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2018 - Retrospective.

So here we are a New Year! A lot to look forward to - Look out soon for my look ahead for 2019. But for now, I thought I would take a look back over 2018. An exciting time for new launches, re-releases and a touch of the unexpected!

2018 Limited edition Jo Malone

Spring sees the release of the limited edition collection, the last few years being made up of 5 x 30mls. This years collection came in February and was entitled English fields, a collection inspired by the English countryside. Mathilde Bijaoui fulfilled the brief in full, creating a celebration of oats, grains, blooms, meadows and fruits. The five fragrances consisted of Green wheat & Meadowsweet, Honey & Crocus, Oat & Cornflower, Poppy & Barley and Primrose & Rye, all encased in pastel coloured ceramic bottles.

Jasmine Sambac & Marigold
2018 cologne intense

Early in to the New Year we tend to see a new cologne intense, and this March saw the arrival of Jasmine Sambac & Marigold. Always looking to push boundaries, Jasmine Sambac & Marigold was designed as a way to do jasmine, a famous note in perfumery, the Jo Malone London way. Jasmine Sambac & Marigold was a collaboration between Celine Roux and Mathilde Bijaoui. Sadly this is one I haven't taken to, but generally this has been a very well received fragrance.

Tropical Cherimoya and Cattleya Flower

Blossom Girls

April was blossom mad, with the launch of a new cologne, a body mist, and the re-release of three favourite blossoms. Tropical Cherimoya, the new cologne lives up to it's name, bursting with tropical fruits, sun-infused flowers and warm resins. Cattleya Flower body mist, equally tropical, this lightweight but luxurious mist was designed to be your beach