15 Gorgeous Fragrances to Gift on Mother's Day

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Gorgeous Fragrances to Gift on Mother's Day
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Depending on where you are in world and whether or not your loved ones had access to the COVID-19 vaccine last year, this Mother's Day may be easier to celebrate. Whether you have a Sunday brunch reservation or you're simply catching up over FaceTime, if you're planning on getting your mom or a mother-figure in your life a gift, fragrance is always a great option.

Scent is very closely tied to both memories and emotions, so whether you're looking to create new moments, reminisce on old times, or find that a certain fragrance takes you back to a special place, the leading lady in your life will appreciate it.

Here, we rounded up some of the best Mother's Day fragrances to buy so you can pick out the perfect gift for mom.

Cartier Baiser Volé Parfum

Cartier Baiser Volé Parfum
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Cartier's newest scent features velvety lily petals, tonka bean, and heliotropin for a sensual twist on a traditional floral eau de parfum. Plus, the gold cap bottle will look extremely chic on any vanity.

Christian Louboutin Loubiworld 7-Piece Miniature Fragrance Discovery Set

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Unlike a pair of Christian Louboutin heels, mom won't need a special occasion to spray on one (or all seven) of these scents. She can choose from Loubifunk, a mix of rose, blackcurrant, and patchouli; Loubiraj, a woodsy blend of suede, cedar, and pink pepper; Loubidoo, a fruity, floral scent; Loubikiss, which features notes of jasmine, tuberose, and musk for a romantic vibe; Loubirouge, which will remind her of glamorous nights on the town with hints of cardamom, iris, and vanilla; Loubicrown, a combo of patchouli and tonka bean; and Loubicroc, a spicy scent featuring myrrh, cypriol, and sandalwood.

St. Rose Circa 91

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This scent, made from naturally-derived ingredients, offers top notes of lemon and bergamot, heart notes of patchouli, iris, and jasmine, and base notes of sandalwood and cedarwood. Expect it to bring mom back to the simplicity of the '90s.

Byredo Night Veils Wooden Box

Byredo Night Veils Wooden Box
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Your mom isn't a regular mom, she's a cool mom, which is why she'll appreciate receiving this box set of fragrances from Byredo, a brand known for its innovative scent stories and hip packaging. The set includes the entire Extraits de Parfum collection, designed to be worn at night due to their intense notes. Plus the wooden box is perfect for storing beauty products and/or hair accessories.

Molton Brown Delicious Rhubarb & Rose Travel Gift Set

Molton Brown Delicious Rhubarb & Rose Travel Gift Set
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This blend of grapefruit, rhubarb, and vanilla will whisk mom away to a perfect summer day. With this gift set, she can choose from spritzing on the eau de toilette, bathing with the gel, or slathering on the irresistibly scented lotion.

Lancôme Idôle Eau de Parfum

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What mom doesn't appreciate a gift from Lancôme? This gorgeous fragrance offers notes of citrus, rose, jasmine, and white musk, which gives off a fresh, floral, and feminine aroma. Plus, the slim bottle will look gorgeous on her vanity.

Liis Floating Eau de Parfum

Liis Floating Eau de Parfum
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There's no denying that mom deserves some R&R. Aptly named Floating, this Liis scent will help her get into the right mindset to do so. The fresh, soothing fragrance features notes of bergamot, peach, wild orchid, linen, and sequoia wood.

Dior Blooming Bouquet Perfume Gift Set

Dior Blooming Bouquet Perfume Gift Set
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You truly cannot go wrong with a classic floral fragrance like Miss Dior. This set includes the full size eau de parfum, a mini bottle, and a body milk.

Guerlain Guerlain Aqua Allegoria Nerolia Vetiver Eau de Toilette

Guerlain Aqua Allegoria Nerolia Vetiver Eau de Toilette
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This juicy fragrance is bursting with notes of Calabrian neroli, basil, vetiver, and fig accord, offering a calming, but vibrant scent story. Perfect for the mom who loves sweet scents that aren't over-the-top.

Ellis Brooklyn Scent DIARY Fragrance Discovery Set

Ellis Brooklyn Scent DIARY Fragrance Discovery Set
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Fragrance is extremely personal, and it takes some trial and error before landing on your signature scent. If mom is still on the hunt, or is simply somebody who likes to switch their perfumes up, this Ellis Brooklyn set is the perfect gift. It comes with nine minis of the brand's best-selling and new fragrances, including the summery Sun Fruit and musky Myth.

Philosophy 3-Piece Amazing Grace Fragrance Set

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This classic clean scent, which features top notes of bergamot, lemon, and neroli, is the perfect casual fragrance for any type of mom. It includes a firming body lotion, as well as the traditional perfumes.

Donna Karan Cashmere Mist

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This fragrance has developed a cult-following for a reason: it's gorgeous. Notes of Moroccan jasmine, lily of the valley, and sandalwood round out this iconic floral scent.

Marc Jacobs Mini Daisy Perfume Set

Marc Jacobs Mini Daisy Perfume Set
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Like its name implies, Marc Jacob's fan-favorite fragrance is as fresh as a daisy. This set includes the original scent, plus Daisy Love, a slightly sweet take on the original floral fragrance.

Costa Brazil Aroma Eau de Parfum

Costa Brazil Aroma Eau de Parfum
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If mom isn't a fan of heavy floral or gourmand scents, she'll love Costa Brazil's fresh yet spicy eau de parfum. Inspired by resin from the Amazon forest, it includes a blend of white jungle flora, Brazil orange oil, pink pepper, geranium bourbon, nutmeg oil, cedarwood atlas, and plant-based musks.

YSL Libre Eau De Toilette

YSL Libre Eau de Toilette
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This youthful scent offers calming notes of lavender essence, orange blossom, and white tea, making it the perfect gift for the busy mom in your life. And if you want to make this Mother's Day extra special, you can add complimentary engraving to the bottle.

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