Smell Like a Dream: 8 Must have Perfumes for Every Woman

Smell Like a Dream: 8 Must have Perfumes for Every Woman
This story was updated in January 2019

Who wouldn’t want to smell like a dream?

Perfume age like fine wine and make you smell endearing. From classic to edgy to sensuous to the one that causes murmurs in a room, every girl needs a signature scent. As it’s rightly said, ‘A woman’s perfume tells more about her than her handwriting’. To get you started, we’ve pulled in a list of must have perfumes for women in the market right now, along with everything you need to know about them.

Yup, get ready to screenshot the IT fragrances of this season!

8 Must Have Perfumes For Women In The Market 

Chanel No. 5


Undoubtedly one of the most famous perfumes of all time, this one had Coco Chanel using hints of vanilla, jasmine and mayrose for a powerful fragrance that has never gone out of style since its launch in 1921. The timeless concoction has the power to make any woman feel classy yet undeniably sexy at the same time.

Price: Chanel No 5. - INR Rs. 13,999/- for 100 ml

Velvet Orchid by Tom Ford

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A salute to the grand oriental perfumes of the 1980s, Velvet Orchid carries on the legacy of bold and glamorous floral signature which binds your skin to reveal brilliance, femininity with an attractive force. This dramatic floral signature shares all of Black Orchid’s impenetrable oriental feel, density, toasty vanilla-amber dry down, and a whopper sillage. Wear it to be an urban-flower!

Price: Velvet Orchid INR Rs.10,500 for 100 ml

Miss Dior Blooming Bouquet

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Synonymous with the French fashion house for over 70 years, this vivacious scent is at once feminine and bold. The voluptuous rose sourced from Grasse and Damascus along with fresh Calabrian bergamot, rosewood and pink pepper, makes it a well-balanced scent which is elegant and alluring. Miss Dior perfectly represents the modern Dior woman, who’s strong, unapologetic and at ease with her sensuality.

Price: Miss Dior Blooming Bouquet INR Rs.12,000 for 100 ml

My Burberry

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My Burberry is a contemporary British grand floral fragrance which conveys the cult style of the Burberry trench coat and captures the freshness of a London garden after a good shower. This fragrance gives you the vibrancy of the city along with the earthiness of soil and lush wetness. Now spray on My Burberry and Imagine taking a walk in a picturesque garden in London, under the brightly-hued flowers in full bloom and the green leaves of the trees and shrubs.

Price: INR My Burberry Rs.7,800 for 90 ml

Glossier You

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The Cult fragrance, Glossier You, is believed to be a “skin smell enhancer” with YOU being the first ingredient, coming before three skin-like base notes in the formula — ambrette, ambrox, and musk — and two earthy & spicy top notes — Iris root and pink pepper. It’s an ambiguous scent which is hard describe but easily appreciated. Creamy, sparkling, clean and warm. Yes, that is YOU!

Price: Glossier You INR Rs. 9,000 for 90 ml

Chloe Eau De Parfum


Classy, chic and ladylike, this scent is exactly what comes to mind when you think of the scent of a woman. With components like rose, litchi, honey and amber, you’re bound to fall head over heels with it at first whiff. Chloe’s signature perfume is so elegantly intoxicating; it’s the only fragrance you would deem perfect enough to wear on your wedding day.

PriceChloe Eau De Parfum INR 6,499 for 75 ml

Daisy by Marc Jacobs

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Enter Marc Jacobs's whimsical world of Daisy - a sparkling bouquet of fresh florals with a vintage edge. An elegant perfume that has a playful innocence while being dramatically flirty, all wrapped up in plenty of comfort and warmth. The fact that the stunning bottle adds some mega style to your dresser is just an added bonus!

Mind your eye for this one, it is considered the best long lasting perfume for women.

Price: Daisy By Marc Jacob INR Rs. 6,625.00 for 125 ml

J’Adore Dior


The ultimate fragrance that embodies sophistication, luxury and exquisiteness is a golden girl by the House of Dior. A favourite for many thanks to its ability to make any women feel special, sensual and uber-glamorous, J’Adore is all about magnificent floral elements to help celebrate your femininity with a seductive twist.

Price: J'Adore Dior INR Rs. 7,999/- for 100 ml

* Prices may vary across cities and stores.

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