Seductive, spicy, mysterious… welcome to the world of oriental fragrances. For a scent that evokes mystery, exoticism and sensuality you need to open your eyes to a spicy or oriental perfume. Perfect for this time of year when you’re looking for something a little headier, warmer and longer lasting. Oriental perfumes can be quite intense, often featuring warm and spicy notes such as musk, vetiver or gourmand.

Oriental, spicy scents make great evening scents, so perfect for all those Christmas parties coming up! Keep reading to check out some of our favourite Oriental scents available at Fragrance Direct…

Hugo Boss BOSS The Scent Private Accord
BOSS The Scent Private Accord is the newest addition to The Scent range and it’s the most seductive yet! Infused with sophisticated mocha and magnetic cocoa absolute that vibrates at the heart of the fragrance. Exquisite spicy notes of ginger and exotic Maninka fruit enhance the addictive quality. An elegant, masculine fragrance that will seduce the senses!

Paco Rabanne Olympea Eau de Parfum
If you’re looking for something oriental but a little fresher then Paco Rabanne Olympea is the one for you… a crossroads between the sensual salty vanilla accord and the freshness of floral tones. Olympea starts with green mandarin, boosted by the floral and aquatic essences of ginger lily and hydroponic jasmine, awakening the senses.

Acqua Di Parma Colonia Assoluta
A unisex fragrance for both men and women, Assoluta is a fresh, vibrant and sensual oriental scent. Combining sparkling top notes of Sicilian bitter orange, bergamot and verbena with warm and spicy base notes of cardamom, pink pepper and pimento. A sophisticated composition.

Calvin Klein Euphoria for Women
Inspired by an orchid about to bloom, Calvin Klein Euphoria is a spicy/oriental scent with top notes of pomegranate, persimmon and a lush green accord. But the spicy notes come through in the dry down and this is when it gets really exciting, with strong notes of liquid amber, black violet, cream accord and mahogany wood. The perfect evening fragrance.
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YSL Black Opium Eau de Parfum
Black Opium is inspired by the dark and mysterious side of the YSL brand. A gorgeous, heady scent that is perfect for evening wear. The fragrance opens with notes of coffee, complimented by accords of pink pepper, leading you through to a heart of vanilla, jasmine and orange blossom, drawing to a close with base notes of cedar and patchouli.

Jean Paul Gaultier Le Male
Jean Paul Gaultier Le Male is a classic fragrance that is popular with many, fresh and charismatic. The perfect fragrance for everyday casual wear as it is not too overpowering. Still with the oriental accords of wormwood, bergamot, cardamom, lavender and orange it is super wearable throughout the day.

Carolina Herrera Good Girl
Good Girl is a sensual, evocative fragrance born from beautiful contradictions, representing the duality of the modern woman. Both fresh and light and moodily dark, the innovative fragrance captures a woman’s complexity. The sweet, alluring qualities of jasmine, give Good Girl its brightness and femininity. The darker side of Good Girl is created with richly fragrance cocoa and intoxicating tonka.

Emporio Armani Diamonds for Men
The final fragrance in our oriental and spicy round up is the gorgeous Armani Diamonds for Men. Described as a fresh, daring scent it opens with top notes of bergamot and guaiac wood, blending with a heart of vetiver, cedar and Sichuan pepper, rounding off with a smooth base of cacao and amber.