Atkinsons Her Majesty The Oud Eau de Parfum Review

Review of Atkinsons Her Majesty The Oud Eau de Parfum

Fragrance powerhouse, Atkinsons, have combined an innocent sweetness with seductive oriental spices in Her Majesty The Oud, part of the scintillating Oud Collection. Like the other scents in the collection, musky oud is at the core of the fragrance but this time, it’s lifted by sweet vanilla, juicy berries and delicate rose. It’s an exciting spin on classically intense oud-based fragrances to give you a regal sense of confidence.


This Fragrance Smells Like…

Whilst oud of Assan is a powerful note at the base of the fragrance and lingers on the skin for a long-lasting, intoxicating fragrance, other lighter notes come into play first. Opening with sweet red berries and apricot-like osmanthus flower, these delicate notes weave into the rich, spicy heart of saffron and iris, where Turkish rose also lies. The powerful base notes include oud, vanilla and leather, working together to create a sweet oriental long-lasting layer of scent that exudes an unrivalled sense of opulence.


What’s The Story Behind This Scent?

The delicate Turkish rose seems to be the most delicate of the heart notes – but it has a powerful tale behind it. 100 years ago, when British Miss Gertrude Bell met King Faisal I of Arabia, the ladylike nature of Miss Bell was plunged into a world of adventure during her time as a spy. The gloriously feminine floral and fruity notes meet deep sensual leather and oud, reflecting Miss Bell’s deceptive and exciting double life.


You Will Love This If…

If you want to explore the exhilarating world of oud but you’re a bit unsure where to start, or if you’re looking for a lighter version of classic oud perfumes, then you’ll love Her Majesty The Oud.


This Perfume Smells Similar To:

Fruity but with a smoked, earthy leather base, the royal oriental scent smells like riding through the countryside to a picnic of fresh, juicy fruit. But then you’re suddenly transported to the heart of market, where the air is perfumed with the fragrant, heady aromas of spice and florals.


Is Her Majesty The Oud Unisex?

Anyone can enjoy any type of fragrance, so although Atkinsons Her Majesty The Oud is marketed towards women, the intense warm oud, leather and slight sweetness can be enjoyed by anyone.


What’s The Longevity Like?

Impressively long-lasting, the warm base notes linger on the skin for around 10 hours.


What’s Special About The Bottle?

Sleek metallic gold and black tones heighten the royal inspiration behind the fragrance, which is of course sealed with the Atkinsons crest embossed on the lid.


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