Words: Emily Venables
Christmas shopping is stressful, right? You know you want to buy your loved one a new fragrance but with an abundance of swish new bottles and sexy scents vying for your attention, it can become a mind field of choices, albeit a beautiful smelling one! To make your life a little easier, we’re here to offer our expert advice on this years’ top Christmas fragrances – each one guaranteed to put a smile on your loved one’s face come Christmas morning.
Top scents for her
A perfume campaign fronted by the amazing J-Law? Yes please! We’re not just in love with this scent as it features the actress who can do no wrong, but the notes of citrus fruits, musk and white florals make this a firm favourite for any ladies who love an energetic, but softer, fragrance.
Yves Saint Laurent Black Opium
Black Opium is defo one for the ‘treat yo’self’ list! Let your hair down and release your inner glam rock chick by fully embracing the black coffee, vanilla and white floral notes as you go head first into the party season with this attractive, seductive scent.
Marc Jacobs Daisy Love
Dreaming of days spent on a sun-drenched beach and wishing these longer, darker days would disappear? Then opt for Daisy Love by Marc Jacobs to transport you to brighter days with notes of succulent cloudberries, feminine daisy petals and clean cashmere musk. A handbag essential for any free-spirited, fun-lovin’ female in your life.
Top scents for him
Bleu de Chanel
Are you a fan of sophistication? Elegance? A sucker for the classics? Well, this is one for you. Bleu de Chanel features a perfectly balanced blend of woody- aromatic scents that portrays freshness and richness with incredible longevity! A definite winner to be wearing when the clock chimes midnight this New Year.
So technically, this is a gift for your boyfriend, but really, it’s a gift for you! Boss Bottled smells so addictively good with its masculine, sharp and woody aromas. Has it been around for a while? Yeah, sure… but that’s just a testament to how good it is!
Prada Luna Rossa Black
Step away from the socks and tie for the males in your life this year this is a total crowd pleaser. The top notes of bergamot and angelica are perfectly balanced with base notes of woody amber making it an ideal gift for even the most difficult of men to buy for (dad, we’re looking at you).
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