Whether you have any big plans or not, I always see Valentine's Day as an opportunity to truly cater to you and feel your absolute best. And what better way to feel confident, magnetic, and full of grace than by spritzing on an irresistible new fragrance?
Sporting one is definitely an easy way to earn compliments and leave a lasting impression, so yeah, I say treat yourself. Whether you've been dying to find the perfect scent for a date or just want to give yourself the gift of an exquisite essence this time around, take a peek below at all the heavenly perfumes to try this Valentine's Day. And, oh yeah, you'll even want to keep wearing them long after the fact—they're just that good.
Byredo Young Rose Eau de Parfum
Key notes: Sichuan pepper, ambrette seeds, damascena rose, orris, musk, and ambroxan.
If you were judging solely by the name, you'd assume this is just another classic rose perfume, right? Wrong. Featuring notes of sichuan pepper and damascena rose, this alluring scent is a heady twist on a classic.
Coach Floral Blush Eau de Parfum
Key notes: Goji berries, peony, and white woods.
The reviews for this fragrance don't lie. If you crave a soft, sweet floral scent, this is the one for you. It's playful, sweet, fun, and perfect to spritz on for a date (or no date) night.
Kilian Paris Rolling in Love
Key notes: Almond milk, iris, and musk.
Sorry, I know it's a bit on the nose, but it's too perfect not to include on this list. It's warm, musky, and faintly floral. It gives off a rich and mysterious vibe that's totally unique and also, totally intoxicating.
Henry Rose Flora Carnivora
Key notes: Orangeflower Water Absolute Tunisia, Jasmine Absolute Sambac LMR, Neroli Blanc, Opulent Musks, Cedarwood Texas, Vetiver Oil Haiti, and amber.
This truly decadent fragrance is charm in a bottle. It's lightly floral with unique notes of Haitian vetiver and Neroli Blanc. It's a seamless blend of fresh and sophisticated.
Bvlgari Eau Parfumée Au the Vert Eau de Cologne Spray
Key notes: Italian bergamot, coriander, and green tea.
For something with a little more zing to it, go for Bvlgari's Eau Parfumée Au the Vert. It's invigorating, citrusy, and almost guaranteed to grab the attention of that special someone.
Chanel Chance Eau de Parfum
Key notes: Jasmine, pink pepper, and amber patchouli.
Chance, one of Chanel's many iconic fragrances is just right for a Valentine's celebration of any kind. Notes of jasmine, pink pepper, and amber patchouli are swept up in the vibrancy of warm white musk.
Gucci Guilty Pour Femme Eau de Parfum
Key notes: Mandora, pink pepper, lilac, and patchouli.
Known as an essence of liberation and empowerment, this flowery Gucci offering is refined and packs a punch.
Krigler Extraordinaire Camelia 209 Perfume
Key notes: Bergamot, camellia, cardamom, cedar wood, lemon, musk, peppercorn, tea, and vanilla.
Krigler's Extraordinaire Camelia 209 is one of the most pointed and unique scents I've ever tried. The notes of bergamot and camellia add a sweetly crisp aroma while the undertones of tea and musk keep it lingering on the skin. It's more than memorable and assures extra compliments.
Alien Goddess by Mugler Eau de Parfum
Key notes: Sparkling Italian bergamot, Indian jasmine, and Madagascan vanilla
This perfume is a confidence boost in a bottle. If you like warm, vanilla-soaked scents, this will be your V-Day vibe. Add in a few subtle, floral notes and you have yourself a truly extraordinary scent.
AllSaints Sunset Riot Eau de Parfum
Key notes: Pink pepper, orange flower, and cedarwood.
AllSaints' Sunset Riot has a sweet blossoming scent with woody undertones. It's earthy and packs a bit of heat with notes of pink pepper, orange flower, and cedarwood.
Diptyque Eau Duelle Eau de Toilette
Key notes: Pink peppercorn, juniper berry, green cardamom, elemi, frankincense, calamus, black ceylon tea, bourbon vanilla, fernat vanilla, Haitian vetiver, and cypriol.
If you want something a bit spicy for the night, opt for Diptyque's beautifully seasoned Eau Duelle. It's rich with earthy elements like frankincense and topped with vivid notes of ceylon tea.
Snif Sweet Ash
Key notes: Juniper, bergamot, fir balsam, tonka, vanilla bean, white moss, and patchouli.
This cult-loved fragrance just screams date night to me. It's quite potent but isn't so overpowering to the point where you don't still love it.
Tom Ford Tubéreuse Nue Eau de Parfum
Key notes: Tuberose Absolute India Orpur, Szechuan peppercorn, and suede accord.
To be perfectly honest, this is my exact V-Day pick. Tuberose flowers are nocturnal bloomers, adding a sweet air of mystery to the fragrance that feels soft yet captivating.
Jo Malone Peony & Blush Suede Cologne
Key notes: Red apple, peony, and suede.
I honestly haven't met a Jo Malone fragrance I don't like, and Peony & Blush Suede is no different. This one has a particular level of charisma and grace I seem to always find myself reaching for. It's truly the perfect supplement to any holiday outfit, really.
Key notes: Skin musk, tonka bean, mahogany, amber, and white cedar.
This dessert-like scent is youthful and creamy with a heavier base of wood for a truly one-of-a-kind perfume.
Guerlain Mon Guerlain Eau de Parfum
Key notes: Lavender, vanilla, and sandalwood.
A tribute to femininity, Guerlain's Mon Guerlain boasts a love affair consisting of vivid vanilla, sandalwood, and refreshing lavender.
Shawna Hudson has worked in editorial for over six years, with experience covering entertainment, fashion, culture, celebrities, and her favorite topic of all, beauty. She graduated from California State University, Fullerton, with a degree in journalism and has written for other publications such as Bustle, The Zoe Report, Byrdie, Elite Daily, Mane Addicts, and more. She is currently an associate beauty editor at Who What Wear and hopes to continue feeding her (completely out-of-control) beauty obsession as long as she can. Stay up to date on her latest finds on Instagram @shawnasimonee.
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