Words: Kathryn Lewsey
Love is in the air and there’s nothing like a fabulous new fragrance to make a girl feel a million dollars. We’ve put together a hand picked edit from an array of romantic scents that are bound to make the perfect surprise for that special someone. Super luxe scents, perfumes from fragrance experts and dazzling dressing table pieces – this fabulous selection covers it all.
Philosophy Amazing Grace, £39, Buy Now
Light and fresh, this clean-smelling number blends bergamot, muguet blossoms and musk together for an alluring feminine scent. Ideal for an uplifting every day scent.
KAYALI Eden Juicy Apple 50ml RRP | £67.00, www.sephora.com
A succulent, juicy scent, this is irresistible. Crisp, red apples are combined with sweet berries and fresh floral notes for a vibrant, flirty number.
KAYALI LOVEFEST Burning Cherry 100ml | RRP: £90.90, www.sephora.com
Inspired by the Middle East, this rich, intoxicating perfume is a sure winner. Woody spices and rich cherry notes are blended together for a lush, passionate scent.
Versace Pour Femme Dylan Purple EDP, £55, www.lookfantastic.com
We love this sparkling, vibrant number. Bergamot and fresh orange are the opening notes, while the heart features a floral purple freesia blend. At the base, a woody combo of cedarwood and musk finishes things off.
Thameen London Blue Heart Extait De Parfum, £180. www.selfridges.com
Inspired by the largest diamond in the world – the blue heart – this luxurious scent is a rich, seductive number. Saffron and coconut are paired with vanilla, amber and white musk.
Giorgio Armani My Way Intense, £64, www.lookfantastic.com
This floral, feminine scent is perfect for spring. Opening with juicy orange blossom, it descends into a heart of Indian tuberose, while the base combines creamy vanilla and bourbon.
Giorgio Armani Si EDP, £69.50, www.boots.com
A modern, chic perfume that’s unforgettable, this fragrance kicks off with Sicilian bergamot and mandarin oil, while the heart features rose de mai absolute and freesia. Meanwhile, the base contains a warm blend of patchouli oil and amber.
Clinique Happy Perfume Spray, £49, www.boots.com
This timeless Clinique scent is a classic for a reason. A sparkling, feminine number, it combines delicious notes of ruby red grapefruit, boysenberry bush flower and Hawaiian wedding flower.
Clinique Aromatics Elixir Perfume Spray, £80, www.boots.com
A soothing scent that smells divine while helping you relax, this perfume has a seductive patchouli opener, while the heart features rose essence, sandalwood and chamomile. At the base, jasmine, ylang-ylang and amber are all used.
Ghost Orb of Night EDP, £40, www.boots.com
The perfect evening scent, this evocative scent opens with cherry-almond notes, before opening to a heart of freesia, orange blossom and ylang-ylang. At the base, it finishes with a delicious blend of caramel, sandalwood and white musk.
Loubicharme Fragrance Loubi Intense, £250, www.harrods.com
With its statement bottle, this fragrance is going to look incredible on any dressing table. Even better, the actual scent is just as good. Notes of incense, geranium and patchouli are combined for a seductive scent.
Loubickiss Fragrance Loubi World, £235, www.selfridges.com
Christian Louboutin made his first foray into fragrances with seven gorgeous fragrances and this number is a good’un. A floral-woody fragrance, it features notes of jasmine, tuberose and musk.
Carolina Herrera New York Very Good Girl Glam, £90, www.boots.com
Shoe lovers will adore this glittery red stiletto bottle, making this scent the perfect addition to a dressing table. It has a floral-woody blend of black cherry, rose and vanilla bourbon.
paco rabanne OLYMPÉA FLORA EDP, £86, www.pacorabanne.com
This floral, feminine number screams romance. Fresh pink roses and peonies are combined with blackcurrant sorbet accord, vanilla and cashmere wood.
Thameen Cullinan Diamond EDP, £235, www.selfridges.com
A unisex scent that’ll please any fragrance lover. Top notes of black pepper are combined with a heart of vanilla accords, while cashmere musk and cedarwood feature in the base.
Eight & Bob Annicke, £161, www.harveynichols.com
A delicate fruity scent that’s inspired by the exclusive French ski resort, Megéve. Top notes of blackcurrant buds and nectarine make way to a heart of ylang-ylang, rose and jasmine. At the base, patchouli and oakmoss add a warm finish.
Michael Kors Gorgeous, £52, www.boots.com
Inspired by the confident female spirit, this bold scent is an uplifting delight. It combines top notes of pink pepper, bergamot and mandarin, with a tuberose and ylang-ylang heart, before flowing to a tonka bean and cedarwood base.
Atkinsons Rose in Wonderland, £135, www.selfridges.com
Rose is the key note in this feminine, floral scent. Rose dew accord and blackcurrant buds kick things off, before moving to a heart of rose centifolia absolute and geranium. The base features a musky blend of vetiver and amber.
Jo By Jo Loves A Fragrance, £115, www.joloves.com
We love this sparkling, vibrant scent from perfume queen Jo Malone. It takes juicy grapefruit and bitter orange, combining the duo with notes of cedarwood, vetiver and black pepper.
Tom Daxon Crushing Bloom Fragrance, £175, www.tomdaxon.com
A dazzling, spicy scent that will awaken your scenes – this is a sure winner for perfume fans. Fresh lily of the valley and pink pepper are blended with silky iris, jasmine and a good dose of musk.