Certain wonderful smells have a way of sending us back into our deepest, happiest memories. From food that smells like your mother to flowers that remind you of your grandmother’s hair, nostalgia comes with scents. And with time, your own signature scent gets recognised. Each of us have a particular note of fragrances that make us connect with who we are. Time periods have scents of their own too. For instance, the first few months of the pandemic smelled a lot like alcohol-rich sanitisers.
This year, although, had scents related to it that were merrier, more beautiful. How do we know that? We’ve fetched a list of the most loved fragrances of the year. From spring florals and summer in a bottle to intense sensual notes of love, the most-bought perfumes are a mix of classics to perfumes that stole our hearts in the last couple of years. Which of these bestselling fragrances was on your shopping list in 2021.
This gentle fragrance will transport you to lush canopies of cherry blossom trees in Japan with just one spray.
Daring, sultry, intense; and it comes in a bottle that would dress up even the drabbest shelves.
Delicious yet mysterious notes of your garden are captured in this bottle, with hints of plum, mandarin, ginger and orange flower.
A house favourite, this particular scent by Moi is a powerful blend of rose, vanilla, musk and vetiver, perfect to slay all day!
When in doubt, think vanilla. This cupcake-scented body mist will instantly enliven your mood.
A mist that leaves you glowing, this perfume-based spray is infused with real diamond dust for a luxurious experience.
The strong, woody, cool fragrance inspired by twilight in a desert, Dior’s Sauvage is a wild yet captivating signature.
Colors Blue is an imaginative mix of various worlds with notes of Bigarade orange, freesia, wood, vanilla, musk, amber and lemon.
A signature Armani classic inspired by the Mediterranean sea. What’s not to love?
Floral fruity and bold, this one’s for the Versace woman who’s feminine, sensual and forever glamorous.