Vogue Magazine recommends Burberry Prorsum, Dolce by Dolce & Gabbana, Rosabotanica by Balenciaga and Be Delicious by Donna Karen New York for women. Cosmopolitan highly rates Acqua by Roberto Cavalli, See by Chloe, Sunshine Edition by Paul Smith and Dahlia Noir L'Eau by Givenchy.
Reviewers on TotalBeauty.com call Aveda's Chakra 4 the best perfume because it's both soothing and unconventional. Aveda's Pure-Fume Absolute Aveda Love also gets top marks for being classic yet exotic.
Chanel No.5 is always a favorite, but as of 2015, reviewers preferred Chanel's Allure.
L'Occitane Citrus Verbena Summer Fragrance is popular because it's a refreshing option for warm weather. Escada's Cherry in the Air is a sweet fragrance with hints of raspberry, marshmallow and cherry.
Many popular fragrances, such as Prada's Candy L'Eau, Jo Malone's Orange Blossom Cologne, Dior's Dolce Vita Eau de Toilette and Armani's Prive Rose D'Arbie, are expensive. However, The Independent recommends budget options, such as Chloe's Love Chloe My Little and Korres' Iris Lily of the Valley Cotton. Other popular budget options include The Body Shop's White Musk Perfume Oil, Origins' Ginger Essence Sensuous Skin Scent and Mary Kay's Simply Cotton Eau de Toilette.
Popular classic scents include Lanvin's Arpege, Balenciaga's L'Eau Rose, Dior's J'Adore and Beautiful by Estee Lauder.