Top 10 Mother’s Day Fragrances
It may surprise you to learn that the weeks leading into Mother’s Day weekend are the second highest fragrance selling periods of the year following Christmas. In fact, Mother’s Day is so important to fragrance houses that they create specific gift sets and packaging especially for the occasion. That is because presenting your mom with her favourite perfume is a tradition around the world that has been handed down from generation-to-generation. Think of it as a bouquet of flowers that lasts a whole year. Here is our top ten list of the best scents for moms of all ages and styles.
10 Chabaud Lait de Chocolat
If your mom has a sweet tooth and loves desserts and chocolates, this is the ideal scent for her.
Chabaud Lait de Chocolat is an amber-chocolate-vanilla fragrance for her or him created by Sophie Chabaud. She mixes notes of dark chocolate, milk, vanilla and musk with jasmine, teak wood, cedar and musk. She explores the relationship of jasmine and chocolate to create a charming sensuality from start to finish.Made in France.
Scent Style: an amber-chocolate-vanilla fragrance for her or him
Key ingredients: dark chocolate, jasmine, teak wood, cedar, chocolate, milk, vanilla, musk
9 Oscar de la Renta Signature
This beautiful floral scent is beloved by moms from coast-to-coast. Oscar de la Renta Signature is a amber-floral fragrance for her with a slightly sweet character. It features notes of rosemary, carnation, orange blossom, basil and gardenia. A hint of peach gives it a juicy kick.
Scent Style: a romantic amber-floral fragrance for her
Key ingredients: lavender, carnation, bergamot, rosemary, tuberose, ylang-ylang, iris, jasmine, orange blossom, basil, peach, gardenia, galbanum, clover, musk, amber, patchouli, sandalwood
To make this scent last longer, you can spray a hair brush and then run it through your hair. The scent will adhere to your hair and last much longer.
8 Kate Spade EDP
New York fashion house Kate Spade has created a carefree and elegant fragrance that is ideal for day. It’s a sweet fruity-floral fragrance for her blends notes of wild strawberry, bergamot, rose essence, freesia and warm woods. It’s youthful and spirited with an optimistic character thanks to the wild strawberry.
Scent Style: a sweet fruity-floral scent for her
Key ingredients: wild strawberry, bergamot, rose essence, freesia, ambrox and cashmeran wood
7 Coach for Her
If your mom loves Coach bags and fashion, this fragrance won’t disappoint. Coach Eau de Parfum is a modern and chic floral fragrance for her. It blends a trio of floral notes: Turkish Rose, gardenia and cyclamen with velvety pear and juicy pink pepper creating an uplifting effect. A hint of suede adds a smoothness to the scent.
Scent Style: a modern floral scent for her
Key ingredients: raspberry leaf, pear, pink pepper, Turkish rose, gardenia, cyclamen, suede, musk, cashmeran, sandalwood
6 Lanvin Eclat d’Arpege
This iconic Lanvin fragrance is a hidden gem. Eclat d’Arpège is built around a unique green lilac note that is wrapped in peach blossom, petit grain and Chinese Osmanthus. Fragrant wisteria and red peony add character while soothing green tea keeps the floral notes from becoming too assertive. The blend is perfectly balanced with warm amber musk and cedar for longevity. The fragrance is the brainchild of perfumer Karine Dubreuille. Made in France.
Key ingredients: green lilac, peach blossom, petitgrain, Chinese osmanthus, wisteria, red peony, green tea, amber, musk, cedar
5 Bvlgari Allegra Baciami
Bvlgari Allegra Baciami is warm amber-floral fragrance that features notes of gardenia, vanilla and amber. It was created by Master Perfumer Jacques Cavallier. The name in Italian means “kiss me”.
Scent Style: an elegant amber-floral scent for her
Key Ingredients: vanilla, gardenia and amber
4 Moncler Pour Femme
Moncler Pour Femme is a sophisticated woody floral eau de parfum for her that pairs a lively Italian green mandarin note with a green alpine accord. It’s a fresh and uplifting first impression. The feminine heart of rare jasmine absolute with fruity undertones soon emerges balanced by the sandalwood and musk. It’s beautifully blended.
Scent Style: an elegant woody-floral scent for her
Key ingredients: Italian green mandarin, green alpine accord, jasmine absolute, Australian sandalwood and an exclusive new musk
3 Bvlgari Petits et Mamans
Petits & Mamans is an ultra-gentle aromatic-floral scent with a powdery character. It is designed for mothers and babies three years and older. Lorson set out to create a fragrance that would delight children and mothers – while being ultra-safe for children to wear. In order to be safe on a child’s skin, the perfumer decided to build the scent around a tea note, which is very gentle. Sicilian orange creates a fresh and bright top note. It is joined by Brazilian rosewood and juicy bergamot. It’s not surprising to see chamomile, sunflower and a hint of rose. Natural peach, vanilla and a little iris extract complete the tender scent. Think of it as having a similar scent to a high quality baby powder. Made in Italy.
Scent Style: a gentle baby powder-themed fragrance for moms and children
Key ingredients: Sicilian orange, Brazilian rosewood, juicy bergamot, chamomile, sunflower, rose, natural peach, vanilla, iris
Scent fact: This fragrance is considered to be one of perfumer Nathalie Lorson’s masterpieces
2 Jimmy Choo I Want Choo
I Want Choo is a sparkling floral-amber fragrance for her the blends notes of velvet peach, mandarine juice, red spider lily, jasmin sambac, vanilla and benzoin (that smells like caramel) It’s a fashionable, spirited scent that will appeal to fashionistas of all ages and styles
Scent Style: a sparkling floral-amber scent for her
Key ingredients: mandarine juice, velvet peach, red spider lily, jasmine sambac, vanilla, benzoin
1 Versace Bright Crystal
Master perfumer Alberto Morillas skillfully blends juicy pomegranate and refreshing yuzu citrus with delicate floral notes of magnolia, peony and lotus to beautiful effect. He then adds amber and smooth mahogany to warm the scent and give it a chic and elegant dry down. This light floral scent is ideal for daytime wear. Made in Italy. Award-winning scent.
Scent Style: fresh & light fruity-floral for her
Key ingredients: pomegranate, yuzu (Japanese citrus fruit), iced accord, magnolia, lotus, vegetal amber, peony, musk, mahogany
Regardless of the scent you choose to give to your mom, rest assured she will enjoy it throughout the entire year. She’ll think of you every time she spritzes it.