The Perfect Fragrance for a Starbucks Lover: Atkinsons’ The Other Side of Oud

Atkinsons' The Other Side of Oud
Atkinsons’ The Other Side of Oud

If you like to start each day with a grande Pike Place or tall flat white, Atkinsons has the perfect fragrance for you. It’s a delectable amber-woody fragrance for him or her built around a seriously good roasted coffee note. It is called ‘The Other Side of Oud’ and the eau de parfum blends notes dear to any barista’s heart: premium coffee beans, vanilla absolute, coffee blossom, cardamom, cinnamon and ginger. There is a hint of agarwood (oud) which gives the fragrance longevity while keeping the coffee note the starring attraction.

The Other Side of Oud was composed by a pair of talented perfumers: Maurice Roucel and Pierre-Constantin Gueros who balance the spice notes perfectly. It immediately reminds you of spending time in a café enjoying a latte or coffee on a Sunday morning. Coffee has become a popular note in perfumery for Gen Z consumers who grew up at Starbucks and hanging out in local coffee houses.

If you find you need a little pick-me-up in the afternoon, a scent with coffee notes will give you a lift. It is the same with fresh citrus notes of bergamot, lemon and mandarin which will do the same thing. Coffee is energizing and uplifting.

Atkinsons is a niche perfume brand established in England in 1799 by perfumer James Atkinsons. He quickly became the official perfumer of the English Royal Court blending scents for royals and the elite of society. He was known for the quality of his ingredients and his creativity. He put a British twist on classic French perfume styles. This is one of our very favourite Atkinsons fragrances. It’s available exclusively in Canada at Holt Renfrew.

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  • Somia
    February 15, 2023 at 9:51 am

    This sounds so interesting- I’m intrigued!

  • Angela Citrigno
    February 1, 2023 at 11:42 pm

    I love a flat white and the aroma of coffee. Automatically puts a smile on my face. So much that I purchased a Barista so I can make my flat white any time of the day. Atkinson The Other Side of Oud sounds perfect for early risers. I need to smell this fragrance.

  • Sept3mber Dee
    February 1, 2023 at 12:12 pm

    Perfect for all of the coffee addicts out there!

  • Alayne Langford
    February 1, 2023 at 11:14 am

    This would be perfect for hubby!

  • Anna Roszak Robinson
    January 30, 2023 at 9:08 am

    I need to try this 😍