The Chairman of Scents 2023 Selection of Sensational Summer Scents
Sensational Summer Scents
Curated by The Chairman of Scents (original article published in slitelychilled.com June 2023)
Summer is officially here. In this edition "The Chairman of Scents" will feature three Black-owned fragrance houses offering you exciting new choices for your summer fragrance experiences. As an added value to my returning visitors The Chairman is giving a checklist of what to look for in selecting your next independent high quality luxury niche fragrance and three fragrance reviews to help you make an informed summer fragrance selection. Let's get started! Creating a summer luxury niche fragrance involves incorporating various elements, notes, memories, and olfactory experiences that evoke the essence of summer and luxury. Here are some key elements you might consider: Freshness: Summer fragrances often embrace refreshing and invigorating notes that capture the vitality of the season. Citrus notes like bergamot, lemon, and grapefruit provide a zesty and uplifting feel, while green notes such as mint, basil, or freshly cut grass add a crispness to the composition. Florals: Floral notes are popular in summer fragrances, representing the blooming flowers and lush gardens associated with the season. Jasmine, neroli, rose, and ylang-ylang are commonly used to evoke a sense of femininity and elegance. Fruity Accents: Incorporating ripe and juicy fruits can add a playful and tropical element to the fragrance. Notes of pineapple, peach, mango, or exotic fruits like passionfruit or guava can create a luscious and mouthwatering effect. Aquatic and Marine Elements: To capture the refreshing and cool aspects of summer, aquatic or marine notes can be used. These notes mimic the smell of sea breeze, ocean water, or a poolside atmosphere, evoking a sense of relaxation and escape. Olfactory Memories: Summer scents can be crafted to evoke memories and emotions associated with this season. For instance, the smell of coconut might remind someone of a beach vacation, or the scent of sun-kissed skin can bring back memories of basking in the sun. Creating a nostalgic connection through scent can enhance the overall experience. Luxury Accents: To add a touch of luxury to the fragrance, independent niche artisans incorporate opulent and rich notes. The notes may include precious woods like sandalwood or oud, exotic spices such as saffron or cardamom, or rare ingredients like iris or ambergris. These elements enhance the complexity and sophistication of the fragrance. Remember, creating a luxury niche fragrance involves imagination, passion, innovation, uniqueness, and attention to detail. Experimentation with various combinations of notes, accords, and memories craft a truly distinctive summer luxury scent that resonates with individuals seeking a sophisticated olfactory experience.
Summer is a season that is often associated with fond memories of relaxation, adventure, and warmth. As the weather warms up, many people look for ways to evoke these memories and capture the essence of summer in their daily lives. One way to do this is by wearing a luxury niche fragrance that is specifically designed to transport you to a past summer memory.
Luxury niche fragrances are made from high-quality ingredients and are crafted with care and attention to detail. They are designed to be unique and different from the mainstream fragrances that you might find in your local department store. These fragrances often have a strong emotional impact and creates a powerful sensory experience.
When you smell a summer luxury niche fragrance, it takes you back to a specific summer memory or allows you to capture a new memorable experience. Perhaps it's the scent of salty sea air that reminds you of an exotic island vacation, or the scent of blooming flowers on the island of Maui that brings back memories of a romantic summer garden getaway. Whatever the scent may be, it has the power to transport you back in time and create a vivid sensory experience.
One reason why luxury niche fragrances are so effective at evoking memories is that they are designed to penetrate deep into the body. When you inhale a fragrance, the molecules are absorbed into your bloodstream and can have a direct impact on your mood and emotions. This is why certain scents can be calming, energizing, or even evoke feelings of nostalgia.
When it comes to summer fragrances, there are many options to choose from. Some fragrances are designed to be light and airy, with notes of citrus and herbs that evoke the feeling of a refreshing summer breeze. Others are more complex, with layers of floral and woody scents that capture the essence of a summer garden or forest.
Regardless of the fragrance you choose, the key is to take the time to smell deeply and let the scent transport you to a past summer memory or a refreshing present day real-time captivating experience. Close your eyes, take a deep breath, and allow yourself to be fully immersed in the sensory experience. You may be surprised at how powerful and evocative the scent can be. In this fragrance edition "The Chairman" is highlighting 3 fragrance houses for sensational summer scents.
In the realm of fragrant dreams, behold Dimple by Kimberly New York, (https://www.kimberlynewyork.com/product/dimple-edp) An olfactory masterpiece, a tale to unfurl and adore. In 2016, its essence graced our world, a symphony of allure, Crafted by the visionary nose, Kimberly Walker, an artist pure.
Atop this scented journey, mint dances with playful grace, A tantalizing burst, refreshing the senses in its embrace. Then, the heart unfolds, a delightful composition to explore, Almond and biscuit unite, a confectionery encore.
As the tapestry weaves deeper, the base note takes its stand, Dark chocolate, velvety and rich, the soul of this fragrance grand. A gourmand symphony, inviting and sweet, A tantalizing feast for those who dare to meet.
Dimple, a name that whispers secrets of seduction and charm, A scent that envelopes, igniting passions with its warm, With each intoxicating whiff, it unveils its allure, A fragrance that beckons, a temptation that's pure.
For those occasions when you wish to be delightfully unique, Dimple is the choice, a fragrance that's bold and chic. A sensual aura it exudes, with an enchanting flair, Captivating hearts, leaving trails of longing in the air.
Imagine yourself draped in this amber vanilla embrace, A scent that enchants, an aromatic journey to embrace. With each inhale, visions of delectable treats unfurl, Indulging the senses, an edible world to swirl.
Dimple by Kimberly New York , a fragrance that tells a story, Of warmth, desire, and a touch of gourmand glory. Let it be your companion, a secret weapon of allure, A scent that lingers, memories to forever endure.
So, venture forth, embrace the allure that awaits, Let Dimple be your guide through scented landscapes. With its seductive notes, a symphony so sweet, It's a fragrance that ensures you're a treat to meet.
Our next stop is the Motor City, Detroit, Michigan. The fragrance creator is Terees Western. (https://fragranted.com/) Step into a world where the essence of vanilla reigns supreme, A fragrance that tells a tale, as if in a beautiful dream. Albius Vanilla by FragranTed, an ode to the sublime, A symphony of notes that dance, capturing hearts and time.
Immerse yourself in the journey, as the story unfolds, Where almond and amber intertwine, secrets to behold. Aromatic coffee lingers, awakening the senses with delight, While copaiba balsam whispers, a touch of exotic respite.
Ginger adds its fiery spark, igniting passion within, As orchid blooms with elegance, a floral treasure to begin. A wisp of smoke drifts through the air, a hint of mystery's embrace, And tonka bean unveils its warmth, wrapping you in its grace.
But it is the star that steals the show, the essence we adore, Vanilla, the beloved queen, enchanting to the core. A smooth and smoky presence, velvety and pure, It weaves its spell upon your skin, a fragrance to endure.
Inhale the sweet history, as the scent dances on the breeze, And honor Edmond Albius, who unlocked vanilla's keys. A horticulturist's brilliance, a technique he ingeniously devised, Hand-pollinating vanilla, his legacy immortalized.
Yet, Albius, a forgotten genius, hidden in shadows for too long, Undervalued, unacknowledged, his story now finds its song. FragranTed, a petite perfumery, meticulously handcrafts each scent, GENTEIL perfumes, bespoke creations, with love and care they're meant.
Unleash your senses, let Albius Vanilla transport you away, To a realm of aromatic bliss, where dreams and scents hold sway. With FragranTed, an olfactory journey you shall embark, Where every note is a masterpiece, leaving an indelible mark.
So, embrace the allure, the depth, the artistry unfurled, Albius Vanilla, a fragrance that bewitches the world. From the heart of FragranTed, a scent that's passionately made, A tribute to the genius who paved vanilla's fragrant crusade.
In Queens, NewYork journey into the olfactory realm of a blissful getaway, with Empress Essence by Jess (https://www.facebook.com/empressessencebyjess/shop_tab). Where Caribbean dreams unfold, in a fragrant array. Mid Summer Delight, a scent that transports you afar, To a brunch on a girls' trip, beneath the radiant Caribbean star.
Imagine the sun-kissed morning, as you take a sip, Pina Colada, the top note, a tropical cocktail's trip. Its creamy sweetness dances on the summer breeze, Inviting you to indulge, to savor and appease.
As the brunch unfolds, a floral symphony blooms, Cananga flower, the middle note, its exotic essence looms. A fragrant bouquet, vibrant and divine, Whispering tales of island charm, a scent so fine.
And at the heart of this journey, a base note so pure, Vanilla, with its comforting embrace, an allure. Like a warm embrace from the Caribbean sun, It adds depth and sweetness, a melody just begun.
Handmade essences, crafted with love and care, Vegan and cruelty-free, a conscious fragrance to wear. Free from synthetic additives, a pure olfactory treat, Certified-organic oils, nature's offerings so sweet.
Jojoba and grape seed oil, a nurturing blend, Avocado oil, a touch of luxury to transcend. Citrus mandarin and tangerine, tangy and bright, Enhancing the essence, a burst of sheer delight.
Mid Summer Delight, a fragrance that enchants, A tantalizing fusion, a memory it plants. It conjures images of laughter and pure bliss, A brunch on the Caribbean shores, an eternal kiss.
Embrace this aromatic journey, let it whisk you away, To sun-drenched shores, where worries gently sway. With each lingering whiff, your senses will soar, Mid Summer Delight, a fragrance you'll forever adore.
In the end, summer luxury niche fragrances have the power to transport you to a past summer memory and create a powerful sensory experience. Whether you're looking to capture the feeling of an exotic vacation, a summer garden, or any other summer memory, there is a fragrance out there that can help you do it. So take the time to explore the world of luxury niche fragrances and find the scent that speaks to you. You may just be surprised at how deeply it can impact your mood and emotions. As always, Any questions feel free to contact "The Chairman" below.