20 Best Perfumes For Women

Intro: Imagine entering a kitty party, exchanging greetings and hugs, and suddenly, you catch a whiff of a delightful fragrance. You cannot help but wonder about the charming scent that your friend is wearing. That is when you, too, start contemplating the best perfumes for women, seeking a signature scent for yourself.  

To find the perfect match that suits you and your style, we have compiled a list of the best perfumes for women that will leave a lasting impression on those around you.

4 factors to consider when buying perfumes for women

  1. Consider notes: Each individual has their own unique preference & taste. While some may prefer light, fresh and floral notes, others may opt for more intense, woody and deeper notes. Make sure you test the perfume and give it some time before the notes begin to settle. This way, you will be making an informed decision.
  2. Strength of the fragrance: While some women may prefer a more potent and long-lasting perfume, like Eau De Parfum (EDP), others may opt for light scents like Eau De Toilette(EDT), which has a lighter concentration of fragrance oils as compared to EDP. So, paying attention to the individual’s taste and preference should always be kept in mind.  
  3. Occasion: Matching the perfume to the occasion ensures that the fragrance complements the atmosphere. For formal events, women may prefer subtle or long-lasting fragrance while evenings may call for an intense scent.
  4. Season: Consider seasonal variations- lighter, floral scents are often preferred in warm months, while richer and spicier fragrances may be more ideal for cooler seasons. 

To conclude, the choice of scents depends on women’s personal choices influenced by their style, mood, and the season.

Once you have figured out how to pick the best ladies perfume, the next step is to simply buy and gift her! So, to save your time and effort on research, we have broken down the best scents for women by notes below.

5 best Floral Perfumes 

Floral scents are the most popular among women. These perfumes feel like a walk through a beautiful garden, capturing the sweet and delicate smells of blooming flowers. So, if you want to smell heavenly with scents that are the perfect balance- not too strong, nor too light, here’s what we recommend:

Florse by Scents N Stories 

If you like to wrap yourself in a bouquet and feel feminine and young, look no further than Florse. Inspired by the allure of floral motifs, this perfume is a classic scent for women who are looking for a budget-friendly perfume. This scent carries the title of being the best floral fragrance in Pakistan.

Top notes: Citruses, Mandarin Orange, Peony 

Middle Notes: Rose, Osmanthus 

Base notes: Patchouli, Sandalwood, Pink Pepper 

Price: Rs. 1750 50ml

Google Rating: 4.9/5

Why we give it a thumbs up: 

  • Versatile- can be worn daily & for special occasions too
  • Suitable for all seasons 
  • Budget-friendly impression of Gucci Flora 
  • Fresh & charming scent 

Why we give it a thumbs down:  

  • Moderate lasting & low sillage

Floral Eau De Toilette by Jimmy Choo 

A timeless classic and branded perfume for women Jimmy Choo Floral radiates a positive aura with its floral, fruity, and musky notes. The scent appeals to a wide audience as it captures the essence of spring for those who appreciate sophisticated floral aromas.

Top notes: Nectarine, Bergamot, Tangerine
Middle notes: Magnolia, Apricot Blossom, Sweet Pea
Base notes: Musk, Ambroxan, and Woody notes 

Price: RS. 17300 90ml 

Google rating: 3.9/5

Why we give it a thumbs up: 

  • Refreshing feminine fragrance
  • Lingers throughout the day
  • Ideal for daily use

Why we give it a thumbs down: 

  • Might be too sweet & floral for some

N°5 Eau De Parfum by Chanel  

Chanel N°5 Eau De Parfum was the world’s first abstract fragrance. The innovative use of aldehydes is what makes this perfume stand out from the crowd. Chanel N°5 uses a combination of Jasmine, Rose, and Lily of the Valley to wrap you in a bouquet of blooming floral notes. With enticing scents and unusual florals, this fragrance is considered a first-of-its-kind due to its innovative composition. If you want to smell heavenly and timeless, this masterpiece is a must-try.

Top notes: Aldehydes, Bergamot, Lemon, Neroli, Ylang-ylang

Middle notes: Jasmine, Rose, Lily of the Valley, Iris

Base notes: Vetiver, Vanilla, Sandalwood, Patchouli, Amber

Price: RS. 52900 100ml 

Google rating: 3.6/5

Why we give it a thumbs up:

  • Irresistible, exotic, and feminine feel
  • Ideal to wear on all occasions
  • Long-lasting scent

Why we give it a thumbs down:

  • Pricey

Heavenly Vibes by Scents N Stories 

Picture yourself lying in a garden full of flowers and plants. Feels beautiful, right? Heavenly Vibes represents women lying in that garden - colorful and diverse. The top and heart notes of tuberose & jasmine combine with Rangoon Creeper to create a rich floral fragrance. As soon as you sniff the perfume, you feel as if you have been transported into another realm.

Top notes: Tuberose

Middle note: Jasmine

Base note: Rangoon Creeper  

Price: Rs. 1650 50 ml 

Google rating: 5/5 

Why we give it a thumbs up:

  • Iconic scent for formal or casual occasions 
  • A balanced white floral scent 
  • Mesmerizing scent for young girls 
  • Affordable dupe of Gucci Bloom 

Why we give it a thumbs down: 

  • Might be too floral for some 

Janan Pour Femme by J. 

Enchanted with blooming florals and charming musk, Janan by J. is an ideal floral fragrance for women. The top shimmers with a fruity vibe of Mandarin and Orange followed by floral notes of Rose, Jasmine, and Ylang-Ylang. The final notes make their presence feel with warm patchouli and musk. Janan is such a beautiful and distinct scent that when you wear it, you are likely to receive tons of compliments.

Top Notes: Bergamot, Mandarin, Orange, Marine, Wintergreen

Heart Notes: Pepper, Rose, Jasmine, Ylang-Ylang, Blackcurrant

Base Notes: Rose Abs, Jasmine Abs, Patchouli, Oak Moss, Sandalwood, Musk, Orcanox

Price: RS. 6500 100ml
Google rating: 4.7/5

Why we give this a thumbs up:

  • Ideal for daily wear 
  • Floral and fruity scent 
  • Perfect for gift 
  • Beautiful packaging 

Why we give it a thumbs down:

  • Too sweet for some

5 best Fruity Perfumes for Women 

If floral scents are not your go-to, why not step into the world of fruity perfumes? Fruity fragrances are like a burst of juicy goodness, balancing sweetness with a playful twist without being too floral. Sounds like your signature scent? Well, here are our top fruity picks: 

Merry Me by Scents N Stories 

Merry Me is a classic fruity scent that compliments well with the floral notes to create a warm sensation. While the top notes feature fruitiness, the middle notes showcase a romantic floral bouquet. A fun and flirty fragrance for women that exudes a positive vibrant and refreshing energy with a long-lasting fragrance.

Top notes: Passionfruit, Tart pineapple, Grapefruit, Tangerine, Sweet red strawberry 

Middle notes: Pink peony, Vanilla Orchid, Jasmine, Lily-of-the-valley, Red Berries 

Base notes: Oakmoss, Musk, Woody Notes 

Price: Rs. 1690 50ml 

Google rating: 4.8/5

Why we give this a thumbs up:

  • Number 1 Women’s Best-seller 
  • Carries a hint of romance and elegance 
  • Ideal to wear on all occasions 
  • Budget-friendly 

Why we give this a thumbs down:

  • Some may find it too sweet or fruity

English Pear & Freesia by Jo Malone 

English Pear and Freesia is a fragrance known for its refreshing, fruity, and vibrant composition. The scent combines the crisp, juicy aroma of pears with the floral essence of freesia. It is loved by women who prefer light, elegant, and chypre scent.

Top notes: Pear, Melon
Middle notes: Freesia, Rose

Base notes: Musk, Patchouli, Amber 

Price: Rs. 60114 100ml
Google rating: 3.8/5

Why we give this a thumbs up:

  • A fruity-floral scent
  • Classic scent ideal for gifting 
  • Best timeless fruity scent 
  • Great for daily-wear 

Why we give this a thumbs down: 

  • Expensive

Nectar and Passionfruit by Marks & Spencer (Eau De Toilette)

Fruity & lively? Look no further than Nectar & Passionfruit by Marks & Spencer. This perfume explodes with a juicy burst of Sweet passion fruit and Mandarin followed by the middle notes of a beautiful- blooming rose. The ending notes of amber add depth and strength to the perfume. 

The packaging of this perfume is classy with a jade green colored bottle that adds style and sophistication. 

Top notes: Mandarin Orange, Lemon, Red berries

Middle notes: Sweet passion fruit, Rose, Green notes, violet, Jasmine 

Base notes: Amber, Patchouli 

Price: Rs. 7000
Google rating: 4/5

Why we give this a thumbs up: 

  • Long-lasting
  • Affordable as compared to other high-end perfumes 

Why we give this a thumbs down:

  • Overwhelming for some

Bright Crystal by Versace  

A name that needs no introduction when it comes to the list of best-branded perfumes for women. Bright Crystal by Versace is an addictive fruity-floral scent with a splash of pomegranate, yuzu, and iced accord that feels lively and refreshing. This perfume is irresistible for those who love fruity scents.

Top notes: Pomegranate, Yuzu, Iced accord

Heart notes: Peony, Magnolia, Lotus flower

Base notes: Musk, Mahogany, Amber 

Price: Rs. 19800 90ml 

Google rating: 3.7/5

Why we give this a thumbs up:

  • Long-lasting fragrance
  • A fresh and uplifting scent
  • Ideal for all-season 

Why we give this a thumbs down: 

  • Pricey

Living Floral by Scents N Stories 

Living Floral is a floral fruity fragrance for women known for its glamor. The opening of the perfume is marked by colorful fruits such as Pear, Melon, and Peach. The scent transitions into beautiful florals such as Jasmine and Rose which adds a floral freshness to it. The ending is marked with woody and earthy notes that add depth to the perfume. 

Known for its mellow fruity edge, Living Floral is a versatile perfume that can be worn in any season. 

Top notes: Pear, Melon, Magnolia, Bergamot, Peach, Mandarin Orange

Middle notes: Jasmine, Lily-of-the-valley, Freesia, Rose, Tuberose

Base notes: Musk, Blackberry, Cedar, Vanilla 

Price: RS. 1380 50ml
Google rating: 4.8/5

Why we give this a thumbs up: 

  • Most awarded women’s fragrance 
  • Good longevity and projection 
  • Ideal for formal and casual occasions 
  • Budget-friendly 

Why we give this a thumbs down:

  • Might be slightly sharp for some

Best 5 warm & spicy scents for women

Imagine fragrances that wrap you in warmth, with a hint of exciting spices in the mix. These warm and spicy scents are like that, making you feel comfy yet zesty!
Here is our recommendation for the top 5 warm and spicy scents for women: 

Velvet Smooth by Scents N Stories 

Velvet Smooth is an aromatic fragrance for women that is spicy, woody, and feminine. The opening of the perfume is addictive and musky while the middle notes have a spicy and floral mix. The climax is indicated by the woody smell of musk and sandalwood. Velvet Smooth is an exotic and musky fragrance that is as impressive as you are.

Top notes: Floral notes, Fresh notes

Middle notes: Floral notes, spicy notes

Base notes: Musk, Rose 

Price: RS. 1690 50ml
Google rating: 5/5

Why we give this a thumbs up:

  • Versatile for all seasons 
  • Good longevity and strong sillage 
  • Can be used as a unisex perfume
  • Budget-friendly

Why we give this a thumbs down:

  • Could be strong for some

Black Opium by Yves Saint Laurent 

Do you love the smell of coffee and want to smell like it too? Black Opium by Yves Saint Laurent is that one perfume you must try. It has notes of black coffee, vanilla, and white flowers that create a warm and sensual aroma. For women who appreciate bold and seductive fragrances, Black Opium is your go-to choice.

Top notes: Pear, Pink Pepper, Orange Blossom 

Middle notes: Coffee, Jasmine, Bitter Almond, Licorice

Base notes: Vanilla, Patchouli, Cashmere Wood, Cedar 

Price: RS. 31500 90ml
Google rating: 3.9/5

Why we give this a thumbs up:

  • Ideal for formal or special occasions
  • Distinctive and sensual scent 

Why we give this a thumbs down:

  • Might be too overwhelming for some

Sexy Amber by Michael Kors 

Sexy Amber by Michael Kors carries a dynamic scent with woody and spicy aromas for women. The scent of this perfume is warm and woody which appeals to those who enjoy both spicy and gourmand aromas. Sexy Amber will leave you smelling heavenly, all night long.

Top notes: Amber

Middle notes: Jasmine

Base notes: Sandalwood 

Price: RS. 19200 100ml
Google rating: 3.8/5

Why we give this a thumbs up:

  • Warm, woody, and feminine 
  • Long-lasting scent 
  • Ideal for a night out 

Why we give this a thumbs down: 

  • Can be overwhelming 
  • Not suitable for summers

Coco Eau De Parfum by Chanel 

Coco Eau De Parfum is an Amber spicy fragrance for women who like rich and sophisticated scents. The top notes include vibrant citrus and peach while the heart notes unveil a bouquet of rose, mimosa, and orange blossom. The base notes provide warmth through patchouli and sandalwood. This fragrance is ideal for women who enjoy a blend of floral and oriental notes, and a touch of warmth in their perfume.

Top notes: Bulgarian Rose, Coriander, Peach, Jasmine and Mandarin Orange

Middle notes: Cloves, Rose, Orange Blossom, Mimosa and Clover

Base notes: Amber, Sandalwood, Tonka Bean, Opoponax, Civet, Vanilla and Labdanum

Price: RS. 56000 100ml
Google rating: 4.2/5

Why we give this a thumbs up:

  • Suitable for daytime and evening wear 
  • Spicy, ambery and vanilla 

Why we give this a thumbs down:

  • Might be intense for some 
  • Expensive

Inferno by Scents N Stories 

Last but not least, if you have a nose for strong, spicy fragrances then Inferno is a must-try. An exotic, amber woody fragrance for women who prefer bold and powerful scents.

Top notes: Rosewood, Cardamom, Chinese pepper

Middle notes: Oud, Sandalwood, Vetiver

Base notes: Tonka bean, Vanilla, Amber 

Price: RS. 1200 50ml
Google rating: 4.8/5

Why we give this a thumbs up:

  • Super affordable 
  • Long-lasting
  • Attractive, addictive, strong scent 
  • Can be used as a unisex perfume 

Why we give this a thumbs down: 

  • Not suitable for the summer & spring season

5 best-selling fresh (green) perfumes 

If you enjoy the fragrance of freshly mown grass, then green or fresh perfumes should be your preferred choice. Green or fresh fragrances are nature-inspired scents that many people resonate with. Here are our top picks for the 5 best green perfumes. 

In My Dreams by Scents N Stories 

In My Dreams perfume is a gentle and unique fragrance that reminds you of high-mountain water streams after wearing it. A light, refreshing fragrance for women that makes them feel uplifted. The presence of green tea and galbanum adds a fresh and herbal aroma to the perfume.

Top notes: Bergamot, Mandarin Orange

Middle notes: Black currant, Green tea 

Base notes: Musk, Sandalwood, Galbanum, Petitgrain 

Price: RS. 1590 50ml 

Google rating: 4.9/5

Why we give this a thumbs up:

  • Best-selling green perfume
  • Affordable 
  • Suitable for daily wear or work 
  • Feels rich and fresh 
  • Unisex perfume 

Why we give this a thumbs down: 

  • Not very long-lasting

Eternity Moment Eau De Parfum by Calvin Klien 

Eternity Moment by Calvin Klien is one of the best ladies perfumes in Pakistan. It is prominent with green notes that evoke a sense of nature and freshness. The notes include citruses, green notes, freesia, and amber that remind you of a lush green and vibrant garden.

Top notes: Green Notes, Freesia, Sage, Citruses and Mandarin Orange
Middle notes: Carnation, Lily, Lily-of-the-Valley, Narcissus, Marigold, Violet, Rose, Jasmine

Base notes: Musk, Heliotrope, Sandalwood, Amber and Patchouli

Price: RS. 12500 100ml
Google rating: 4.2/5

Why we give this a thumbs up:

  • Fresh & clean fragrance 
  • Suitable for summer & spring season 

Why we give this a thumbs down: 

  • Not very long-lasting

Light Blue by Dolce & Gabbana 

Another popular and one of the best-branded perfumes for women is Light Blue by Dolce & Gabbana. This fruity green fragrance has fresh notes of lime and cedar which makes it ideal to wear in summer. 

Top notes: Sicilian Lemon, Apple, Cedar, Bellflower
Middle notes: Bamboo, Jasmine, White Rose
Base notes: Cedar, Musk and Amber

Price: RS. 21000 100ml
Google rating: 3.8/5

Why we give this a thumbs up:

  • Refreshing and soothing scent 
  • Versatile for all occasions 

Why we give this a thumbs down:

  • Expensive

Gardenia by Elizabeth Taylor 

Want to make an entrance that is subtle and not too overpowering? Gardenia by Elizabeth Taylor is an excellent scent for women. The delicate notes, especially the prominent gardenia make this perfume a graceful scent that leaves a lasting impression.

Top notes: Green Leaves, Lily-of-the-Valley
Middle notes: Gardenia, Peony and Orchid
Base notes: Musk, Carnation

Price: RS. 11948 100ml
Google rating: 3.9/5

Why we give this a thumbs up:

  • Smells fresh and floral 
  • Exquisite packaging 
  • Soft, green notes 

Why we give this a thumbs down: 

  • Too dense for some

Silver Mountain Water by Creed 

Silver Mountain Water is a fresh, aquatic fragrance for both men and women that reminds you of the clear, glistening streams in the high mountains. Its fresh and airy notes make it particularly well-suited for daytime events as well as evening wear. This fragrance complements a variety of settings, adding a touch of sophistication and style to your presence.

Top notes: Bergamot and Mandarin Orange

Middle notes: Green Tea, Black Currant 

Base notes: Musk, Petitgrain, Sandalwood, Galbanum 

Price: RS. 82500 100ml
Google rating: 4.2/5

Why we give this a thumbs up:

  • Versatile 
  • Can be used as a unisex perfume 
  • Burst of green, aquatic freshness 

Why we give this a thumbs down: 

  • Poor longevity 
  • Expensive

Conclusion:

In this guide, we have outlined the best perfumes for women based on their fragrance notes and brand excellence. We believe these scents not only captivate us with their aromatic timeless allure but also the fact that they can maintain their esteemed names amid a sea of newcomers.

FAQs:

Which is the best female perfume? 

Chanel No.5, Bright Crystal, and Merry Me are some of the best-selling perfumes for women. 

 

Which Pakistani brand is best for women’s perfume?

J., Khaadi, and Scents N Stories are the top choices for the best women’s perfume in Pakistan. 

 

Which perfumes do women generally prefer?

Women generally like floral and fruity perfumes such as Bright Crystal by Versace and Heavenly Vibes by Scents N Stories.


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