Set the Mood with the Perfect Perfume

While some women have a signature scent, often we tailor our perfume to a mood or occasion. Whether you’re feeling sultry, nostalgic, optimistic, coy or glamorous, our fragrance guide has options you’ll love.

Sensuous & Sophisticated

Rich, mysterious and womanly—one sniff of these warm, woodsy notes leaves you wanting more. Ideal for a romantic night that lasts until the wee hours of the morning.

Sensuous & Sophisticated
460 Park by Peter Thomas Roth, $55, PeterThomasRoth.com
Guess Seductive, $40, GuessParfums.com
Beyoncé Heat, $59, Macy’s stores
Kim Kardashian, $50, Sephora.com

 

Romantic & Timeless

Reminiscent of an early morning stroll among old-fashioned flowering shrubs, spritz on one of these to feel elegant and feminine.

Romantic
Reveal by Halle Berry, $35, select Target stores
My Life by Mary J. Blige, $46, HSN.com
In Bloom* by Reese Witherspoon, $34, Avon.com
Persian Rose by Pacifica, $22, PacificaPerfume.com
Oh My Gorgeous Embraceable, $49, Soma.com
*Editor’s Fav

 

 

Fresh & Clean

Light, energizing bursts of citrus and delicate florals act like sunshine in a bottle. Perfect for those long-list days or when you need a bit of optimism.

Fresh and Clean
StellaNude by Stella McCartney, $85, Sephora.com
Eternal Grace by Philosophy, $40, Philosophy.com
Hervé Léger Femme, $30, Avon.com
Thymes Agave Nectar, $32, Thymes.com 

 

 

Young & Sweet

Flirty essences of sugary fruit and flowers beguile like a wink and smile. Great for both the young and young-at-heart.

Young and Sweet
Daisy Eau So Fresh, $85, DaisyMarcJacobs.com
Victoria’s Secret Bombshell, $65, VictoriasSecret.com
Love Express by Express, $60, Express.com
Fresh Brown Sugar, $75, Fresh.com

 

 

Exotic & Alluring

Take a break from everyday. Spiced lily, jasmine and other exotic scents combine in a fascinating way to captivate the imagination and conjure up faraway lands.

Exotic & Alluring
Oriens by Van Cleef & Arpels, $150, Neiman Marcus stores
Golden Temple Effusion by Sue Devitt, $65, Barneys.com
Exotic Essence by David Yurman, $85, DavidYurman.com

 

 

By Abby Hoeffner

Photography by David Thompson

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