Love is in the air, quite literally when you gift her with a bottle of great smelling perfume for Valentine’s Day. And while picking the right scent can seem daunting it doesn’t need to be. Not when you have our tried, tested and true fragrant recommendations. All you need to do is choose the one you like, buy it and wrap a bow around the box and you’ll have her saying: I love you, too.
For Your Crush: Elizabeth Arden Red Femme EDT
A delectable fruit cup brimming with black currant, lemons and pears gets an intriguing twist when mixed with lush jasmine, peach blossom and muguet flowers tinged with smooth cedarwood and moss and spiced patchouli and vanilla. Elizabeth Arden Red Femme EDT comes in: 50 ml for $65 and 100 ml for $85. It’s available at Hudson’s Bay stores across Canada.
For Your Lover: NEST Black Tulip EDP
This warm and spicy elixir oozes sensuality thanks to its exotic bouquet of violets and jasmine swirled into juicy black amber plum, spicy patchouli and intoxicating pink pepper. NEST, Black Tulip EDP, comes in: an 8 ml rollerball for $30 and in a 50 ml spray for $78. It’s available exclusively at Sephora stores across Canada.
For Your Long-time Girlfriend: Alaïa Eau de Parfum Blanche
Contemporary, elegant and timeless, this powdered and musky scent is replete with heady white flowers, sunny undertones and warm vanilla. Alaia, Eau de Parfum Blanche comes in 50 ml for $122 and 100 ml for $162. It’s available at Holt Renfrew, Saks Fifth Avenue and Hudson’s Bay stores across Canada.
For Your Partner-in-Crime: Michael Kors Wonderlust
Creamy and soothing in disposition, this eau is layered with almond milk, bergamot and pink pepper before being stirred into decadent cashmeran wood, jasmine and sandalwood. Michael Kors, Wonderlust comes in: 50 ml for $105 and 100 ml for $125. It’s available at Hudson’s Bay stores across Canada.
For Your True Love: Chloe Love Story Eau Sensuelle EDP
A feminine and romantic spritz, this perfume is symbolic of commitment and true love with its sunny blend of orange blossom, heliotrope and vanilla wrapped in velvety sandalwood. Chloe Love Story Eau Sensuelle EDP comes in 30 ml for $85, 50 ml for $112 and 75 ml for $154. It’s available at Sephora, Saks Fifth Avenue and Hudson’s Bay stores across Canada.
For Your Wife: Miu Miu L’Eau Bleue EDT
Sparkling and fresh, this eau invokes feelings of springtime and hope with its dewy bouquet of lily of the valley, honey suckle and wild roses set against a backdrop of earthy akigala wood. Miu Miu, L’Eau Bleue EDT comes in 30 ml for $88, 50 ml for $105 and 75 ml for $150. It’s available at Sephora, Hudson’s Bay, Shoppers Drug Mart and Holt Renfrew stores across Canada.