5 Perfect Perfumes to Wear on a Date

A glamor essential like a perfume should not be overlooked on any occasion, especially on a date. Here are 5 perfect perfumes to wear on your next date, depending on the type of date you have.

Perfume, like fashion and beauty, is a way of presenting and expressing oneself. And just like a good set of lipsticks, we should all have more than one precious bottle in our dresser. For all the different events, dates, and spontaneous nights out you might encounter, here’s a quick guide to which scent might be best for you.

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Chanel Perfume N°5

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Marilyn Monroe’s infamous quote about this perfume is enough to say how sensual and timeless this perfume is. Created by a French perfumer Ernest Beaux, this Chanel N°5 is a composition of bergamot, lemon, jasmine, rose, amber and musk, among other scents. The result is a woody yet floral scent that brings out an innate femininity.

Perfect for: a classic French dinner in a Michelin starred restaurant..

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Miss DiorEau de Parfum

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Miss Dior Eau de Parfum awakens a feeling of love, happiness, harmony and poetry in every woman. The fragrance celebrates the fresh, sweet scent of the Centifolia rose, enhanced by lily of the valley, peonies as well as Papua New Guinea vanilla and sandalwood. For a long-lasting effect, combine it with Foaming Shower Gel and Miss Dior Body Lotion.

Perfect for: a sweet afternoon tea date.

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Giorgio Armani Si Passione Eau de Parfum

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Sì Passione is the reinvented fragrance from the Sì collection by Giorgio Armani. The dominating red fragrance is designed to give women confidence, passion and strength. The fragrance is led by top notes of cassis and pear, followed by pineapple and rose, and ends with base notes of vanilla and patchouli.

Perfect for: a late afternoon lunch or a boozy Sunday brunch.

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Byredo Gypsy Water Eau de Parfum

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This Stockholm-based brand has won over perfume lovers ever since its launch. Gypsy Water, Byredo’s bestseller, is a combination of juniper, pepper, pine needles, frankincense, sandalwood and vanilla. All this will refresh you and bring back good memories of summer.

Perfect for: a weekend getaway to the beach.

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Tom Ford Black Orchid Eau de Parfum

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One of the most beloved Tom Ford perfumes of all time, we end the list with Tom Ford Black Orchid Eau de Parfum. Sexy and sophisticated, it’s bursting with warm spices and earthy, woody notes like truffle, bergamot, black orchid, black plum and patchouli. All of these combine into a rich blend that exudes an opulent and alluring aura around the wearer.

Perfect for: a romantic night with free conversation at the bar.

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Sarah C. Figueiredo