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The 10 Best Fruity Perfumes for the Sweetest Aromas


Christine Barbara


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.

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The 10 Best Fruity Perfumes

A selection of the 10 best fruity perfumes on a marble background

1. Bonbon by Viktor&Rolf

Perfume Pyramid

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

Perfume Pyramid

Top Notes:Red Fruits, Blackberry
Heart Notes: Jasmine
Base Notes: Benzoin

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

Perfume Pyramid

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

Perfume Pyramid

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

Perfume Pyramid

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

Perfume Pyramid

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

Perfume Pyramid

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

Perfume Pyramid

Top Notes: Apricot
Heart Notes:Osmanthus
Base Notes: Amber

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

Perfume Pyramid

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

Perfume Pyramid

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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