Fragrance can reveal a lot about a person. After all, a signature scent is a very personal—and powerful—thing. That’s why it’s important to find the right perfume for you and you only. One that makes you feel confident and ready to take on the world. Fragrance has always been important to me. I can remember every single one of the signature scents I wore throughout my life, from Love’s Baby Soft Cologne Mist to Kilian Paris’s Love, Don’t Be Shy (thank you, Rihanna).
While there are some who choose to live a life devoted to the same fragrance they wore as a teenager, there are others who prefer a seasonal refresh or simply want to experiment and switch things up. Though I may have spritzed Pink Sugar upon my decolletage daily for many wonderful years, these days, I fall into the latter category. However, there are certain mainstays I have when it comes to perfumes, and it’s that I tend to go for gourmands—even if a famous perfumer once told me that they were “tacky”. I can’t help it, I love smelling like a bakery filled with freshly-made desserts!
If you’re looking for a new fragrance but need a little bit of direction, look no further. We’ve enlisted eight scent superfans, from perfume podcast hosts to TikTok fragrance influencers, to share their picks for the best 2022 signature scents. Keep scrolling!