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21 Classic Scents That Beat All the New Stuff ...

By Jennifer

Classic scents are so called for a reason. They are enduring and women love them. Rather than trying and tossing dozens of new perfumes, why not rely on one or two tried-and-true scents? There are so many classic scents to choose from, and you already know you love them... let's hear it for your new (old) perfume!

1 Viktor & Rolf Flowerbomb

Viktor & Rolf FlowerbombPrice: $85 at
There's nothing more perfect than an explosion of floral scent, and this perfume is the classic flowerbomb.


MIU MIUPrice: $88 at
I adore Lily of the Valley, and this classic scent starts with those sweet tones and finishes with more fab floral.


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3 Marc Jacobs Daisy

Marc Jacobs DaisyPrice: $78 at
This is one of my all-time favorite perfumes! It's warm and sweet and innocent, ideal for use any day of the year.

4 CHANEL N°5 Eau De Parfum

CHANEL N°5 Eau De ParfumPrice: $100 at
There's a reason this classic is still so popular - it's just that good, that versatile, that luxe.

5 DKNY Be Delicious

DKNY Be DeliciousPrice: $68 at
This fun, flirty, fruity scent is my new (old) scent. The green apples just draw me in every time!

6 Clinique Happy

Clinique HappyPrice: $50 at
Sunshine, warm temps, open-toe shoes, and flowers: those things make me happy and that's what this perfume is all about

7 Thierry Mugler Angel

Thierry Mugler AngelPrice: $80 at
Revel in your softer side with this classic scent. It's so delicate, so soft!

8 Fresh Sugar Lemon

Fresh Sugar LemonPrice: $50 at
Lemon: bright, vivid, fun! That sums up the scent of your days in the best way!

9 Ralph Lauren Ralph

Ralph Lauren RalphPrice: $60 at
It seems like all of the Ralph Lauren scents are instant classics, and this one's no exception. You'll love it!

10 Marc Jacobs Honey

Marc Jacobs HoneyPrice: $78 at
If you love the floral tones in Daisy, but you're more of a fruity-tones girl, this scent was made just for you. It's all warm fruits, like pear and mandarin.

11 Dior Pure Poison

Dior Pure PoisonPrice: $94 at
This is all about your new fling, where floral tones meet warm amber. So seductive!

12 My Burberry

My BurberryPrice: $95 at
There's something very British about rose tones, and this perfume blends rosees with geranium leaf for another classic scent.

13 Estée Lauder Beautiful

Estée Lauder BeautifulPrice: $74 at
Floral, citrus and woods - a lush blend of these three tones creates a warm scent that will carry you through all of your days.

14 Stella McCartney POP

Stella McCartney POPPrice: $72 at
This smells fab to me, with fresh florals, warm earth, and a little fruitiness thrown in for good measure, too.

15 Jour D'Hermès

Jour D'HermèsPrice: $113 at
This is the signature feminine scent from the powerhouse brand, all fresh, lovely floral tones.

16 Hanae Mori Butterfly Eau De Parfum

Hanae Mori Butterfly Eau De ParfumPrice: $75 at
Celebrate the 20-year anniversary of this perfume by enjoying its sweet strawberry-toned scent.

17 Tory Burch

Tory BurchPrice: $90 at
This is the brand's first scent, but it's already a classic, with its floral tones but versatile feel.

18 Bobbi Brown Beach Fragrance

Bobbi Brown Beach FragrancePrice: $74 at
Warm sunshine, soft sea breeze, sweet jasmine, and bright mandarin - what could be more perfect?

19 Michael Kors Coral

Michael Kors CoralPrice: $75 at
This limited-edition scent is already a cult classic, so if you see it in stock, snap it up right away.

20 Guerlain Shalimar Eau De Parfum

Guerlain Shalimar Eau De ParfumPrice: $104 at
With warm sunshine tones of vanilla, bergamot, and amber, this classic scent is just so romantic!

21 Calvin Klein Ck One

Calvin Klein Ck OnePrice: $49 at
I know what you're thinking: this scent is still around? It is, and for good reason. It's as pure, fresh, and clean-smelling as ever. Why not give it another try?

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