Summer In A Bottle: Acqua di Parma Blu Mediterraneo Chinotto di Liguria

Summer In A Bottle: Acqua di Parma Blu Mediterraneo Chinotto di Liguria

The Acqua di Parma Blu Mediterraneo range of perfumes and lotions smell wonderful and remind me of warm evenings in Capri. Acqua di Parma boasts a heritage of Italian lightness, style and craftsmanship. Even if you cannot spend your entire summer on your yacht enjoying golden moments along the Mediterranean coast, you can capture the … Continue reading Summer In A Bottle: Acqua di Parma Blu Mediterraneo Chinotto di Liguria

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Flight Review: Economy On The New British Airways A320 Neo Plane

Flight Review: Economy On The New British Airways A320 Neo Plane

British Airways flew it’s first brand new A320neo aircraft, brand new from Airbus, this week. It looks as basic as we expected and although we have not personally reviewed this flight, we can share a picture from the Economy cabin that was originally shared on FlyerTalk. The new seats look thin. They don’t recline and … Continue reading Flight Review: Economy On The New British Airways A320 Neo Plane

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Review: Magical Mekong Cruises with the Heritage Line

Review: Magical Mekong Cruises with the Heritage Line

The epic Mekong River which flows from China to Vietnam through Myanmar (Burma), Thailand, Laos and Cambodia is the lifeblood of the region and a must-visit destination for anyone wishing to understand the cultures of the region. The ONLY way to explore the Mekong River has to be to take a cruise and taking this … Continue reading Review: Magical Mekong Cruises with the Heritage Line

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Urgent Registration For Double Points In New Hilton Promo

Urgent Registration For Double Points In New Hilton Promo

This promotion runs from 1st May to 31st August. It offers ‘Double base points’ does what it says on the can and is a good offer if you have any Hilton stays planned between these dates. Register now so that you don’t miss out. There is no cap on what you can earn and there … Continue reading Urgent Registration For Double Points In New Hilton Promo

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Luxury Private Transfers To & From London Heathrow

Luxury Private Transfers To & From London Heathrow

If you are a regular reader of Luxury Travel Diary you will know that I tend to book airport transfers with Blacklane as they offer luxury Mercedes cars for the pickup and tend to be cheaper than local taxi firms. Londoners are rather spoilt for choice with airports. There are five major airports to choose … Continue reading Luxury Private Transfers To & From London Heathrow

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Urgent: Today May Be Your Last Chance To Get Your SPG Bonus

Urgent: Today May Be Your Last Chance To Get Your SPG Bonus

With the unification of the Starwood & Marriott reward programs, now might be the perfect time to take out a Starwood Preferred Guest (SPG) rewards card before there is any reduction in the welcome bonus. Doctor of Credit reports a rumour that the welcome bonus for this card will be changing imminently, and this may … Continue reading Urgent: Today May Be Your Last Chance To Get Your SPG Bonus

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Deadly Incident: There’s A Hole In Our (Southwest) Plane

Deadly Incident: There's A Hole In Our (Southwest) Plane

If you ever need a reason to buckle up tight, then the possibility of being sucked out of a hole in your aeroplane side should be enough to convince you to “keep buckled”. This terrible incident happened on a Dallas-bound Southwest Airlines flight yesterday when a woman was sucked into a hole left by a … Continue reading Deadly Incident: There’s A Hole In Our (Southwest) Plane

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British Airways Launches Brand New European A320 Neo Plane

British Airways Launches Brand New European A320 Neo Plane

British Airways flew it’s first brand new A320neo aircraft, brand new from Airbus, this week. This aircraft is not what you would probably expect from British Airways and offers a very basic service with a densified cabin with thinner non-reclining seats and no centre tables in Club Europe. If you want to try it out … Continue reading British Airways Launches Brand New European A320 Neo Plane

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Luxury Experiences In Rajasthan

Dinner by lamplight next to a stepwell or below an illuminated fort, a private lake cruise to see Udaipur’s palace and temples at dusk, leopard tracking from a luxurious tented camp, a tour of Jaipur from the seat of a vintage car. These five maharaja-worthy ways to explore Rajasthan offer you a glimmer of its … Continue reading Luxury Experiences In Rajasthan

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My Top 5 perfumes for Spring

This year, I have been trying to say goodbye to Winter for weeks now – but with no real luck. Spring is late but has finally arrived – and it is time to change scents for the next 6 months that are coming our way.

Without further ado, here are my Top 5 perfumes for Spring – and most are unisex too:

 

Hermes Citron Noir Eau de Cologne

Costs: from £50 (50ml) or £78 (100ml) from Feel Unique (UK and rest of the world), Harrods, Saks Fifth Avenue (Global) and Sephora (US)

I bought this for Mr. O, but I really bought it for myself. It is new this season and divine. You can buy the hand wash / shower gel too online at Nordstrom.

hermes citron noir perfume top 5 perfumes for spring

 

Aerin Mediterranean Honeysuckle

Costs from: £98 (50ml) at Harvey Nichols, directly with Estee Lauder or John Lewis  in Europe and $170 (for the 3.4oz or 100ml) in the US at Bergdoff Goodman and Sephora.

Aerin is the lifestyle brand created by Aerin Lauder, the grand-daughter of Estee Lauder (and someone I love following on Instagram. She’s so effortlessly stylish and I love the brand collaborations she does – the most current one being with Williams Sonoma Home. Her perfumes are not easy to find in Europe, but where there is a will, there is a way. Mr. O gave me this one for my birthday.

aerin mediterranean honeysuckle top 5 perfumes for spring

 

Le Labo Fleur d’Oranger 27

Costs from £125 (50ml) at Liberty London and Harrods (for Europe) and $185 (for the 1.7oz) at Barneys or Nordstrom in the USA and Americas.

I am mildly obsessed with Le Labo and absolutely adore the Fleur d’Oranger scent which I have actually been wearing through Winter and gets me compliments all the time. If you buy it at a Le Labo store, it gets compounded for you there and then and your name also gets printed on the label which is pretty cool. But online works too 🙂

le labo fleur doranger 27 top 5 perfumes for spring

 

Byredo Gypsy Water

Costs from £95 (50ml) at Liberty London or Net-a-Porter and $150 (1.7oz, 50ml) at Nordstrom and Space NK US

Another perfect his and hers – this one we bought together. This brand (which I discovered at Liberty London) has some really lovely scents and it is worth exploring when you next see it in store somewhere around the world.

byredo gypsy water top 5 perfumes for spring

 

Jo Loves Green Orange and Coriander

Costs from £70 (50ml) from Net-a-Porter,  £115 (100ml) from Space NK, or $105 (1.7 oz or 50ml) from Sephora US

Jo Malone is back (after selling her eponymous company to a beauty giant some years ago) with a new brand and perfume range. Called Jo Loves, it isn’t too dissimilar to the previous concept which we all know and loved.

My favourite scent is the Green Orange and Coriander – but you have plenty to choose from.

jo loves jo malone green orange coriander top 5 perfumes for spring

 

Let me know your thoughts if you try (or are currently wearing) any of the perfumes below. And if you have any suggestions, you know where to find me.

xo

Mrs. O

 

 

 

 

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