Top trending celebrity perfumes in 2023

Could these trendy celebrity perfumes be love at first scent?

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Celebrities such as Ariana Grande, Rihanna and Billie Eilish have officially entered the chat when it comes to associating their names with a signature scent. From fresh floral fragrances to warm vanilla perfumes, these celebs have released some of the top-trending scents of the moment. 

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Taking inspiration from rising market trends, celebs such as Grande and Eilish have chosen to incorporate popular perfume notes into their fragrances. For example, “There has been a huge uptick in warm gourmand scents over the past year,” says Ashlee Posner, Founder of State of Change and The Perfume Bar.The TikTok fame of Baccarat Rouge comes from the same desire for comfort with that deep melted sugar and amber undertone. From our event-based Perfume Bar, we have seen the same, where florals always outpaced the other olfactive families, we are now seeing the gourmand scents and even our spicy scents pick up traction.”

So, if you’re in the market to shop for a top-trending perfume inspired by your favourite celebrity, these are some of the best celeb signature scents out there right now. Plus, I’m breaking down why they’re worth a spritz.

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Fenty Eau de Parfum from Fenty Beauty by Rihanna
Fenty Eau de Parfum from Fenty Beauty by Rihanna. Photo by Sephora

Fenty Eau de Parfum from Fenty Beauty by RihannaEau yes! This unisex scent is sensorial, complex, inviting and inspired by Rihanna herself. In fact, Rihanna describes this perfume as “What began as a garden walk in the global center of perfume became an unapologetic expression of my full and true essence.” Housed in a stunning warm amber brown glass bottle, this Eau de Parfum features notes of magnolia and musk along with tangerine, Bulgarian rose and vanilla among others. To finish, you’re left with soft touches of coconut and patchouli. “Rihanna’s Fenty is a great example of a floral woodsy that is intimate and intoxicating,” states Posner. “There are two different perfume-wearers, ones wearing for others and ones wearing for themselves. Those wearing for themselves tend to choose fresh, airy woods and florals.”  

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Price: $185 (Size 2.5 oz/75mL)
Where to buy: Sephora

Mod Vanilla Eau de Parfum by Ariana Grande
Mod Vanilla Eau de Parfum by Ariana Grande. Photo by Shoppers Drug Mart

Mod Vanilla Eau de Parfum by Ariana Grande  Gourmand scents are growing in popularity within the personal scent space, as Posner recently noticed. Vanilla is — and typically always has been — a popular perfume note because it is often associated with feelings of comfort and warmth. Mod Vanilla is one of the latest signature scents from pop singer, Ariana Grande’s fragrance collection, and features opening notes of dark plum and musk accented by Orridand Praline and finished with vanilla absolute and cocoa. This is the ideal soft yet sweet blend you can wear day or night. Plus, it can be layered with other fragrances for a more complex scent profile. 

Price: $85 (Size 100 mL)
Where to buy: Shoppers Drug Mart

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Glow by Jennifer Lopez
Glow by Jennifer Lopez. Photo by Amazon

Glow by Jennifer Lopez Everyone is obsessed with getting the J.Lo “glow” and we can see why. Jennifer Lopez is known for her spicy dance moves and vibrant personality which are perfectly encapsulated in her signature scent, Glow by Jennifer Lopez. This Eau de Toilette spray features main accords of white floral and citrus that come together to create a beautiful, summer-ready fresh, fruity and floral scent. Top notes include neroli, orange blossom and grapefruit.

Price: $42.50 (Size 100 mL)
Where to buy: Amazon

Eilish Eau de Parfum by Billie Eilish
Eilish Eau de Parfum by Billie Eilish. Photo by Shoppers Drug Mart

Eilish Eau de Parfum by Billie Eilish This is Eilish’s debut fragrance and it’s a must-add-to-cart for anyone looking for an amber gourmand that features a delicious blend of vanilla, spices and cocoa. According to Posner, Eilish features a strong vanilla accord, Amber and Tonka Bean which can likely be attributed to the rising popularity of warm gourmand scents on the market. As a result, this warm and sensual scent has been formulated for everyone to enjoy and includes lasting notes of musk and sleek woods. Overall, this is an enchanting Eau de Parfum from start to finish. 

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Price: $85 (Size 100 mL)
Where to buy: Shoppers Drug Mart

Lovely Eau De Parfum Spray By Sarah Jessica Parker
Lovely Eau De Parfum Spray By Sarah Jessica Parker. Photo by Amazon

Lovely Eau De Parfum Spray By Sarah Jessica Parker Sarah Jessica Parker’s Sex and The City character, Carie Bradshaw, would be proud of this sexy yet classy scent. Housed in a decorative bottle, Lovely by Sarah Jessica Parker takes you on a floral and woody journey through top notes that include lavender, martini, bergamot, mandarin orange and palisander rosewood. It also features base notes of musk, cedar and white amber. With the warmer weather ahead, people also tend to gravitate towards scents that feature citrusy notes, according to Posner. “As the weather gets nicer, you will always see citrus do well,” says Posner. “Mandarin has also found its moment, it makes any fragrance just a little more upbeat and happy.”

Price: $52 (Size 100 mL)
Where to buy: Amazon

Will you be giving any of these trendy celebrity perfumes a try?

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