The 15 best fragrances under £50 that will rival your favourite high-end perfumes

From Zara to Jimmy Choo, DKNY & Versace.

perfume under £50

by Phoebe Denman |
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The world of fragrance can be a tricky one to navigate, especially with so many different options to choose from. Some will choose to wear a particular fragrance on repeat as their signature scent, while others prefer to change their perfume up every day depending on their mood.

While our noses appreciate a more high-end fragrance, our wallets deffo appreciate something a bit more budget-friendly. And luckily for us, a lot of the best perfumes under £50 can compete with the delicious, luxe scents that are double, or triple their prices.

From the viral Sol De Janeiro body mists to cost-effective mini versions of your designer faves, keep scrolling for 15 of the best perfumes for women you need in your collection. Trust us – they’re worth it.

SHOP: best perfumes for women under £50

DKNY Be Delicious Orchard Street Eau De ParfumDKNY
Price: £41.65 for 100ml

Bursting with the delicious smell of pink lady apple and grapefruit, this enticing fragrance from DKNY is perfect for everyday use, but it’s also the best perfume for date night. It’s super feminine and especially great for summertime.

Versace Bright CrystalVersace
Price: £40.59 for 30ml

Versace Bright Crystal is by far the most addictive perfume we’ve tried. The juicy pomegranate scent is guaranteed to get you compliments wherever you go.

Ariana Grande Cloud Eau De Parfum SprayThe Fragrance Shop

The internet has been going wild over this perfume’s likeness to Maison Francis Kurkdjian’s Baccarat Rouge fragrance. It’s a joyful blend of lavender blossom, juicy pear and bergamot and smells way more expensive than its £42 price tag.Cloud Pink is also equally full of joy if you’re looking for one of the best fragrances for summer.

The Body Shop White Musk Eau De ToiletteThe Body Shop
Price: £30 for 60ml

There are so many great fragrances from The Body Shop to choose from, but White Musk is an intensely musky blend of clean aldehyde top notes, with a comforting jasmine and musk base. A real delight.

Narciso Rodriguez For Her Hair MistNarciso Rodriguez

Light, but not too light, this sensual hair mist is subtle enough to wear every day without being overpowering. If floral scents are your thing, then this is for you.

Coach Love Eau De ParfumCoach
Price: £33.15 for 30ml

Coach Love opens with a note of wild strawberry, before evolving into a romantic red rose aroma. It finishes with warming cedarwood for a seductive, alluring scent. It’s a fruity fragrance with a floral sweetness that gives it a flirty feel.

Glossier You RollerballGlossier
Price: £28 for 8ml

This floral rollerball is infused with pink pepper and powdery iris, and is sure to make you fall in love. It’s designed to adjust its scent depending on who wears it, so it’ll never fail to please. We’d recommend this to those who appreciate a woody and warm, sweet scent.

Jimmy Choo I Want Choo Eau De ParfumSephora
Price: £50 for 40ml

Arguably one of the best perfumes at Sephora, those who treasure bold yet feminine scents will instantly be drawn to this floral perfume from Jimmy Choo. Containing sparkling citrus mandarin juice, which provides a fresh and fruity fragrance, along with notes of peach and vanilla, this will seriously elevate your perfume collection.

Ariana Grande God Is A Woman Eau De Parfum SprayThe Perfume Shop

This sensuous spritz encapsulates the wearer with a juicy pear and ambrette top note, a Turkish rose petal middle note and divine orris. We find this perfume is perfect for any occasion, making it a great gift for loved ones.

Vera Wang Princess Eau De ToiletteLook Fantastic
Price: £25.60 for 100ml

If you’re looking for a fragrance that’s a little more feminine and sweet, then Vera Wang Princess should do the trick. Filled to the brim with fruity and floral notes, this velvety scent can be worn all year round.

Marc Jacobs Daisy Eau de ToiletteSuperdrug
Price: £41.60 for 30ml

This classic fragrance is a charming and ultra-feminine homage to florals - blending notes of wild berries, jasmine infusion and sandalwood for an inviting and velvety scent. We defy you to spritz this and not feel uplifted.

Sol De Janeiro Brazilian Crush Cheirosa 62 Perfume MistBeauty Bay
Price: $17.60 for 90ml
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Sol De Janeiro is widely known (and loved) for this tropical scent. Irresistible, lightweight and incredibly revitalising, this mist has top notes of pistachio and almond, complemented by warm base notes of jasmine petals, vanilla, salted caramel and sandalwood.

Floral Street Neon Rose Eau De ParfumBeauty Bay
Price: £44.40 for 50ml

Floral Street are masters in making incredible, affordable fragrances, and this eau de parfum is no exception. A gorgeous concoction of fresh jasmine, roses, crisp green angelica leaves and fresh bergamot, this is a real crowd-pleaser.

Zara Red TemptationZara
Price: £22.99 for 80ml

If you prefer fruitier scents, then this perfume is for you. The warm, feminine finish makes it perfect for every day.

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