A wearable staple that belongs in every perfume lovers collection, a great citrus fragrance feels like wearing a spritz of bottled sunshine.
Versatile, androgynous, and infinitely layerable, they're the little black dresses of a fragrance wardrobe. The extracts of citrus oils are known in the world of perfumery as a hesperidic notes, named for the blissful garden of Greek mythology, where golden fruit hung from lush trees.
Since the very earliest days of perfume making, the oils of bergamot, lemon, orange and grapefruit have been used to add lift and sparkle to a fragrances, tempering sweetness and capturing the attention. The airy freshness blends beautifully with vibrant green notes and white florals, while spicy oriental fragrances use topnotes of citrus to lift and brighten a heavier, spicier base. With the power to uplift and invigorate, citrus notes leave a clean, whisper of scent on the skin, and wear beautifully in every season, refreshing hot summer nights and brightening dark winter days.
Below are four of our favorite fragrances that showcase dynamic, dominant citrus notes...
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