Best Rose Perfumes: Best Rose Fragrance Perfumes To Wear Now

There is a rose scent for everyone. Julia Cherruault for Observer

There’s no denying that rose is an iconic scent, but at some point, the floral scent gained a reputation for being a bit old-fashioned, if not outdated. Thankfully, that notion has faded in recent years, as many elegant, fresh, and feminine scents continue to prove that rose scents are both timeless and modern.

Rose scents are not uniform; there are countless varietals for every type of fragrance lover, whether you prefer a classic rose, an alluring floral scent, spicy or a fresh aroma. It all depends on the mixture of components within olfaction.

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While a rose scent is a reliable scent any time of the year, there’s something about a certain day in February that really inspires us to spray a rose bouquet. And, of course, don’t forget that a rose scent is an absolutely fantastic gift for someone special right now, because what could be more romantic than a delicate new signature scent? Below, check out all of the most enchanting rose scents to buy right now.

The Best Rose Perfumes to Buy Now

  • Francis Kurkdjian House.

    Maison Francis Kurkdjian A la Rose Eau de Parfum

    This delicate and feminine fragrance is composed of fresh Grasse roses and Bulgarian Damascena roses, as well as lemony bergamot and orange, as well as violet, magnolia blossom, cedarwood and musk, which add an aroma more complex with a floral scent.

    $275, shop now

  • Tom Ford.

    tom ford rose sting

    Tom Ford’s cheeky Rose Prick fragrance is a decidedly modern take on the classic scent. it is inspired by the designer’s rose garden and features a bouquet of three different types of roses: Bulgarian rose, May rose and Turkish rose, with hints of pepper and spice.

    $375, shop now

  • Guerlain.

    Guerlain Rose Cherie Eau de Parfum

    Rose Chérie is the perfect fragrance for the ultimate rose lover; it is a young, feminine and floral fragrance. The focus is entirely on the delicate floral, while hints of almond, raspberry and violet serve to elevate and round out the sweet scent.

    $360, shop now

  • The laboratory.

    Le Lab Rose 31 Eau de Parfum

    Next time you’re browsing through Le Labo’s fragrances, please skip Santal 33 and go straight to Rose 31. It’s a lush combination of rose petals from Grasse anchored by more heady notes of cumin, of cedar and amber.

    $198, Buy Now

  • Scalesong.

    Chantecaille Darby Rose

    Chantecaille’s Darby Rose is perfect for those who want a classic rose scent, but with an aroma that’s less stuffy than some of the more old-fashioned scents you might associate with an older crowd, thanks to notes of raspberry, lemon, sandalwood and white patchouli that add an unexpected touch to the main bouquet of Bulgarian rose, pink magnolia and sweet osmanthus.

    $210, Buy Now

  • Valmont.

    Valmont Rosso I

    If you’re not interested in a simple rose scent, consider Valmont’s luxurious Rosso, which offers a hint of prickly rose and pink berry with more musky notes of oud wood.

    $490, shop now

  • Diptych.

    Diptych Eau de Parfum Rose Water

    This playful rose scent features intentionally unexpected accords of chamomile, artichoke and lychee. This one is limited edition, so be sure to stock up if you’re a fan.

    $190, shop now

  • Kilian.

    Kilian Roses on Ice

    Kilian’s intoxicating scents have none other than Rihanna among his fans, so you already know they’re going to be absolutely fabulous. For Roses on Ice, the perfumer was inspired by his wife’s favorite gin drink; it is a seductive aroma of rose with cucumber, gin and musk.

    $195, shop now

  • Tiffany.

    Tiffany & Co. Rose Gold Eau de Parfum

    Jewelry isn’t the only way to accessorize with Tiffany. This fragrance is inspired by the luxury jeweler’s signature diamond balls, with a dynamic blend of cassis, pink peppercorn, lychee and amber that plays off the central blue rose accord.

    $138, shop now

  • Byredo.

    Byredo Young Pink

    This vibrant scent is composed of a youthful blend of Damascus rose and spicy Sichuan pepper.

    $276, shop now

  • Chanel.

    Chanel Chance Eau Tendre Eau de Parfum

    Chanel has plenty of glamorous scents, but try their new Chance Eau Tendre for a floral and fruity scent, thanks to an angelic combination of jasmine absolute and rose essence.

    $146, shop now

  • Aerin.

    Aerin Rose De Grasse Eau de Parfum

    Turn up the romantic mood with this delicate scent, made from a blend of three different types of rose, including the ultra-rare (and very expensive) rose absolute.

    $305, shop now

  • Cartier.

    Cartier Pure Rose Eau de Toilette Les Epures de Parfum

    Minimalists will love Cartier’s simple yet elegant pure rose scent.

    $285, shop now

  • Amaffi.

    Amaffi June Night

    If you’re ready to commit to some serious splurge, consider this luxurious dusty rose scent, with a bouquet of rose, chamomile and iris that’s complemented by rich amber accords.

    $3,000, shop now

  • Dior.

    Dior Miss Dior Eau de Toilette Rose N’Roses

    You can’t go wrong with this delightfully feminine scent, thanks to a fresh combination of Grasse rose and citrus.

    $88, shop now

  • Acqua Di Parma.

    Acqua Di Parma Rosa Nobile Eau De Parfum

    Spray on this shamelessly fruity and floral fragrance and transport yourself to the Mediterranean, thanks to a blend of rose with peony, violet and lily of the valley, complemented by top notes of mandarin orange, bergamot and pepper.

    $165, shop now

  • Perfumes of Marly.

    Perfumes by Marly Delina

    This lovely scent proves that a scent can be sweet but not overpowering; it is a delicate blend of Turkish rose, lily of the valley and peony, with more lively notes of lychee, rhubarb, bergamot and nutmeg, vanilla, white musk and cedarwood.

    $335, shop now

The most enchanting rose scents to vape right now

Sarah C. Figueiredo