Beauty

The best Christmas fragrance buys

'Tis the season to smell sumptuous... so we've put together an edit of new and classic perfumes to get your Christmas started with a swing. Whether it's a Yuletide gift you're after or a party present for yourself, come be inspired by our selection of warming seasonal scents. Inhale the aroma of Christmas - from frankincense to Sicilian orange and caramelized vanilla - with the very best of festive fragrances, below.

  • The best Christmas fragrance buys

    Pomegranate Noir Cologne by Jo Malone

    A warming, seasonal blend of patchouli, frankincense and spicy woods

    £72, jomalone.co.uk

  • The best Christmas fragrance buys

    Rum Tonic Eau De Toilette by Malin+Goetz

    A modern and dynamic unisex fragrance with a festive twist

    £37, liberty.co.uk

  • The best Christmas fragrance buys

    Tsi La Fiori D'Arancio Organic Eau De Parfum

    Seasonal scents of orange blossoms, tangerines and caramelized vanilla

    £75, naturisimo.com

  • The best Christmas fragrance buys

    Caron Nuit de Noël

    Launched in 1922, this refined and exotic fragrance is perfect for the party season

    £67.50, call Harrods 020 7730 1234

  • The best Christmas fragrance buys

    L'Or Celeste by Givenchy

    A golden shimmering power with a deliciously feminine scent

    £42, harrods.com

  • The best Christmas fragrance buys

    Illuminum Haute Perfume in Taif Rose

    A delicate and feminine blend of Egyptian Geranium, White Rose Bulgaria and Taif Rose essences

    £175, illuminumperfumelounge.com

  • The best Christmas fragrance buys

    Issey Miyake Gold Absolute

    A special edition Christmas fragrance with a warm, woody ambiance

    £60.50, boots.com

  • The best Christmas fragrance buys

    Fresh Fig Eau de Toilette by Laura Mercier

    A rich, intoxicating fragrance that radiates Christmas spirit

    £41.50, spacenk.co.uk

  • The best Christmas fragrance buys

    Christmas Tree from the Dr. Vranjes Collection

    Crisp winter winds scented with pinecones, notes of moss and a hint of pine tree resin

    £30, sentionline.co.uk

  • The best Christmas fragrance buys

    Jane Packer Eau de Parfum Collection

    A quintet of fragrances by renowned florist Jane Packer, inspired by her favourite flowers

    £40, qvcuk.com

  • The best Christmas fragrance buys

    Fan di FENDI Eau de parfum

    A luxurious limited edition fragrance complete with a FENDI-made patent leather case

    £112, harrods.com

  • The best Christmas fragrance buys

    Versilia Aurum by Profumi Del Forte

    An intoxicating fusion of floral scents from the niche Italian line

    £198, liberty.co.uk

  • The best Christmas fragrance buys

    Myndos Breeze Mandarin Cologne by Lokum Istanbul

    A refreshing mandarin fragrance from the newly launched London branch of this legendary Istanbul boutique

    £23, call 02077316155 or visit lokumistanbul.com

  • The best Christmas fragrance buys

    Les Exclusifs Jersey by Chanel

    A limited edition version of the classic Christmas buy, with light vanilla and musk scents

    £100, chanel.com

  • The best Christmas fragrance buys

    Jimmy Choo Parfum

    A sumptuous limited edition version of the original EDP, with candied orange, toffee chypre and patchouli

    £98, fragrantica.com

  • The best Christmas fragrance buys

    Divine Enfant by Etat Libre D'Orange

    A captivating scent blending orange flower, cold tobacco and rose

    £52.50, lessenteurs.com

  • The best Christmas fragrance buys

    Sublime Vanille by CREED

    Handmade from vanilla-rich Tahitian orchids and bourbon vanilla of South America

    £375, call Harrods 020 7730 1234

  • The best Christmas fragrance buys

    Terre d'Iris Eau de Parfum by Miller Harris

    Calabrian bergamot and Sicilian bitter orange are just a few of the flavours detected in this celebratory bouquet

    £110, millerharris.com

  • The best Christmas fragrance buys

    Iris de Nuit by James Heeley

    A sensual violet perfume created from crushed carrot seeds layered with angelica, cedar and ambergris

    £103, jamesheeley.com

  • The best Christmas fragrance buys

    Portrait of a Lady by Frederic Malle

    A beautiful baroque perfume blending seasonal scents of patchouli, musk and frankincense

    £82, liberty.co.uk

  • The best Christmas fragrance buys

    Philosykos eau de toilette by diptyque

    White cedar and fig leaf notes combine to make the perfect winter fragrance

    £68, diptyqueparis.co.uk

  • The best Christmas fragrance buys

    Amazing Grace Fragrance by Philosophy

    A light and deliciously feminine scent from skin care pioneer Cristina Carlito

    £32, johnlewis.com

  • The best Christmas fragrance buys

    Something About Sofia Eau de Toilette by Benefit

    This cocktail-shaped fragrance - fusing oriental blossoms, mango and vanilla lily tones - is guaranteed to get the party season going with a zing

    £29.50, boots.com

  • The best Christmas fragrance buys

    Tuberose Criminelle by Serge Lutens

    A limited edition scent with tuberose, jasmine, orange blossom, hyacinth, nutmeg, clove, sytrax, musk and vanilla

    £78, liberty.co.uk

  • The best Christmas fragrance buys

    Van Cleef & Arpels Féerie Rose Des Neiges

    Inspired by the Fée des neiges, a winter rose, this scent brings together shades of lychee and pink peppercorn

    £53, harveynichols.com