6 Best Fragrances Under $100

With the explosion of so many expensive perfumes, sometimes we forget that there are many excellent, long wearing and simply beautiful perfumes that cost under $100 for a full bottle – and we’re not talking travel sizes! Have a look at these high end perfumes for yourself, or to gift someone special.

Kierin – Sunday Brunch

Like a fun Sunday brunch, Kierin Sunday Brunch eau de Parfum will wake up your senses and tickle your fancy like that first sip of your mimosa. Perfumer Mathieu Nardin blends cheerful citrusy notes of bergamot and lemon, infused with Earl Gray tea and lovely jasmine, to make this the perfect weekend fragrance. Don’t let the cool bottle graphics and gentle price fool you. This high quality unisex/shared perfume contains 20% fragrance concentration – the percentage you generally find in the $200+ price range. Kierin’s founder and CEO Mona Maine de Biran is dedicated to offering cruelty-free, eco-friendly fragrances in opaque bottles which help keep them fresh. $92 for 1.7oz/50ml

Available: Kierin

MCM

The fact that MCM eau de Parfum comes in a bottle that looks like one of the famous MCM backpacks makes it too irresistible not to pick up and feel their signature coated canvas texture The unisex/shared fragrance inside is just as noteworthy. The perfumer is Clement Gavarry. MCM opens with raspberry and apricot notes which move into peony, violet leaf and jasmine, and then settles into base notes of ambroxan, sandalwood, vanilla and moss. $73 for 1.7oz/50ml

Available: Nordstrom

Floral Street – Wonderland Peony

Wonderland Peony, the latest flower scent by Floral Street, is a light, feminine, sweet, fruity fragrance that’s perfect for spring and summer. Perfumer Jerome Epinette opens it up with guava, red berries and lemon which move into heart notes of peony, violet and raspberry and finally settle into vanilla, cotton candy and soft woody notes. $84 for 1.7oz/50ml

Available: Sephora

Child Perfume

If there was ever a secret handshake in fragrance, Child Perfume is it. Created as a personal perfume in 1990 by Susan Owens, and requested by so many, she decided to bottle it for others. It has garnered cult-like status among Hollywood’s rich & famous and is worn by so many…Britney Spears, Christina Applegate, Denise Richards; Hilary Duff, Jenny Garth, Kim & Khloe Kardashian, LeAnn Rimes and many others. The fragrance is a beautiful powdery blend of lilac, magnolia, vanilla and a touch of citrus top notes, which sashay into middle notes of jasmine, tuberose, violet, and then finishes off with long lasting base notes of musk, mimosa, rose and soft woods. $98 for 1oz/30ml

Available: Beauty Habit

Cacharel – Yes I am Glorious

Yes I am Glorious by Cacharel is a lovely, feminine fragrance created by perfumer Honorine Blanc. Yes I am Glorious is a sparkling fruity floral that opens with notes of peach and mandarin orange, mid notes of frangipani, tiara flower, and magnolia, and finally basenotes of milky sandalwood and soft cedar. The shimmery bottle references a softly glowing nude lipstick. $57 for 1.7oz/50 ml

Available: Macy’s

Victoria’s Secret – Tease Candy Noir

The sister fragrance to Tease, is Tease Candy Noir by Victoria’s Secret, a sweet and gourmand fragrance created by perfumer Franck Voelkl. Think jammy sweet & tart raspberry glaze in a soft powder along with velvety night blooming iris. Finish it off with warm, nuzzle worthy tonka bean and put it in a sexy black bottle. So Victoria’s Secret! $80 for 3.4oz/100ml

Available: Victoria’s Secret

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Dr. Jack Barnathan

Thank you Candice for helping us make Mom’s day perfect – you’re always there for us – Thank you ?

leonard dickson

This article is so fabulous ,and written with so much knowledge and authority.I now know what I can buy my wife for Mother’s day,and her birthday,that wont put me in the red

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