When you go clubbing your fragrance ought to stand out in your crowd but not overpower the whole room. It should keep smelling great all night on a packed dance floor, where the atmosphere is sultry and everyone glows with heat, including you.
For clubbing go a bit crazy and use a fragrance that’s bolder than your usual one – something funky and distinctive. You want it to make a statement and get lots of attention and compliments.
Which perfumes are up to the job? There are plenty to choose from and it can get confusing so we’ve narrowed it down for you.
In no particular order, here are 10 of the best women’s clubbing fragrances out there:
1. Delicious Night by DKNY
Delicious Night by DKNY is a wintry fragrance that definitely suits clubbing.
It has ginger, pomelo, blackberry, and freesia in its top notes. The ginger is woody and sweet. The blackberry adds fruitiness which mixes perfectly with the pomelo’s sharp citrus aroma. Then Freesia adds an almost strawberry hint to the mix.
The middle notes of orchid, jasmine, and iris add a perfect balance of sweet, intoxicating florals.
Once dried down, Delicious Night displays sweet, rich, earthy base notes of amber, frankincense myrrh, patchouli, and vetiver.
Delicious Night is an irresistible and seductive combination of aromas that will appeal to any fragrance addict and get you noticed whenever you go out clubbing – or any other time you choose to wear it.
2. Jamila by Swiss Arabian
Jamila by Swiss Arabian is an exquisite summer fragrance, fruity, woody, flowery and musky – perfect for clubbing the night away.
It has top notes of ripe tangerine, apple. and redcurrant; middle notes of jasmine, rose, and vanilla orchid; and a base of amber, musk, and sandalwood.
Its fragrance notes combine to make Jamilla a beautiful fragrance bursting with zestiness. The middle notes are reminiscent of heady flower aromas on a hot summer day. Once it has dried down the rich scent of sandalwood amber, and musk is incredibly alluring.
Jamilla is perfect for sultry summer nights of clubbing. It’s classed as a unisex fragrance and will appeal to everyone.
3. Lady Million Privé by Paco Rabanne
Lady Million Privé by Paco Rabanne is a hypnotic and provocative fragrance to wear clubbing if you dare.
It has top notes of orange blossom and woods; middle notes of heliotrope, raspberry, and vanilla; and base notes of patchouli, honey, and cocoa.
Lady Million Privé opens with sweet, floral orange blossom and woody tones. Then heliotrope and raspberry give it an enchanting vibe followed by a hint of cocoa and honey contrasting with vibrant patchouli.
This is a truly seductive, long-lasting fragrance that will effectively enchant anyone clubbing anywhere near you.
4. Viva La Juicy Rosé by Juicy Couture
Viva La Juicy Rosé has an extra sweet, juicy aroma. It’s a definite life and soul of the clubbing scene fragrance for someone who’s not afraid to stand out in a crowd.
It has top notes of mandarin, pear, and jasmine petals; middle notes of rose, peony, and Arabian jasmine; and base notes of orris absolute, benzoin, and amber.
Viva La Juicy Rosé is a quintessential sweet, fruity fragrance. As you spray it you’ll love the sharp citrus and sweet jasmine. As it dries there’s a definite hint of honey and peony.
Throughout the evening you’ll get hints rose and vanilla from the orris. Viva La Juicy Rosé is fun and playful – perfect for clubbing and being center of attention.
5. Flowerbomb by Viktor & Rolf
Flowerbomb by Viktor & Rolf is a bright funky, fragrance that definitely should be worn by those who are (or feel) young. It suits clubbing down to the ground.
Its top notes are tea, osmanthus, and bergamot; middle notes are Sambac jasmine, African orange flower, Cattleya orchid, freesia, and rose; and base notes are patchouli and vanilla.
Flowerbomb is a clever explosion of all of its fragrance notes. At first, you’ll notice a strong black tea aroma followed by the peachy fruitiness of osmanthus and citrusy bergamot.
As it dries down, the perfect combination of floral scents really kicks in followed by a slightly masculine base of patchouli and vanilla which is kept feminine enough by the flowers.
Flowerbomb has the perfect vibe for clubbing whatever the season.
6. Classique by Jean Paul Gaultier
Classique by Jean Paul Gaultier is a flowery, oriental fragrance in a funky feminine bottle. It’s a fragrance that will stand out and last well in a clubbing atmosphere.
It has top notes of rose, star anise, orange, mandarin, and pear liqueur; middle notes of Iris, orchid, plum, ginger, orange blossom, and ylang-ylang; and base notes of musk, vanilla, and amber.
Classique could be classed as a gourmand fragrance as it has an edible aroma because of the fruity opening.
7. Crystal Noir by Versace
Crystal Noir by Versace is a luxurious, magical fragrance with ethereal qualities. Its aroma will definitely persist throughout a whole night of energetic clubbing.
It has top notes of gardenia, orange blossom, and amber; middle notes of peony, cardamom, pepper, and ginger; and base notes of sandalwood, and musk.
In Crystal Noir, the gardenia and amber are dominant notes with pepper and ginger marginally in second place. You could definitely class this as an oriental fragrance that’s capable of arousing carnal instincts. Wear it clubbing and be prepared for anything!
8. Black Opium by Yves Saint Laurent
Black Opium by Yves Saint Laurent is a powerful, addictive fragrance and people will become addicted to you if you wear it clubbing.
It has top notes of orange blossom and pink pepper; middle notes of jasmine and coffee; and base notes of vanilla, patchouli, and cedar.
YSL’s Black Opium is well-loved worldwide. It’s sweet without being sickly and develops a sensational floral scent, followed by strong base notes of cedar and patchouli. It’s quite unique and so alluring – as will you be if you wear it clubbing.
9. Noir Pour Femme by Tom Ford
Noir Pour Femme by Tom Ford is a masculine-feminine scent if that makes sense. It’s sweet and sensual and will definitely raise pulses when you’re out clubbing.
It has top notes of spice, mandarin, bitter orange, bergamot, and ginger; middle notes of Indian kulfi, orange blossom, jasmine, and rose; and base notes of sandalwood, amber, and vanilla.
This is not overly flowery or feminine. The sandalwood and vanilla bring it nicely into line making a powerful and provocative fragrance. The vibe is definitely extravagant, high-end and classy. Stand out in the clubbing crowd with Tom Ford Noir Pour Femme.
10. Wonderlust by Michael Kors
Michael Kors Wonderlust is flowery and citrusy aroma with a warming dose of spice. If you’re bored of the ordinary this should be your signature clubbing fragrance.
It has top notes of bergamot, mandarin, almond milk, and pink berries; middle notes of jasmine and heliotrope; and base notes of cashmere wood, and sandalwood.
The feminine spicy fruity floral notes of Wonderlust dry down to sensual wood and cashmere that will get you noticed all night long.
Conclusion on Clubbing Fragrances
All of our choices have what it takes to go clubbing. They can also be worn anywhere else where you want to make a lasting impression.
Some are more expensive than others but remember if you store any fragrance carefully it will stay good for 2 to 3 years. If you’d like more info on storing any type of fragrance, you’ll find all you need to know in Can Cologne Go Bad?