Why Gifting Perfumes is a Good Idea?
One can never have too many fragrances in their wardrobe, so gifting perfume sets to your loved ones will never go out of style. In this article, we will tell why gifting perfume sets is a good idea, and how to select the right ones. Moreover, we have also listed down five perfume sets each that are ideal for men, women, and couples.
Why gifting perfumes is a good idea:
- Gifting perfume sets to your significant other shows how well you know them and their choices. It is also a romantic gift and an ideal choice for their birthdays or Valentine's day.
- Perfume gift sets are indeed one of the easiest gifting ideas. Even if you do not know the receiver well, there are plenty of guidelines by perfume designers that will help you select the correct fragrances.
- Perfumes can be an exquisite gift, especially if you want to impress someone. It also communicates your tastes and style to the receiver.
- Unlike other gifts like crockery sets or wall hangings, people use perfumes every day. Consequently, these are useful gift items that add value to the receiver.
- There are plenty of options available in the market for perfume sets. If you cannot decide on what to get someone, you can easily browse through the perfumes and, voila, you have found the perfect gift.
- Perfume sets contain two or more perfume bottles and are usually offered at a bundled price. Therefore you find a gift that is easy on the pockets yet more in number.
- If you do not have time to visit a store, you can still select a flawless gift in a jiffy. You can find excellent perfume sets of varied price ranges on the internet.
- No matter what your budget is, you can find perfume sets in various price ranges. While the premium and luxury, brands can cost up to Rs. 15,000-20,000, you can also find quality gift sets between Rs. 800-1000. So despite your budget, a perfume set will also find its place in the gift list.
How to Choose Perfumes?
- When you set out to purchase a perfume gift set, you will see there are so many options that you will be spoilt for choices. To make the search easier, first, decide on a price point. Determine your budget, and then start skimming for options within that price range.
- Remember the perfumes you choose will be for another person. Here their choices and personality will surpass your individual preferences. You can consider the age of the receiver while selecting the gift sets.
- You can also talk to a friend or a colleague about their perfumes. If you like a fragrance and think it is ideal for someone you know, ask them what perfume they are wearing. You might discover the perfect present without even stepping into a store.
- Take someone along with you to the store when buying perfumes. They can help you by smelling the notes and making the final call.
- Do not forget to do your homework. There are plenty of online resources that will tell you about the notes and composition of a perfume. You can refer to those while determining the fragrance families.
- After the research, select one or two fragrance families and restrict your choices to these. Sometimes lesser options aid you in making the best choice.
- It is recommended that you do not wear any scent when you go perfume shopping. This way, your existing perfume will not interfere with the new aromas. When inside the store, first spray the scents on a blotter sheet, and the only ones you like the most should make it to your wrist. Remember to refresh your nose by smelling neutral things.
5 Perfume Gift Sets for Women
1. Titan Skinn Women Miniature Perfume Set - Celeste & Sheer
Tata, synonymous with quality, has launched an exotic collection of perfume range, Skinn. Their premium perfume sets make up for the perfect gifts for all the lovely ladies. These perfumes are skin-friendly and dermatologically tested. You can find different combinations of perfumes in these gift sets. The one we have mentioned contains two fragrances - Celeste and Sheer of 25 ml each.
Celeste belongs to the woody fragrance family and hits all the playful feminine notes. The long-lasting perfume shifts notes throughout the day and makes you feel fresh. The top notes include blood orange, grapefruit, ginger, and green pear, while the middle notes combine the essence of jasmine orange flower, nectar, and waterlily. Lastly, the base notes evoke the spirits of spring as it surrounds you with sandalwood, amber, apricot nectar, white musk, and patchouli.
Sheer's fruity and floral notes will remind you of a Sunday brunch or a joyful picnic with your friends. The base note vanilla will surround you with a pristine warmth, while the top notes of clementine oil add vibrance to your personality. The beautifully crafted perfume adds a sophisticated angel with its middle note of jasmine. You can find it on Amazon for Rs. 1,525
2. Hermès Garden Perfume Collection - Miniature Perfume Set of 4
The esteemed French luxury brand is often known for its magnificent and pricey perfumes. We agree it resides on the higher end of the price range, but it is worth every penny. This miniature perfume set plays around with floral and fruity scents. It contains four bottles of four different fragrances so that you can have a new experience every day. Each bottle holds a unique aroma that awakens the sensual and sophisticated side of your personality. See on Nykaa for Rs. 5,150
3. Dolce & Gabbana The Only One Eau De Parfume Gift Set
From the house of another premium brand, The Only One Eau De Parfume by Dolce & Gabbana celebrates feminine energy mixed with sophistication and style. At the heart of the perfume lies a concoction of rich coffee aroma and iris. The top notes remind you of a vibrant bouquet, while the base notes radiate the warmth of vanilla and patchouli.
This perfume gift set contains a 50 ml bottle and a 7.5 ml bottle of the same perfume. While the bigger bottle can adorn the dressing table, the travel-friendly packs are ideal for carrying to parties and dinner dates. It is available on Nykaa for Rs. 6,000
4. Guerlain Shalimar Gift Set
Inspired by the age-old love story of Emporer Shahjahan and his stunning wife Mumtaz Begum, the Shalimar Eau de Parfume by Guerlain is an elegant gift for a true romantic. This masterpiece hails from the amber spicy family and is a classic blend of citrus-y and floral notes. You experience the feisty personality of mandarin oranges, lemons, cedars along with the poise of vanilla, rose, jasmine, civet, iris, musk, and sandalwood in a bottle. It is the ultimate gift set for self-care and self-love. The perfume is accompanied by a tube of Guerlain Shalimar body lotion, and Guerlain Shalimar shower gel each. Get it for Rs. 13,025 on Nykaa.
5. Narciso Rodriguez Eau De Parfum Rouge Gift Set
Launched in 2018, the Narciso Eau De Parfum Rouge is a well-crafted blend of passion and mystery, with a hint of seduction. It resides at the helm of femininity. The top notes of the iris and Bulgarian rose are complemented with the middle notes of tuberose, orange blossom, and musk. Vanilla, tonka beans, sandalwood, vetiver, and cedar extracts in the base notes seduce the senses and envelope the user with a lasting aroma. This perfume gift set contains two packs of the exact fragrance. The Eau de Parfum weighs 90 ml, while the travel spray weighs 10 ml and is ideal for carrying in purses. Check it out on Nykaa for Rs. 6,069
5 Perfume Gift Sets for Men
1. Skinn By Titan Mini Gift Set For Men
Skinn perfumes by Titan are an excellent choice for your father, brother, friend, or partner. This gift set contains 25 ml of two unique scents - Raw and Verge, each. While Verge will remind you of a bright sunny day, Raw paints a picture of an outdoorsy and active day filled with adventure. Both the perfumes strike the right balance between poise, elegance, and sanguine. Lavandin oil comprises the top notes of Verge, whereas Mahonial resides at its heart and Patchouli at the bottom notes. The magical aroma of Raw is derived from Bergamot in the top note, Violet leaves in the middle, and Cashmeran at the base. Buy it on Amazon for Rs. 1,525
2. Beardo Ultimate Perfume Combo
Beardo is redefining men's grooming and self-care in the 21st century. Their 3-perfume combo set is a steal. You will get three enticing fragrances in this pack - Whiskey Smoke, Godfather, and Black Musk. All of these enunciate power, success, and chivalry.
Whiskey Smoke is an immaculate blend of power and sophistication that lasts long, leaving an indelible impression. Godfather awakens your inner Al Pacino, who is authoritative and leads the way. It is a mix of lemon and mint paired with the intensity of Geranium flowers and a hint of musk and Vetiver in the base notes. Lastly, Black Musk provokes the wild side of your personality. The woody scent is a blend of Cedarwood, Musk, Bergamot, Lavender, and Amber spread across the three notes that complement your dynamic personality. Check it out on Flipkart for Rs. 1,482
3. Jean Paul Gaultier Le Beau for Men Gift Set
Released in 2019, Le Beau by Jean Paul Gaultier belongs to the woody aroma family. The virile aroma seduces the senses, while the woody notes keep you fresh all through the day. The intense fragrance is a concoction of Bergamot in the top notes, Coconut wood at heart, and Tonka Bean in the base. This gift set contains two bottles of Le Beau Eau De Toilette, each weighing 125 ml and 10 ml, respectively, priced at Rs. 5,805 on Nykaa. The smaller pack is ideal for carrying in small pouches or even in pockets while traveling.
4. Tommy Hilfiger New Holiday Set
Tommy Hilfiger's New Holiday Gift Set is just not a regular perfume set. It is freshness packed in a box. This gift set contains a Tommy Hilfiger Eau De Toilette of 100 ml and a Tommy Hilfiger Deodorant of 150 ml. These intense and long-lasting scents belong to the aqua fragrance family. The enchanting aroma leaves a trail of class and sophistication with every spray. You can get it on Nykaa for Rs. 2,520
5. BVLGARI The Men's Gift Collection Set
This is the ultimate perfume gift set you need. Gift the special men in your life a burst of freshness with the BVLGARI The Men's Gift Collection Set. This set contains 2 Eau De Toilettes (Bvlgari Aqva Pour Homme EDT and Bvlgari Aqva Atlantiqve EDT), 2 Eau De Parfum (Bvlgari Man in Black EDP and Bvlgari Man wood EDP), and an after-shave lotion. Each of these is 5 ml bottle. Together they are priced at Rs. 5,250 on Nykaa. Launched in 2005, the Aqva Pour Homme is an energetic perfume with top notes of Mandarin Orange, and Petitgrain; middle notes contain Seaweed, Lavender, and Cotton Flower, while base notes are made of Patchouli, Clary Sage, and Amber.
Bvlgari Aqva Pour Homme Atlantiqve will remind you of the sunny days and sea beaches. It is a mixture of citrusy and woody smells paired with an aquatic aroma. Bvlgari Man in Black and Man Wood are two one-of-a-kind aromas that celebrate men and their unique styles. Both the perfumes symbolize the power, strength, pulsating energy of an indomitable male force.
5 Perfume Gift Sets for Couples
1. Skinn By Titan Mini Gift Set For Men & Women
By now, you have already met the charming perfumes by Skinn. It is time you introduce them to the lovely couples in your life. This gift set contains two outdoorsy fragrances - Verge for men and Sheer for women. The citrusy and leather notes of Verge will remind you of an adventurous day, while the fruity and floral accords of Sheer paint a picture of a Sunday picnic or brunch with your loved ones. You can also find another alternative with the combination of Raw and Celeste. These gift sets are priced at Rs. 1,725 on Nykaa.
2. BURBERRY Perfume Combo Set
It is no secret that BURBERRY is one of the finest brands with an exquisite collection of perfumes. The Beat EDP for women and The Beat EDT for men is the ultimate gift set for couples. Originating from the United Kingdom's, the aroma makes the couple feel empowered and royal. The Beat for men belongs to the woody fragrance family and is a smooth blend of black pepper, citrus, thyme, Geranium, and Vetiver. The Beat EDP for women has a hint of floral woody accords. Here the top notes are orange, Bergamot, cardamom; the middle notes are bellflower, iris, and tea. Lastly, the bottom notes are made of vetiver, musk, and cedar. Get it for Rs. 8,709 on Purpelle.
3. United Colors of Benetton Perfume Combo Set
Let's Love and Let's Move are two perfumes launched by United Colors of Benetton in 2012. They are complementary perfumes and a marvelous gift for couples. The set contains 100 ml of each Let's Love EDT for women and Let's Move EDT for men and costs Rs. 2,995 on Purpelle. Let's Move brings in a blast of energy and freshness with the aroma of pepper, orange, lavender, cedar, vanilla, and tonka beans. On the other hand, Let's Love is a lively perfume that cherishes feminine energy with the hints of floral and fruity accords. The assortment of pineapple, cedar, raspberry, passionflower, musk, and star jasmine brings the perfume to life.
4. Embark Eau De Parfum (EDP): My Story For Him + My Passion For Her - Pack of 2
This gift set of well-crafted homegrown perfumes is a magnificent present for couples, especially if you are on a budget. The perfumes are carefully designed, keeping in mind the Indian climate and skin type. Both My Story For Him and My Passion for Her belongs to the aquatic fragrance family. The aquatic aroma in My Story is paired with citrusy and floral notes for an intense and spicy fragrance that lasts long. Whereas My Passion reeks of confidence and charm with the accords of jasmine, lily, sandalwood, and musk. It's priced affordably at Rs. 500 on Embark Perfumes.
5. Liberty LUXURY Perfume for Men and Women Combo
Liberty is another homegrown brand on our list. They have two perfume gift sets- Passion and Bloom; and Legend and Eden. Passion has a spicy and citrusy aroma that evokes adoration and sensuality; its earthy accords add freshness to your lives. Bloom, on the other hand, has a floral woody aroma that is elegant and chic. You can find it on Amazon for Rs. 3,299.
Lively Energy Mixed with Sophistication and Style from a Gift Set Perfume.
Assured of quality, above is a list of beautifully crafted perfumes to add vibrancy to one's personality. Filled with many different notes as well as a number of different perfumes contained in one perfume box, you are assured of different fragrances to wit one can have a new experience every other time. With unique aromas that awaken the sensual and sophisticated side, these gift set perfumes to come in different prices and sizes. While some offer the ability to carry around either at parties, dinner dates or travel you can choose from the many different options and have the gifted awed by your thoughtfulness in picking such an elegant gift, set for self-care and self-love.