated.

Top Notes: Piemento – A soft yet spicy top is introduced by the intensely fragrant Pimento berry, sitting in opulent and sublime harmony with plum, white peach, lemon and mandarin and iris for deeper and more sensuous notes in a fine veil of femininity.

Heart Notes:  Ylang – Ylang – Beautiful and radiant ylang-ylang forms a sophisticated heart, together with iridescent hues of rose, osmanthus, orchid and vintage iris.

Base Notes: Madagascan Vanilla – Sweet, comforting Madagascan vanilla forms the base of this summer scent, plunging floral notes in a rich cream infused with musk, amber and the mellow tonka bean.

THE BEST SUMMER PERFUMES FOR HIM

Our luxury men’s fragrances include summer-ready aromatic blends, combining woody scents and refreshing floral aromas that hint at the English summer countryside.

The 1872 Masculine Edition

The 1872 Masculine Edition is a classic, fresh citrusy cologne like perfume, with the outstanding longevity as known to all the Clive Christian perfumes. This scent contains an earthy, woody and green resin fusion to produce an invigorating and spicy citrus woody perfume for him, making it the perfect choice for yours or his summer perfume.

Top Notes:  Petitgrain – Opening notes of Petitgrain, the woody, fresh and green leaves from the bitter orange tree, adds an intensely sparkling top note to the scent. These bright and uplifting notes fuse softly with Grapefruit, Lime, Black Pepper and Coriander for an herbaceous impression, perfect for both day and night.

Heart Notes: Clary sage – the invigorating clary sage note in the heart is infused with jasmine, neroli and musk to give vitality and strength to this summer scent.

Base Notes: Freesia – Arboreal notes of cedarwood, sandalwood and frankincense temper richer surface notes, planting this summer fragrance in the fertile quintessential English countryside and transporting the wearer into the heart of a mysterious forest.

No1 Masculine Edition

📷 Exploring 222 ingredients selected among the finest ingredients the world of perfumery has to offer, the No1 Masculine Edition from Clive Christian takes the wearer on a decadent journey.

Exploring 222 ingredients selected among the finest ingredients the world of perfumery has to offer, the No1 Masculine Edition from Clive Christian takes the wearer on a decadent journey. The base notes of precious 50-year-old Indian sandalwood, powdery musk and vetiver add a rich warmth, enveloping the wearer in a balmy veil of fragrance, making this another perfect summer perfume.

Top Notes: Thyme – the gently herbaceous notes of thyme are toasted under soft, golden flames of nutmeg, summoning the spirit of the East while alluding to the rustic idyll of bygone England.

Heart Notes: Lily of the Valley – Cardamom, nutmeg, pimento and artemisia oil combine in a potent tonic that navigates the citrus notes of bergamot, lime, Sicilian mandarin and pink grapefruit, lightening this summer fragrance to achieve a more refreshing finish.

Base Notes: Tonka Bean – Mellow tonka bean is fortified by the deep, rich textures of golden amber, aged sandalwood and Madagascan vanilla, rounding off the fragrance in smooth alabaster, polished in a light spritz of musk.

1872 Mandarin Edition

Unravel the world of zesty citrus notes with 1872 Mandarin and discover a new level of depth and complexity for your summer fragrance wardrobe. This perfume contains 149 different expertly chosen ingredients for unparalleled complexity and longevity on the skin – an ideal fragrance for those hot summer months. An energetic and vibrant scent, this mandarin perfume takes the wearer on a journey through a summer’s orange grove.

Top Notes: Mandarin – Mandarin orange is energetic, sweet, fruity and citrusy – an ingredient reminiscent of sunshine.

Heart Notes: Violet – Sweet, soft, powdery and romantic, this flower is symbolic of health and fertility, and makes a sensual summer scent.

🎥 1872 Mandarin & X Neroli: A Blossoming Story, Refreshing Romance.

X Neroli Edition

The X Neroli Edition from Clive Christian is a fresh and exhilarating floral chypre travelling from the heights of green florals to musky sweet depths in perfect balance throughout its expertly chosen 192 ingredients. This floral and fresh neroli in this summer perfume unfurls around green petitgrain whilst a tuberose heart settles into a soft cashmere and musk bask with mysterious hints of vetiver and moss.

Top Notes: Neroli – In the top of the scent we find the delicate Neroli – an airy, citrusy and green note, but with whispers of honey and orange making this an incredibly versatile summer perfume ingredient.

Heart Notes: Tuberose – Precious notes of Tuberose form the heart of the scent, a voluptuous and intoxicating white floral, symbolic of dangerous pleasure, providing balsamic, spicy and nutty facets to the scent.

Base Notes: Kashmir Fusion – The base of this perfume is both sensual and creamy, with a unique Aromafusion capturing an impressive fragrant memory of Musk and Cashmere in the unique Kashmir Fusion. A spicy–musk, perfectly balanced with a sensual accord of precious wood, oudh and crystal amber for a long–lasting and oriental depth, opulent for a hot summer evening.

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