Christmas Gift Guide


We’ve all been there, the dreaded Christmas shopping…sometimes finding that perfect gift for a loved one is harder than solving a Rubik’s cube whilst blindfolded. Don’t worry, we feel your pain! So, if you’re still scratching your head about what gifts to get everyone for Christmas, we’ve got you covered. Below you’ll find our carefully assembled list of crowd pleasers that are perfect for Christmas!

For those who just ooze style … 

Whether they’re heading to the gym, off to work or out for dinner, some people always seem to be catwalk ready! For these style icons, we’d suggest the silky smooth Cuir Sacre by Atelier Des Ors, or for something more floral the mesmerising Etat de Grace by Plume Impression. Both of these fragrances are ideal for everyday wear and make the perfect fragrant accessory to bring your style game to new heights!

For the thrill seekers and adventurers …

We all have that person in our life who’s always planning their latest and greatest adventure. Or maybe you’re looking to channel your inner nomad and take that trip you’ve always talked about. To capture that spirit of adventure, look no further than the exotic and spicy Into The Wild from Maison Matine or the fresh and invigorating citrus of Hors-Piste by Bastille Paris. 

For the creative and kooky …

For those who like to mix and match to make fragrances their own, Perris Monte Carlo’s Santal du Pacifique or Maison Matine’s Hasard Bazar are just what you need! These fragrances are both perfect for mixing, their soft and creamy character means they make fabulous bases, offering an added richness and unique quality when paired with another perfume. 

For when it feels like mission impossible …

We’ve all got that person in our life who’s impossible to buy for, who we spend hours agonising over every year! To take the stress away, why not gift one of our Perfume Playground Explorer’s Boxes, or perhaps a Discovery Set. Not only can they discover something new but this way they’ll be able to find their perfect match!

Something Just for him…

Every man should have at least one bottle of Houbigant’s Fougere Royale on the bathroom shelf. We like to think of this fragrance as the navy-blue suit of perfume, its classy, sophisticated and elegant, fusing together notes of lavender, patchouli and tonka bean. And just like the suit, it’ll never go out of style!

Something Just for her…

If you’re stuck thinking about what to buy for that special lady in your life, Innocent Fragilité is the perfect gift. Its breathtakingly beautiful, delicate gardenia is married with orange blossom, jasmine and a touch of white musk in a fragrance filled with charm, personality, and an intense femininity just like she who wears it.


Something to share…

It’s often said that sharing is caring, and it couldn’t be more true for fragrance. One of our most loved fragrances is Number Five from Rosendo Mateu. This magnificent creation is adored by men and women alike and makes the perfect gift to share and enjoy with a loved one.

The shameless self-gift…

Sometimes your Christmas shopping starts off with the best intentions but inevitably you end up finding that perfect something just for you. If you’re looking to pamper yourself this Christmas, why not try Petra from Masque Milano. This delicious creation is focused on the sugary treat of Luqaimat and garnished with rose, jasmine and a delightful mixture of ambergris and patchouli. This lavish fragrance is just the thing for a cheeky bit of self-indulgence.

If you still can’t find what you’re looking for, why not drop us an email using the contact page or through social media and one of our expert staff will be more than happy to assist you in finding what you’re looking for.

Merry Christmas from all of us at Perfume Playground!


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