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#WishListWed: 7 Classic Perfumes for any Occasion

Posted: Jan 15 2020


1. Daisy Eau So Fresh by Marc Jacobs

With a base of musk, cedarwood and plum, this fragrance is sweetened up with raspberry, grapefruit and pear top notes.  A floral mid base of violets, wild rose and apple blossom round out the aroma of the ultra feminine scent.  The combination of the woodsy and sweet scents mean this perfume can range from playful to sophisticated, depending on the woman wearing it.
Fragrance Notes: Natural Raspberry, Grapefruit, Pear and Violet
Classification: Flowery/Fruity
Scent Strength: Subtle

2.  Calvin Klein Euphoria for Women

The combination of rose hip, Japanese lotus, green leaves, lotus, black orchid, red woods, black violet and amber notes make this women’s fragrance luscious and exotic.  The deep, heavier scent is suitable for women who want to smell sensual, but with a hint of floral notes.  The potency of this fragrance allows you to apply a minimal amount and achieve a long lasting, dense application.
Fragrance Notes: Pomegranate, Persimmon, Green Notes, Black Orchid, Lotus Blossom, Mahogany Wood, Black Violet
Classification: Oriental/Spicy
Scent Strength: Moderate

3. Calvin Klein Obsession Eau de Parfum for Women

Classified as an oriental fragrance with floral notes, Calvin Klein’s Obsession for Women is a muskier scent that incorporates amber, vanilla, veviter, incense, musk and civet as base notes.  What sets this perfume apart from the male counterpart are sweet and floral top notes like mandarin orange, vanilla, peach, lemon, bergamot, and basil.  Spicy mid notes add depth to this perfume, which was created by Jean Guichard.
Fragrance Notes: Citrus, Vanilla, Notes of Sandalwood, Spices and Musk
Classification: Oriental/Spicy
Scent Strength: Moderate

4. Oscar De Le Renta


This classic perfume has been one of the best perfumes for women for years.  Appropriate for day and night, the base notes are both sweet and musky with lavendar, carnation, sandalwood, vetiver, opoponax, patchouli and amber.
The base of this lovely fragrance is completely floral with ylang ylang, jasmine, tuberose, rose, rosemary, cyclamen, lavendar, and orchid.  Completing this complex aroma are top notes of orange blossom, basil, coriander, peach, galbanum and gardenia.  Extremely popular for almost 40 years, this perfume transcends generations and smells wonderful on all women.
Fragrance Notes: Basil, Jasmine, Lavender and Sandalwood
Classification: Flowery
Scent Strength: Moderate

5. Christian Dior Poison Perfume for Women


Poison is a classic scent that embodies darkness and elegance.  Worn by mature women for years, the aroma contains wildberries, tuberose, coriander and orange honey as its top notes.  The perfect combination of savory and sweet, this women’s perfume is spicy, floral and rich.  It’s no wonder why many women have chosen it as their signature scent for years
Fragrance Notes: Amber, Honey, Berries and Spice
Classification: Oriental/Spicy
Scent Strength: Intense

6. Yves Saint Laurent Opium for Women

Released in 1977, Opium perhaps takes its notes from the trends of that decade.  Bergamot, West Indian bay, orange, jasmine, pepper, cloves, coriander and plum make up the top notes of this warm and spicy perfume.
The base is created with such notes as myrrh, cedar, incense, amber, tolu balsam, sandalwood, labdanum, opoponax, vetiver, vanilla, coconut, castoreum, musk and benzoin.  Bringing the powdery and smoky scents together are the mid notes containing patchouli, cinnamon, orris root, peach, carnation, lily of the valley and rose to enhance the femininity with florals.
Fragrance Notes: Tangerine, Plum, Cloves, Coriander, Carnation, Rose, Sandalwood
Classification: Oriental/Spicy
Scent Strength: Intense

7.  Guerlain Shalimar Eau De Parfum for Women

The oldest perfume on this list of best perfumes for women, Shalimar dates back to 1925 when Jacques Guerlain created it as a tribute to the love story associated with the Taj Mahal.  One of the best selling perfumes of all time, it combines citrus and balsamic aromas with notes of lemon, bergamot, opoponax, Tonka bean, may rose, jasmine, grey amber, iris, vanilla and Peru balsam.  Truly an intoxicating concoction, it embodies the traditional spirit of a woman.
Fragrance Notes: Bergamot, Powder, Iris, Vanilla, Amber
Classification: Oriental/Spicy
Scent Strength: Moderate

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