10 Best Perfumes and Colognes for Christmas Gifts (2020)

Men’s Colognes for Gifts

BOSS Bottled Eau de Parfum

A refined, woody-spicy composition by master perfumer Honorine Blanc, BOSS Bottled Eau de Parfum brings a new intensity to the warmth and vibrancy of the timeless BOSS Bottled Signature. A burst of apple and bergamot, contrasted with the essence of black pepper, awakens the senses. The spicy heart unfolds with addictive chestnut, cardamom, and cinnamon oils, leading into base notes of dark vetiver and musk to deliver a leathery and smoky finish on the skin. Offering a powerful balance of strength and sophistication, this noble composition has been created for the driven, ambitious man.

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PRICING: The fragrance is available beginning October for $132 (6.7oz), $97 (3.3oz), and $78 (1.6oz) at Macys.com


ETERNITY Cologne for Men Eau de Toilette

Continuing the legacy of ETERNITY CALVIN KLEIN, ETERNITY Cologne for Men is inspired by the simple pleasures of the outdoors. The spicy, earthy cologne evokes a crisp ocean breeze fused with the aromatic scent of Mediterranean greenery.

The fragrance begins with top notes of ginger essential oilnoreenal (aldehyds), and juniper berries. At the heart, lentisk, an evergreen shrub from the mastic tree native to the Greek Islands, offers a distinctive natural aromatic fragrance to capture the colognes vegetal essence, alongside bourbon, geranium and cardamom pureMossorcanox, and lorenox (woods) form a warm and assuring base.

The campaign explores the concept of love with the return of iconic couple Christy Turlington and Edward Burns. Shot by Lachlan Bailey, the celebration of their timeless love story and connection comes to life through stolen moments of joy and bliss on a remote beach.

PRICING: The fragrance is available beginning September for $105 (6.7oz), $83 (3.3oz), $66 (1.6oz) at Macy’s


New & Classic Women’s Perfumes for Gifts

Tiffany & Co. Eau de Parfum

Tiffany & Co. introduces its signature fragrance—a bold scent created by world-renowned master perfumer Daniela Andrier of Givaudan. The sparkling floral musk is a contemporary take on the most precious ingredients of traditional haute perfumery. The scent opens with vibrant top notes of vert de mandarine. At the heart, a precious iris flower is the hero ingredient.

The glass flacon of the Tiffany & Co. fragrance takes its inspiration from the house’s most iconic diamond cuts. The elaborate faceting work at the base recalls the 128.54-carat Tiffany Diamond— while the pure geometric lines of the shoulders mirror the house’s Lucida®-cut diamond engagement ring. A hint of Tiffany Blue® accents the collar in the house’s signature T pattern.

Disguised under the cap is a metal plaque engraved with the Tiffany & Co.® mark. Inside, a delicate juice with the slightest tint of blue illuminates the precise cuts of the bottle. Like all of the jeweler’s creations, the fragrance is presented in the signature Tiffany Blue Box® —an internationally recognized symbol of style and sophistication.

PRICING: The eau de parfum is available for $134 (2.5ozl), $105 (1.7oz) and $80 (1.0oz) at Bloomingdales.com


Burberry Her

Burberry Her is the embodiment of the Londoner attitude – adventurous, spirited and bold. The fragrance stays true to the British spirit, recognized for its unique signature ambery musky accord. A vibrant fruity gourmand capturing the spirit of London opens with burst of red and dark berries – blackcurrant, blueberry and raspberry – andfeatures floral notes of jasmine and violet at the heart with a base of dry amber and musk.

The clear, pale pink bottle made from smooth curved glass, can be personalized with engraved initials on a gold charm around its neck.

PRICING: The eau de parfum is available for $124 (3.3oz) and $97 (1.6oz) at Macys.com


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Daisy Marc Jacobs

Charming and effortlessly timeless, Daisy Marc Jacobs has captured hearts all over the world for more than a decade. The fragrance embodies the spirit of the Daisy girl- bright and young at heart. Top notes of juicy wild berries and soft white violets open the radiant floral fragrance. At the heart lays velvety jasmine which leads to a romantic dry down of sandalwood. An irresistible celebration of optimism and freedom, Daisy infuses a refreshing positivity into every day. The fragrance is housed in the iconic Daisy bottle, a clear glass base lets the soft yellow juice shine through, and the cap is adorned with a crown of soft, retro daisies.

PRICING: The fragrance is available for $106 (3.4oz), $86 (1.7oz) and $30 (rollerball) at Sephora.com


Perfect Marc Jacobs Eau de Parfum

Introducing Perfect Marc Jacobs, a new scent celebrating optimism, self-acceptance, and originality. The fragrance is inspired by Marc Jacobs’ mantra, ‘’I am Perfect as I am.’’ An addicting comfort floral scent, Perfect is an unconventional combination of fresh floral and calming smooth accords. The fragrance opens with juicy rhubarb and bright daffodil, both meet a heart of almond milk and a dry down of cedarwood and cashmeran.

The fragrance is housed in a domed clear glass bottle inspired by classic perfumes, letting the blush pink juice shine through. The eclectic cap features charms found in the Marc Jacobs Fashion Archive and were selected by Marc himself. The new campaign has a cast of 42 diverse models chosen through a social media casting call and stars Lila Moss, a rising British model.

PRICING: The fragranceis available beginning July 30th for $128 (3.3oz), $96 (1.6oz) and $30 (pen spray) at Macys.com


Gucci Bloom Profumo di Fiori

Maintaining the hero ingredients of the original Gucci Bloom Eau de Parfum, jasmine bud extracttuberose, and rangoon creeper, Bloom Profumo di Fiori offers a radiant twist on the white floral signature. The fragrance is textured with ylang ylang and sandalwood, and rests on a dreamy base of orris concrete and, warm benzoin, and sensual musky notes. The bottle revisits the original Bloom pattern in a honey yellow tone.

Set at a mystical ancient landmark, the new campaign features campaign protagonists Anjelica Houston, Florence Welch, Jodie Turner-Smith, and Susie Cave. Together in a dream like sequence shot by director Floria Sigismondi, the story of four women living in a garden of dreams unfolds.

PRICING: The fragrance is available beginning September for $130 (3.3oz), $100 (1.7oz), $75 (1.01oz), and $34 (rollerball) at Macys.com


Chloé Eau de Toilette Rose Tangerine

Chloé rediscovers its signature Eau de Toilette through a lively infusion of new notes to compliment the line’s emblematic rose note. The unique rose note meets a sunny essence of tangerine and powerful blackcurrant with verdant undertones. The base of cedar and white amber lingers for a contemporary elegance, the result is a fragrance that’s an expression of femininity more liberated and assertive than ever.

Housed in the iconic rectangular fluted glass bottle, the fragrance features an orange-pink ribbon tied around its neck and a manually silver-plated metal cap. Debuting in this new campaign is British-American actress Lucy Boynton, who embodies the Chloé spirit with her beauty, freshness, and charm.

PRICING: The fragrance is available beginning August for $109 (2.5oz), $95, (1.6oz), $68 (1.01oz), and $32 (0.33oz) at Sephora.com


ETERNITY Eau Fresh for Her Eau de Parfum

Continuing the legacy of the iconic ETERNITY CALVIN KLEIN fragrances, the new extension ETERNITY Eau Fresh for Her inspires spontaneity while celebrating the spirit of eternal love.

The fragrance is reimagined for the modern lover with the fruity delight of pearblack currant, and bergamot top notes. A sensual watery mid of peonyrose absolute, and jasmine absolute meet a base of patchouli cœursensual skin musk, and amber.

With inspiration drawn from the beauty and serenity of nature, the tall, chic bottle appears in a playful feminine pink.

The campaign explores the concept of love with the return of iconic couple Christy Turlington and Edward Burns. Shot by Lachlan Bailey, the celebration of their timeless love story and connection comes to life through stolen moments of joy and bliss on a remote beach.

PRICING: The fragranceis available beginning September for $93 (3.4oz), $73 (1.7oz), $52 (1.0oz) at Macys.com


Chloè Atelier Des Fleurs – Papyrus, Tuberosa 1974, and Vanilla Planifolia

The original Chloé Atelier des Fleurs collection welcomed nine distinct single accords designed to be freely combined for limitless personalized fragrance bouquets.

Each scent was created by a perfumer invited to pay homage to their favorite flowers and share the story that inspired the creation. Today three new fragrances are introduced and the poetry of nature is expressed once more.

Perfumer Alexia Dodier’ Papyrus represents the surprising duality of freshness and the smoky woody aroma of papyrus he exprienced in a boat drifting down the Nile years later. Meanwhile, the release of Tuberosa 1974 celebrates the ‘’first flower’’ of the brand with velvety, creamy, and slightly honeyed facets and a French charm that’s quintessentially Chloé.

Perfumer Quentin Bisch’s Vanilla Planifolia captures the tempting flower in full bloom, a multifaceted fragrance with slightly spicy petal notes and an enticing fleshy floral accord.

PRICING: The fragrancesare available beginning December for $250 (5oz) and $130 (1.7oz) at Nordstrom


Unisex/Gender-Free Fragranced Gifts

Gucci The Alchemist’s Garden Hand Cream Set

Enter a new chapter of The Alchemist’s Garden universe discovering your favorite Eaux de Parfum captured in two precious hand creams sets. Created to moisturize and delicately keep hands protected from the cold, these perfumed lotions sets are a perfect vintage-inspired gift for the holiday season. The Eyes of the Tiger, A Song for the Rose and The Last Days of Summer fragrances compose the first set, while Winter’s Spring, A Song for the Rose and the Virgin Violet are part of the second set.

PRICING: The hand cream sets are available beginning October for $220 at Saks

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