CHRISTMAS just isn’t Christmas without at least one new fragrance – you can’t go wrong if you hand a friend or loved-one their favourite scent on Christmas morning!


With new launches from across the year plus all the classics, there’s also never a better time to grab an extra little something if you pick up your fav smell as part of a gift set.


Today Beauty and the North East picks out its 12 of the best Christmas fragrance gifts:



1. DKNY Be Desired Gift Set with Be Desired EDP 50ml and a 10ml rollerball – £50 at Boots


2. New Monsoon Rose Gold EDP 100ml – £35 from Monsoon and in stores


3. YSL Black Opium Gift Set with Black Opium EDP 30ml and Travel Spray 10ml – £45 at The Perfume Shop


4. Jo Malone Cologne Intense Collection with five 9ml bottles of Jo Malone Cologne favourites – £86 at Jo Malone and in Jo Malone Boutiques.


5.  Estee Lauder Modern Muse Rollerball Trio with Modern Muse 4ml, Chic 4ml and Le Rouge 4ml – £34 at Debenhams


6. Viktor & Rolf Flowerbomb Gift Set with Flowerbomb EDP 50ml, 10ml rollerball and Body Lotion 200ml – £79 exclusively at John Lewis


7. Michael Kors 24K Brilliant Gold Gift Set with Brilliant Gold EDP 50ml and Ultimate Body Lotion 100ml – £58 at Boots


8. Marc Jacobs Decadence Christmas Gift Set with Decadence EDP 50ml and Shower Gel 75ml – £75 at Boots


9. Jimmy Choo Illicit Gift Set featuring Illicit EDP 60ml and Body Lotion 100ml – £54 at The Fragrance Shop

10. Paco Rabanne Olympea Gift Set with Olympea EDP 50ml and Body Lotion 100ml £52.50 at John Lewis


11. Paco Rabanne Lady Million Gift Set with Lady Million EDP 50ml and Body Lotion 100ml – £52.50 at Boots

12. Joan Collins I Am Woman Body & Soul Collection with 12ml EDP and reed diffuser –  £32 at Joan Collins Beauty