Sweet & Sultry Fragrances That Guarantee A Second Date


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Congrats, boo. You’ve officially survived the are-we-gonna-make-it pass-the-texting-stage and have scored a date. And if you’re anything like us, finding your perfect perfume is just as important as the outfit. If you’re having trouble finding “the one,” we’ve got some alluring juices that’ll bring them closer and closer until they can’t turn away. Whether you choose the sweet, fresh, or spicy route, know that you’ll smell SO delicious… Good enough to eat, in fact.

1. KAYALI Lovefest Burning Cherry | 48, $118


Notes: Burning cherry, raspberry, praline, palo santo, guaiac wood, and patchouli.

Why we love it: Welcome our latest KAYALI cutie – she’s a wild-hearted, flirty babe who dances to the beat of her own drum. The sweetness of burning cherries, raspberries, and praline calls out to strangers on the street, while the seductive woody notes of palo santo, guaiac wood, and patchouli leave them wanting more. Translation: she’s a real head turner.

2. Billie Eilish Eilish Eau de Parfum, $68

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Notes: Sugared petals, mandarin, warm berries, creamy vanilla, soft spices, cocoa, sleek woods, warm musks, and tonka beans.

Why we love it: Billie poured every sensual fragrance note possible into this seductive gold bottle. The sweetness of sugared petals and warm berries develops into a cozy vanilla heaven before a light dusting of musk and tonka beans take over. It’s simply love at first sight… Or should we say, scent?

3. BYREDO Vanille Antique Eau De Parfum, $245

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Notes: Plum, musk, white wood, labdanum, amber, and vanilla.

Why we love it: This fragrance is as luxe as the name implies. Centered around the smoky scent of vanilla beans, it gradually dries to slow notes of plum, musk, and white wood that will make you feel irresistible. Labdanum and amber will leave a sensual sillage leaving anyone close by completely enticed.

4. ZARA Bohemian Oud, $30

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Notes: Black pepper, leather, vanilla, cacao, incense, immortelle, and oud.

Why we love it: Any scent with oud is classified luxe, but ZARA’s blend of black pepper, leather, vanilla, and cacao spices it up. The woody and gourmand scent profiles mix to create an undeniably sensual fragrance that will send your partner’s senses into overdrive.

5. Maison Francis Kurkdjian Gentle Fluidity Gold Eau de Parfum, $235

4-MAISON-FRANCIS-KURKDJIAN-Gentle-Fluidity-GoldSource: Maison Francis Kurkdjian

Notes: Vanilla, amber, musk, Juniper berries, nutmeg, and coriander.

Why we love it: Designed to partner alongside the iconic Gentle Fluidity Silver, $171, this EDP is a delicate reminder that perfumery exists beyond traditional gender norms. With fresh and woody notes that swirl around, it’s a sweet delicacy that deserves every compliment it’s bound to receive.

6. D.S. & DURGA Burning Barbershop, $190

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Notes: Spearmint, lime, hemlock spruce, lavender, absolute, Turkish rose, burnt oil, vanilla, and hay.  

Why we love it: We firmly believe that perfume has the power to teleport you to a place you’ve never been before. Today’s stop? A cozy barbershop. We know that sounds kinda far fetched but hear us out… This intoxicating juice blends fresh, citrusy notes with Turkish rose, vanilla, and hay. The result is an unexpected seductive fragrance no one will be able to resist.

Speaking of intoxication, these captivating perfumes will have you saying “oud la laaa”.

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