Vanilla is one of those notes that has a cult following.There's something about its simple,sexy warmth that makes it irresistible to (almost) everyone in sniffing distance.If you're into vanilla perfume,you're likely to have spritzed (and fallen in love with) one of the "gateway"fragrances—like Aquolina Pink Sugar—long ago.And while those sugary-sweet scents certainly have a place in our hearts,if you're looking for something a little more refined and grown-up,we've got you covered.

Bond No.9 Chinatown

This "floriental" fragrance spices up vanilla with a little patchouli and cardamom,while adding peach,gardenia,and tuberose for a feminine finish.It smells like stepping into a flower shop that's across the street from a bakery—a pretty floral scent with just enough powdery goodness to trigger your sweet tooth.


I Profumi di Firenze La Vaniglia del Madagascar

This perfume takes a single-note approach by focusing on heavenly,pure Madagascar vanilla,so all you smell is the scent you're searching for in the first place.



Ligne St.Barths Vanille West Indies

"When I wear this fragrance,I can't stop smelling my wrist," says优德官方网站Beautyhabitfounder Teresa Mitchell,who's sampled thousands of scents."Honestly,if you are a vanilla-fragrance lover this is the most intoxicating caramelized vanilla you will ever smell."


Eau D'Italie Morn to Dusk

"This reminds me of an entire day at the beach," says Mitchell."The sun,the sea,the tanning oil,the scent of skin,all wrapped in a veil of warm vanilla."


Viktor & Rolf Flowerbomb

Perhaps one of the most popular vanilla scents for adults,Flowerbomb is the perfect balance of spicy and sweet.Patchouli and orchid stretch out the vanilla core into something complex and delicious.



Guerlain Spiritueuse Double Vanille

The woody cedar and incense notes give this fragrance a sexy,earthy vibe,but a strong vanilla base (and a twist of jasmine and bergamot) keep it just sweet enough.The price tag might sting,but this unique vanilla lasts a long time on your skin,and the unforgettable scent is truly worth every penny.


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