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10 Signature Perfumes for Ladies

This post is all about signature perfumes for ladies.

Whether it is your first time trying on a signature perfume, or if you are keen to surprise your loved one and you are looking for luxury perfumes for her that she will love, or you just would love for a conscise list of signature scents and best luxury perfumes for women, this post is for you.

Choosing at a signature perfume that you wear regularly and one that compliments your style, takes trial and error. But that time is not wasted, as the signature scent will not only boost your confidence, but it will also be part of how others recognise and remember you.

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With the list below, we will not only share the perfume with you, but also include the perfume notes so that you can easily know how long you will expect it to last. Kindly note that

  • Top Notes (Head Notes): Last 5-15 minutes, have the most impact on the wearer of perfume and very light
  • Heart Notes: Last 20 minutes to an hour, a huge perctage of perfume are in this category. The medium notes introduce new scents to deepen the perfume experience and retain top notes
  • Base Notes: Last for up to 6 hours or more, they are rich, heavy, long-lasting

LA favourite for many, and for good reason, the La Vie est Belle Eau de Parfum by Lancome, has a warm and spicy scent type.

The top notes is iris, while the heart notes are orange blossom and jasmine. The base notes are a sweet gourmand of spun sugar and warm vanilla.

This perfume will get you many compliments, as it is long lasting and very feminine.

The scent type for the Decadence Eau de Parfum by Marc Jacobs is warm florals.

The top notes are Italian plum, saffron, and iris. The heart notes are Bulgarian rose, Sambac jasmine, and orris root, and the base notes are warm liquid amber, vetiver, and papyrus wood.

You cannot go wrong with this one!

For the Balck Opium Eau de Parfum by YSL, the fragrance family is warm and spicy. The scent type is warm & sweet gourmands.

Its key notes are black coffee, vanilla, cedar pink pepper, orange blossom, jasmine, patchoulii.

A clear favourite by the ladies on my Instagram page, maybe it will steal your heart too!

The Miss Dior by Christian Deur, Eau de Parfum, falls under the  Warm Florals scent type.

Its top notes are Italian mandarin, the heart notes are Egyptian jasmine absolute and rose, and the base notes are  patchouli and musk.

Will you try this classic out?


5. Chanel No. 5

The scent type for the classic Chanel No. 5 Eau de Parfum is powdery floral.

The top notes of this must have luxury perfume are aldehydes, lemon, neroli, bergamot, ylang-ylang. The heart motes are jasmine, rose, lily of the valley, iris, while the base notes are vetiver, amber, sandalwood, vanilla, patchouli.


The scent type for the L’Imperatrice Eau de Toilette perfume by Dolce and Gabbana is floral and fruity. L’Imperactice is a French word that means Empress.

Its top notes are rhubarb, red currant, kiwi. The heart notes are  pink cyclamen, fresh watermelon, while the base notes are musk, grapefruit and sandalwood.

7. Coco Mademoiselle by Chanel

The scent is a warm floral, and the perfume is an Eau de Parfum. 

The Top Notes are bergamot and orange blossom, the heart Notes: mimosa, jasmine, Turkish rose, and ylang-ylang and the Base notes are  tonka bean, patchouli, white musk vanilla.

Definitely, try it out!


This post has been all about the best signature perfumes for ladies, and we have curated the best luxury perfumes for women to make your search easier

While there are many other perfumes for you to try out, these signature perfumes by the best  luxury perfume brands for ladies are a great place to start.