Fragrance has a lasting impact.
There are few things more compelling than a standout, nighttime fragrance. The right one is intimate yet impactful, intoxicating but not dizzying, long-lasting without being overpowering. It’s the ultimate accessory: It instantly elevates any outfit; it’s a great conversation starter; and it’ll make a lasting impression on whoever’s lucky enough to catch a whiff. Below, five display-worthy fragrances to consider adding to your pre-game routine.
This is the olfactory version of a little black dress. With notes of tobacco leaves, smoked leather, and amber, this fragrance manages to feel sensual without being too over the top. Consider spritzing it on before your next sultry date night.
This electrifying remix of the original Black Opium fragrance is ideal for a night out. Thanks to the blend of jasmine, coffee, and patchouli notes, the crisp lingers on your skin for hours, making it a perfect wing-woman.
As the name suggests, this fragrance is filled with an array of bold notes—tree moss, vanilla, and musk—that evoke the sensation of a night out. Swipe on a forest green smoky eye, throw on a pair of black slinky heels, and spray on this scent as the final accessory before leaving your home.
Vetiver and grapefruit blend with Turkish rose and mandarin orange to create a scent that clings to your clothes. The vetiver notes in the fragrance give the perfume an air of mystery: It contains fresh, smoky, and floral elements, so you’ll catch a whiff of subtly different notes throughout the night.
Whenever I’m looking for a pick-me-up before a big night, I always reach for Young Rose. It’s woody with a hint of fire, thanks to the key notes of Sichuan pepper and ambrette seeds. The scent is reminiscent of a spicy mezcal margarita—aka it’s the ultimate mood-lifter.
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