You’ve been with your mother since birth. You must already know almost everything about her: her likes and dislikes, her favourites, what products she loves to use. You must have seen her favourite bottle of perfume lying around her beauty cabinet, and smelling that signature scent of hers never fails to remind you of afternoons back at home. This Mother’s day, why not pick up a perfume to help remind her of you? One must never have too many scents. We round up the best and latest perfumes to give to your mom.
1. M. Micallef Ananda Dolce (AED525 for 30ml, AED1075 for 100ml)
Reminiscent of life in Provence, M. Micallef Ananda Dolce’s scent has a soft yet sensual blend of almond blossom, peach, and fresh leaves. Perfect for spring.
2. Nina Ricci L’extase (AED450 for 80ml)
A mix of floral, musky, and oriental scents, renowned perfumer Francis Kurkdjian creates the Nina Ricci L’extase perfume. The bottle design resembles a black satin ribbon wrapped minaudière clutch from Nina Ricci’s personal collection.
3. Trussardi: A Way for Her
The top notes of this fruity floral perfume is composed of bergamot, peach and white tea, middle notes are a mix of frangipani, tuberose, and jasmine, and the base notes are ambroxan, musk, vetiver, sandalwood, and vanilla. Intriguing, right? There’s also a Trussardi: A Way for Him, a counterpart of this version.
4. Angel Schlesser Pour Elle (AED260 for 50ml and AED350 for 100ml)
In a classic looking bottle, Angel Schlesser Pour Elle is perfect for the graceful and mysterious woman. A mix of floral and orange blossom notes, this perfume is for a woman who fascinates with her magical presence.
5. Jo Malone Peony and Blush Suede (AED590 for 100ml )
Show your mother you care by giving her this gift of love. This cologne is a relaxing mix of peony and blush suede. Your mom can also spray this on her linens and curtains. For a unique fragrance if she’s planning to use this on her interiors, you can also avail a flickering Jo Malone candle.
6. Paris Gallery Red Carpet Kate (AED 425)
In celebration of women in films, Paris Gallery pays tribute to four stunning and talented actresses in the industry by releasing Red Carpet perfume collection. Kate is recommended for mothers who love floral and fruity scents. The collection is available in four variants (Nicole [Kidman], Kate [Hudson], Jennifer [Aniston], and Angelina [Jolie]). You can purchase the Red Carpet Attitude perfume collection exclusively at Paris Gallery.
7. Guerlain La Petite Robe Noire Eau Fraîche
For mothers who love light and radiant scents, this Guerlain perfume is a must. It’s also timely because it’s perfect for spring. And just look at that lovely packaging!
8. House of Sillage Travel Spray Set (AED1,550)
House of Sillage, one of the leading parfumeries in the world, has revealed the Aquamarine travel spray set, perfect for jetsetters. The Aquamarine travel spray holds a 7.5ml vial and comes with three refills, together with the brand’s eight signature collection fragrances.
9. Nayomi Gazal Forever (AED169 for 50ml)
Made in France, the Nayomi Gazal Forever perfume is bottled in a classic and luxurious looking spray bottle. The scent is iconic and sumptuous, with a distinctive magnetic Oriental appeal. Perfect for mothers who love luxurious stuff.
10. Brécourt Agaressence perfume (AED455 for 100ml)
Inspired by the perfumer’s travels around Dubai’s famous souks, the perfume delivers a strong scent of Oud with subtle notes of saffron, plum, and cassis, with hints of floral notes and rare woods.