Goldfield & Banks
Though originally native to Western Australia, the boronia- a rare flowering shrub with a distinctive sweet and woodsy aroma- has thrived in the wilds of Tasmania. Now it's the centrepiece of Southern Bloom, the newest, most elegantly feminine release yet from Goldfield & Banks. Featuring a pure boronia flower absolute harvested from ruggedly beautiful Bruny Island during the renowned September "Spring Bloom" season, Southern Bloom is lavishly romantic, with smooth, rich white florals enhancing the sweet sophistication of the central ingredient, while a suite of fresh and earthy notes- French cassis, native Australian sandalwood, and Javan vetiver- sustains and celebrates boronia's more unique characteristics. The results are a floral scent both refined and naturalistic, where floral sweetness, creamy woodsiness, and earthy green tones mesh seamlessly. As a proof of Goldfield & Banks' thesis that exquisite natural materials ought to be showcased in all of their three-dimensional glory, it's already a winner. As a versatile, sensual floral appropriate for any occasion, it's downright marvelous.