It is only fitting that Clive Christian would be inspired by England’s greatest playwright for the launch of Jump Up and Kiss Me from the Addictive Arts Collection, a collection of perfumes inspired by the works of British literary greats where states of heightened emotions and feelings are explored.
Jump up and Kiss Me is inspired by William Shakespeare’s most famous comedy- A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Set in a forest where mythical fairies live, a place where dreams and reality are oddly mixed. Oberon the king of the fairies is determined to play a trick on his wife Titania after a fight and send his spriteliest servant Puck to pick the viola tricolour, a flower that when placed on the eyelids of those asleep, will cause them to fall in love with whoever or whatever they first set eyes on when they wake. Oberon also spots a pair of quarrelling would be lovers and in trying to help them, his servant Puck falls victim to a case of mistaken identity and the effects of the flower lead to a complicated love triangle. Meanwhile, the fairy queen Titania has been enchanted to fall in love with a weaver who has had his head transformed into that of a Donkey by the mischievous puck and Oberon.