The 6 Newest, Prettiest Perfumes That Are Perfect for Valentine’s Day
By Carolyn Hsu |
Whether you’re going for flirty and sweet or sexy and tempting, the right fragrance is key to completing your Valentine’s Day look and striking just the right mood.
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Warm and sensuous, this fragrance combines creamy vanilla with spicy notes of tonka and a touch of lavender at the top. It’s a completely unisex fragrance (which in itself is very sexy) that is perfectly blend—not too floral, woodsy or spicy.Perfect for: A romantic night out.
For the fresh, carefree gal, nothing embodies the fragrance of sunny happiness quite like this clementine concoction. It’s sweet, citrusy and tangy all at once.Perfect for: Making sure he sticks around for another whiff.
Aerin Linen Rose ($165)
Aerin Lauder’s newest interpretation of the rose is equal parts relaxing and energizing and smells like a cozy morning in bed. The fragrance features top notes of orange flower and lemon leaves that make it a rose scent unlike any other and the oversized bottle and light fragrances encourages users to spray it liberally.Perfect for: Morning kisses.
Cartier Baiser Fou ($90)
Described as the scent of “a lipstick kiss,” this new addition to the Baiser family feels younger, more mischievous, confident and playful while still being intensely passionate. The fragrance swirls around the sweetness of the purple orchid with balmy accents of white chocolate.
Perfect for: A romantic, candlelit dinner.
Aqua de Parma Peonia Nobile ($200, in store at select Neiman Marcus)
If rose is too expected for a Valentine’s Day scent, opt for this fresher, lighter peony fragrance accented with bright notes of black pepper and raspberry. It’s a scent that brings out the natural vibrancy of the wearer.
Perfect for: Falling in love.
Part innocent, part mysterious, and all confident, this is the fragrance that celebrates the modern audacious woman. The juice mixes tuberose and jasmine florals with the richness of tonka and cocoa. It’s the perfect perfume to celebrate all that goes into being a woman.
Perfect for: Putting on your sexiest stilettos and going out with the gals.