Words: Lauren Carbran
We know you’ll want your gift to be meaningful at Chinese New Year, so what could be better than a perfume symbolising good luck in the Chinese culture? Take a look at our top picks…
When is Chinese New Year 2020?
This year, Chinese New Year begins on 25 January and ends on 8 February, and 2020 is the Year of the Rat.
PACO RABANNE LADY MILLION EAU DE PARFUM GIFT SET FOR HER
We’re totally in love with this gift set for Chinese New Year, which includes a Lady Million eau de parfum (50ml), body lotion (75ml) and mini scent (5ml). It’s a statement scent oozing bitter orange, raspberry and honey, all packaged in gold, a symbol of wealth and riches in China. So it’s a no-brainer.
GUCCI BAMBOO EAU DE PARFUM FOR HER
Did you know that bamboo is a good-luck symbol in the Chinese culture? It’s thought of as a strong, adaptable plant because it remains upright and doesn’t break during stormy weather. Cue Gucci Bamboo, which is just as mighty and powerful, thanks to its woody-floral combo of lily, ylang ylang and sandalwood. It’s the perfect gift for Chinese New Year.
VERSACE BRIGHT CRYSTAL FOR HER
We reckon this will give you spritzes of good luck for the whole of the year ahead. Pomegranate, which you’ll smell straight away, symbolises fertility and is known to signify a large family and rejuvenation in Chinese culture. Once mixed with the added peony and magnolia, it will quickly become your new signature scent way beyond Chinese New Year.
RALPH LAUREN POLO RED EAU DE TOILETTE GIFT SET FOR HIM
Red symbolises happiness, success and good fortune in Chinese culture, so opt for this red gift set to wow him at Chinese New Year. It contains a Polo Red eau de toilette (75ml) and travel spray (30ml), a bold and spicy fragrance with hints of red grapefruit, saffron and cedarwood, which means he’ll smell great when he’s on the go.
HUGO BOSS BOSS BOTTLED EAU DE TOILETTE FOR HIM
During Chinese New Year, citrus fruits such as tangerines and oranges are eaten to symbolise wealth. If you’re looking for a standout men’s aftershave for that special someone, grab Hugo Boss Boss Bottled now. The fresh blend of citrus fruits with apple and cinnamon unfolds hour by hour, so it will keep surprising him throughout the day.
GUCCI MEMOIRE D’UNE ODEUR FOR HIM AND FOR HER
Chinese New Year isn’t complete without this unisex scent. And there’s nothing more appropriate, especially as green is a symbol of good luck, harmony and prosperity for Chinese New Year. You’ll love the aromas of chamomile, bitter orange and jasmine petals, which result in a floral-fruity blend that’s both fresh and powerful.
Happy New Year from The Perfume Shop! 新年快乐
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