Sneak Preview - Yankee Candle Spring and Summer 2020
With summer 2019 now fading into memory, what better time to preview Yankee Candle's Spring/Summer 2020 collection.
And what a WOW collection!
In keeping with Yankee Candle's recent chamge, there will be general theme with two sets of new fragrance releases. Most of these fragrances will be seasonal and all but 2 or 3 will retire in Autumn 2020.
The theme for 2020 is Garden Hideaway - The aromas of garden herbs and homemade deserts linger on a spring afternoon. Bring friends and family together with a collection of fragrances inspired by simplicity and nature.
So what's new
Spring - (released early January) 5 new Fragrances in the classic forms -
Sunny Daydream, Homemade Herb Lemonade, Camelia Blossom, Afternoon Escape & Raspberry Sorbet.
Sunny Daydream - Drift away among the flowers with the warm sweet scents of exotic ylang ylang, bergamot &jasmine. Expect notes of Bergamot, Ylang Ylang, Gerdenia & Jasmine with a base of sandalwood & patchouli
Homemade Herb Lemonade - Your very own freshly-squeezed lemonade, made with ahint of ginger and garnished with garden herbs. Expect notes of squeezed lemons, ginger, sage, thyme & mint with a bay leaf and vanilla base
Camelia Blossom - Soft and peaceful. Your favourite spot in the garden enveloped in the luminous fragrance of camelia blossom. Expect notes of apple blossom, seasalt, camelia blooms & jasmine with a base of Patchouli, cedar & musk
Afternoon Escape - A woodland escape into an enchanted garden. Sun-warmed cypress, jasmine, lemon & cedar. Expect notes of lemon & cypress, lillies and geranium with a cedarwood and amber base
Raspberry Sorbet - Delicious. Pure refreshment on a bright spring morning. Tangy berry sorbet topped with a sprinkling of candied rose petals. Expect notes of red grapes, rose petals, hibiscus on a base of marine & vanilla.
and two new fragrances in the Elevation collection...
Salt Mist Peony and Rice Milk & Honey
Salt Mist Peony - Wake to a misty morning on the coast. Your cottage garden full of dewy blossoms and berries. Wwe love this one - expect notes of raspberry, seasalt, cherry blossoms and peony with a cedarwood and marine musk base.
Rice Milk & Honey - Warm rice milk gently sweetened with natural honey and dashes of cinnamon and vanilla. Perfect comfort. No its not ambrosia! Expect notes of cinnamon, honey latte, vanilla blossom & honeymilk on a tahitian vanilla and cinnamon stick base.
This is then followed by two new Easter fragrances due into us in February - even though Easter Sunday 2020 is April 12th
Sweet Bunny Treats & Chocolate Eggs
Sweet Bunny Treats - The scent of mouth watering vanilla cake topped with whipped buttercream frosting decorated like an adorable bunny.. Yum yum - notes of whipped vanilla cream, lemon butter, milk and buttercream witha touch of spice and a base of vanilla bean and tonka.
Chocolate Eggs - Guilt Free rich and creamy chocolate eggs with vanilla scented candy shells, recreating the fragrance of a purely decadent Easter treat. Pure chocolate indulgence with notes of Cocoa, chocolate mousse, ripe cranberry & sugar on a vanilla extract base.
As the days become warmer and spring turns to Summer, a further group of new fragrances arrive to entice your senses...
As for spring, the Garden Hideaway theme continues with key fragrance notes of white florals, garden herbs and water.
There are five Summer fragrances in the classic collection and two summer additions in the Elevation collection....
Water Garden, Sweet Honeycomb, Garden Picnic, Calamansi Cocktail and Lime & Coriander.
Water Garden - White flowers in full bloom add a sweet perfume to the soothing sounds of cool running water in your backyard oasis. Quite different to the previous incarnation. Expect notes of pink lily & wild grass, lily of the valley, lotus & orchid on a driftwood and birch base.
Sweet Honeycomb - Warm honey, straight from the comb. A naturally sweet fragrance with a touch of caramel, sandalwood and vanilla. Expect notes of honey (obviously!), macadamia, caramel & sunflower seeds on a base of sandalwood and vanilla
Garden Picnic - Bring your blanket and also a basket of the ripest juciest fruit for a sunny picnic among the flowers. Expect notes of apricot, pears and nectarines and floral notes of Iris and water lily on a base of warm musk & sandalwood
Calamansi Cocktail - A drink designed for sipping in your favourite shaded garden spot, both tantilising and relaxing with hints of tart citrus fruit. Expect notes of lemon zest and kumquat livened up by pepper, green mandarin & grapefruit with a patchouli leaf and cedar base.
Lime and Coriander - Garden fresh companions. Sweet juicy limes and leafy coriander fill the air with fresh picked fragrance. Last but not least... Expect notes of lime & berries accompnaied by coriander & lily with a sandalwood & tobacco base.
and the two new summer Elevation fragrances
Sea Salt & Lavender, Kumquat & Orange
Seasalt & Lavender - Soothing lavender and refreshing sea salt complement and elegant blend of florals & fruit. Our favourite. Expect notes of lavender, pink himalayan salt, pear blossoma nd a touch of coconut on a figwood, vanilla bean and musk base
Kumquat & Orange - The essence of sunlight distilled into a bright and shiny blend of tart citrus fruits. Expect notes of kumquat, (the funny orange fruits in Aldi and lidl!) grapefruit peel, orange blossom and mandarin with a touch of rhubarb on a rose and cardaman base.
But its not just new Candle fragrances Yankee Candle are introducing in 2020, we really love their new plug in car fragrance utilising the car's 12v socket (formerly called a cigarette lighter!) and it's called...
Car Powered Fragrance Diffuser
It will come in a kit form in three classic fragrances (Midsummers night, Clean Cotton & Black Cherry) along with refills in nine classic fragrances.
we'll see new fragrnce additions in many flameless forms including Fragrance spheres, Pre-Fragranced Reeds, Reed Diffusers, Electric Refills and more.
And we'll finally see the introduction of Reed Diffuser refills in a choice of fourteen great fragrances.
As I said at the beginning - WOW!