The Aroma of Autumn

22/08/2017

Jo Malone – English Oak Redcurrant & Hazelnut Colognes

It’s inevitable the end of summer is nearly here. Sigh. Even though everyone might be looking forward to the cooler months and swapping out their capsule fall/autumn wardrobes, for layers and cosy jumpers I always feel slightly sad around August that there are only a few days of hot sunshine remaining.On the plus side, many brands announce new products around this time of year. Jo Malone London has introduced two new colognes which will fit right into next season. I was gifted and had the opportunity to preview and try out The English Oak and Redcurrant (Bright Embracing, Bewitching) and the English Oak and Hazelnut (Earthy Enticing Enchanting) before they are launched in September.Even though both fragrances have the same base notes of oak, I can see a lot of women or men lean more towards the redcurrant as it has the best of worlds of woody and sweet. Mixing cedarwood and rose in the mix makes two very distinctive and unusual colognes for Jo Malone. I also like the hazelnut as this is very smoky and if you like that fresh polished wood smell, this is the one for you.

If you compare a similar fragrance to English Oak Redcurrant on the market I would say if you like Diptyque’s Baies, redcurrant is slightly sweeter and fresher version.


English Oak & Hazelnut Notes

Top – Green Hazelnut

Heart – Cedarwood

Base – Roasted Oak

English Oak & Redcurrant Notes

Top – Redcurrant

Heart – Rose

Base – Roasted Oak


English Oak & Redcurrant will be available as a: Cologne | Body Crème | Body & Hand Wash | Home Candle

English Oak & Hazelnut as a: Cologne

The only way to describe or try-out the new English Oak range is to try it out for yourself.

English Oak Redcurrant & Hazelnut are available to order from September 2017.

Can’t wait? For the UK only until stock lasts or promotion expires on the 31st of August 2017, Jo Malone London is offering a free sample details found here.

Want more fragrances or Jo Malone? Check out my other posts ‘Little Shop of Jo Malone‘ and ‘Home & Body Fragrances‘.


 

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