Much like how we have different tastes in men, our standards when shopping for the perfect bottle of perfume also vary—some like it strong, while others prefer it light. But whether you’re into sweet or citrusy, floral or fruity, and woody or musky, there’s one constant thing we all look for in both our choice of fragrance and relationship: that, my friend, is longevity.
Whatever it is you’re drawn to exactly, these 10 luxurious scents are guaranteed to never let you down. You can count on them to stay on all day, all night.
Paco Rabanne Olympea Aqua, P5150 for 80mL; P4100 for 50mL, Department Stores
This aquatic floral fragrance with salted vanilla, ambergris, and cashmere wood base notes will leave you feeling fresh off the shower all day. For a complementing scent for your boyfriend, you can also have him try Paco Rabanne’s Invictus Aqua!
Prada Candy L’Eau, P5800 for 80mL; P4800 for 50mL, Rustan's
The sweet caramel scent will remind you of your teenage dreams—young, playful, and pretty in pink.
Versace Eros Pour Femme, P6250 for 100mL, Rustan's
Channel the goddess of love and wear a sexy yet sophisticated feminine scent with hints of lemon, sandalwood, musk, and jasmine. It’s basically elegance in a bottle.
Chanel Coco Mademoiselle, Department Stores
If you want a mix of refined sensuality and freshness all throughout the day, then this classic Chanel spray packed with oriental citrus plus hints of vanilla and white musk will do just the trick. A few spritzes is all you need.
Christian Dior Hypnotic Poison, Department Stores
True to its name, the fragrance offers a hypnotizing and bewitching fusion of sensuous notes: bitter almond, cinnamon, vanilla, musk, and Caraway spice. A long-lasting scent that's sure to leave a bold yet captivating impression!
Jo Malone Nectarine Blossom and Honey, P7400, Greenbelt 5
A few spritzes of this floral fruity fragrance will go a long way, leaving a fresh powdery scent that will linger on even after a whole day of errands.
Dolce & Gabbana Light Blue, Department Stores
Its light and breezy summer scent is not to be underestimated. With fresh notes of cedar wood, white rose, bamboo, musk, and apple, this revitalizing fragrance also has a pretty impressive stay-on power.
L'Occitane Cerisier Rouge Eau Intense, P3150, Rustan’s
No other scent can best describe the coming of spring than cherry blossoms. Other than its long-lasting attribute, this fragrance also invokes soothing floral and fruity notes: cherry, raspberry, blackcurrant, lemon, orange, and wild lily of the valley.
Elie Saab L'Eau Couture, P5500, Zalora.com.ph
Capturing the scent of nature in an urban springtime setting, this delicate nutty fragrance gives a lingering freshness with strong almond and vanilla accords.
Estée Lauder Modern Muse, Department Stores
This jasmine-centric perfume with exotic notes of mandarin, lily, honeysuckle, musk, and amber will draw in any modern and confident muse who’s sure of herself and her style.
Main image by BJ Pascual, Preview February 2016