Now that it’s Christmastime, it’s time for those great smells that we’ve come to know that adorn our home and parties: gingerbread, pine, and whatever your favorite fragrance is. When it comes to the best Christmas perfume, you might be seeking that perfect fragrance to add to your shopping list for someone else or as a gift for yourself. Either way, there are a lot of Christmas perfume selections out there, including some great holiday collections for you to indulge in.
Obviously there are the usual suspects of best-selling perfumes on any Christmas perfume list. But they are there for a reason. Their unique scents are attractive and are especially potent this time of year. Here’re a few of the top-selling perfumes, each an example of quality:
Coco Noir by Chanel
The vanilla, sandalwood, patchouli, and jasmine make this scent truly unique.
Penhaligon’s Peoneve Eau de Parfum
Got a taste for more floral scents? Penhaligon’s Peoneve’s is a great floral mix of Bulgarian rose, peony, violet leaf, and vetiver.
Jo Malone Blackberry and Bay Cologne
Now that winter has set in, you may wish to get your hands on one of those top-selling perfumes that take you back to fall with smells of the woods, berries, and fresh air. If these criteria is on the Christmas wish list, this Joe Malone is for you.
M&S Opulence Oud
This is a very budget-friendly perfume with many great saffron and vanilla scents.
Prada Exclusive Scents No.14 Rossetto
A unique part of Prada’s Exclusive Scents collection, this fragrance features extraordinary scents that use flower and raspberry combinations in classic Prada bottles.
Jo Malone London Pomegranate Noir Cologne
There are other great brands, but Jo Malone deserves a second mention here. This one adds a sensual scent to the Christmas perfume roster. And it’s wrapped in a proper bow, making it perfect for the season.
All Together Now
If you’ve got a bunch of Christmas buys, a collection of fragrances is a viable option on the fragrance market. If that’s the case, check out these:
Jane Packer Eau de Parfum Collection
A budget-friendly lineup of five perfumes, thiscollection was created by florist Jane Packer.
Portrait of a Lady by Frederic Malle
This unique combination includes scents of patchouli, musk, and frankincense together in one box.
Fan di FENDI Eau de Parfum
This one isn’t so much a combo as much as it is a limited edition fragrance. Yet it is a very upscale fragrance that comes with a FENDI-made leather case, making it a perfect gift to someone special.
“The best Christmas fragrance buys,” Stylist; http://www.stylist.co.uk/beauty/the-best-christmas-fragrance-buys#gallery-11
Niven, L., “10 Fragrances For Your Christmas Wish List,”Vogue, December 3, 2012; http://www.vogue.co.uk/gallery/10-perfumes-for-your-christmas-wish-list.