best rose fragrances

The best rose perfumes that are anything but old fashioned

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Rose fragrances are having a resurgence but they’re not the musty, sweet-smelling scents your gran once wore. Get ready for a rose revolution filled with deep, earthy, addictive notes you’ll want to keep spritzing over and over again…

Forget everything you think you know about rose fragrances because there’s a rose revival happening right now, and things are about to change. 

Whether you love it or hate it, there’s no denying that rose is a seriously dividing ingredient in the perfume world. It’s used to add depth to heady perfumes, lift sparking scents and linger on the skin. But just like the myriad of different roses used, not all rose fragrances smell the same. From earthy, grungy scents to crisp, clean fragrances, we’re betting we could find a rose-packed fragrance you’d love. 

So whether you’re a lover of rose looking for a new season scent or you’re simply intrigued by the modern rose revival, keep scrolling for our round-up of rose fragrances that are anything but old fashioned…

The best rose fragrances 2021

  • Tom Ford Rose Prick

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    Blending Bulgarian, Turkish and the unique Rose de Mai, this floral fragrance comes alive with Sichuan pepper, turmeric and tonka bean. It’s your Granny’s favourite floral, injected with spice, freedom, fun – and a name she definitely wouldn’t approve of. 

    Shop Tom Ford Rose Prick at Selfridges, £240

  • Molton Brown Jasmine & Sun Rose

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    This award-winning fragrance mixes alluring jasmine, uplifting raspberry, osmanthus and rose to create an adventurous-smelling, powerful perfume.

    Shop Molton Brown Jasmine & Sun Rose at Molton Brown, £60

  • Givenchy Irresistible

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    Sparkling, vibrant, fruity and feminine – Irresistible contains everything you want from a Givenchy perfume. Effervescent rose lingers on the skin while blond wood and uplifting pear leaves a lasting dance wherever you go.

    Shop Givenchy Irresistible at Boots, £52

  • Byredo Rose of No Man’s Land

    best rose fragrances

    Developed as a tribute to the brave, fearless nurses of the first world war, Rose of No Man’s Land is courageous and comforting. Blending Turkish rose petals with white amber and papyrus wood, it’s earthy, elegant and surprisingly long-lasting.

    Shop Byredo Rose of No Man’s Land at Space NK, £122

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