Rebel + Mercury Royal Couple EDP Natural Perfume Review

Rebel Mercury Royal Couple

In the world of perfume, rose is known as the “Queen” and jasmine is known as the “King”. Rebel + Mercury married the two during a coronation ceremony and now we have the Royal Couple.

Royal Couple opens with a juicy, effervescent grapefruit. Two roses appear…one with a naturally fruity presence and another with a hint of mint. Suddenly I feel a cocktail inspiration – grapefruit, rosewater, gin and mint sprigs. Doesn’t that sound good? The dry-down of Royal Couple is surprisingly funky. It’s animalic and earthy, very sensual. I get a spiced orris and ancient resins and only traces of the rose and jasmine.

Elvis and Priscilla

Notes listed include white grapefruit, Bulgarian rose, Russian rose, jasmine, orris and cognac.

Give Royal Couple a try if you like rose fragrances. Or if you like perfumes like Aftelier Candide, Esscentual Alchemy Kama, Anu Essentials Sita and/or Providence Perfume Co. Rose Boheme. Royal Couple is unisex and like many naturals I find that it “transforms” to the wearer. It will wear differently on different people.

I find that projection is average and longevity is above average, especially for a natural perfume.

Royal Couple comes in a few sizes with the 1 oz retailing for $125 at Rebel + Mercury. Samples are also available for purchase.

Victoria’s Final EauPINIONA marriage of rose and jasmine. One to try if you like natural florals.

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*Disclaimer – Sample provided by Rebel + Mercury. I am not financially compensated for this review. My opinions are my own. Product pic from Rebel + Mercury. Elvis and Priscilla pic from

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