Clive Christian Perfume honours its unique provenance in the Crown Perfumery Company by reimagining key perfumes from the archives, starting with Crab Apple Blossom and Matsukita
Celebrating Clive Christian Perfumes foundations in the Crown Perfumery Company, established in 1872, and telling a scented story that echoes throughout the eras, the new Crown Collection from Clive Christian Perfume will bring to life archive and historic scents, reimagined for the modern day perfume connoisseur.
Searching through the Crown Perfumery Company archives Clive Christian Perfume has researched some of the most infamous scents from this revolutionary British perfume house; loved by the aristocracy, politicians, artists and actors of the Victorian era and beyond. Select perfumes have been reimagined, taking inspiration from a unique heritage whilst remaining true to the Clive Christian traditions of concentration, complexity and a dedication to using the finest ingredients.
A striking red jewel has been created for a regal and British finish reflecting the perfume houses origins. The presentation case showcases the unique history, with an archive image hidden for discovery beneath each bottle. The symbol for this new collection is none other than the delicate motif of the Crown Perfumery Company, a symbol guarded by
the perfume house as a sign of excellence and perfume quality. As with all Clive Christian perfumes each bottle is topped with our signature crown stopper.
Crab Apple Blossom
A famed perfume from the Crown Perfumery Company in 1886, recreated today as a fresh explosion of the finest ingredients.
Complexity: 151 Ingredients Fragrance Family: Citrus Aquatic
Top Notes: Marine Bergamot, Lemon Tree, Bitter Yuzu, Apple Blossom, Mandarin, Citrus wood fusion
Heart Notes: Osmanthus, Neroli, Apricot Blossom, Water Lily, Green Rhubarb, Mojito Aroma fusion
Base Notes: Sandalwood, Moss, Musk, Driftwood,
Am ber, Kashmir wood fusion
Inspired by a Japanese princess who visited the Victorian court in 1892 this perfume captures a mystical elegance that echoes from the past.
Complexity: 252 Ingredients Fragrance Family: Woody Chypre
Top Notes: Green Bergamot, bitter orange oil, clary sage oil, frankincense oil, pink pepper, black pepper, nutmeg oil Heart Notes: Mate tea, jasmine sambac, fresh jasmine, rose absolute, rose, magnolia, guaiac oil, cade oil, styrax Base Notes: Amber, musk’s, cedar wood oil, vetiver oil, patchouli oil, cypriol oil, Georgy wood, akigalawood,
fir balsam absolute, oak moss
THE WOLRD’S FINEST PERFUME
Clive Christian perfumes is a luxury British perfume house that creates the world’s finest perfumes. Timeless classics, with intense, exquisite and lasting formulations for pure perfume pleasure- the ultimate form of self-expression.
The brand’s predecessor, the Crown Perfumery Company established in 1872, is the only house ever to have been granted permission to use Queen Victoria’s crown on its bottles. An image that defines every bottle of Clive Christian perfume to this day.
In 1999 Clive Christian Perfume launched the Original Collection, pairs which include 1872, X and No.1. This was followed in 2010 by the Private Collection. The Noble Collection, whose first pair launched in 2016, celebrates eras of architectural and horticultural prominence and style. The perfume house launched Addictive Arts in 2017; inspired by mood enhancing ingredients. In 2019. The pinnacle of luxury perfume, the brand has a range of Absolutes, 100% pure perfumes created for connoisseur on a made to order basis.
All of the Clive Christian perfumes are sold by the world’s most prestigious retailers including Harrods, Harvey Nichols, Net-A-Porter, Bergdorf Goodman, Saks Fifth Avenue, Neiman Marcus, Bloomingdale’s, Tsum, La Rinascente and more. The Company’s headquarters are in Mayfair, London.