Your perfume can say as much about you as your clothing can. One spray from a decorative, little bottle and people will know whether you’re flirty and fun, strong and smart, or seriously sexy. So as your personality changes and matures, so too should your fragrance. Find your new signature scent for 2017 amongst this list of the best summer and winter perfumes currently on the market.
1. Ivanka Trump
Regardless of your political preferences, you’ll fall in love with this beautiful perfume from Ivanka Trump. The scent, which is also named after US president, Donald Trump’s daughter, features a lovely floral-oriental composition with light, fruity notes and invigorating spices. Its top notes include luminous bergamot as well as sensual pink pepper and juicy apple. At its heart, the Ivanka Trump Eau de Parfum features feminine notes of jasmine, rose, and peach. Its base, on the other hand, completes the fragrance with golden amber, creamy vanilla, patchouli and cedar. The exquisite combination has seen this fragrance become one of the most popular perfumes on the market since its release.
Paris Hilton’s fourth fragrance for women, Can Can, is inspired by the film, Moulin Rouge and one of its featured songs, Lady Marmalade. As such, it’s unsurprising that this immensely popular scent is incredibly sensual and feminine. Perfect for the spring and summer seasons when the warmer weather demands fresh and sweet scents, this fragrance is both floral and fruity with an oriental twist. Its top notes include the delicious scents of blackcurrant, nectarine, and clementine blossom. Its heart gives the perfume its floral edge, boasting a partnership of wild orchid and orange blossom. Its base, on the other hand, is decidedly more sensual and features soft musk, amber, and precious woods.
Yves Saint Laurent Black Opium is the ultimate wintertime perfume for women. Its scent is unique, highly addictive and feminine, without being girly. This modern fragrance is seductively intoxicating to both men and women and contains some much-loved cold-weather scents. Notes of rich coffee beans awaken then senses the moment you spray this perfume, offering a jolt of energy, while vanilla creates a sweet sensuality to balance its intensity. The scent is completed and lifted with a refreshing dose of jasmine that gives this perfume its light and feminine finish. Appropriate for daily use, Black Opium is the kind of fragrance that you want to make your signature scent.
“Si is my tribute to modern femininity, an irresistible combination of grace, strength and independent spirit,” said Giorgio Armani of this confidence-inducing perfume. All it takes is a few small sprays of this wonderful scent, and you’ll immediately begin to feel more radiant and bold. The smell, which is sultry, intense and soft all at the same time, lingers on the skin and captivates the senses with its aroma. A reinvention of a classic chypre scent (a heady perfume made from sandalwood), Si’s olfactory signature is rhythmic, elegant and unique. As well as its fresh chypre notes, this fragrance’s accord also boasts cassis nectar and light musky wood.
As its name suggests, Viktor & Rolf Flowerbomb is an explosion of floral scents. Featuring notes of bergamot, tea, freesia, jasmine, orange blossom, orchid, rose and patchouli, this perfume is like your very own bouquet in a bottle. Flowerbomb’s scent is full-bodied and opulent yet fresh and sweet. Lightly spray this perfume onto the pulse points of your neck and wrists during the warmer months of the year for an optimistic and addictive scent that is sure to bring endless compliments. Store the bottle in plain sight, on your vanity. It’s beautiful architectural form and light pink hue will no doubt make you smile just as much as the scent itself.
If you’re looking for a new signature daily scent, you can’t go past Versace Eros Pour Femme. The high-quality and long-lasting fragrance features a seductive smell that’ll see you receive compliments all day long. Named after the God of love, Eros, the fragrance features a great mixture of tempting, bright and feminine scents. Making up its radiant top are notes of Sicilian lemon, bergamot and pomegranate. At its core, you’ll find notes of lemon, jasmine, and peony while a sensual base, containing sandalwood, Ambrox, musk, and various woody notes, rounds out this divine perfume. If that’s not enough, Eros Pour Femme also features a chic, gold bottle that looks perfect on display in the bathroom or bedroom.
If you like sweet florals and the scent of citrus fruit, you should make Victoria’s Secret Bombshell your regular perfume for the summer months. Young and modern, this fragrance is exactly what you’d expect from the lingerie company, with a simple deliciousness that will make you smell like an angel. Cultivating a fresh and seductive scent, Bombshell includes top notes of strawberry, pineapple, tangerine, grapefruit and passion fruit. At its heart are floral scents such as peony, lily of the valley, jasmine and orchid, while its base contains notes of oakmoss, musk and wood.
While gents have Invictus by Paco Rabanne, ladies have Olympea. Like its male-orientated equivalent, this feminine fragrance, which is named after a mythical icon, is also inspired by competition, success, and glory. Based on the idea of a modern Greek goddess, the scent is designed to evoke strength dynamism with its fresh oriental smell. As for specifics, the fragrance opens with top notes of sparkling green mandarin, aquatic notes of water jasmine, and fiery ginger lily while its heart contains sensual and delicious-smelling salted vanilla. At its base, the lovely Olympea perfume features creamy sandalwood, cashmere and ambergris. Undoubtedly, the scent will make you feel like a goddess when wearing it.
Although Fantasy by Britney Spears has now been around for some years, the fragrance continues to dominate as a top-selling product within the industry. As such, you can trust that its timeless scent has earned it a spot on your vanity in 2017. After all, so many women can’t be wrong. The much-loved scent is touted as a magic love potion of sweet temptation. Designed for the woman who is seductive, charming and elusive, the perfume’s concept surrounds love’s ability to overwhelm unexpectedly. The unique scent, which quickly becomes a favourite of anyone who smells it, includes top notes of lychee, quince, and kiwi, middle notes of jasmine and white chocolate, and a base of musk, orris root, and wood.
Pop stars are known for creating fragrances and quite a few have become incredibly popular scents, such as Fantasy by Britney Spears. Katy Perry is one such star, and today the singer has a line of successful perfumes that bear her name. Her third fragrance is called Killer Queen and makes a particularly worthwhile addition to any woman’s perfume collection. Named after the song written by Freddie Mercury, Killer Queen evokes a rebellious spirit with its playful, powerful and sophisticated scent. A departure from its predecessors, this perfume features top notes of wild berries, dark plum, and bergamot, heart notes of celosia, jasmine, and plumeria, and a base of cashmere, patchouli, and liquid praline.
Don’t let the fact that former boy band group, One Direction created this perfume turn you off. Our Moment is a surprisingly good fragrance and consistently receives positive reviews from those who try it. The fruity and floral scent was launched in 2013 and has since captivated the senses of countless women, including those of all ages. The well-balanced and fresh scent features top notes of delicious pink grapefruit, forest fruits, and red currant. Included in its middle notes is a mixture of floral smells that combines freesia, jasmine, and frangipani. Its base, which is a good grounding factor for this wonderful perfume, contains sensual notes of wood, patchouli, and musk.
If you’re single and ready to mingle or simply want to spice up your relationship, you should consider switching out your regular evening perfume for Pheromones for Women by RawChemistry. As well as simply smelling great, this unique fragrance features a blend of pheromones, such as estratetraenol and copulins, that are proven to attract men and appeal to the sexual receptors within their brains. Once applied, this pharmaceutical-grade human pheromones perfume works for over 24 hours. While the unique concoction is perfect for getting his attention, the amazing, delicate scent will also appeal to his desire. Try it out for yourself to see if this little bottle of love works for you.
Absolu is the new fragrance from fashion designer, Tory Burch. If you liked her first fragrance, you’re bound to love this one. Featuring the same classic elements of her signature scent, Absolu takes things to the next level with a boldly intense and unexpected refinement of the original. Perfect for use in colder weather, this scent is stronger and longer-lasting. It features notes of fresh tuberose, pink pepper and pure rose, grounded in earthy vetiver and sandalwood, for a sophisticated, modern and feminine perfume. While the smell is divine, the bottle itself is also a reason to buy this perfume. Featuring the Tory Burch signature fretwork top in gold and a clear base, it’s a chic and contemporary piece of design.
If there’s any time to wear a decadent perfume, it’s winter. In the cold, the fragrance doesn’t travel as far, meaning that if you want other people to be able to smell your perfume, a stronger scent is the way to go. Marc Jacobs Decadence is a robust scent that will see you get the compliments you deserve. This sensual, woody fragrance is glamorous and seductive. It features rich notes of Italian plum and iris flower that give it a delicious scent. It also comes packaged in a gorgeous bottle that resembles a miniature version of a Marc Jacobs handbag, complete with tassel, chain strap and all.
15. Chanel Allure
Chanel Allure in an Eau de Toilette spray is the perfect summertime fragrance for lavish use all over your body. As with all Chanel scents, Allure exudes a certain sophistication that breathes womanly confidence. However, unlike other Chanel scents, such as the legendary No. 5, this fragrance has a certain lightness that adds an air of relaxation and youth to its otherwise robust scent. The irresistible smell is hard to define but brings to mind a balance between clean and sheer scents and warm and sexy notes. This perfume is highly rated and consistently receives rave reviews for its scent and incredible long-lasting formula, which stays fragrant all day.