Christmas gift guide 2021: The best perfumes and aftershaves to buy your loved ones this year
3 December 2021, 15:46 | Updated: 17 December 2021, 14:43
Check out our round up of the best perfumes and aftershaves - from Calvin Klein to Dolce & Gabbana.
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It's time to start thinking about Christmas presents, and what better gift than a lovely new fragrance.
And we've got you covered with a list of the best perfumes and aftershaves on the market.
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Charlotte Rhys Eau De Toilette
South African ethical beauty brand, Charlotte Rhys creates vegan friendly, cruelty free and sustainable fragrances for men and women.
The Oud Blanche Parfum is a mix of saffron, rose, bergamot and cistus labdanum with notes of cedarwood, patchouli, apple, sandalwood, and musk for the ultimate floral fragrance.
I Want Choo by Jimmy Choo
‘I Want Choo’ is an oriental floral fragrance that has top notes of Mandarin Juice and Velvet Peach and base notes of Vanilla, Benzoin and Resinoid.
BOSS Femme Eau de Parfum
This woody perfume is a 'fragrance that mirrors the image of a modern woman today'.
Dolce & Gabbana The One
A combination of contemporary luxury and sensual Mediterranean passion, Dolce & Gabbana The One Eau De Parfum personifies unabashed femininity.
This 50ml perfume comes with a luxurious 100ml body lotion in the same seductive scent.
After The Rain by Arran
A luxury fragrance with an affordable price tag, the After the Rain Perfume has layers of lime, rose and sandalwood.
The perfectly balanced scent for everyday wear, notes of citrus fruits are paired with musky florals and earthier tones of sandalwood.
Ralph's Club Eau de Parfum is a masculine fragrance that draws you in with its perfect balance of elegance and sophisticaton.
Monthly subscription service HOOHAA allows you access to a range of niche and luxury fragrances from around the globe.
You can choose from one of three unisex edits known as Easy Does It (wearable and easy), Buckle Up or Take Me To Mars (on the more challenging side), new and independent fragrance labels are introduced each month to HOOHAA.
Fragrance brands have previously included Maya Njie, Gallivant, Maison Matine, Frassai and many more.
Calvin Klein Euphoria for Women Eau de Parfum
Euphoria for Women is a rich and radiant Eau de Parfum, with pomegranate and black orchid, layered with liquid amber and lush mahogany wood.
K by Dolce & Gabbana Eau De Toilette
K by Dolce&Gabbana is a fragrance which has a combination of citrus freshness, blood orange and Sicilian lemon.
This is edged by the fresh bite of juniper berry. And to give K by Dolce&Gabbana an assertive personality, an unexpected spark of fiery pimiento essence adds a red-hot touch of heat.
Givenchy L'Interdit Rouge
This beautiful scent is described as 'a forbidden, carnal impulse fans the flames of infatuations'.
It features a trio of hot-and-cold spice-pimento leaf, blood orange & piquant ginger, as well as suave Sandalwood.
Jimmy Choo Urban Hero Gold Edition aftershave
This is a woody and fruity Eau de Parfum with unique top notes of pineapple and blood orange.
The bitterness of the latter helps to offset the balsamic sweetness of soothing lavandin and rich tonka bean at the heart.
It also has a base of sandalwood and moss.
Paul Smith Extreme Aftershave
A unique fragrance that's woody, spicy, and unexpected - daringly bold like the signature stripes that decorate the sides of the bottle and the box.
Floris London 100ml Eau De Toilette
According to its description, this light spray 'dries quickly on the skin leaving a lingering aroma full of depth and zest that lasts all day long'.
Eau de Parfum Orange Blossom
Orange blossom opens with Brazilian tangerine, green mandarin and sweet orange moving to heart of appealing Moroccan orange blossom and a lingering hint of rosewood.
Saint Lucia Eau de Parfum
This fragrance encapsulates the vibrancy and joy of the Caribbean island, embracing its abundance of aromatic lemongrass and zesty pink grapefruit.
Miller Harris Peau Santal
This beautiful scent has frankincense with a kick of pink pepper helps to spice things up, as well as creamy sandalwood, cashmere woods and vanilla.
BOSS Bottled Infinite Eau de Parfum
BOSS Bottled Infinite is an energizing and sensual perfume that combines the freshness of citrus notes and the intensity of aromatic, woody notes.
Joop! Jump Eau de Toilette
JOOP! Jump is a fresh, aromatic-fougère aftershave fragrance for men with fragrant Rosemary, aromatic Caraway and zesty Grapefruit combine to create a fresh opening when first sprayed.