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Jo Malone London Blackberry & Bay - The Perfect Autumnal Fragrance

It's been a little while since I've done a fragrance review and I've wanted to write about this beautiful scent for a while now but knew that it would be much better suited to this time of year when the leaves are just about to start turning red on the trees and the fruit in the orchards and hedgerows are ripening. When I smell Jo Malone London Blackberry & Bay I am transported back to my childhood and collecting blackberries with my Grandmother every year so that she could use them to make delicious pies and crumbles.

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