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10 Best Perfumes For Valentine’s Day

By Amy Derungs

January 16, 2021


Have you ever encountered a scent that evokes emotion? One that takes you back to your treasured childhood or fluttering experiences with a first love?

This is what the art of perfume does: placing all those wonderful, nostalgic moments into a bottle. We can then visit them time and time again. That's what makes it so special.

Want to try something new and romantic? Spoil yourself and those close to you? Why not ditch the chocolates and cheesy poems this Valentine’s Day. Go the extra mile and look for something meaningful and personal. No extravagant bouquet can compare to the thoughtful gift of a romantic perfume.

The key is to find a fragrance that suits the occasion. Whether you’re looking for creamy vanilla accords or muted floral scents, keep scrolling, we’ve got you covered. 

This article aims to guide you in choosing the best Valentine’s Day perfume. These fragrances will be dearly remembered long after the 14th of February.

Which Perfume Should You Buy?

The perfume that you choose should correlate with the kind of main accords and notes that you like in a fragrance. Make sure that you know what you’re looking for and then find the scent that best suits your needs.

 How to Use This Article 

The following information is included for each Perfume to help you make your choice:

  • Description
  • Notes: Top, Middle, Base
  • Accords: a combination of two or more scents creating an entirely different aroma.
  • Sensation: how the fragrance is experienced.
  • Longivety
  • Sillage
  • Bottle
  • Seasonality and Occasion

1. Best Overall: Mon Guerlain Eau de Parfum, Guerlain

Launched in 2017, Mon Guerlain Eau de Parfum is a striking fragrance for women.

This perfume exudes something intensely elegant yet so down to earth. Notes of lavender, vanilla and jasmine create the perfect balance of floral and powdery. The sweet patchouli and musk are an instant mood lifter.

The dry down is soft and light across the skin. This fragrance manages to be sweet without being overwhelming. Mon Guerlain Eau de Parfum is nothing short of stylish and inviting.

This romantic perfume embodies modern femininity. You’re likely to turn a few heads while wearing this out.

Top Notes

Bergamot, True lavender


Middle Notes

Jasmine sambac, Iris, Rose


Base Notes

Tahitian vanilla, Australian sandalwood, Coumarin, Benzoin, Licorice, Patchouli


Accords

Vanilla

woody

Lavender

warm spicy

Aromatic

Powdery

Sweet

Fresh

Spicy

Iris

Sensation

Inviting

Pleasant

Soft

Warm

Comforting

Alluring

Bracing

Elegant

Hypnotic

78%
Longevity
75%
sillage
86%
bottle

This fragrance is the epitome of elegance. Not only are the longevity and sillage excellent but the aesthetics of the bottle don’t disappoint. It targets women with poise and character. Mon Guerlain Eau de Parfum is most suited for the summer. Its versatility allows it to be worn in both casual and formal settings.

2. Premium Fragrance: Nectarine Blossom & Honey Cologne, Jo Malone

Nectarine Blossom & Honey Cologne is a beautiful rendition of a day spent in an English garden during summertime. 

If you enjoy fragrances with a distinct nectarine note then this is the perfect one for you. The opening scents of green notes and black current blend poetically with notes of peach and plum.

This fragrance remains fresh as the day progresses without smelling artificial. The middle and base notes dry down to a lovely fruity scent that lingers on the skin.

A spritz of Nectarine Blossom & Honey Cologne behind your ears and on the inside of your wrists will do wonders.

Top Notes

Green notes, Petitgrain, Blackcurrant


Middle Notes

Acacia honey, Nectarine, Black locust


Base Notes

Peach, Plum, Vetiver


Accords

fruity

Aromatic

Green

Sweet fruity

Woody

Sour

Citrus

Fresh

Juicy

Dry

Sensation

Fresh

Pleasant

Natural

Lush

Delicate

Elegant

Bright

Soft

Inviting

Sensuous

62%
Longevity
52%
sillage
72%
bottle

Nectarine, Blossom & Honey Cologne is the ideal daytime perfume. Best suited for warmer seasons. Pair this fragrance with a refined look and you’re good to go.

3. Best Value: Black Opium Eau de Parfum, Yves Saint Laurent

Black Opium Eau de Toilette by Yves Saint Laurent

Black Opium by Yves Saint Laurent is an oriental spicy perfume launched in 2014.

Addictive coffee and mature vanilla notes are at the forefront of this scent. The initial dominant notes dry down to a warm, sweet scent that rests close to the skin. Other memorable notes include pink pepper, jasmine and musk.

Spice and white flowers make this fragrance enchanting. Overall, the composition is refined, well-blended and not overly sugary. This romantic perfume is captivating from the first spritz.

Black Opium captures feelings of comfort, romance and vitality.

A striking scent and a boost of confidence, what more could you ask for!

Top Notes

Pink pepper, Orange blossom


Middle Notes

Coffee, Jasmine


Base Notes

Vanilla, Patchouli, Cedar


Accords

Balsamic

Musky

Fresh

Sweet

Green

Woody

Powdery

Warm spicy

White floral

Animalic

Sensation

Sensual

Warm

Uplifting

Romantic

Comforting

Stimulating

Calming

Energizing

Dark

Pure

74%
Longevity
71%
sillage
79%
bottle

The dark bottle and bold sequins give Black Opium an aesthetic edge. This fragrance radiates sexy and sophisticated. Best suited for evening affairs. This perfume agrees with cooler seasons. You’re sure to impress at any dinner date.

4. Coco Mademoiselle Eau de Parfum, Chanel

Coco Mademoiselle Parfum by Chanel is a mainly floral perfume. This is a classic fragrance dedicated to brave, modern women.

The fragrance begins with sweet citrus notes. Floral and woody accords add a powdery aspect. The initial scent is light, elegant and luxurious.

The base is pure magic with white musk and hints of vanilla. Patchouli is discreetly present here along with other lingering floral notes.

Mademoiselle by Chanel is a beguiling fragrance that gently envelops you and is not intrusive. If you’re looking for a romantic perfume that smells honest, seductive and floral, this is your go to.

Top Notes

Bergamot, Mandarin orange, Orange, Orange blossom


Middle Notes

Jasmine, Mimosa, Rose, Ylang-ylang


Base Notes

Opoponax, Patchouli, Tonka bean, Vanilla, Vetiver, White musk


Accords

Citrus

Sensual

Fruity

Aromatic

Sweet

Floral

Woody

Balsamic

Sweet floral

Green

Powdery

Sensation

Sensual

Uplifting

Pleasing

Warm

Fresh

Light

Romantic

Comforting

Natural

Stimulating

84%
Longevity
79%
sillage
86%
bottle

Coco Mademoiselle makes for the perfect feminine fragrance. You can’t go wrong with this romantic scent on a summer's day.

5. Black Orchid Parfum, Tom Ford

Black Orchid Parfum is a new unisex perfume by Tom Ford released in 2020.

This fragrance is strong in character, memorable, opulent and unmistakably unique. All adjectives associated with the Tom Ford brand.

It must be said that this scent is well-formed and brilliantly harmonized. Dark orchid underscored with the spiciness of patchouli, as well as the pleasantness of ylang-ylang and plums. Rum adds a delicious booziness that is irresistible. The result is an extraordinarily deep blend.

This intriguing perfume is bound to make a statement. If you’re a fan of the original EDP you’re guaranteed to love this charming fragrance.

Top Notes

Black truffle, Black orchid, Truffle, Patchouli, Black plum, Plum, Crème blanche accord, Ylang-ylang, Rum absolute


Middle Notes

Ylang-ylang, Rum, Akigalawood, Black orchid


Base Notes

Patchouli


Accords

Fruity

Sweet

Floral

Earthy

Gourmand

Sweet floral

Sour

Aromatic

Succulent

Green

Sensation

Natural

Light

Uplifting

Bright

Inviting

Sensuous

Appetizing

Intriguing

Lush

Fresh

89%
Longevity
85%
sillage
86%
bottle

Tom Ford's Black Orchid will complete your evening look. Appropriate for seasons across the board. You're set to leave an impression with this distinct perfume.

6. Amarige Eau de Toilette, Givenchy

Launched in 1991, Amarige remains relevant and well-loved. 

It is so opulent and floral that it seems like its composition includes all the beautiful flowers of the world. Amarige Eau de Toilette is a floral-oriental.

This timeless scent presents a romantic blend of ylang-ylang, tuberose and gardenia fragrance.

The overall composition is above average for an EDT, and the scent is far less potent than the original. An orchestra of notes wonderfully blended together defines this perfume. 

Sweet, woody and floral accords are prominent in the dry down. This is the ideal French perfume. Sensual, magical flowers in a bottle.

Top Notes

Mandarin orange, Neroli, Peach, Plum, Rosewood, Violet


Middle Notes

Gardenia, Carnation, Jasmine, Cassia, Mimosa, Orchid, Black locust, Rose, Red berries, Blackcurrant, Tuberose, Ylang-ylang


Base Notes

Amber, Woody notes, Musk, Sandalwood, Tonka bean, Vanilla, Cedar


Accords

Powdery

Floral

Fruity

Aromatic

Woody

Sweet floral

Sweet

Balsamic

Citrus

White flowers

Sensation

Sensual

Warm

Bright

Pleasant

Fresh

Light

Soft

Comforting

Natural

Calming

87%
Longevity
82%
sillage
75%
bottle

Givenchy’s Amarige is applauded for its versatility. This fragrance is a good choice for both day and night. Works best for warmer seasons. Make this floral scent your own.

7. Far Away Infinity, Avon

Far Away Infinity by Avon is a floral fruity perfume for women released in 2016.

Notes of gardenia, jasmine and sandalwood stand out. Hints of vanilla and smudges of Indonesian patchouli tie this composition together.

At first, the scent appears powerful. As it lingers on the skin, it dims to sweet candied florals and patchouli. The dry down is light, almost powdery, and feels delicate and cozy.

Far Away Infinity steps up to the modern trend of soft, creamy scents. 

This fragrance exceeds expectations with its beautiful, oriental, vanilla-floral goodness. Expect a few compliments when wearing this.

Top Notes

Italian bergamot, Tagetes, Gardenia


Middle Notes

Indian jasmine sambac, Moroccan orange blossom absolute, Jasmine absolute


Base Notes

Indonesian patchouli, Vanilla, Sandalwood


Accords

White floral

Vanilla

citrus

Balsamic

sweet

Aromatic

Woody

Powdery

Fresh spicy

Floral

Sensation

Bright

Creamy

Exotic

Comforting

Warm

Inviting

Natural

Light

Uplifting

elegant

76%
Longevity
68%
sillage
66%
bottle

Far Away Infinity is an inviting, summer fragrance. Works well as an appropriate office scent or an everyday go to.

8. La Nuit Trésor L'Eau de Toilette, Lancôme

La Nuit Trésor L'Eau de Toilette is a delightful fragrance for women. Released in 2017, this scent is a vibrant version of the original “aphrodisiac” La Nuit Trésor.

Fruity notes of wild blackberry, raspberry, litchi and black current are paired with vibrant citrus to complement the opening notes. Subtle yet distinct peony and rose make up the heart notes. Hints of musk and creamy vanilla dominate the background.

The overall composition can only be described as refreshing and attractive. The dry down is soft yet distinct.

If you’re a lover of flirty, floral fragrances with depth then this is the one for you.

Top Notes

Raspberry, Blackberry, Litchi, Black Currant, Citruses, Bergamot


Middle Notes

Damask Rose, Peony, Lily-of-the-Valley


Base Notes

Tahitian Vanilla, Patchouli, White Musk


Accords

Woody

Warm

Spicy

Balsamic

Fresh

Fruity

Green

Powdery

Clean

Rose

Sensation

Inviting

Sensual

fresh

Exotic

warm

Elegant

uplifting

Bright

Soft

Purifying

79%
Longevity
78%
sillage
86%
bottle

La Nuit Trésor L'Eau de Toilette is fresh and fruity. The diamond shaped bottle and striking colors will make this perfume dazzle on your vanity. Floral and woody notes make this perfume ideal for evening wear, no matter the time of year.

9. Omnia Crystalline Eau de Toilette, Bvlgari

Airy and mystical are words that come to mind when describing the Omnia Crystalline. This Eau de Toilette is a perfume by Bvlgari and was released in 2005.

The fragrance is minimalist and unpretentious. If crystals were to have a scent, it would have to be similar to this.

The heart is ruled by soft, feminine notes of lotus blossom. The base presents refreshing woody notes. Calm bamboo and exotic fruit accords make this fragrance original.

The composition captures the essence of a fresh, light, elegant blend. This fragrance has underlying warmth and will be a true stunner in your collection.

Top Notes

Bamboo


Middle Notes

Lotus, Nashi pear


Base Notes

Balsa wood


Accords

Woody

Fresh

Fruity

Juicy

Dry

Floral

Green

Earthy

Aquatic

Sweet fruity

Sensation

Elegant

Light

Soft

Purifying

Appetizing

Comforting

Natural

Fresh

Stimulating

Sensual

64%
Longevity
57%
sillage
68%
bottle

Omnia Crystalline Eau de Toilette enchants with fresh, woody notes. Pair this fragrance with a relaxed yet classy look. Warm weather will really bring out the beauty of this perfume.

10. Guilty Love Edition pour Femme, Gucci

Guilty Love Edition Pour Femme by Gucci debuted in 2020. This new fragrance is a Chypre Floral.

The opening notes are breezy and slightly aquatic. Violet, raspberry and flowery accords shine through to form a feminine Eau de Parfum. Amber and patchouli give depth to the ensemble.

This romantic perfume feels like an early morning through a garden of fresh violets. If a floral and powdery dry down is what you desire, then this is the fragrance for you.

Sweet fruity notes and heady musk frame this perfume. When used appropriately, this scent can be sexy and seductive. Be bold and give this one a try.

Top Notes

Bergamot, Grapefruit, Aquatic notes


Middle Notes

Narcissus, Raspberry, Violet, Jasmine sambac


Base Notes

Musk, Patchouli, Mineral amber


Accords

Sweet

Woody

Animalic

Bitter

Sour

Citrus

Fresh

Fruity

Aromatic

Tangy

Sensation

Warm

Natural

Sensual

Calming

Elegant

Uplifting

Inviting

Comforting

Fresh

Hypnotic

70%
Longevity
67%
sillage
73%
bottle

Guilty Love Edition Pour Femme makes a name for itself with sweet, aromatic accords. This perfume is ideal for daytime. Most suitable in warmer weather.

The human brain commits scents to memory. We process the world around us by what we smell. All the memories we hold dear have scents attached to them.

The smaller details of life can fade away. We may become old and forgetful. But the point stands: a special fragrance is timeless.

This makes the gift of a romantic perfume so much more meaningful. It captures all you wish to remember. Experience this magic yourself and with those you love.

 This article has listed the best Valentine’s Day perfumes. We’ve given you a wonderful variety of fragrances to accompany all your plans. Spread the love and happy shopping! And if you want to find for the Man in your life 10 Men’s Fragrances for Valentine’s day.