“Perfume is a personal magic. It is a first impression and a lasting recollection.”


What is one of those few possessions that attract you towards someone? Shoes? Outfit? Hair-do? Fragrance? The very first time you meet a person, even before paying attention to their other gestures; you tend to maintain your distance with them according to their aura, the fragnanace of their perfume.

Why is it so important to smell good always? Well, the most obvious reason is: so that no one runs away from you. Your scent often defines a part of you. People will constantly try to stick around since you give off an appealing odour.

Researches have found that the attraction of humans is the result of chemical messengers called pheromones. These chemicals activate everything from physical and sexual attraction to deep love, empathy and emotions and can be subconsciously detected through a variety of avenues including, right, the nose! So let us read through top 15 perfume brands to trust whenever you need to be rescued.

1. Calvin Klein

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Calvin Klein has various lines of perfumes and colognes that, for many, capture the spirit of the decades in which they were introduced, including Obsession, cK One and Euphoria. One specific perfume that is recommended is the ‘ETERNITY Eau de Parfum’. It has a romantic and seductive scent with balanced sweet and fruity notes. It is advocated for regular day wear and lasts an entire day. Other well-known perfumes of the brand are- “Beauty”, “Contradiction”, “Escape” and “cK One shock”.

2. Giorgia Armani

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Renowned for its symbol of perfection and harmony, Giorgio Armani creates perfume from a skilful blend of the most beautiful raw materials. Few of the recommended perfumes for women are- Acqua Di Gio, Acqua Di New and Acqua Di perfume Satinee; for men, Armani Diamonds, Armani Mania, Armani Attitude, Armani Code.

3. Chanel

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Coco Chanel is, has been and will remain the undisputed queen when it comes to perfumes and fragrances. Famous women including celebrities, models, tennis stars flock to Chanel stores for buying a bottle of their exquisite fragrance that will mark them apart from the rest. The most famous and recommended-by-all Chanel perfume is Chanel No. 5. It consists of floral notes with a dose of classic vintage appeal. More perfumes from the brand for women include- Chanel Coco Mademoiselle, No. 19, CHANCE. Perfumes for men include- Allure Homme Sport, Egoiste, Antaeus.

4. Burberry

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Burberry, one of the popular designer perfumes, was founded by Thomas Burberry. It delivers top quality colognes for both men and women. Burberry initially only designed perfumes for men, but later on introduced for women too. The topmost perfume is the Burberry perfume. It starts with top notes of bright bergamot, green apple and blackcurrant; middle notes of jasmine, cedarwood, sandalwood and moss and base notes of vanilla and musk. Famous other perfumes include Burberry London, Burberry Brit and Burberry Weekend.

5. Victoria’s Secret

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Victoria’s Secret, a world-renowned fashion and beauty brand, founded in 1977, knows the secret desire of the heart of every woman. Bringing the glamour and high fashion to our doorstep, the VS collection of perfumes takes its inspiration from all detectable things, from lace and silk to berries and flowers, to give you the perfect fragrance that speaks like no other to you. Few of the best and famous Victoria’s Secret perfumes include- Bombshell, Heavenly, Love Spell, So in Love and Endless Love.

6. Dior

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“The perfume of a woman tells me more of her than of her handwriting,” Christian Dior said. The fragrance line rolled out in 1947, Dior features a wide range of perfumes and colognes for men, women, teens and even babies, ranging from moderately priced to higher end offerings; His famous signature perfume being Miss Dior. It celebrates the beauty of a sensual Grasse Rose wrapped in fresh notes and woven with lively Rosewood; the modern and confident femininity of a sensual floral fragrance. More perfumes include- Dior J’adore, Dior Hypnotic Poison, Dior Poison Girl and Dior Sauvage.

7. Escada

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Elegance and glamour are the ESCADA hallmarks. ESCADA offers a unique way to celebrate femininity and represents the quintessence of feminine luxury. The ESCADA woman is naturally drawn to the limelight of sparkling occasions, whatever time of the day. Top women’s ESCADA perfumes include Desire Me, Chiffon Sorbet, Cherry in the Air and Kiss Island.

8. Estee Lauder

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Estee Lauder is a multinational skin care, makeup, fragrance and hair care product manufacturer and marketer based in Midtown Manhattan, New York City. The company owns a diverse brand portfolio, distributed internationally through digital trade and retail channels. Some Estee Lauder perfumes can be a little pricey, but they are worth it. Each provides you with a high – quality, hours-long scent. Few of the recommended perfumes include- “Beautiful”, “Pleasures”, “Modern Muse”, Sensuous and Estee.

9. Ralph Lauren

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When we saw Rachel (F.R.I.E.N.D.S) working for Ralph Lauren, we knew we wanted to own few of his goodies. His name became really famous after a number of episodes in the T.V series where he himself was a part of in one of the scenes. Sporting the fragrance from Ralph Laure is every woman’s desire. Few of the best-known perfumes for women include- Romance, Chaps Woman, Glamorous and Lauren Style, while for men- Polo Red Intense, Polo Black, Polo Blue and Polo Green.

10. Azzaro

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Azzaro composes its fragrances in collaboration with the most talented creators in a permanent quest for new emotions. Ever loyal to the mastery of a perfumer, the brand enhances the main olfactory families by overseeing the quality of the trails, their persistence and their fine raw ingredients. The results: Unique, irresistible fragrances. Well-known scents for women are- Azzaro 9, Azzaro Coutur, Blue Charm, Oh La La; for men- Acteur, Boarding, Cockpit, Silver Black.

11. Gucci

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The founder of Gucci brand was Guccio Gucci. The voyage of the brand began in 1921 with a range of fragrances for men and women alike. Gucci is well known for its luxurious fashion line and quality products, designed with perfection of Italian craftsmanship. Their products are considered to be classic. They have perfumes that range from sultry and sensual to sugar and sweet. Recommended perfumes for women include- Flora, Premiere, Guilt; for men- Guilty Intense, Gucci Sport, Gucci Guilty, Envy for Men.

12. Davidoff

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The legacy of Davidoff’s unique sense of quality art de vivre is reflected in each Davidoff fragrance. The brand has become one of the most iconic fragrance brands ever since the first fragrance was launched in 1984, including one of the most successful fragrances ever. Few of the top perfumes of the brand are- “Davidoff Adventure for men”, “Davidoff the Game” and “Davidoff Cool Water”.

13. Versace

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Versace has taken the aromas on a whole new level. The brand itself spells vanity, pride and style. In 1981, the first female Versace fragrance, “Gianni Versace,” was introduced. Fragrances under Versace for men and women are offered under the Versace, Versus, Jeans and Jeans Couture. In addition, Versace perfumes were made in collaboration with many other perfumes. Few of the top perfumes under this brand are- “Versace Bright Crystal”, “Versace Eros Pour Femme” and “Versace Vanitas Perfume”.

14. Miu Miu

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Miu Miu is a brand of high – fashion Italian women’s clothing and accessories and a fully – owned Prada subsidiary. It is headed and headquartered in Milan, Italy, by Miuccia Prada. It has various boutiques all around the globe such as in China, Texas, New Jersey, Australia etc. Miu Miu appointed the (then only fourteen year-old) actress Hailee Steinfeld to be the new younger face of the brand in May 2011. Some of the popular Miu Miu Perfumes are- “Miu Miu”, “Fleur D’Argent” and “Miu Miu Twist”.

15. Titan

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Titan Company Limited is a consumer goods business in India. Tata Group and Tamil Nadu Industrial Development Corporation have a joint venture. Although it has various products such as watches, jewellery, it entered the segment of fragrances in 2013 with the brand Skinn. They launched six variants of perfume in the Indian perfume market and collaborated with world-renowned perfumers including Alberto Morillas and Olivier Pescheux. Some of the recommended perfumes in the brand are- Skinn by: “Titan Forest Rogue” and “Titan Country Road” for men; for women, Skinn by: “Titan Oriental” and “Titan Mystical Valley”.

Fragrances not only make you love yourself more, but attract others too. It gives you a sense of confidence, freshness and positivity all around. So go and grab your favorite perfumes before someone else does.

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