Holiday Fragrances For Every Personality on Your List

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Holiday Fragrances For Every Personality on Your List

01 of 15

FOR THE WARM-WEATHER LOVER

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Until temperatures begin to rise again, Maison Martin Margiela's Funfair Evening serves as the next best thing. Sugary elements like apple and caramel pay homage to fall treats, while warm orange blossom and amber trigger equally warm memories of basking in the sun. $110; maisonmartinmargiela-parfums.com for locations

02 of 15

FOR THE DO-GOODER

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The only thing better than this fresh jasmine, musk, and mandarin blend? The fact that Philosophy donates proceeds raised by its Giving Grace fragrance to multiple charities. $44; philosophy.com

03 of 15

FOR THE MULTI-TASKER

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When you're always on the go, you need a fragrance that works overtime. By Kilian's A Night in Shanghai blend of Egyptian geranium, blackcurrant, and vanilla starts out rich, but as the day goes on, notes of rose, cinnamon, and plum emerge. As an added bonus, the rhinestone-studded packaging doubles as a sleek clutch. $295; bergdorfgoodman.com

04 of 15

FOR THE BOHO-CHIC HIPSTER

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If Lena Dunham's 'Girls' were given fragrance equivalents, you'd have Catbird's solid perfumes. Embodied in the rose and incense-based Tarot Deck scent the modern bohemian Jemima; Ghost Rose, with its classic English rose, peony, and champagne elements, Marni; and Fig Leaf, with it's blend of friendly dandelion, hay, and cedar elements with fig, Hannah, on a good day. As for Shoshanna? We're hoping that the effervescent Seven Seas candle gets translated into perfume form to round out the fantastic four. $34; catbirdnyc.com

05 of 15

FOR THE DOWNTOWN FASHIONISTA

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Just like her trendy, downtown wardrobe, the strong neroli, sweet pea, and mandarin blossom notes of Carven Le Parfum are an extension of her confident personality, while the rich sandalwood base suggests a down-to-earth vibe. $109; saksfifthavenue.com

06 of 15

FOR THE CREATIVE TYPE

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Your gift recipient can play master perfumer with Original Scent's holiday palette, which allows you to mix your preferred amounts of cinnamon-clove, incense, and vanilla-amber with slight tobacco and musk elements for a truly unique fragrance. $109; originalscent.com

07 of 15

FOR THE CLASSIC BEAUTY

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If Marilyn Monroe is your BFF's style icon, then Dolce amp Gabbana's gilded edition of The One will look right at home among her retro-inspired beauty finds. The iconic Madonna Lily mingles with sparking mandarin, lychee, and peach, as the rich vanilla and musk base adds a sensual twist. $108; dolcegabbana.com for locations

08 of 15

FOR THE ROMANTIC

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It's easy to wax poetic over the seductive vanilla, blood orange, benzoin, amber violet, and wood notes mingling in Tocca's elegant Margaux fragrance. Factor in the scent's back story-it was inspired by a French beauty taking a moonlit stroll with her true love-and you've got a romance novel in a bottle. $68; tocca.com

09 of 15

FOR THE GLAMAZON

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The luxurious floral mix you love just got made over-with a festive party dress to boot! The freesia, rose, and jasmine blend of Viktor & Rolf's Flowerbomb Crystal edition exudes pure glamour, not to mention the sexy patchouli dry-down to bring out your inner temptress. $120; nordstrom.com

10 of 15

FOR THE PREPSTER

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Just like the perfect Lacoste sweater fresh from the dryer, the warm sandalwood, tuberose, and jasmine aromas of Aerin Lauder's Ikat Jasmine envelop your body and deliver a light, classic scent that complements a perfectly put-together ensemble. $110; aerin.com

11 of 15

FOR THE FRAGRANCE FANATIC

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The well-trained nose will certainly appreciate the dimension in Bond No. 9's Perfumista Avenue-the slight leather, nutmeg, and amber notes add some edge to delicate elements like rose, jasmine and peony for a modern take on the traditional floral mix. $260 for 50 ml; bondno9.com

12 of 15

FOR THE LIFE OF THE PARTY

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Fun, friendly, sweet (but not cloying) Humiecki amp Graef's Eau Radieuse is perfect for the party girl persona. Flavorful notes like mandarin, peppermint, and a slight twist of green banana-which get tempered by calming bamboo sap and rhubarb-make a truly unique mix that won't quit until last call. $220; babalumiami.com

13 of 15

FOR THE STYLISH GAMINE

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There's something to be said about a woman who can rock wardrobe items reserved for the boy's club better than they do, and for such bold sartorial choices, only an equally bold fragrance will do. Indian sandalwood takes center stage in NEST's sharp White Sandalwood fragrance, as equal parts almond, mimosa, and cedar lend a sense of mystery. $65; sephora.com

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FOR THE MODERN WOMAN

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Nothing says "I am woman, hear me roar" quite like a strong, sexy fragrance, and Gucci's Flora 1966 can have you conquering the world in just one spritz. The peony and rose notes cater to a delicate, feminine aspect, while bold, heady elements like bourbon pepper, bergamot, and patchouli grab your attention and invoke a confident, self-assured attitude. $200; sephora.com

15 of 15

For the Sentimental

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Capturing the essence of a true love story, Ralph Lauren's iconic Romance scent has remained a seasonless favorite for more than a decade. With notes of fresh florals and hints of ginger and warm musk, the timeless, tender aroma is enough to hold a special place in your heart after just one spray. $95; ralphlauren.com

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