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Make It a Season of Smelling Sweet with 13 Fabulous Fragrance Gifts


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The gift that keeps on giving, an enticing fragrance is a lovely, personal present that allows the recipient to smell divine and think of you every time they wear it. From custom blends to discovery sets to sublime samplers that let the wearer change up their scent to match their moods, fragrance is a thoughtful, fun, and aromatic option this holiday. Take a whiff of these 13 exciting, unforgettable options that will allow the enchanting essence of your gift to linger all year long.

Aman Fine Fragrance Discovery Set ($260)

Ideal for globetrotters with a penchant for perfume, this enticing collection features fragrances inspired by the unique locations of Aman hotel and resort destinations. The set includes seven travel-friendly 7.5 ml vials of eau de parfums: Atla, Vayu, Umbr, Zuac, Ayom, Haru, and Sei, each of which offers another way to transport oneself to an Aman destination.

Marianella Create your Own Essential Oil Blend ($48)

Give the fragrance lover in your life the gift of customization by allowing them to create their own blend or by creating a scent that reminds you of them. Every Marianella Essential Oil Blend comes with the list of oils used to create each unique mix. The easy step-by-step process allows you to choose your favorite Top Notes, Base Note, and Heart Notes for a well-rounded blend. And don’t worry if you don't know much about making scents—each essential oil comes with a description and details about its benefits.

Sophie & Benge Gulab Rose Perfume ($100)

Everything is coming up roses in this enticing perfume made from a beautiful blend of Damascena rose oil and sandalwood oil (Gulab means “soul of the rose” in the Urdu language). The rose oil comes from Northern India, where the producers distill 4,000 kg of pink petals from the Damascena rose into just 800 g of distillate or pure rose oil, making it an amazing option for floral fanatics.

Blooming Light Because I Can't Have Wine For Breakfast Survival Kit ($42)

Look no further than this fun and fragrant survival kit for your silly, sarcastic friends and loved ones. This seven roll-on essential oil set includes B*tch Please, a spicy, fun, and uplifting essential oil blend to help you through those moments where it’s best not to say what you are really thinking; Calm the F Down, a soothing essential oil blend to help uplift your mood; Get Sh*t Done, an invigorating and motivating essential oil blend to help get you through that impossibly long to-do list; Go Smudge Yourself, a relaxing, purifying essential oil blend to help you let go of that negative attitude so you can welcome in a more positive one; Hot Mess Express, a calming, soothing essential oil blend to help clear the mind and get you through those times when everything just seems too much; I’d Rather Be Sleeping, a tranquil essential oil blend to help you relax at the end of a very long day; and I’m Not Listening, a calming, balancing essential oil blend to help you get though those moments that require the patience you just can’t seem to find.

Robert Piguet Parfums Discovery Set ($60)

The iconic French fragrance house has created a discovery set that features five of its most enticing scents presented in 2.5 ml samplers. Housed in a chic pull-out coffret, the set includes Fracas, Casbah, V (formerly Visa), Oud Délice, and Notes.

MCM Eau de Parfum Necklace ($35)

A cool marriage of fashion and fragrance, the necklace is an homage to MCM’s iconic backpack, a cult classic beloved by global travelers. Complemented by a luxe leather and gold chain, the miniature accessory is wrapped in the brand’s unmistakable Cognac Visetos logo pattern. It features a unisex floral and woody aroma with notes of raspberry, apricot, white peony, jasmine absolute, violet leaf, white moss, vanilla, and sandalwood. 

Celui Fragrance ($220)

Celuí’s signature scent is an intoxicating blend of proprietary pheromones, which are synthesized in a lab using wild plants. It features notes of fresh florals, flowering fruits, and breezy marine scents. This enticing aroma includes mood-enhancing essences such as jasmine, gardenia, orange blossom, ambroxyn, tobacco, cedarwood, oak moss, marigold, and ambergris. The subtle scent is great on its own or layered with another fragrance.

TOCCA Wonders Collection Mini Perfume Deluxe Set ($48)

Packaged in a charming keepsake collectible box, this deluxe set of the brand’s most popular eau de parfums includes Florence, made with bergamot, pear, and gardenia; Cleopatra, made with grapefruit, jasmine, and vanilla musk; Stella, made with Italian blood orange, freesia, and spicy lily; Giulietta, made with green apple, and pink tulips; Simone, made with watermelon, ylang ylang, and frangipani; and Colette, made with bergamot, sandalwood, and pink peppercorn.

Lake & Skye Midnight 07 Eau de Parfum ($98)

An ode to nights spent dancing and laughing under the midnight sky, this alluring, mysterious, fruity fragrance is composed of seven key ingredients inspired by the memories made after dark, including yuzu, vetiver, amber, rose, fig, vanilla, and patchouli. As with all fragrances from the brand, it is unisex, vegan, and cruelty free and free of parabens, phthalates, and sulfates.

Hope Lifestyle Fragrance Collection ($200)

This luxurious set was designed with one of the world's leading perfumers to inspire women day and night. Featuring travel sizes of the brand’s signature Hope, invigorating Hope Sport, and sensuous Hope Night scents, this cool collection was created for the multi-faceted woman. Brand founder Audrey Gruss was inspired by her mother, Hope, who struggled with depression, to create these beautiful and unique fragrances in her memory. To honor her mother and to help others who are suffering from depression, all net profits from the set go directly to the Hope for Depression Research Foundation (HDRF).

Le Point G The G Spot ($260)

A sensual gift that is perfect for a lover, this musky, floral, and woody blend is dubbed as a climactic perfume by the formulator, with notes of rose, iris, white musk, leather, vanilla, amber, and cedarwood. It has an exotic fragrance that develops gradually as it warms on the skin.

Caswell-Massey Living Floral Fragrance Discovery Set ($60)

Perfect for any flower aficionado, this sweet-smelling, floral-inspired kit features Gardenia, Lilac, Honeysuckle, and Beatrix Rose scents. The set is made in partnership with The New York Botanical Garden, and each purchase directly supports the organization’s work in plant research and conservation, horticulture, and education. Together with the master gardeners at the New York Botanical Garden and renowned perfumer Laurent Le Guernec, the blends capture the molecular scent signature of each of these floral fragrances

Hawthorne Cologne Best Sellers ($150)

Why struggle with selecting a favorite when you can give the curated gift of the brand’s top-selling colognes? Cruelty free and free of sulfates, parabens, silicone, and phthalates, this trio includes Smoky And Earthy Cologne, a smoky and renewing palo santo scent with oakwood, clary sage, and guaiac wood; Green And Airy Cologne, a crisp and refreshing evergreen scent with green apple, oakmoss, and a marine accord; and Sophisticated and Spicy Oud Cologne, an elevated and complex oud scent with bitter orange, Egyptian geranium, and rare agarwood.


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About The Author

Julie is the co-founder of Well Defined and a longtime influencer and advocate in the wellness world. Along with her work at Well Defined, she is an executive recruiter and marketing specialist for Hutchinson Consulting. She is also a consultant and content strategist for numerous wellness brands. She is the former editor-in-chief and publisher of American Spa and was named a 2019 Folio Top Woman in Media in the Industry Trailblazers category and a 2018 winner of ISPA’s Innovate Award. She is also a seasoned journalist, specializing in spa, travel, health, fitness, wellness, sustainability, and beauty. She has been published in Departures,, E! Online,, Insider’s Guide to Spas, Luxury Travel Advisor, Marin Magazine, Ocean Home, Smart Meetings, Spa Asia, and Travel Agent.