8 irresistible rose fragrances to try

Forget fresh blooms, consider a romantic perfume instead

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You want to make a statement

Try: Elie Saab Le Parfum Rose Couture

Why: It’s a bright fragrance that’ll put you (and others) in a good mood thanks to its notes of orange blossom, rose and patchouli.

Elie Saab Le Parfum Rose Couture

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You’re into classic scents

Try: Aerin Rose de Grasse

Why: This scent is undeniably feminine, with notes of musk, rose and a touch of aquatic freshness to keep it light enough to wear during the day.

Aerin Rose de Grasse

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You’re addicted to caffeine

Try: Tom Ford Cafe Rose

Why: Coffee, black pepper and rose - sounds peculiar, doesn’t it? But the blend really works. Invigorate the senses with this warm and spicy blend that’ll supercharge your mood for the day ahead.

Tom Ford Cafe Rose

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You’re trying a rose fragrance for the first time

Try: L’Occitane Roses et Reines EDT

Why: Made with four prominent rose types (Grasse, Turkish, Moroccan and Bulgarian), this light, airy blend is just the right strength that’s not too overpowering or heady.

 

L’Occitane Roses et Reines EDT

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You want to turn heads

Try: Balenciaga Rosabotanica

Why: This edgy fashion brand has come out with something just as unique as its style. Filled with notes of fig leaf, grapefruit and rose, it’s sure to have people asking what you’re wearing.

Balenciaga Rosabotanica

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You like to keep it simple

Try: Chloe Roses de Chloe

Why: Just like its predecessors, this Chloe fragrance is filled with rich floral and rose notes, but with a slight citrus twist for good measure.

Chloe Roses de Chloe

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You’re getting married

Try: Crabtree Evelyn Rose EDP

Why: Just like a bouquet of fresh flowers, this jasmine, rose and violet scent will put you in a romantic mood and is perfect for brides-to-be.

Crabtree Evelyn Rose EDP

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Your favourite place is a rose garden

Try: Jo Malone Red Roses

Why: Trust this British fragrance house to capture rose in such a different way. You’ll be attracted instantly to its fresh citrus notes (hello, lemon and mint), which settle nicely into rose and honey as the day goes on.

Jo Malone Red Roses

Main image photography: Edward Urrutia

Iantha is BEAUTYcrew's Beauty Editor, and has been part of the team since the site launched in 2016. Besides pinot noir, she has a healthy obsession with fake tan smell, wispy false lashes and CND Shellac in the shade Romantique. Her words and styling can also be found in previous issues of SHOP Til You Drop, Cosmopolitan and Women’s Health.