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Gransnetters recommend: perfumes for women

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In the market for a new fragrance? Let us help, as we share gransnetters' favourite scents, from supermarket savers, to high end treats. Read the full list of recommended fragrances, here. 


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Daytime staples

Calvin Klein Euphoria Dior J'adore

"It does something magical to me and I always have    a good time when I wear it!"

"I wore it when I went to visit my newly born grandson in hospital."

Buy: £37.50, allbeauty.com

Buy: £49.50, Boots

Liz Earle Botanical Essence No.100 Jo Malone Blackberry & Bay

"Liz Earle's 100 which I find to be a nice,                   easy-to-wear floral fragrance."

"Blackberry and Bay for daytime. Smells like a forest when it's been raining!"

Buy: £49, John Lewis

Buy: £85, John Lewis

Next Cashmere Avon Rare Gold

"Everyday perfumes for me are usually from Next - Cashmere being one of my favourites."

"I was always getting compliments on my perfume...I loved it and might just go order some online."

Buy: £12, Next

Buy: £6.50, Avon

Lidl Suddenly Elizabeth Arden Fifth Avenue

"For every day, it's more or less an absolute match       [to Coco Mademoiselle]."

"It's lovely, flowery and fresh, with a hint of Lily of the Valley."

Buy: £4, available in store

Buy: £18, Superdrug

Estee Lauder Beautiful Clinique Aromatics Elixir

"It was on my mother's dressing table on the day of her funeral 20 years ago and I wore it that day to feel her close to me."

"It's very distinctive with just a hint of the patchouli oil I used to wear in the 60s so I feel in touch with my inner hippy!"

Buy: £37, House of Fraser

Buy: £50, Boots


Evening scents

Guerlain Shalimar Yves Saint Laurent Opium

"I read somewhere it's one of the oldest commercial perfumes. I love it."


"I was given a bottle the summer I fell in love with my wonderful husband and if I smell it now the association is still immediate."

Buy: £53.95, allbeauty.com

Buy: £44, Boots

Guerlain La Petite Robe Noire Dior Miss Dior

"I like perfumes by Guerlain. My present one is La Petite Robe Noire."

"You can still get the original Miss Dior, but you have to ask specifically for it."

Buy: £40.50, John Lewis

Buy: £70, House of Fraser

Paco Rabanne Lady Million Jo Malone Pomegranate Noir

"It is not sweet or flowery, but smells gorgeous!"

Pomegranate Noir by Jo Malone - gorgeous for evening.

Buy: £68, Superdrug

Buy: £43, John Lewis












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