They say giving the gift of scent is one of the trickiest items to buy someone else. We’re making it a bit easier by sharing with you a few of the best women’s fragrances of the winter—from cult classics that are guaranteed crowd pleasers to daring new perfumes for those that prefer to spritz to the beat of their own drum.
1) Nina Ricci Luna Eau De Toilette.
Foodies in your life will appreciate this gourmet woody floral fragrance. It opens with orange blossom and wild berries, slowly transforms with irresistible ingredients of caramel and honey, and then gets deeper with sensual base notes of vanilla and sandalwood.
2) Michael Bublé by Invitation Eau de Parfum.
Michael Bublé fans rejoice! The Canadian crooner has launched his first fragrance and it’s with a crisp blend of bergamot, lily of the valley, wild jasmine and peony. You can bet it hits all the right notes.
3) Calvin Klein Deep Euphoria Eau de Parfum.
The blanketing warmth of patchouli, musk and mineral woods are lightened by notes of geranium, white pepper and mandarin leaves in this “deep” iteration of Calvin Klein’s original Euphoria. If she’s drawn to either fruity or spicy scents, then she’ll love this.
4) Fragrance Mini Coffret & Certificate Sampler.
If you’re still at a loss for what to get her, this genius box of seven samples is the ultimate can’t-go-wrong gift. It includes mini versions of some of our all-time favourites like Lancôme Trésor La Nuit, Versace Eros, Giorgio Armani Sí and Mugler Angel Muse. Best of all, it includes a voucher to choose the full-size bottle of the recipient’s choice.
5) Marc Jacobs Divine Decadence Eau de Parfum.
With a touch of champagne extract, this new take on the original Decadence is lighter and just a little bit sweeter. Plus, the bottle is so lavish and lovely she’ll want to display on the mantel.
6) Yves Saint Laurent Mon Paris Eau de Parfum.
How could any girl resist a scent that evokes the city of lights? Feminine notes of red berries, pear, musk and patchouli are mixed with the exotic white Datura flower for a daring floral fragrance that seduces the senses.