CLIVE CHRISTIAN 1872 Mandarin perfume 50ml
Celebrating the love story that founded our brand Clive Christian has created two limited edition perfumes inspired by orange blossom. 1872 refreshed with the fragrant blossom from a mandarin tree and X with verdant green fruit
of Neroli, a bitter orange. An ode to Queen Victoria whose crown proudly adorns every bottle of Clive Christian perfume to this day.
THE SYMBOLISM OF ORANGE BLOSSOM
At their engagement, Prince Albert gave Queen Victoria a broach depicting a sprig of orange blossom made from porcelain and gold, a symbol of his love and devotion. Orange blossom is symbolic of pure love and a fertility as the tree both flowers and fruits simultaneously. This delicate flower become an emblem for the royal couple throughout their married life, taking form in many more gifts from Albert to Victoria, as a mark of their love.
Blossoming mandarin and green accords with aromatic juniperberry delve into sweet violet and a unique citrus fusion which gives longevity to flighty citrus top notes. A limited edition of 1872 refreshed with blossoming mandarin.
Top notes: Bergamot, Watery Lemon, Mandarin, Grapefruit, Ginger, Coriander Seed, Lime, Basil
Heart notes: Jasmin, Muguet, Violet, Rose, Lavender, Ylang ylang, Juniperberry
Base notes: Musk, Vetiver, Sandalwood, Amber, Vanilla, Patchouli, Cedarwood, Heliotrope, Citrus fusion
Olfactory group: citrus
Creation date: 2020