Find your signature perfume with our guide to trending fragrances
Some are classic crowd-pleasers, some are new
There are few things in life that are worse than spending your money on buying expensive perfumes and having a fragrance-induced headaches (read: dropping said expensive bottle). Picking a signature perfume you would want to wear every day, is no mean feat. So, we’ve rounded up the trending perfume notes to help you find the one. Discover a note you like and find a similar scent or if you’re feeling experimental, try something new.
Feel like a snacc (in the best possible way) with gourmand notes of vanilla, butter popcorn and caramel anchored by rich musk and amber.
Burberry Her, INR 7,500Paco
The zingy, clean notes of lime and bergamot will transport you to warm summer days spent in a tropical town. Amalfi Coast, anyone?
Guerlain Aqua Allegoria Limon Verde Eau de Toilette, INR 9150
Giorgio Armani Acqua di Gioia Eau de Toilette, INR 5,750
Remember Louisa Clarke? We imagine Emilia Clarke’s super comforting and kind character in Me Before You as someone who would wear powdery scents. They’re classic and clean— think sweet smelling notes of musk and roses.
Kenzo Flower by Kenzo Eau de Lumiere, INR 6,350
ALL FOR ONE:
These unisex fragrances are good enough to share with the boys. Dominant notes of bergamot, lavender and tea serve to refresh and rejuvenate.
Tom Ford Fucking Fabulous, INR 20,000
SPICE AND EVERYTHING NICE:
That’s what strong, glamorous women are made of…so says a popular study. Wear confidence-boosting notes, like pink pepper for your next big day at work.
Spritz, close your eyes and let the city melt away as you take a mental stroll through a meadow of freshly cut grass, vegetal notes and a hint of warm vetiver.
Hermès Un Jardin Sur le Nil Eau de Toilette Spray, INR 7,100
Bombay Perfumery Les Cayes, INR 4,000
The Perfume Library This Space in Between You and Me, INR 11,160
Chamomile is to sandalwood, what Harry Styles is to Gucci—a perfect fit. Find your style partner with easy-to-wear herbs, like lemongrass and rosemary.
Gucci Memoire, INR 8,950
Berdoues Selva do Brazil, INR7,300
You know that feeling of contentment, when it is cold outside and you’re nestled by a fireplace with a mug of hot chocolate? Those are the exact feelings woody scents like sandalwood and cedar evoke.
Standout in a crowd with classic, white floral notes that remind us of early morning trips to a chaotic flower market, where despite all the commotion, the aroma of jasmine, lily, and tuberose make heads turn.
Chanel Gabrielle Chanel Essence, INR 10,500
Photograph: Instagram (Cara Delevingne)