Life bottled: perfumes for every type of NYE

By Lauren Carbran

Planning on going wild with the girls at a club? Being whisked off for a romantic city break? Or are you more of a stay-at-home-with-the-boyf type? However you’re celebrating, we have the perfect perfume – one that’ll help you score big this NYE!

yves_saint_laurent_black_opium_eau_de_parfum_spray_90ml_1Perfume: YSL Black Opium for her

Perfect for: A night out in town

Wear with: A LBD and nude heels

Smooch score: Since Black Opium oozes coffee and musk, it’s highly addictive, which means you will be too. Have your eye on that hottie? Well, you’re totally in the running for that midnight kiss. Hello 2017!

armaniprofumoPerfume: Armani Code Profumo for him

Perfect for: A black-tie event

Wear with: A black suit and bow tie

Smooch score: Thanks to the notes of orange blossom and nutmeg, you’ll smell seductive as soon as you walk in. Prepare to start melting hearts, guys, because not many girls can resist that ambery, woody base note. Whether it’s a peck or snog, Armani Code Profumo will give you that fist pump moment.

8087344_fpx-tifPerfume: Lancôme La Vie Est Belle for her

Perfect for: A countryside retreat with friends

Wear with: A floral dress and heels

Smooch score: Lancôme La Vie Est Belle is perfect for girls who love smelling floral and fruity. Yes, the combo of blackcurrant, pear, jasmine and iris will have you swept off your feet in an instance. And it might just attract your perfect guy, too (lip balm at the ready) – he’ll love how sweet and feminine you smell. #winning

dieselbadPerfume: Diesel Bad for him

Perfect for: A badass night out

Wear with: A leather jacket and jeans

Smooch score: Start 2017 in the most badass way with Diesel Bad. And why not? Life’s more fun when you smell of tobacco, caviar and lime! So, grab your dream girl, get on that motorbike and prepare for that cheeky New Year’s Eve kiss.

1Perfume: Armani Si for her

Perfect for: Staying in with a glass of champers

Wear with: Your PJs (no one’s judging)

Smooch score: There’s nothing more romantic than staying in with that special someone on New Year’s Eve. Just think of the possibilities – Chinese takeaway, glasses of Prosecco and movie marathons. Plus, with Armani Si (blackcurrant and vanilla), your partner won’t be able to wait for the midnight countdown. Best NYE ever!

ysl-mon-paris-50ml-packshotPerfume: YSL Mon Paris for her

Perfect for: NYE city break

Wear with: Faux fur coat

Smooch score: YSL Mon Paris is, of course, inspired by Paris, but that doesn’t mean you can’t wear it on your NYE city break. It’s a romantic concoction of pear and white musk, so whether he’s booked a surprise getaway or you’ve been planning this with the girls (for the last 11 months), you’ll definitely attract attention – in the best way possible.


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