1. Le Labo – Rose 31
Le Labo believe in the power of the fragrance and not so much about the fancy packaing and “fluff” of a fragrance, which is ironic because it’s this simplicity which has boosted them to fragrance fame. One fragrance, Santal 33, has been incredibly popular and already earned itself a ‘cult product’ title, adorning the bathroom shelves of bloggers and beauty buffs alike. However, it’s Rose 31 which has made it on to my Summer Fragrance list. The brand describes the fragrance as an ambiguous mix of masculine and feminine and it’s so true, you get a real androgynous feel from this scent and for me it’s the perfect woody
Top Notes: Centifolia Rose
Middle Notes: Cumin, amber, cedar, olbanum
Base Notes: Gaïac wood, cistus.