The Scents of My Season

Saturday, 19 April 2014

It's the time of year that I love the most, this transitional stage in the year where we all start to get super excited for summer sun, sandals, sunglasses and summer holidays! Everything just seems that bit more exciting and lovely and Easter weekend definitely marks this change of season, where hope and happiness is in the air! 

I couldn't enter a new season without having new scents to take me through, as you will know I always choose new fragrances to mark each and every new season as for me scents stand for so much more than just nice smells. 


The scents of my seasons will forever take me back to that particular time in an instant of smelling it...even years later, I have perfumes in my ever-growing collection that bring back sad, angry, happy, joyful memories and I love that more than anything as I always associate certain smells with certain stages and times in my life. Its truly magical- I just hope my smell sense remains strong as I get older so I'll be able to smell back every stage of my life, almost like a scent album of memories! 


The two scents I'm adoring at the moment are both totally different and contrast eachother hugely, I think that's why I love them both so much in completely different ways. 


Tralala by Penhaligon's 


Trala is the latest fragrance in the wonderful Penhaligon's range inspired by the fantastical universe of Edward 

Meadham and Benjamin Kirchhoff and has blown me away. With head notes of Aldehydes, Saffron, Whiskey, Ambrette Seed Butter, Galbanum, Violet Leaf Absolute, heart notes of Carnation, Leather, Tuberose, Ylang Ylang, Orris, Incense and base notes of Myrrh Resinoid, Opoponax Absolute, Patchouli, Vetiver, Cedarwood, Heliotrope, Musk Vanilla Tralala is a cocktail of depth and dreaminess and can only be described as delicious and beautifully deep happiness.

Tralala will be available to buy soon! 




Wisteria & Violet by Jo Malone 

This refreshing and uplifting fragrance is part of the London Rain Collection and although it's not the season we expect or want rain I actually love the fact that amongst the hot summer days this fragrance will offer a dash of hydration and airy infusion, making it the most perfect daytime scent, so light and fresh but with the depth of almost a wet-petal lasting scent of violet and water lily just enough depth to remind me of my summer happiness. 


Click here to buy now. 



Have a Happy Easter everyone! Lots of Love, JRP xx 

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