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Welcome to SCENTS, the new blog from The Perfume Shop. We’re passionate about perfume and know you are, too! So we’re going to help you to be in the know about scent, read the best advice from our in-house experts, and get savvy on how to choose the scents that suit you best. When it comes to perfume, we know our stuff. Prepare to be inspired!lauren-01

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How to wear perfume on your wedding day

By Lauren Carbran

Your big day is near. But have you thought about your wedding perfume? Well, we want you to smell as dreamy as possible! So here’s how to wear perfume on your special day, with expert advice from perfumer Roja Dove…

How to make perfume-inspired smoothies

How to make perfume-inspired smoothies

By Lauren Carbran

Totally done with unhealthy food? So are we. Instead, we LOVE creating our own smoothies inspired by our favourite perfumes. Wanna have some fun? We dare you to give perfume-inspired smoothies a go…

How to host the perfect pamper party

By Lauren Carbran

Hands up who’s feeling like a pamper party? We thought so. And since we’re currently obsessing over the new Minnies Bath & Body range (exclusive to The Perfume Shop) by our fave TOWIE girls, Sam and Billie Faires, we suggest you read on…

How to find your new fragrance for 2017

By Lauren Carbran

New year means new you – which means a new fragrance, obviously! And we know it can be tough to choose the right scent – so, let us do the work for you…

How to update your perfume wardrobe for winter

By Claire Milne

Winter is just around the corner – and you know what that means? Snug boots, comfy coats, and the thing I like best: a new fragrance to carry me all the way through Christmas and New Year…

How to smell your best in 30 seconds

By Lauren Carbran

Like smelling amazing? Of course you do. It’s all about how you apply your perfume. So next time you’re in a rush, you’ll need to know #TEAMTPS’s Claire Milne’s top tips on how to smell your best in 30 seconds. You’re super-duper welcome…

How to make perfume-inspired meringues

By Lauren Carbran

You may not have heard of them before, but trust us – perfume-inspired meringues are a hit. So look no further for your dessert inspo and bring on the party season! Your next dinner party is totally sorted. Fabulous!

Top 5 dinner party tips

By Lauren Carbran

Autumn = dinner party plans, obviously. And we know it can be a bit of a mare planning EVERYTHING, so that’s why we’re here to help. You’re totally welcome – just make sure we get an invite…

Life bottled: your perfume points explained

By Lauren Carbran

Thought perfume was just for your wrists and neck? Wrong! Yep, this is a real OMG moment… we’re about to tell you how you can apply it to other perfume points – your hair, elbows, ear lobes and knees (we know, WHOA!)…

What your wine choice says about the perfume you should wear

By Lauren Carbran

Who else LOVES a glass of vino? Mmmm. Yep, it’s hard to resist. And the wine you choose can say a lot about your perfume preference (cheers to that!). Don’t believe us? See for yourself…

The lazy girl guide to summer fragrance

By Lauren Carbran

Lazy gals, your time has come. We know it’s hard to get off the couch, turn off Netflix (sob) and get on with normal life… so that’s why we’re here to save you the trouble, with our lazy girl guide to summer fragrance...

Bank holiday weekend

Top 5 scents you need this bank holiday weekend

By Lauren Carbran

Who needs another long weekend? We do! So bring on the bank holiday weekend in style with this season’s hottest scents...

5 Minutes with Chloë Moretz

By Lauren Carbran

Major news: Chloë Moretz is yet again the face of the new Coach Eau de Toilette. So we sat down with her to talk all things New York and fragrance. What could possibly be better?

Which summer 2017 perfume trend are you?

By Jo Hoare

Psyched for summer? So are we. Milky notes, fresh air accords and cucumber are on our hot list for 2017. So which summer 2017 perfume trend are you? It’s time to find out…  

The Perfume Shop: we’ve had some great news this week!

By Lauren Carbran

Here at The Perfume Shop, we have every reason to celebrate. Why? Well, two things. It’s been announced that we’ve made it into the top ten UK high street shops in the annual Which? Report. And it gets better...

Let’s cook! We make a dish inspired by the new Issey Miyake Nuit d’Issey Bleu Astral

By Lauren Carbran

The new Issey Miyake Nuit d’Issey Bleu Astral for him is something else. It’s so good you girls will be well jel. Inspired by the power of the night, it includes notes of lime, coriander, grapefruit and tonka bean...

Perfume review: Jimmy Choo Man Ice and the originals

By Carl Thompson

I’ve recently spent time with a fragrance expert smelling a variety of different scents. It turns out that I veer towards sweet vanilla and citrus notes paired with something earthy and musky...

Everything you need to know about Issey Miyake

By Lauren Carbran

Issey Miyake – our fave obsession. The fragrances are fresh, pure and one of a kind. So here’s everything you need to know about the brand, fashion, history and fragrances…

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Blindfold Fragrance Testing

You know us – we love to have fun with fragrance. So, we got blogger, Robin James, from Man For Himself and Rebecca Richmond from #TEAMTPS to test four delish fragrances…blindfolded!

5 Minutes with Chloë Moretz

By Lauren Carbran

Major news: Chloë Moretz is yet again the face of the new Coach Eau de Toilette. So we sat down with her to talk all things New York and fragrance. What could possibly be better?

The 4 celebs we wish would bring out a fragrance

By Lauren Carbran

OK, so don’t judge us, but we totally wish these celebrities would bring out a perfume. Trust us on this one – who wouldn’t want to wear a scent made by these stars?

Which male celebrity is your perfect date?

By Lauren Carbran

In need of a date (no, not the fruit)? Well, get your imagination going with the best quiz you’ll ever take. Yep, it’s time to find out who’s your perfect date…

Perfume news: Emilia Clarke is the new face of Dolce & Gabbana fragrance

By Lauren Carbran

This might just be the best news we’ve heard this year. Actress Emilia Clarke will be the new face of Dolce & Gabbana from September. Yes! Yes! Yes!

Bloggers: My best scent memory #scentmemories

By Lauren Carbran

Perfume can bring back INCREDIBLE memories. Don’t believe us? To celebrate National Fragrance day on 21 March 2017, we spoke to our favourite bloggers to find out about their best scent memory…

The Sarah Jessica Parker perfumes you need this spring

By Lauren Carbran

Dream about smelling (and being) like Sarah Jessica Parker? So do we. But hold up – now you ACTUALLY can. Take your pick of the SJP perfumes to wear this spring…

A day in the life of perfumer Juliette Karagueuzoglou

By Lauren Carbran

Ever wondered what your day is like when you’ve got the coolest job in town? Well, here’s what Parisian perfumer Juliette Karagueuzoglou (whose most recent creations include Jimmy Choo L’Eau and Coach The Fragrance) gets up to…

Our fave bloggers reveal how they are spending Valentine's Day

Our fave bloggers reveal how they are spending Valentine’s Day

By Lauren Carbran

Yes, Valentine’s Day is officially here, and if you’re looking for some inspo on how to spend your day, here’s what our fave bloggers are up to…

Which power couple are you?

By Lauren Carbran

2017 is all about the power couple. There, we said it! We can’t keep our eyes off the hottest couples of all time, who are giving us some major perfume inspo. But the big question is… which power couple are you?

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