Twilly is geared toward millennials, but you don’t have to be one to fall in love with the fresh and spicy ginger-based scent. The burst of ginger slowly gives way to a hint of sweetness before turning into the most delicate and wearable take on a tuberose scent.
Hermès Twilly d’Hermès, $79, sephora.com.
If sweet and fruity scents are your thing—you’re welcome. The newest iteration of Decadence opens with nashi pear, blackcurrant, and green ivy, slowly introduces jasmine petals, magnolia, and pink lily of the valley, then gets just a little but warmer with a base of cashmere woods, raspberry gloss, and white amber.
Marc Jacobs Decadence Eau so Decadent, $82, nordstrom.com.
Just one liter of J’adore L’Or requires the sacrifice of 10,000 rose, jasmine, ylang-ylang, and tuberose flowers. The jasmine absolut from Grasse shines brightly in this more seductive iteration of the original J’Adore.
Dior J’adore L’Or Essence de Parfum, $140, nordstrom.com.
There’s nothing quite like Velvet Haze. There’s a very distinct sweet coconut note that lingers throughout the formula, but it’s fighting against a base of fiery musks and patchouli. It has to be smelled to be believed.
Byredo Velvet Haze, $230, nordstrom.com.
If smelling this perfume doesn’t make you instantly more chipper—with notes of redcurrants, citrus, green almond, cedarwood, and tonka—then just staring at the bottle will.
Jo Malone Green Almond & Redcurrant Cologne, $140, nordstrom.com.
The first scent under the direction of designer Raf Simons could pass as a bright and airy unisex fragrance with notes like violet leaf absolute, white lavender, and musks.
Calvin Klein Obsessed For Women, $85, sephora.com.
This warm, musky scent gets a kick of lightness and brightness from lavender.
Elizabeth And James Nirvana French Grey, $85, sephora.com.
A stronger, rosier version of the original feminine perfume just in time to celebrate its 10th anniversary.
Chloé Absolu de Parfum, $115, sephora.com.
With an unusual note called the Boyfriend Tee accord, this new scent from Victoria’s Secret is here to win over those of you who think their perfumes are too sweet, fruity, or juvenile.
Victoria’s Secret Love Eau de Parfum, $44, victoriassecret.com.
The designer’s debut scent is heavy on the jasmine. But if that’s not your thing, you should buy the perfume anyway just for the sculptural bottle alone.
Jason Wu Eau de Parfum, $145, saksfifthavenue.com.
Despite the midnight-black bottle and word “night” in the name—you could totally get away with wearing this sweet and musky scent from nine to five.
Bulgari Golden The Roman Night Eau de Parfum, $95, saksfifthavenue.com.
Like the dessert you order on the third date, this perfume combines notes of sugary raspberry, warm vanilla, rose, and musk for a sweet-meets-sexy vibe.
Emporio Armani Because It’s You, $69 for 1.7 oz, giorgioarmani-usa.com.
Some scents get their sweetness from candy and fruit—but we’re not a fan of anything that cloying. Nectar Love is sweet in the way raw honeycomb is: sticky but not saccharine.
DKNY Nectar Love Eau de Parfum, $98, ulta.com.
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You can make any scent just a little more jasmine-y by adding a few drops of this Flowerbomb-inspired oil on top.
Viktor & Rolf Flowerbomb Jasmine Twist, $69, sephora.com.
Wallflowers, beware. Tuberose, ylang-ylang, and patchouli come together to deliver a scent as strong as the woman who wears it.
Prada La Femme Intense Eau de Parfum, $143 for 3.4 oz, bloomingdales.com.
The new Ralph Lauren Woman opens as an in-your-face floral, but quickly melts into a sensual, subtle woodsy scent.
Ralph Lauren Woman Eau de Parfum, $84 for 1.7 oz, sephora.com.
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The feminine, floral, and fresh fragrance for those that typically hate all of the above.
Gucci Bloom Eau de Parfum, $124 for 3.3 oz, nordstrom.com.
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All the excitement of pulling apart that silky white bow and opening that iconic blue box—bottled into a musky floral scent.
Tiffany & Co. Eau de Parfum, $100 for 1.7 oz, bloomingdales.com.
From: Harper’s BAZAAR US