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Scent of Capri


On board with Primpy to know more about 5 perfumes inspired by Capri

Holidays in Capri? The first thought is about Jackie Onassis who visits the local shops looking for handmade sandals. Or about Gianni Agnelli who walks around the streets in Marina Grande and greets people. It has always been one of the destinations preferred by the international jet-set, the Pearl of Neapolitan Gulf enchants for its natural beauties, astonishing landscapes and perfect weather. Grotta Azzurra (the Blue Grotto), Faraglioni, Piazzetta: iconic places that become travel memories for the lovers of beauty.

But not only. Since the first moment, visitors are inebriated by the scent of citruses and flowers that pervades the island. They are transported in another magical place where past and present melt each other and create a perfect sensorial balance. And thanks to the perfumes, the myth of Capri is spread with a new vitality and excites tons of globetrotters. Unique olfactory creations realized by professional craftsmen, famous scent brands and even some fashion maisons catch the ethereal essence of this legendary island…

Top 5? Primpy is here for you!

  1. Arancia di Capri by Acqua di Parma

It’s the new product of the collection Blu Mediterraneo. This relaxing and sparkling scent calls to mind the classic aroma of oranges, tangerines and lemons you can smell during a summer in Capri. In its heart, the essence of petitgrain melts into the aroma of cardamom. In addition, a soft touch of caramel and the sensual notes of musk.

  1. Fiori di Capri by Carthusia

The first fragrance by Carthusia that since 1948 has celebrated the classic heritage of Capri. The Mediterranean notes of wild carnation, lily of the valley and oak match the exotic scent of amber, sandalwood and ylang ylang into a charming and lively mélange. Unforgettable.

  1. Blue by Acqua di Capri Parfum

The sensation is a dip into the crystalline water of Grotta Azzurra in Capri, after a walk towards the Piazzetta. It’s a suggestive and sophisticated scent that combines the freshness of the Hesperides and timeless and woody floral notes.

  1. Mandarino di Amalfi by Tom Ford

Since citruses characterize Capri and the Costiera Amalfitana (Amalfi Coast), this scent is the olfactory symbol of the astonishing landscape of Campania. The base is fresh, then notes of black pepper, coriander and shiso. In addition, vetiver, labdanum and civet finish the symphony.

  1. Light Blue by Dolce & Gabbana

Yes, we are talking about David Gandy and Bianca Balti in the famous commercial taken in front of Faraglioni! The iconic perfume of this brand means joy, life and seduction Made in Italy thanks to a lively and fresh bouquet and floral and fruity notes.