Celebrating the Rich Tapestry of British Seasonal Events

Celebrating the Rich Tapestry of British Seasonal Events

In the British summertime, there are a series of events that epitomize the cultural traditions of England like no other. Society comes alive and celebrates the fair weather, friendship, fashion, and convivial good times. Floris has an array of fragrances that partner perfectly with your fetching attire.

Badminton Horse Trials - May

Taking place annually at Badminton Estate in Gloucestershire, it's an extravaganza of showjumping, dressage, and cross-country horse racing. The zinging green notes of Elite make the perfect pairing for this exhilarating, adrenaline-infused occasion.

Royal Windsor Horse Show - May

Refreshingly crisp, the notes of vetiver and citrus punctuate this aromatic fragrance. Picture the freshly cut lawns that decorate the Royal Windsor Horse Show. Jermyn Street is an elegant and refreshing pairing. Notes of Juniper and Vetiver mingle to create a fresh, green faceted fragrance.

Cartier Queen's Cup - June

Chukkas! The Queen’s Cup takes place at the Guards Polo Club outside of Windsor. In the leafy green grounds, ponies and mallets mingle. Platinum 22 was created in homage to the late Queen Elizabeth II, inspired by the flora and fauna of her Royal Residences. The final flourish for any sophisticated outfit for the polo.

Glyndebourne - May to August

An evening of Opera, elegant gowns, and picnics on a lake. A symphony of sound that started in 1934. An elegant pairing for this soiree is the floral sensation that is Edwardian Bouquet, a heady mix of hyacinth, jasmine, and rose. This floral fantasia is an exquisite match for this grand bucolic event.

RHS Chelsea Flower Show - May

The Chelsea Flower Show, taking place in the heart of London towards the end of May, is a 5-day international horticultural spectacular. Meticulously curated gardens are displayed showing trends of design, species, and varieties of plants. A celebration of creativity and innovation within the natural world. For a day out in the British sunshine, a spritz of Rose Geranium is the perfect complement to a late spring day.


Royal Ascot - June

Arguably the most prestigious and famous horse racing event in the world, held annually in Berkshire, England. Attended by members of the British Royal family, it's a day of pageantry, tradition with a heavy dollop of glamour. For a gentleman attending in a top and tails, Leather Oud is a striking masculine scent, a nod to the saddlery. For a floral accompaniment, Lily, is a delightful summery scent, adding a floral allure to any lady attending. 


Wimbledon - July

Wimbledon is the oldest and most prestigious tennis tournament in the world. Wimbledon is known for its tradition, heritage, and strict adherence to certain customs. It is the only Grand Slam tennis event still played on grass courts. Famous for serving strawberries and cream to spectators, as well as Pimm's, a traditional English summer drink. In this spirit, Limes makes a zesty companion to this wonderful occasion.


Henley Royal Regatta - July

The Henley Royal Regatta is a prestigious rowing event held annually on the River Thames in Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire, England. The regatta course is lined with picturesque boathouses, grandstands, and marquees, creating a festive atmosphere for spectators. One of the highlights of the Henley Royal Regatta is the distinctive dress code, with competitors required to wear club blazers, rowing whites, and, for certain events, boaters (straw hats). Bergamotto di Positano is a colorful citrus sensation that makes the scent an exemplary match.

Goodwood Festival of Speed - July

The Goodwood Festival of Speed is an annual motorsport event held at the Goodwood Estate in West Sussex, England. It is one of the largest and most prestigious automotive festivals in the world, attracting motorsport enthusiasts, car collectors, and racing teams from around the globe. Special No 127 makes a punchy and aromatic entrance, an impeccable partner for this occasion.

Cowes Week - July

Cowes Week, taking place annually since 1826. The regatta is one of the longest-running and most prestigious sailing regattas in the world. In addition to the racing, Cowes Week is known for its vibrant social scene, with parties, live music, entertainment, and food and drink offerings throughout the week. For anyone attending either on or off the water, Neroli Voyage is a flawless accompaniment.