Mumsnet Edit: The Perfume Shop

From light, everyday scents to heady fragrances for special occasions, let this collection of Mumsnetters' favourite perfumes help you find something perfect for spritzing, whatever your taste – shop the selection below.

Sarah Jessica Parker Lovely, £19.99

Sarah Jessica Parker Lovely, £19.99

Mumsnetters love this feminine fragrance for its “lovely clean musk”, thanks to top notes that include apple martini, rosewood and lavender, with orchid heart notes and sultry woods at the base. Lovely also wins praise for value – being described as “cheap but beautiful”. We're sold.

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Jennifer Lopez Glow, £19.99

Jennifer Lopez Glow, £19.99

With its zesty top notes and musky roots, Glow is a soothing, and surprisingly affordable, daily scent that you won't forget in a hurry – as one Mumsnetter explains: “I got a sample of JLow Glow as I was leaving a shop. I got half way up the road then turned back. I couldn't stop sniffing the strip!”

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Mugler Alien, £28

Mugler Alien, £28

Be warned: Alien's sweet scent can attract serious attention. From people who discovered it in the hairdresser after their “coat was hung next to an Alien wearer's”, to those who've been stopped in public “when a man got me to write down the name so he could buy it for his wife”. Alien's soft, woody base notes make it a stand out evening fragrance – one convert describes, “it's beautiful, and it lingers.”

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Tom Ford Black Orchid, £56

Tom Ford Black Orchid, £56

For those little black dress occasions when you want to really push the boat out, Tom Ford Black Orchid is the perfect “powerful and grown-up scent”. It's a complex, spicy blend of pink pepper and orange blossom which will make you smell “interesting, sexy and gorgeous”.

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Bvlgari Goldea The Roman Night, £68

Bvlgari Goldea The Roman Night, £68

A self-professed perfume addict declared that this Bulgari fragrance “is unlike anything I've ever smelt before”. With layers of mulberry, black peony and tuberose, fans promise that this musky and mysterious perfume has “amazing staying power”.

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Paco Rabanne Lady Million, £43.50

Paco Rabanne Lady Million, £43.50

If you want a perfume that'll turn heads, try Lady Million – we've heard multiple reports that it “ALWAYS gets compliments”. With praise for its “'classy and expensive” smell, it comes highly recommended for “posh nights out”.

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Yves Saint Laurent Opium, £49.50

Yves Saint Laurent Opium, £49.50

Long-lasting, rich and potent, Opium is a “knock your socks off strong” perfume from fashionable YSL. It's a warm oriental fragrance with notes of mandarin, jasmine and lots of bergamot. Great for those who “like their scents on the spicy side”.

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Lancôme La Vie Est Belle, £49

Lancôme La Vie Est Belle, £49

Perfume-savvy Mumsnetters adore Lancome's bestselling La Vie Est Belle. “It is gorgeous!” proclaims one, while another praises its intense yet “powdery smell, which calms it down sufficiently for day wear”. It has a sweet, sophisticated scent, with fruity top notes of blackcurrant and pear.

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Calvin Klein Obsession, £26.99

Calvin Klein Obsession, £26.99

“I've worn Obsession every day since the '80s, and people still always ask me what I'm wearing,” confesses one seriously long-term fan of Calvin Klein's most famous scent. It's a sensual, woody fragrance which others also praise for “herbal notes which make me think of Mediterranean countries”.

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Elizabeth Arden Green Tea, £14.99

Elizabeth Arden Green Tea, £14.99

Green Tea is a “really fresh and zesty” fragrance that's ideal for spritzing liberally. And although it's definitely on the lower end of the price scale, don't be fooled: “it's a much more stylish fragrance than the price tag suggests”.

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If you plan on giving (or receiving) perfume as a gift this Christmas, you can take advantage of The Perfume Shop's engraving service to personalise your gift. Of the products featured on this page, Paco Rabbane Lady Million, YSL Opium and Lancôme La Vie Est Belle are eligible for this service. The Perfume Shop also offer free delivery as standard.