This one is unmistakably feminine but it follows on from Hugo Boss’s men’s scent and is inspired by women wearing male tailoring – the lid even looks like a cufflink. It’s light and delicate, with notes of peach and freesia, yet there are headier scents of osmanthus underneath.
Juicy Couture I Love Juicy Couture Eau de Parfum From £37 for 30ml, available nationwide
Make a bold statement with this perfume, which embodies fun, fearless females. There are sweet notes of caramelised apples and mandarin to start, then tiger lily and jasmine flowers and finally an amber base, all wrapped up in this glamorous bottle.
Mugler Les Exceptions Supra Floral Eau de Parfum £135 for 80ml, Harrods and mugler.co.uk
For something a bit more special, try this one from Mugler. It focuses on one flower in particular: hyacinth. It is rarely used in perfumery and is combined here with incense for a truly unique, sophisticated scent. This will make an elegant addition to your dressing table.
Shiseido Ever Bloom Eau de Toilette £50 for 50ml, available nationwide
Inspired by the modern woman, there are two parts to this fragrance: a fresh outer circle consisting of cyclamen and lotus flower, and a more sensual inner circle with notes of orange blossom, gardenia and musk. The result is a well-balanced perfume that’s easy for all to wear.
Michael Kors Wonderlust Eau de Parfum From £43 for 30ml, available nationwide from Wednesday
Keep the carefree spirit of the summer holidays going with this ‘floriental’ blend.
Its notes come from around the world, with Italian bergamot, Sicilian mandarin and Sri Lankan sandalwood. It’s a fragrance that will last you from morning to night.
Miss Dior Absolutely Blooming Eau de Parfum From £49.50 for 30ml, available nationwide
This latest offering from Dior’s younger sister is a pretty, feminine fragrance, and fruity without being sickly. Opening with tangy red berries, it settles into a bouquet of roses and white musk – it’s a fresh, modern take on a traditional rose-based perfume.
Yardley London English Dahlia Eau de Toilette From £9.99 for 50ml, Boots andyardleylondon.co.uk
Capturing the smell of an English garden in autumn, this is floral without being too powdery.
Made from 90 per cent naturally derived ingredients, it focuses around the dahlia flower, which opens with top notes of citrus and neroli and develops into base notes of patchouli and cedar.
Paco Rabanne Lady Million Privé Eau de Toilette From £48 for 50ml, available nationwide
This seductive scent evokes memories of warm, fragrant nights. There’s heliotrope flower, vanilla and raspberry here, plus creamy cocoa bean, honey and patchouli. You’ll feel like a million dollars wearing it and the bottle is eye-catching, too.