3 new romantic fragrances perfect for Valentine’s Day

Despite what your significant other may say, Valentine’s Day counts for something. Admit it, it’s nice to feel a bit of appreciation from your spouse/boyfriend/main squeeze/etc. – just because! Maybe you like to celebrate the occasion with a fancy dinner for two or a couples massage, or maybe you just like to exchange gifts.

If you’re after a new fragrance this year, but your partner is a little scent challenged, send him this post to steer him in the right direction. Here are three of the latest and greatest romantic olfactory juices to hit department stores in recent months.


Love, Chloé Purse Spray, 10 mL, $82, available at The Bay and Holt Renfrew.

This limited edition purse spray is a classic feminine juice found in a petite gilded package. The fragrance is a fine powdery scent with notes of orange blossom, pink pepper, iris, lilac, powdery musk and talc.


Vera Wang Lovestruck Eau de Parfum Spray, 50 mL, $79, available at The Bay, Sears, Sephora and Murale.

The inspiration for this fragrance was all about being madly in love. This perfume is a sparkling floral, and some of the major players found in this juice are pink guava, mandarin orange, tuberose, lotus blossom, precious wood and sheer musk.


Oscar de la Renta Live in Love Eau de Parfum Spray, 50 mL, $62, available at The Bay.

If you’re looking for a true full-bodied floral, Oscar de la Renta’s newest fragrance, Live in Love, is the perfume for you. This rich classic floral has top notes of hyacinth, bergamot, lily of the valley and orchid. The bouquet of middle notes includes jasmine, orange flower and rose – and finishes with base notes of sandalwood, Virginia cedar, amber and musk.

We want to know: What’s one of your all-time-favourite feminine perfumes?