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Words: Kathryn Lewsey

What could be better than a brand new fragrance wrapped up under the tree? Treat the women in your life (or yourself) to one of these stunning scents which are bound to wow.


Wilgermain Possession Eau de Parfum (100ml) – £170,

Each of Wilgermain’s gorgeous perfumes are inspired by a different decade and city – this one evokes the speed and sophistication of contemporary New York. Its rich blend of rose, amber and pink amaryllis makes for an irresistible finish.


Creed Fragrance Discovery Set 3 x 10ml, £135

Why have one fragrance when you can have three? This chic set contains three of Creed’s most iconic scents –  Wind Flowers, Love in White and Aventus For Her. Encased in chic gold bottles, these mini luxuries are perfect for sampling Creed’s famous fragrances.


Ella K Lettre De Pushkar, 100ml, £199,

This unisex scent is a sensual number inspired by the rose garden of Rajasthan in India.  Top notes of saffron and nutmeg are used, before a heart of rose, orange flower and cypriol. While the base combines patchouli, vanilla and musk.


Czech & Speake Dark Rose EDP, £130,

Taking inspiration from authentic tradition perfumery in Indo Arbaia, this indulgent scent blends rose of taif and Cambodian oud with saffron for a spicy, aromatic blend. Plus its chic apothecary bottle will look fab on the dressing table.


1472 Histoires de Parfums, £100,

This beauty is inspired by the iconic poem La Divinia Commedia, by Dante Alighieri. It uses the likes of ylang-ylang, cinnamon, jasmine blossoms and amber for an evocative scent.


Memoize London Luxuria Extrait De Parfum, £170,

For a seductive evening scent, this one is a winner. Opening with cassis and raspberry, it follows into a heart of ylang-ylang and tuberose, before finishing with sweet vanilla and suede leather.


Eight & BOB Annicke 5, £104,

A glamorous perfume that evokes the thrill and magic of a night out. This kicks off with top notes of red berries and mandarin, while the heart is made up of gardenia and jasmine – and the base uses warm sandalwood.


Mizensir Parums Ambre Magique EDP, £265,

This woody, amber aroma starts with juicy top notes of mandarin and orange blossom, before descending into a blend of cardamom and Bulgarian rose essence. For the base, notes include Bourbon vanilla absolute and dreamwood.


Maison Crivelli Ambre Chromatique, £200,

Perfumer Quentin Bisch teamed up with Maiscon Crivelli to create this alluring scent. Built around amber, it contains notes of incense, pink peppercorn and vanilla bourbon.


Juliette has a gun Ego Stratis EDP. £90,

We love this fresh interpretation of cologne designed for women in mind. Juicy notes of tangerine, lemon and bergamot are combined with marine colone, musk and neroli essence.


Moschino Toy 2 Eau de Parfum 30ml, £38.60,

This iconic bear-shaped bottle will look cute anywhere – and the fragrance inside is just as good. Mandarin and granny smith apple are combined with floral peonies, jasmine and sandalwood for a floral-woody finish.


Versace Pour Femme Dylan Turquoise EDT, £38,

We guarantee that this sunny scent will transport you to a beach even on the coldest winter’s day. Juicy lemons and Sicilian mandarin notes can be found in the top of this perfume, while the heart contains guava, before giving way to a base of amber and wood.


GIORGIO ARMANI My Way Floral EDP, £66.40,

We love this crisp, fresh number from Armani. Opening with top notes of green mandarin and orange blossom, at the heart is a combo of tuberose and neroli oil. And at the base? A gorgeous combo of vanilla bourbon and white musks.


Ted Baker London Polly EDT, £30,

Encased in a girly pink bottle, this scent is glam, feminine and fun. Top notes of mandarin and red berries make way for a honeysuckle and jasmine heart. Things are finished off with a vanilla and amber base.


Narciso Rodriguez Musc, £65.60,


This chic monochrome bottle is an elegant addition to your scent collection. A musky chypre fragrance, it combines jasmine and orange blossom with heart of musc and patchouli.


YSL Black Opium EDP, £108,

This classic YSL fragrance is an evocative number inspired  by the modern day woman. It pairs black coffee and vanilla with white musk and orange blossom.


Parfums de Marly Paris Delina La Rose, £200,

This luxury, feminine scent starts with top notes of bergamot, while the heart is made up of precious Turkish rose essence. And at the base, Haitan vetiver, wood and white musk are combined.


Lancome Idole Perfume 75ml, £66,

Encased in a handy refillable bottle, this perfume is inspired by empowering, strong women. Bergamot, pink peppercorn, jasmine and patchouli are combined for an uplifting floral scent.


L’Occitane Neroli & Orchidee, £60,

This tantalising, radiant fragrance has top notes of orange and mandarin, before descending into a heart of neroli, peach and fig milk. At the base, orchid, musk and iris are combined.


Argentum Apothecary Rebel EDP, £228,

Seductive and mysterious, this fragrance starts with a citrus blend, before turning into a warm, woody aroma. Musk and spice notes are the main notes in this invigorating scent.


Zadig & Voltaire This Is Her EDP, 30ml, £49,


This amber vanilla scent is a real delight. It uses top notes of pink pepper and silkwood blossom, whereas middle notes include whipped cream and vanilla make way to a base of cashmere wood and sandalwood.


Atelier Materi Rose Ardoise EDP, £210,

A perfume which plays on ambiguities, it combines masculinity with femininity, and transparency with texture, for a fresh but spicy scent. Notes of Turkish Damascena rose, crystal sage and spicy Schinus Moelle are all featured.


Ghost The Fragrance & Purity Duo Gift Set, £37,

Featuring not one but two gorgeous fragrances, this is a gift duo that any girl would be made up with. It features Ghost the Fragrance – the brand’s classic feminine scent of jasmine, musk and vanilla – and Ghost Purity – a delicate blend of freesia, sandalwood and violet.