1.Viktor & Rolf Bonbon EDP, $139

This delicious-smelling blend of caramel, peach and mandarin notes is balanced perfectly with elegant woody notes such as cedar. It’s the perfect mix of sweet and sexy.


2. Giorgio Armani Si EDT, $109

Think of tart blackcurrant sorbet with hints of pear and citrusy notes – that’s what this scent reminds us of. It’s like a refreshing dessert in a bottle.

3. Comme des Garcons X Pharrell Williams Girl EDP, $185

This powdery-woody scent has a delicate, sophisticated quality with hints of lavender, patchouli, violets and cedar – perfect for those who like to steer clear of overly sweet or floral scents.

4. The Body Shop White Musk EDT, $29.90

Sexy scents aren’t always appropriate for the workplace, but this one is. It’s light and uplifting with notes of jasmine and rose, and is subtle enough to take you straight from the office to your hot date.

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5. Givenchy Dahlia Divin EDP, $175

It features woody notes of sandalwood and patchouli with feminine notes of plum and jasmine – so chic and sexy.

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6. Kenzo Jeu d’Amour EDT, $79

A feminine, refreshing scent with notes of tea, freesia, mandarin and pomegranate – a great option if you find most perfumes cloying or overwhelming.

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7. Annick Goutal Vent de Folie EDT, $179

This smells like berries and citrus fruits, and has notes of white musk and cedar that make it more sophisticated and elegant.

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8. Memo French Leather EDP, $315

It’s a sophisticated scent with a mix of lime, rose water, suede and pink pepper notes – and yes, it makes us think of our favourite leather jacket.

9. Penhaligon’s Empressa EDT, $300.

This floral scent has notes of rose and neroli that are nicely balanced with sandalwood for an elegant edge.

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10. Tom Ford Costa Azzurra EDP, $330

This cocktail of seaweed, driftwood and agarwood notes brings to mind a chic beach bar. It’s a unisex scent, so don’t be surprised if your man asks to borrow it.

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11. Ralph Lauren Midnight Romance EDP, $116.

What we love about this perfume is its lasting power. This sultry blend of peony, raspberry and vanilla will linger on your skin all night – and then some.

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12. Yves Saint Laurent Black Opium EDP, $159

A foolproof combination: notes of coffee, vanilla, orange blossom and pink pepper.

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13. Philosophy Loveswept EDT (price unavailable)

With notes of passionfruit and bergamot, this smells like a fresh and fruity drink we’d love to sip while at the beach or a picnic. Wear it on a fun, laid-back date.

14. Carolina Herrera 212 Sexy EDP, $163

It’s sweet – with a hint of cotton candy – but also has tangerine, bergamot and floral notes that prevent it from being too cloying. It’s easy to wear, and is versatile enough for a fun first date or a fancy dinner date.

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15. Victoria’s Secret Scandalous EDP, $130

This perfume smells bolder than the usual fruity-floral scents from the brand, thanks to the sultry mix of raspberry liqueur, black peony and praline. It’s a look-at-me fragrance that’s sure to get his attention.

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16. Chanel Coco Noir Parfum, $315.

This opens with an intense, sensuous blend of bourbon vanilla and sandalwood, and has a hint of patchouli that smells comforting.

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17. Lanvin limited edition Marry Me! Confettis EDT (price unavailable)

Love floral-fruity scents? This is right up your alley – it has citrusy neroli and bitter orange notes, as well as notes of peach and blackcurrant.

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18. Jo Malone Wood Sage & Sea Salt Cologne, $100

Clean, fresh and sophisticated with notes of sea salt, lemon and driftwood, this is the ultimate “cool girl” scent wear it on a spontaneous outdoorsy date.

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19. Serge Lutens L’orpheline EDP, $202

If you need to come across as more assertive, this scent will do half the work for you. The slightly masculine scent starts off with spicy patchouli and warm incense notes, and dries down to a warm base with notes of lavender.

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20. Paco Rabanne Lady Million EDT, $151

This has notes of lily of the valley, gardenia and hyacinth, and a sweet base of honey – a combination that’s sultry, fresh and feminine all at once.