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We’re always on the hunt for anything that will leave us smelling good.
If we can leave a soft aroma in a room or get stopped on the street to be complemented on our scent then we know we’ve made the right choice.
And now high-street fragrance store Fragrance Direct has revealed the most popular perfumes of 2019 – and we kind of want to invest in them all.
The retailer’s top ten is made up of top brands like Gucci, Yves Saint Laurent and Dolce and Gabbana, making for the perfect Christmas presents, stocking fillers or maybe just a little treat for yourself.
Bestselling fragrances for women 2019
1. Marc Jacobs Decadence Eau de Parfum Spray
This popular choice presented in the brand’s revolutionary clutch bag bottle mixes the fruity and floral with wild berries, white violet and jasmine, all on top of a musky sandalwood base.
2. Gucci Bamboo Eau de Parfum Spray
An elegant choice blending zesty Italian bergamot and orange blossom with Casablanca lily and ylang ylang over a soft woody base of sandalwood, Tahitian vanilla and amber.
3. Gucci Rush Eau de Toilette Spray
Another Gucci number – this sweet and sexy blend in a hot pink bottle features a whole number of floral notes, including freesia, California gardenia, jasmine and Damask rose, blended with citrusy vetiver and coriander, woody patchouli and sweet vanilla.
4. YSL Black Opium Eau de Parfum Spray
Black coffee accord and pink pepper open up this sweet and dark scent, with a heart of vanilla, jasmine and orange blossom on top of a woody cedar and patchouli base. And we love the glittery black bottle for a bit of evening glamour.
5. Calvin Klein CK One Eau de Toilette Spray
A classic unisex fragrance dating back to the nineties, CK One is casual scent perfect for daily wear with its fruity notes blended with floral and a musk, cedar, amber and sandalwood base.
6. Calvin Klein Euphoria Eau de Parfum Spray
Another Calvin Klein oldie but goodie, this sexy spritz opens up with fruity pomegranate and apple notes on top of a floral heart and a black violet and amber base.
7. Roberto Cavalli Eau de Parfum Spray
This elegant oriental number looks great on the dressing table with its gold crown and is based around five simple notes: pink pepper, orange flower, Tonka bean, vanilla absolute and benzoin.
8. Dolce and Gabbana 3 L’Imperatrice EDT Spray
A sweet and fresh offering using rhubarb, redcurrant and kiwi on top of watermelon, sandalwood and musk. And we love the simple black, white and clear bottle.
9. Carolina Herrera 212 Sexy Eau de Parfum Spray
A crisp and floral scent opening up with top notes of blood mandarin, pink pepper and bergamot layered on top of a floral candy floss heart with a smooth base of sandalwood, musk and vanilla.
10. Stella McCartney Stella Eau de Parfum Spray
Using just three notes, this sophisticated floral fragrance is reminiscent of an English garden with mandarine essence, English rose accord and amber.