Fruity aromas are as inviting as sunny days in springtime, and their sweetness shrouds the wearer with a glowing warmth that is decidedly difficult to resist. It is hardly surprising then that many of the major perfume brands offer a variety of fruity scents to entice all noses and suit a range of personalities. From fruity floral to sweet and spicy, there is no shortage of fruity perfumes to choose from!
We’ve scoured the market and are sharing what we think are the 10 best fruity perfumes around. Featuring helpful perfume pyramids detailing the most prominent olfactory notes and a comprehensive description of each fragrance, this list allows you to find that fruity scent which best connects with your personality. Whether searching for a fresh and citrusy fragrance, or a more complex gourmand scent that indulges in daring contrast, these expertly designed fragrances will help to complete your outfit, no matter the occasion.
- 1. Bonbon by Viktor&Rolf
- 2. Her Intense Eau de Parfum by Burberry
- 3. Les Exceptions – Naughty Fruity by Mugler
- 4. Pulp by Byredo
- 5. Trésor Midnight Rose by Lancôme
- 6. Lost Cherry by Tom Ford
- 7. Le Parfum de Therese by Frederic Malle
- 8. Daisy Love Daze by Marc Jacobs
- 9. Mon Paris by Saint Laurent
- 10. The One by Dolce & Gabbana
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The 10 Best Fruity Perfumes
1. Bonbon by Viktor&Rolf
|Top Notes:||Peach, Mandarin Orange, Orange|
|Heart Notes:||Caramel, Orange Blossom, Jasmine|
|Base Notes:||Amber, Sandalwood, Guaiac Wood, Cedar|
“Heavenly“, declared one satisfied user of Bonbon. Viktor&Rolf’s Bonbon is a delectably sweet, gourmand scent with an equally sweet name and candy-shaped bottle to match! The freshness of sun-kissed fruit meets the milky decadence of caramel and the depth of woody scents, making for a complexly seductive blend that is bursting with sensual and feminine energy. Called “the best perfume ever!“, as well as “sweet and flirty“, users of Bonbon certainly can’t get enough of this fruity scent that smells good enough to eat!
2. Her Intense Eau de Parfum by Burberry
|Top Notes:||Red Fruits, Blackberry|
“Perfect for fall!“, “a beautiful and sexy scent” and “fruity yet creamy/warm at the same time” are just a few of the positive reviews this perfume has so deservingly earned. With a decidedly dark and fruity twist, the original Burberry Her Intense Eau de Parfum is instantly lent a deeper dimension with notes of blackberry and juicy red berries. The sticky sweetness of the berries plays off the exotic scent of jasmine and elegant smoothness of the benzoin, making for a well-balanced scent that irresistibly lingers.
3. Les Exceptions – Naughty Fruity by Mugler
|Top Notes:||Mirabelle Plum|
|Heart Notes:||Tobacco, Mirabelle Plum|
|Base Notes:||Smoky Tobacco Leaves|
“Decadent, tempting and delicious, this juicy fragrance is dripping with fruity Mirabelle plum.” Mugler’s Naughty Fruity fragrance combines the sweetness of Mirabelle plums with the smoky scent of tobacco leaves, yielding a deeply inviting and hypnotising scent which is truly exceptional. Its unexpected combination delights with every whiff, making for a seductively complex scent that is difficult to resist.
4. Pulp by Byredo
|Top Notes:||Blackcurrant, Bergamot, Cardamon|
|Heart Notes:||Fig, Red Apple, Tiare Flower|
|Base Notes:||Praline, Peach Blossom, Cedar wood|
“Juicy, complex, sexy and delicious.” writes one Pulp fan. This unique Byredo fragrance captures the irresistible scent of ripe fruit inside a simply yet elegant perfume bottle. Just like biting into the juiciest of fruits, Pulp offers all of its fresh sweetness combined with the depth of cedar wood and floral notes. Called “tartness in a bottle” and “an explosion of fruitiness” this intricate scent is bound to be love at first sniff for the lover of fruity scents.
5. Trésor Midnight Rose by Lancôme
|Top Notes:||Raspberry, Rose|
|Heart Notes:||Cassis, Pink Pepper, Peony, Jasmine|
|Base Notes:||Vanilla, Musk, Virginia Cedar|
For fans of Midnight Fantasy by Britney Spears or Versace’s Bright Crystal, Lancôme’s Trésor Midnight Rose will certainly not disappoint! Sharing similar fruity-floral olfactory notes, Trésor Midnight Rose boasts a refined combination of ingredients that are sure to delight wearers with their sheer depth and complexity. The sugary richness of the raspberry and blackcurrant is dosed with the fiery spice of pink pepper and the elegance of floral scents. Passion and purity are constantly at play in this “classy and alluring” fragrance by Lancôme. Summing it up completely, one reviewer of this perfume aptly calls it “complete indulgence“, describing Trésor Midnight Rose as “sweet, sexy and intoxicating while still retaining its innocence“.
6. Lost Cherry by Tom Ford
|Top Notes:||Sour Cherry, Bitter Almond, Liquor|
|Heart Notes:||Sour Cherry, Plum, Turkish Rose, Jasmine Sambac|
|Base Notes:||Tonka Bean, Vanilla, Peru Balsam, Cinnamon, Benzoin, Sandalwood, Cedar, Cloves, Vetiver, Patchouli|
First launched in 2018, Tom Ford’s Lost Cherry – as its suggestive name insinuates – “is a full-bodied journey into the once-forbidden“. The bold and exotic black cherry interweaves with the tantalising fragrance of bitter almond, heady Turkish rose and elegant jasmine. The result is a beautifully intricate scent which indulges in bold contrasts of bright against dark, innocent against worldly, simply sweet against tantalisingly bitter, and the freshness of purity against the luxury of decadence. Ideal for a night out in winter, Tom Ford’s Lost Cherry is an intoxicating scent that will complete your outfit with sensuous elegance.
7. Le Parfum de Therese by Frederic Malle
|Top Notes:||Melon, Cucumber, Tangerine|
|Heart Notes:||Prune, Rose, Jasmine|
|Base Notes:||Leather, Vetiver, Pachouli, Cedar|
A declaration of love in scent-form by talented perfumer Edmond Roudnitska to his beloved wife Thérèse, for years this perfume was Thérèse’s signature fragrance. Created in 1950 and launched in the year 2000, this fragrance is praised for being ahead of its time, beautifully fusing together the freshness of cucumber and sweet fruit with the timelessness of rose and jasmine. This enticing scent is finished off with the musky depth of leather, vetiver and cedar, for a truly seamless and mesmerising perfume. Described as “love at first sniff“, “a priceless gift of love” and “a vintage delight” by enthralled fans, this beautifully blended scent is bound to become your new go-to fragrance.
8. Daisy Love Daze by Marc Jacobs
This limited edition eau de toilette provides a fruity twist on the original Daisy Love series by Mark Jacobs. Featuring the honeyed notes of the osmanthus flower, which beautifully compliment the juicy sweetness of the apricot, this fresh EDT is as satisfying as ripe peaches in summer. The fruity notes are softened and grounded through a warm and musky amber scent, perfectly finishing off this fragrance. Indeed, the only regrets that have been expressed by reviewers were wishing that this scent was sold in a larger bottle and that this intoxicating scent would become a permanent addition of the Daisy Love series!
9. Mon Paris by Saint Laurent
|Top Notes:||Strawberry, Raspberry, Pear, Orange, Tangerine, Calabrian Bergamot, Calone|
|Heart Notes:||Peony, Jasmine Sambac, Chinese Jasmine, Datura, Orange Blossom|
|Base Notes:||Indonesian Patchouli Leaf, Patchouli, White Musk, Vanilla, Ambroxan, Moss, Cedar|
Mon Paris is the ultimate expression of femininity captured in scent! With a satisfying fruity opening, exhilaratingly floral heart notes and a deeply warm chypre base, this fragrance by Saint Laurent delights the senses with its combination of warmth and purity.
Indeed, one user of this perfume poetically declared that “it is clean without being powdery, bright without being oversaturated with citrus. Smelling it is like being lifted into the air while holding a big red balloon – whimsical, fun – and then landing softly on the edge of a dark and mysterious forest. It’s something out of fairy tales.” With a wealth of fruity sweetness and sultry base notes, this perfume emanates chic femininity that can endow any woman with that sought after Parisian charm!
10. The One by Dolce & Gabbana
|Top Notes:||Peach, Litchi, Mandarin Orange, Bergamot|
|Heart Notes:||Lily, Plum, Jasmine, Lily-of-the-Valley|
|Base Notes:||Vanilla, Amber, Musk, Vetiver|
A warm and golden fragrance that shimmers with sensual potential, The One by Dolce & Gabbana is designed to capture the senses and enthral with its sophisticated femininity. The typically sweet scents of peaches, plums and oranges are lent intensity by means of powdery musk and warm amber base notes, yielding an oriental fragrance that makes queens of all women.
This “sweet yet spicy” fragrance has been given glowing five star ratings. One reviewer confessed it made her “feel confident and sexy“, whilst another declared it “the perfect feminine sent“. It seems that this fragrance is truly the one amongst scents for women!
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