A fragrance collection wouldn't be complete without a classic rose perfume. This timeless scent has completely bloomed into so many modern interpretations that are far from heady perfumes that you smelled from your grandma. Know more about rose fragrances below!
What Are Rose Fragrances?
For perfumers, roses are the cornerstone of perfumery. It’s present in at least 75% of women fragrances and 10% of men's. With the right blend, this versatile note can transform into something that is dainty, feminine, comforting, or even seductive to complement your liking. What's more, they often come in the prettiest glass bottle that adds beauty to any vanity table!
Best Rose Perfumes for Women
While some still hold reservations about rose scents, we have a curated list of elegant picks that'll convince you to give it a try. Who knows, you might find your signature scent here! Keep on reading to find your best match.
1. Tom Ford Rose Prick
Rose Prick can make anyone experience love at first spritz. It whiffs a bouquet of floral notes from rose de mai, Turkish and Bulgarian roses that transports your senses to Tom Ford’s private garden. The sharp floral soon level to a warm and spicy base of patchouli and tolu balsam. If that is not enough to convince you, this fragrance also comes in a sleek, blush bottle that makes a great addition to any fragrance wardrobe.
Rose Prick Eau de Parfum, P17,000, TOM FORD, Rustan's
2. Chloé L'Eau
If there is one fragrance that can convert anyone to a rose-scent devotee, it has to be the L'Eau. This chic pink bottle from Chloé houses notes of rose and magnolia that create a fresh floral scent that smells so feminine. It’s the best perfume to wear for days where you want to channel the radiant, free-spirited woman in you.
L'Eau Eau de Toilette, P5098 (50ml), CHLOE, Rustan's
3. Miss Dior Blooming Bouquet
This renewed take on a classic fragrance captures the ethereal beauty of femininity in fragrance form. Flirty yet irresistibly charming, this pink concoction is a perfect blend of floral notes from delicate peony and rose, the radiance of Calabrian bergamot together with the lacework of white musk.
Miss Dior Blooming Bouquet Eau De Toilette, price unavailable, DIOR, SM Aura
4. Bvlgari Rose Goldea Blossom Delight
A fresh blend of rose and musk makes this fragrance the perfect balance of elegance and radiance. With notes from infused rose petals, rosebuds, and lily of valley, this modern floral creates a new chapter from its predecessor that captures the scent of a blooming rose without being overwhelming. Spray it on your pulse points to be left with a bright and comforting scent.
Rose Goldea Blossom Delight Eau De Parfum, P6100 (50ml), BVLGARI, Rustan's
5. Jo Malone London Red Roses
Anyone who considers their signature scent as a hybrid of citrus and floral would simply adore this fragrance from Jo Malone London. The vibrant note of lemon creates a zesty, bright entrance while all the flowery goodness of red rose accord gently unfolds on the skin that reveals a rich, velvety floral scent that reminds us of freshly cut roses. Wear it alone or layer it with the Grapefruit cologne for an additional zest.
Red Roses Cologne, price unavailable, JO MALONE LONDON, Greenbelt 5
6. Kai Rose Perfume Oil
If you prefer perfume oils than a spritzer, this one from Kai that can also fit in the tiniest clutch is your best bet. This rollerball houses notes of roses and gardenia that temper down into a clean scent. Gently roll the formula behind your ear lobes and it'll give you a scent that will relax you and turn heads.
Rose Perfume Oil, P2762, KAI, Zalora
7. Le Labo Rose 31
If you are looking for a rose fragrance that you can share with your significant other, Le Labo's Rose 31 might be perfect for you. It features a divine blend of Centifolia rose that goes well with the warm, spicy, woody notes from cumin, olibanum, cedar, and amber. It's alluring with a hint of mystery, no wonder why Bea Alonzo considers this as one of her favorite scents!
Rose 31 Eau De Parfum, $225 (approx. P8453), LE LABO, lelabofragrances.ca
8. OUAI Melrose Place
Nothing can be as charming as a fragrance that combines two of our favorite things: roses and champagne. It's a lovely mix of flowery notes like peony, rose, with touches of lychee, champagne, and a base of white musk. Misted on your neck, Melrose Place leaves a trail of clean, crisp scent that you’d want to wear every day.
Melrose Place Eau De Parfum, $56 (approximately P2690), OUAI, theouai.com
9. Narciso Rodriguez Narciso Rouge
Most rose fragrances are acquainted with romance and elegance, but Narciso Rodriguez’s take has a seriously seducing twist that we can’t get enough of. With notes like Bulgarian rose, iris, black and white cedar, this perfume settles into a floral woody musk scent that feels and smells sexy. Wear this once, and get ready to receive compliments.
Narciso Rouge Eau De Parfum, P5550 (50ml), NARCISO RODRIGUEZ, Rustan's
10. Givenchy Irresistible Givenchy
With notes of luscious roses, sparkling pear, ambrette, and a base of Virginia cedarwood, this fragrance provides a floral-woody fruity scent that’s truly irresistible. It's also bottled in the prettiest multifaceted flacon that is an ode to Hubert de Givenchy's love for playing with fabrics and opposites!
Irresistible Givenchy Eau De Parfum, P5950 (50ml), GIVENCHY, Rustan's