Victoria Christian was in London yesterday to launch the two new Clive Christian fragrances (named after her): V for Men
and V for Women
, following a preview of the scents in Milan at Esxence.
V for Women is a white floral chypre with notes of peach, neroli and bergamot in the top; A heart of jasmine, carnation, ylang-ylang, rose, gardenia, orange blossom, pink pepper, black pepper, chamomile, lavender, liatris, heliotrope, coriander seed and cistus. The dry down contains honey, sandalwood, ambrette seed, benzoin, amber, cistus, oak moss, patchouli, leather, frankincense, labdanum and musk.
V for Men opens with elemi and citrus, which lead to a heart of pink, black and white peppers, nutmeg and iris; the dry down contains amber, cedarwood, amber wood, frankincense, vetiver, vanilla and oud.
‘V’ will launch in Harrods, Fortnum & Mason and Internationally at the start of July. Available as 50ml 'Perfume Spray' for £230.