New: JO MALONE Velvet Rose & Oud

If Jo Malone’s just-launched Velvet Rose & Oud Cologne Intense were a honey, it would be so rich, dark and thick it would barely drizzle off a silver spoon: this is deepest Damask Rose, luxurious and syrupy, with a hint of woody oud.

Spiked with clove and decadent with praline,Velvet Rose & Oud is less “British afternoon in June”, more sultry August night. Think dinner al fresco in London on the hottest night of the year, drinks on a roof terrace under a Marrakech midnight sky. Less of a cologne, more of a perfumed liqueur.

If you adore rose fragrances and feel like venturing away from the shabby chic raindrops-on-rose-petals scents we love so much in Britain, prepare to be seduced.

Velvet Rose & Oud Cologne (Limited Edition) £95/100ml


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