Looking to bring the memories of sunshine-filled beach days even to work? Perfumes are a great way to store memories in a bottle. Did you know that perfume is intrinsically linked to memory? It can conjure up emotional links to our past or imagined future. So here are six perfumes that’ll leave you feeling light and refreshed whether you’re indoors or outdoors.
Maison Margiela Replica Beach Walk Eau de Toilette
While beach walks are only a ride away here in Hong Kong, it doesn’t mean you can’t bring the beach to you everywhere you go. The memories of a happy summer day in a bottle, it’s a light fragrance to use on the daily. With notes of bergamot, lemon, pink pepper, ylang ylang, coconut milk, musk and heliotrope, you can almost feel your feet sinking into the sand with lo-fi playing in the background all the while enjoying a refreshing Mai tai on the beach.
Tom Ford Eau de Soleil Blanc
When we think of Tom Ford perfume, we immediately picture a bronze goddess carelessly walking along the beach with perfect beach hair waves and effortless makeup. To sum up, that is what Tom Ford Eau de Soleil Blanc is, in a bottle. Crisp and radiant this floral perfume is the perfect sexy to add to innocence. With notes of Coco de mer, Ylang ylang and Bergamot flower infused with spices, it’ll transport you to a home-away-from-home vacation to a remote private island. Packaged beautifully in a frosted white bottle, it’s the perfect gift to give to lovers and friends.
Malin + Goetz Strawberry Eau de Parfum
Get your hands on this limited edition of Malin + Goetz Strawberry perfume if you can! Although Malin + Goetz has a way of making their perfumes sound monochrome, in actuality it’s much more complex than that! Strawberries are a lesser-known element in the fragrance world but is a favorite fruit for many! Introducing a tart and sweet fragrance, the scent stimulates the senses by using a dynamic blend of fresh and bright notes of bergamot and pink pepper with warm musk’s, jasmine petals and orris root to reveal a memorable, genderless scent.
Diptyque L’Ombre Dans L’eau Eau de Toilette
There’s no questioning why L’Ombre Dans L’Eau perfume is one of Diptyque’s best-selling fragrances. With an overall floral scent, it harmoniously blends the herby of blackcurrant leaves and the acidulated fruity accents of buds and the floral intensity of rose. As one of Diptyque’s first floral fruity fragrance that dates back to 1983, it’s a timeless perfume that is perfect to spray before running off to work or a coffee date.
Chloé Absolu De Parfum
If you’re not sure what kind of perfume you like and at one point, they all begin to smell the same, there’s no going wrong with Chloe perfumes. The nose behind this fragrance Michel Almairac, created this romantic fragrance with base notes of vanilla, middle notes of Grasse rose and patchouli to create a sophisticated depth to the fragrance. The topmost note is Damask Rose adding complexity and maturity to the scent. It’s the perfect fragrance to wear on date night.
Rituals Ritual of Karma Hair & Body Mist
Looking for a light spritz without a fuss? Hair mists or body mists are a great way to incorporate fragrance without feeling like it weighs you down. Perfect for an after-shower pick-me-up, the Ritual of Karma hair and body mist gives your skin an instant summery feeling with beautiful aromas of lotus and White Tea. The lightweight formula allows you to reapply as frequently as you like depending on your preferred intensity of scent.