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.