The 23 Best Perfumes for Women

The 23 Best Perfumes for Women

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Finding a signature scent that reflects both your personality and range of favorite notes can be a years-long process. It’s no surprise that fragrance is one beauty essential that’s well-known for being extremely personal, with each one smelling unique on the wearer themselves. While we understand that it can be tedious to narrow down your top choices, a great place to start is with some of the best-selling and most iconic perfumes, ever.

From those that have stood the test of time, like the tried-and-true classic Chanel No. 5 and vanilla-noted YSL Black Opium, to more recent favorites from Glossier and Byredo, the following 23 perfumes have earned a forever space on our vanities until the end of time—or at least until they’re discontinued. Whether you prefer floral perfumes, cult-classic celebrity favorites, or something else entirely, we’re betting there’s a perfect match on this list for you. Keep reading to discover your new (or old) favorite among our list of the best perfumes of all time.

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Best Sophisticated Floral Perfume


Bloom Eau de Parfum For Her

Best Vanilla Perfume


Dirty Vanilla Eau de Parfum

Best Fruity Perfume


Miss Dior Eau de Parfum

Best Fall Perfume

Yves Saint Laurent

Black Opium Eau de Parfum Spray

Best Fashion-Inspired Perfume


001 Woman Perfume

Most Enduring Perfume


N°5 Eau de Parfum Spray

Best Luxury Perfume

Maison Francis Kurkdjian

Baccarat Rouge 540 Eau de Parfum

Best Celebrity Perfume

Fenty Beauty

Fenty Eau de Parfum

Best Value Perfume


Glossier You

Most Popular Perfume

Viktor & Rolf

Flowerbomb Eau de Parfum

Best Fragrance for Beginners

Marc Jacobs

Daisy Eau de Toilette

Best Transitional Perfume

Giorgio Armani

Sì Eau de Parfum Fragrance

Most Sensual Perfume

Tom Ford

Black Orchid Eau de Parfum

Best Mildly Sweet Perfume


Chance Eau de Parfum Spray

Best Clean Perfume

Henry Rose

Jake’s House

Best Viral Perfume

Le Labo

Santal 33 Eau de Parfum

Best Soft Floral Perfume


Eau de Parfum Spray

Best Eco-Friendly Perfume


Angel Natural Refillable Spray

Best Every Day Perfume


kai Eau de Parfum

Best Unisex Perfume

Jo Malone London

Wood Sage & Sea Salt Cologne

Best Cult-Favorite Perfume


Mojave Ghost

Best Gourmand Perfume


Candy Eau de Parfum Spray

Best Fresh Perfume

Bond No. 9 New York

Scent of Peace Eau de Parfum

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