As the season shifts rom dry to gloomy, your summery floral and fruity scents deserve a bit of a break. Though you can still wear them, of course, you might want to branch out to scents on the spicy and warm side instead, which would be a great fit for channeling that sweater weather mood!
If you're new to the category, spicy and warm scents are fragrances that have primary notes of spices such as nutmeg, peppercorn, cinnamon, and cloves. Most perfumeries also add woodsy notes or hints of vanilla, bergamot, and musk as the added layers to make this scent extra inviting. Ultimately, they're the way to go if you want your scent to be associated to feel cozy and homey, while simultaneously smelling like a love potion.
Interested to try? Keep scrolling for our sultry and cozy scent picks!
1. Aesop Miraceti
Miraceti, which translates to "the boat," pays tribute to the sea, its waves, and peaceful horizon. This perfume, although characterized by resinous woody notes and spice, actually has hints of incense and seaweed interwoven in between, alongside blends of ambrette and styrax to add some warmth.
Miraceti Eau de Parfum 50ml, P9300, AESOP, aesopskincare.ph
2. Hermès Twilly d'Hermès
If you want to embody the young Hermès girl, who is free, bold, connected, yet irreverent, you may want to start wearing this perfume! It has striking notes of ginger, sensual tuberose, and sandalwood, which when combined together makes one unique floral, spicy, and oriental scent. Each bottle also comes with a silk hand-tied ribbon that definitely makes it super chic and display worthy!
Twilly d'Hermès Eau de Parfum, P4700 (30ml), HERMES, Rustan's
3. Narciso Rodriguez for Her Musc Noir
This fragrance flaunts the powerful mystique of a woman's inner beauty and her innate sensuality. Its scent explores a deeper, darker, and more intense facet of musk, with top notes that are enveloped in an accord of plum, leather suede, and heliotrope. It's absolutely one you'd want to wear for a hint of mystery.
Musc Noir Eau De Parfum, P3550 (30ml), NARCISO RODRIGUEZ, Rustan's
4. Giorgio Armani Code Femme Absolu
The Armani Code Absolu captures feminine seduction with an addictive tonka bean base amplified by the captivating blend of spicy ginger, wild tuberose, and sweet vanilla. These all melt onto the skin to create one unforgettable warm and spicy experience you'd want to wear over and over.
Code Femme Absolu Eau de Parfum, P3953, GIORGIO ARMANI, Rustan's
5. Maison Margiela Replica By The Fireplace
This perfume will make you want to be wrapped in a blanket by the fireplace on a cold rainy morning. Its distinctive sweet and spicy scent comes from the key notes of clove oil, orange flower, and chestnut accord on top of the comforting vanilla fragrance that recreates the signature warmth and coziness of a crackling fireplace.
Replica By the Fireplace, $135 (approximately P6572), MAISON MARGIELA, sephora.com
6. Sisley Izia La Nuit
The combination of fruity, colorful notes and woody and leathery facets in Izia La Nuit definitely makes it one to remember. It has gracefully fused the warmth of vanilla and amber with rose, which is a tribute to the mysterious flower that only blooms once a year in Sisley founder Countess Isabelle d'Ornano's garden.
Izia La Nuit Eau de Parfum 100ml, P12300, SISLEY PARIS, Rustan's
7. Tom Ford Soleil Blanc
Soleil Blanc by Tom Ford is a sultry and addictive scent that exudes the endless pursuit of sun and luxury. It has key notes of cardamon, refreshing ylang ylang, and coco de mer, with hints of bergamot, accord, and pistachio to bring in some sophisticated depth.
Soleil Blanc Eau de Parfum, P18,000, TOM FORD, Adora Greenbelt 5
8. Marks & Spencer Per Una Opulence Oud
If you want a fragrance that will leave a warm, woody, and sensual trail on your skin, give Opulence Oud a whiff. Its aromatic details center around a floral heart with fragrant saffron accords, which are accented by notes of vanilla, sandalwood, patchouli, and dahn al oudh.
Per Una Opulence OUD Eau de Parfum, £22.50 (approximately P1568 for 100ml), MARKS & SPENCER, marksandspencer.com
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