7 of the Best Perfumes We Tried in 2022

One of our favorite compliments to get is when someone tells us we smell good.

Seriously—what's better? If you want people to notice you the second you walk into a room, you just need the right scent. Here are seven of the absolute best perfumes we tried (and loved) in 2022.

Maison Margiela Replica By the Fireplace: $144

Replica's By the Fireplace by Maison Margiela has been our go-to fragrance for fall and will continue to be so for the winter. With notes of clove oil, chestnut accord and vanilla accord, this warm and spicy scent is reminiscent of wood in a fireplace. Featuring vanilla and orange flower, this unique perfume is coziness in a bottle.

(via Sephora)


Dolce & Gabbana Light Blue Eau de Toilette: $110

Lighter in scent and perfect for the spring and summer months, Dolce & Gabbana's Light Blue fragrance is timeless. Featuring crisp notes of cedar, apple, bluebell, bamboo, jasmine, wood, amber and musk, this floral yet fruity perfume earns our stamp of approval.

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Tory Burch Essence of Dreams Cosmic Wood Eau de Parfum: $125

Showing off notes of cardamom, ambrette, jasmine, sage and vetiver, Tory Burch's Cosmic Wood perfume is magic in a bottle. With a woodsy smell, this vibrant and spicy scent is bound to become a favorite of anyone who experiences the aroma.

(via Nordstrom)


Kayali Lovefest Burning Cherry | 48: $118

Unique in scent, Kayali's Lovefest Burning Cherry is not for the faint of heart. With notes of black cherry, rose damascena and palo santo, this perfume is warm and spicy. Intense and luscious, trust us when we say you'll be getting compliments left and right when you wear this fragrance.

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Yves Saint Laurent Black Opium Eau de Parfum: $139

Sexy and classic, Yves Saint Laurent's Black Opium is a scent we think every woman will immediately fall in love with. Featuring key notes of black coffee, white flowers and vanilla, this perfume blends the likes of these scents to create an edgy and daring smell. It's warm, spicy and floral, and will leave you smelling better than ever.

(via Sephora)


Miss Dior Eau de Parfum: $148

If you're looking for an ultra-feminine scent, look no further than Miss Dior. With all of the best florals in the mix, you can expect to detect notes of lily-of-the-valley, centifolia rose and soft musk. This velvety-fresh perfume smells like a fresh floral bouquet.

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Prada Paradoxe Eau de Parfum: $142

Prada's Paradoxe perfume is unlike anything else we've tried this year. Not only is the packing and bottle itself absolutely stunning, but so is the scent. With beautiful notes of neroli bud, white amber and white musk, this warm and vibrant perfume is multidimensional and will leave you smelling like the best version of yourself.

(via Sephora)


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