Perfume is the ultimate luxury gift. Here are ten iconic scents that your loved ones will love.
Nothing says ‘I love you’ like the perfect perfume. From florals to jasmine, fragrance is one of the ultimate luxuries that make for the perfect Christmas gift. Most of these scents are available to purchase in store and we advise that you give them a smell before picking one for that special someone.
The Burren Perfumery
This family-run Irish business in Co Clare is known for its quality fragrances. Inspired by the beautiful Burren landscape, these scents are a lovely combination of wild natural elements and luxury notes. Wild Rose is our choice of gift this Christmas. Available to purchase on burrenperfumery.com.
Daisy by Marc Jacobs is a classic option that will suit almost anyone, particularly the floral lover in your life. Infused with wild berries, violets and jasmine, it is a velvety scent that screams feminine. Retailing at €79, Marc Jacobs fragrances are available from Brown Thomas.
Chloé Nomade Eu De Toilette is a delicate scent that combines luxury with sustainability. The Nomade line of Chloé perfumes are 100% natural and come in lower-impact packaging. Infused with jasmine, vanilla and sandalwood, it is a warm scent that aims to transport you to another world entirely. Retailing at €74, Chloé fragrences are available to purchase from McCauleys Pharmacy.
Prada Paradoxe is the latest release from the Italian fashion house. Combining notes of citrus with florals and vanilla, it comes as a refillable fragrance, that makes it an ideal eco-friendly gift. Available in Boots, it retails from €90.
Miley Cyrus is the face of Gucci Floral Gorgeous Gardenia. This scent is sharper than its floral counterparts on this list, making it a unique fragrance that is perfect for risk takers. Available for purchase on Gucci.com for €100.
The Jo Malone White Moss and Snowdrop Cologne is a beautiful wintery scent with notes of lemon, orange and petitgrain. Underneath these scents are hints of mossy forests and snowdrop petals. This fragrance is available to purchase from Brown Thomas for €130.
Cloon Keen Atelier
This Irish brand is based in Galway and specialises in premium perfumes and candles. The award-winning Castana fragrance is €150 and is long-lasting despite its mellow blend of burnt chestnuts and golden caramel. Purchase on the Cloon Keen website.
Maison Francis Kurkdjian
This classic scent was revealed to be Rihanna’s favourite and is experiencing a new wave of popularity. Baccarat Rouge 540 is famously intoxicating as its blend of jasmine and saffron warm up the senses. It is available for purchase from Francis Kurkdjian for €125.
Said to be one of Emma Thompson’s favourite perfume brands, Ormonnde Jayne have beautiful fragrance’s that are elegant and feminine. Their most recent release, Gatsby 22 is inspired by the roaring ’20’s and is the perfect scent to wear to ring in the New Year. Purchase for €145 on the Ormonde Jayne website.
Alien Goddess is the latest release by Mugler that aims to transport you to a summery haven. It is a floral and amber fragrance with notes of coconut, making it an ideal gift for anyone longing for the warmer seasons to return. Available from Boots for €101.