I'm Convinced Perfumes With This Underrated Note Smell Better Than Any Others


(Image credit: @dawn.tan)

I'm a strong believer that peony perfumes deserve to be worn year-round. Who wants to wait until the weather warms up to reach for your favorite floral fragrance? They're a gorgeous symbol of love, honor, romance, and beauty, and the flower is traditionally gifted as a heartwarming expression of joy, best wishes, and luck.

If you're a fan of Gossip Girl, you'd know they were even featured prominently as Blair Waldorf's favorite flowers. (Eagle-eyed fans can spot the pale-pink blooms in her royal bridal bouquet.) Lucky for you, some of the world's most famous peony scents can be found right here. So if you're wondering which peony-scented perfumes are worth every penny, keep reading.


(Image credit: @dawn.tan)

Up next: Everyone in Paris Smells Good, and This $26 Scent on Amazon Is Responsible

Maya Thomas
Assistant Beauty Editor
Maya Thomas is Who What Wear's assistant beauty editor based just outside of Seattle, Washington. Her strong love for all things beauty and fashion stems from a strong childhood interest in the fine arts. During a gap year spent in Paris studying the history of French fashion, she shifted her focus to English literature and journalism as a student at Loyola Marymount University with the goal of one day pursuing a career in fashion. After graduating in May 2021, Maya began freelancing for Parade.com as a contributing commerce writer while also building a following on her lifestyle blog, Itsmayalala.com. When she's not writing, Maya spends her free time catching up on reading, perusing art galleries, and enjoying a night out at the ballet every now and then.