If your nose is delighted by the smell of vibrant fresh fruit, then there’s no doubt fruity perfumes are a top choice for you! We’re not talking about the sickly-sweet sprays from your teenage years, but the grown-up versions, which offer a light, sophisticated take on fruity scents. Let’s look at 10 of the best on our shelves here at The Perfume Shop.
(Note: liberally spraying one of these on your skin every day doesn’t count as 1 of your five a day – sorry!)
Notes of Cherry
1. In Love with You by Armani
Oozing in sensuality and beauty, In Love with You by Armani puts the playful note of cherry in the spotlight. One of the best things about using cherry in fruity perfumes is it compliments a whole range of other notes, including florals and other fruits – which is exactly what you get with In Love with You. This joyful scent is packed with personality and combines black cherry with jasmine and patchouli to create a love story in a bottle!
Notes of Watermelon
2. Polo Blue by Ralph Lauren
Can you think of a more refreshing trio than watermelon, cucumber and melon? No, we can’t either! Polo Blue by Ralph Lauren has cleverly encapsulated these tantalising aromas to bring you a scent perfect for the summer. With just one spritz, we swear you can feel the happiness bought on by clear blue skies and long, sunny days in an instant!
Notes of Strawberry
3. Burberry Her by Burberry
Strawberry is one of the most uplifting scents out there, as it often reminds us of summer fun, joy and even a bit of romance! Burberry Her by Burberry is a beautiful strawberry-infused perfume that combines a sparkling, bright berry accord with rich amber and jasmine. So, if you’re looking for a stylish, light scent to join you on sun-soaked adventures, then Burberry Her is the one for you!
Notes of Orange/ Tangerine
4. Acqua Di Gio by Armani
Notes of orange and tangerine are part of one of the most popular fragrance families – citrus. It also features prominently as a top note in fruity perfumes, and for a good reason. Notes of orange are upbeat, energetic, and likely to evoke feelings of happiness! Not sure what we mean? Try the light and fresh Aqua Di Gio by Armani and see if you don’t smile when you experience its blend of bergamot, tangerine and aquatic marine notes!
Notes of Lemon
5. Under the Lemon Trees by Maison Margiela
Perfume has a beautiful ability to lift your spirits, and those that do will often feature bright, zesty aromas like lemon. And for fans of lemon-scented perfumes, you really can’t go wrong with Under the Lemon Tree by Maison Margiela – the name says it all! Bottling up the feeling of relaxing under a lemon tree on a warm summer’s day, this is one smile-inducing fragrance we can’t get enough of in the warmer months.
Notes of Blackberry
6. Daisy Dream by Marc Jacobs
Notes of blackberry offer a deep, dark sweetness to perfume, and it works in perfect harmony with other juicy or citrus fruits, along with light florals. So, it’s no wonder the combo in Daisy Dream by Marc Jacobs of blackberry pear and grapefruit work so harmoniously together! For a free-spirited scent that puts fruity notes front and centre, look no further than this beauty.
Notes of Pear
7. Jimmy Choo by Jimmy Choo
No single perfume has the power to evoke femininity, sensuality and seduction quite like Jimmy Choo by Jimmy Choo. Unlike anything you have ever smelled before, it’s a fruity floral that’s taken to unexpectedly warm, rich and woody depths. The fragrance opens with luminous top notes of pear, mandarin and ginger before giving way to a soft heart of tea rose and exotic tiger orchid for a smooth, creamy touch. The pear offers a fresh, aquatic touch, while its complementary notes effortlessly bring an air of glamour!
Notes of Pomegranate
8. Bright Crystal by Versace
Fans of fruity perfumes are bound to fall hard for Bright Crystal by Versace! The distinctive top notes of yuzu, ice accord and juicy pomegranate are given a surprising twist with an enticing addition of peony, magnolia and lotus flower at the perfume’s floral heart. Robust without being overpowering, the addictive smell will linger for hours on end without you having to worry about reapplying throughout the day.
Notes of Pineapple
9. Born in Roma Yellow Dream Uomo by Valentino
Inspired by the sunrise in Rome, known as the Golden Hour, Born in Roma Yellow by Valentino features an explosion of colourful, energising notes that aim to awaken the senses, including pineapple. Pineapple in perfume may not be the most found note due to its unique appeal, but the sweet, exotic note can whisk you away to tropical shores in just one spray, and quite honestly – we’re here for it!
Notes of Apple
10. Boss Bottled by Hugo Boss
For those looking for a fresh and fruity perfume that is forever memorable, you’ll want to seek out the iconic Boss Bottled by Hugo Boss. But, really, this scent needs no introduction as it is loved today as it was when it was released 20 years ago, thanks to its vibrant apple and citrus top notes. Perfect for day and night, whether at work or on a date, Hugo Boss and its crisp, mouth-watering fruity notes are one of the most versatile fragrances around.
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