Jo Malone Bloomsbury Collection

 

 

Much like most girls, I’m obsessed with Jo Malone scents and products.  For me, they’re the ultimate luxury brand for fragrance, bath and body.  They represent sophistication, elegance and timelessness.

As you may or may not know already Jo Malone launches a limited edition collection including 5 different scents once a year and when they’re sold out, they’re gone.  As a sucker for anything limited, I always treat myself to one… or two.

 

 

This year’s collection is inspired by the free spirited artists of the Bloomsbury set, capturing the intoxicating essence of their unconventional life in their legendary country house in Sussex where they resided, which also happens to be not too far from my family home.

Each scent plays on either the lily pond at dawn, the bold blue hyacinth, absinthe afternoons and even golden linseed on paint stained hands.  Warming whisky and sweet pipe tobacco are also key features in this year’s collections.  The scent names are:

  • Whiskey & Cedarwood
  • Blue Hyacinth
  • Tobacco & Mandarin
  • Leather & Artemisia
  • Garden Lillies

 

 

I treated myself to Blue Hyacinth which will be my go to scent over the summer.  Hyacinths are my favourited scented flower and always reminds me of home as my mum use to fill the house with them.  This perfume really captures the scent of the flower and I love that once it settles on the skin it smells very clean and fresh.

 

 

The other scent I went for was Leather & Artemisia which is a very unusual one.  It has notes of anise-tinged absinthe juxtaposed with heady leather and balanced with Artemisia.  It’s one of those fragrances that is almost impossible to describe.  It has so many different layers and develops and changes as you wear it.

 

 

This year Jo Malone has outdone themselves, not only with the scents but also with the beautiful bottles.  They look stunning sat amongst my other perfumes.  Their unique design and colours really make them stand out.  If you’re a Jo Malone fan I definitely recommend treating yourself to one or at least going to have a whiff as this collection is pretty special.

To find out more or learn about the other 3 scents click HERE to be taken to the Jo Malone website.

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    • thatnewd March 14, 2017 / 9:26 pm

      They all smell divine! Choosing just 2 was tricky! xx

    • thatnewd March 14, 2017 / 9:27 pm

      Thank you darling! xx

  1. Yasmin March 11, 2017 / 2:45 pm

    Love Jo Malone fragrances, I have a wintery scent, Blackberry and Bay and I love it. Thanks for sharing the notes and the unboxing, have a lovely day.

    xo,
    I AM YASMIN

    • thatnewd March 14, 2017 / 9:27 pm

      Blackberry and Bay is gorgeous! My mum wears that one all the time xx

  2. Neha March 11, 2017 / 3:01 pm

    Wow…! The packaging looks so cool…and both the bottles look so beautiful…..Jo Malone scents are so awesome babe…!! Thanks for sharing this lovely review hun….! Kisses, Neha

    http://www.theinstylejournal.com/

    • thatnewd March 17, 2017 / 7:44 pm

      They really are, I’m so glad you enjoyed the review hun xx

    • thatnewd April 5, 2017 / 9:44 pm

      They really are incredible! xx

    • thatnewd March 14, 2017 / 9:44 pm

      Thank you hun xx

    • thatnewd March 14, 2017 / 9:41 pm

      They really are! xx

    • thatnewd March 14, 2017 / 10:08 pm

      Thank you darling xx

    • thatnewd March 26, 2017 / 4:31 pm

      Aww so sweet, thank YOU hun xx

    • thatnewd March 14, 2017 / 10:05 pm

      Thank you xx

  3. Greta March 12, 2017 / 5:19 pm

    I’m actually not a HUGE fan of Jo Malone, but your post makes me want to try the Hyacinth scent! I’m going to keep an eye out for it next time I’m at Sephora.

    – Greta
    http://www.mintyfrosting.com

    • thatnewd March 14, 2017 / 10:05 pm

      The Hyacinth scent is so beautiful! Definitely worth a try xx

    • thatnewd March 14, 2017 / 10:06 pm

      They do smell lovely and the bottles are gorgeous xx

  4. Jasmine March 12, 2017 / 10:52 pm

    Never tried this! I am so curious! I will go for a skin test!

    • thatnewd March 14, 2017 / 10:06 pm

      I’m sure you’ll love them xx

  5. Janea March 13, 2017 / 2:57 am

    My husband uses a Jo Malone fragrance, which I helped him to pick out. I had no idea that the brand has limited edition scents. I would LOVE to try Hyacinth – I adore the aroma of those flowers. Thanks for sharing about these treats!
    xo, janea
    http://www.theSTYLEtti.com

    • thatnewd March 14, 2017 / 10:07 pm

      Hyacinth is most gorgeous scented flower! It’s definitely worth having a smell, I love it! xx

    • thatnewd March 14, 2017 / 10:07 pm

      They are! You should give them a try hun xx

    • thatnewd March 14, 2017 / 10:42 pm

      It’s a fab brand, you should go and smell some of their scents. I think you’ll love them! xx

    • thatnewd March 14, 2017 / 10:42 pm

      Thank you hun xx

    • thatnewd March 14, 2017 / 10:43 pm

      Sounds like we’re both Jo Malone fans! xx

  6. Face to Curls March 13, 2017 / 2:55 pm

    I have been wanting to try Jo Malone for so long but haven’t bite the bullet and purchase one as yet. I did had a chance to sniff them all and there are a couple that I really like. Hopefully in the next couple months I will get a chance to pick one up. These sound really beautiful though but what else do you expect from Jo Malone. x

    Ann-Marie | http://facetocurls.com

    • thatnewd March 14, 2017 / 10:43 pm

      Do itttt! It’s so worth the investment!

  7. emily March 13, 2017 / 2:56 pm

    I have heard so much about Jo Malone products but actually have never tried them! Oopsy! I think I will have to head in store now.. these scents sound so good!
    x Emily
    http://shedoes.com.au

    • thatnewd March 14, 2017 / 10:44 pm

      Yaass do it hun, you’re in for a treat! xx

    • thatnewd March 14, 2017 / 10:51 pm

      Me too doll! xx

    • thatnewd March 14, 2017 / 10:52 pm

      I hear you girl! Haha xx

    • thatnewd March 20, 2017 / 2:14 pm

      I’m a sucker for anything in pink or grey packaging! Haha xx

  8. Mary March 13, 2017 / 4:39 pm

    I’ve never tried Jo Malone scents but now I have to have them. I would love to try the Whiskey & Cedar wood or the Tobacco & Mandarin, I enjoy these cheeky unconventional scents. I hope they aren’t completely sold out.

    • thatnewd March 17, 2017 / 8:07 pm

      You need to, they’re absolutely stunning! xx

    • thatnewd March 14, 2017 / 10:55 pm

      I think Hyacinth in Spring will be the perfect scent! xx

  9. Kristy March 13, 2017 / 7:01 pm

    I love the look of the bottles, so pretty. Jo Malone is a brand I’ve been meaning to pick up a perfume from for a while now, I should really actually invest!

    Kristy | http://www.thevioletblonde.com

    • thatnewd March 14, 2017 / 10:55 pm

      Honestly, it’s so worth the investment, you’ll smell amazing! xx

    • thatnewd March 17, 2017 / 8:07 pm

      Indeed they are! xx

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