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What are the best vanilla fragrances?

What are the best vanilla fragrances?
Hannah Pourhady
Writer and expert1 month ago
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When it comes to signature fragrances, the humble, sweet vanilla scent is a timeless classic that can’t be overlooked. Whetherit’s a gourmet dessert or the top note in a niche perfume, this rich, warm and familiar favourite can adda comforting yet luxurious touch to your collection. We’ve narrowed down the best perfumes for the perfect spritz to finish off your look withsubtle sophistication.  


The best vanilla fragrances


Floral Street Wild Vanilla Orchid Eau de Parfum

Step into your flower-power era and discover Floral Street - a sustainable, niche fragrance brand powered by flowers and inspired by London. Contemporary yet timeless, the Wild Vanilla Orchid Eau de Parfum blends notes of warm, creamy vanilla beans with delicate jasmine sambac blossoms and red orchid to create the perfect balance of cosy and fresh accords.


Sol del Janeiro Brazilian Crush Cheirosa 62 Perfume Mist

If you’re a beauty fan, there’s no way you’ve missed this one! Fragranced with the scent of the iconic Bum Bum Cream that kickstarted the brand’s rapid rise to fame, one spritz of the Cheirosa 62 Mist transports you to warmer climates of the Brazilian coast. The warming notes of pistachio and almond mix together with jasmine petals and salted caramel to create the sweet vanilla-scented perfume that’s been dubbed ‘a holiday in a bottle’.


YSL Libre Eau de Parfum

Taking classic vanilla to new, elegant levels, the YSL Libre Eau de Parfum offers a creamy base of Madagascan vanilla to wrap you in a delicate veil of sophistication while vibrant top notes of tangerine and neroli work to freshen the senses. Arriving in a golden-toned bottle featuring a deep ‘V’ cut-out, it’s the perfect contemporary classic to add to your fragrance collection.


Eilish by Billie Eilish Eau de Parfum

Billie Eilish’s debut into the fragrance world is a classic one. With opening notes of sweet, sugared petals and red berries, her namesake Eau de Parfum is wrapped in a heart of cocoa and vanilla. A creamy veil of musk and wood finished with the scent of tonka bean creates a warm, rich aroma, while the statement bottle makes a glamourous addition to your dressing table, veiled in an amber-bronze hue.


Marc Jacobs Honey Eau de Parfum

Add a little spritz of warmth and energy with the Marc Jacobs Honey Eau de Parfum. With a mix of bright florals and earthy wood aromas, the fragrance opens with notes of juicy pear and mandarin before delving into a heart of apricot and honeysuckle. Comforting and sensual, the final notes of honey, golden vanilla and smooth woody accords settle on the skin for an indulgent signature scent.


Tom Ford Tobacco Vanille Eau de Parfum

Enjoy a luxurious spritz of sweet, warm opulence with Tom Ford’s Tobacco Vanille Eau de Parfum. The fragrance adds a silky twist to the classic vanilla notes, with the tobacco flower creating a sensual smoky aura that channels the private, dusky glow of an English gentleman’s club. Perfect for both men and women, indulge yourself with a well-deserved treat or gift it to make your special someone smile.


Burberry Goddess Eau de Parfum for Women

With an elegantly designed bottle, Goddess Eau de Parfum is the first refillable perfume by the quintessentially British brand. Become a sweet-smelling goddess with the unique gourmand fragrance from Burberry; a trio of vanillas blend to create a potent scent that opens with woody notes before diving into a heart of rich vanilla caviar. At its base, the fragrance is finished with absolute vanilla, enriched with luminous lavender.


GUERLAIN Aqua Allegoria Forte Bosca Vanilla Eau de Parfum

Inspired by the wonders of the world, Guerlain’s Aqua Allegoria collection features exceptional ingredients that envelops you with a sense of adventure and exploration. Discover a luxurious blanket of warming vanilla notes as they blend with driftwood accords to create a perfect signature scent that feels simultaneously uplifting and comforting.


Juliette Has a Gun Vanilla Vibes Eau de Parfum

Capture the essence of a European summer escape, with Vanilla Vibes. A sensual scent with potent notes of sandalwood, tonka bean and vanilla musk that creates the perfect atmosphere of the coastal regions of France. Housed in a bottle that represents a sunset landscape, the fragrance is an elegant and picturesque addition to your dressing table.

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Hannah Pourhady
Writer and expert
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Coming from a large family of mainly women has made me passionate about all things beauty; from routines passed down from my grandmother, to trying the latest products and trends. Starting over 7 years ago when I was an MUA at MAC Cosmetics, my love for makeup has now evolved into making sure my skincare creates the perfect canvas for any look. I love anything that can make my skin feel fresh & bright while accentuating my features – Bobbi Brown's Face Base is my favourite at the moment! My makeup sits so beautifully on top and make my skin feel so fresh and hydrated!