PAUSE Picks: The Fragrances You Need This Summer

With summer having officially arrived and travelling abroad because increasingly possible by the day, Junior Fashion Editor Taija-Leorelle Weekes has selected her favourite perfumes for the warmer months. Including labels such as Maison Margiela and Byredo, see the selection below along with some information about the properties of each scent.

Parfums de Marly - Greenly

Eau de Parfum – 75ml £160/125ml £200

“A fresh splash, green and fruity, and a vibrant tribute to the power of the earth.”

  • Top notes: Sicilian bergamot, mandarin, green apple, cashmere wood
  • Heart notes: cedarwood, petitgrain, violet, pomarose
  • Base notes: oakmoss, musk, amberwood, accord

INITIO - Musk Therapy Extrait de parfum

Eau de Parfum – 90ml £205

“MUSK THERAPY, a magical mood enhancer, paves the way to relaxation and a state of well-being.” 

  • Notes: Bergamot, Mandarin, White Magnolia, Blackcurrant, White Sandal Wood.

Byredo - Mixed Emotions

Eau de Parfum – 50ml £122/100ml £178

“Mixed Emotions, an epicene scent designed to reflect the tumultuous nature of our times”

  • Top notes: Mate, Blackcurrant
  • Heart notes: Ceylon Black Tea, Violet Leaves
  • Base notes: Birch Woods, Papyrus

Maison Margiela Replica - Matcha Meditation

Eau De Toilette – From 30ml £49/100ml £99

“Matcha Meditation is an aromatic green fragrance that awakens your senses, allowing you to enjoy the feeling of peace and meditation”

  • Top notes: Bergamot Essence, Mandarin Essence, Green Tea Accord
  • Heart notes: Matcha Accord, Orange Flower Absolute, Jasmine Accord
  • Base notes: Moss Accord, White Chocolate Accord, Cedar Essence

Maison Francis Kurkdjian - Baccarat Rouge 540 Extrait de parfum

Eau de Parfum – 70ml £320

“As the newest edition to the Baccarat 540 Range, Baccarat Rouge 540 extrait de parfum intensifies the radiance of the three auras found in the eau de parfum without betraying the original inspiration”

  • Notes: Egyptian grandiflorum jasmine, saffron, ambergris, Moroccan bitter almond, cedar wood musky woody accord

Penhaligons - Racquets

Eau de Parfum – 100ml £140 – Limited edition

“Tenacious, uplifting, invigorating – and that’s before one steps onto the court. Bright, bouncing lemon doubles up with strapping leather in this sparkling eau de parfum. Do try and be a good sport.”

  • Top notes: Lemon, paradisione
  • Heart notes: Gaiac wood
  • Base notes: Leather, wood, limbanol, ambrox

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