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The 21 Perfumes You'll Want to Wear around the Holidays ...

By Jennifer

With so many new perfumes on the market this holiday season, it's daunting to decide which will be your new signature scent. But not to worry! I'm compiled a list of all-time classics and brand-new favorites from our most-loved designers, and there's bound to be a perfect perfume to take you from the turkey at Thanksgiving to your New Year's Eve kiss and beyond.

1 My Burberry Festive

My Burberry FestivePrice: $125.00 at
Inspired by a London garden after the rain, this brand-new scent is light and floral enough to wear into spring.

2 Bvlgari Omnia Paraiba

Bvlgari Omnia ParaibaPrice: $82.00 at
This bold,energetic perfume is named for, and inspired by, the exotic Paraiba tourmaline.


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3 Michael Kors Coral

Michael Kors CoralPrice: $110.00 at
This scent is fresh, warm, and oh-so-feminine.

4 Commodity Magnolia

Commodity MagnoliaPrice: $99.00 at
I know it sounds odd to suggest a light, airy, fresh scent for winter, but Magnolia is so lovely, it'll remind you of new-fallen snow, made for your White Christmas.

5 TOM FORD Black Orchid Eau De Toilette

TOM FORD Black Orchid Eau De ToilettePrice: $135.00 at
In two words: sexy and inviting.

6 Versace Bright Crystal

Versace Bright CrystalPrice: $134.00 at
This is another light, but very warm, new scent.

7 Philosophy Fresh Cream

Philosophy Fresh CreamPrice: $49.00 at
This is my brand-new favorite, so light and sweet-smelling!

8 Donna Karan Liquid Cashmere

Donna Karan Liquid CashmerePrice: $62.00 at
Is there anything warmer and cozier than cashmere?

9 Giorgio Armani Sì

Giorgio Armani SìPrice: $140.00 at
The perfect blend of modern musk and feminine florals.

10 Elizabeth and James Nirvana Black

Elizabeth and James Nirvana BlackPrice: $100.00 at
This is a scent you and your man can wear. It's so versatile, and it smells a little different, depending on who's wearing it.

11 DKNY Be Desired

DKNY Be DesiredPrice: $88.00 at
This scent is like a mini holiday somewhere war, lush, and green.

12 Viktor & Rolf Spicebomb Digital Art Limited Edition

Viktor & Rolf Spicebomb Digital Art Limited EditionPrice: $115.00 at
The same Spicebomb you already love, in a new limited-edition bottle.

13 Carolina Herrera 212 VIP ROSÉ

Carolina Herrera 212 VIP ROSÉPrice: $96.00 at
It's light enough to wear during the day (think office) but warm and sensual enough for after-work fun (think office party).

14 AERIN Ikat Jasmine

AERIN Ikat JasminePrice: $155.00 at
The bottle is plain, but the scent is marvelously complex: feminine, floral, flirty.

15 Marc Jacobs Daisy Mini Duo

Marc Jacobs Daisy Mini DuoPrice: $18.00 at
This is one of my all-time favorite perfumes, ideal for both fall and winter wear. And these minis make a great gift!

16 L'Artisan Parfumeur Timbuktu

L'Artisan Parfumeur TimbuktuPrice: $75.00 at
Inspired by Mali, this scent is woodsy, floral, and spicy.

17 Cartier Must De Cartier Gold

Cartier Must De Cartier GoldPrice: $150.00 at
This scent, warm and sensual, is bound to be an instant classic.

18 Issey Miyake Nuit D'Issey Parfum

Issey Miyake Nuit D'Issey ParfumPrice: $98.00 at
With notes of citrus and spice, this scent is perfect for wearing in the cooler months, when you want him to come a little closer.

19 Stella McCartney Stella

Stella McCartney StellaPrice: $50.00 at
This best-selling fragrance has notes of rose and amber, both sweet and spicy.

20 Thierry Mugler Alien

Thierry Mugler AlienPrice: $100.00 at
I've heard this scent described as "mysterious" and that sums it up perfectly.

21 Prada CANDY

Prada CANDYPrice: $114.00 at
Who doesn't want Candy for Christmas?

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