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The best Valentine's Day scents for him and for her


Fragrance may seem like a cop-out approach to the Valentine's Day gift conundrum, but it takes time and patience to choose a scent for someone else – surely qualities everyone looks for in their loved one. Plus, pick the perfect one and it could be with them for ever – you can't say that about a bunch of blooms

For her

Roses de Chloé, Chloé £52 for 50ml EDT, available nationwide

Dolce, Dolce & Gabbana £62 for 50ml EDP, harrods.com

Dahlia Noir, Givenchy £59.99 for 50ml EDP, boots.com

For him

Sa majesté la rose, Serge Lutens £69 for 50ml EDP, department stores nationwide

Grey Vetiver, Tom Ford £60 for 100ml EDP, selfridges.com