The 10 Best Unisex Fragrances in 2023

Unisex perfumes are a great alternative to gender-specific fragrances. They are designed with both women and men in mind, so they smell great and appeal to everyone. Nowadays, you can find unisex perfumes cropping up everywhere, from departmental stores to niche speciality shops. These gender-neutral fragrances won’t be clearly labelled as ‘unisex perfume’ on the bottle, but they will often be listed as one, or with both men and women fragrances. Below, we’ve compiled our ten best unisex fragrances for 2023. You’re sure to love them as much as we do!

Maison Francis Kurkdjian Baccarat Rouge 540

Baccarat Rouge 540, created by the renowned perfumer Francis Kurkdjian in 2015, is one of our top-selling unisex fragrances that combines the best of both worlds: the timeless elegance of traditional perfumery and the freshness of modernity. The scent is sweet and alluring, with a comforting warmth that makes it truly unique. Its complex composition includes a delicate blend of jasmine and saffron, followed by amber wood, fir, resin, and cedar, all of which combine to create a fragrance unlike any other. It's no surprise that Baccarat Rouge 540 has quickly become a favourite among perfume enthusiasts, who appreciate its irresistible charm and sophistication.

Byredo Gypsy Water EDP

This exquisite fragrance is a must-try for anyone who loves a unique blend of scents that embody the mystery, essence, and allure of Romani culture. The rich blend of pine needle, sandalwood, amber, vanilla, and fresh citrus notes creates a special and alluring fragrance that is both captivating and invigorating. With its warm and inviting aroma, Byredo Gypsy Water is perfect for any occasion, whether you're heading out for a special evening or simply enjoying a relaxing Sunday at home. So why not give it a try and experience the magic for yourself?

A Lab On Fire Almost Transparent Blue

Almost Transparent Blue by A Lab on Fire is a Woody Aromatic fragrance. It was created by Bruno Jovanovic in 2013, and it is still one of our most popular unisex perfumes. The top notes start with zesty lime that interweaves with the sweet yet bitter note of yuzu, along with crisp woods and a rich thyme scent. An intense woody base note of cedar and musk follows the refreshing scent of this perfume, giving it a perfect ending. Almost Transparent Blue is a supremely versatile fragrance that is uplifting and energising, making it a perfect daily-wear scent, especially for the spring and summer months.

All Saints Sunset Riot

Sunset Riot, which was released in 2018, is another one of our best unisex perfumes that won't let you down no matter the occasion. It is a Floral Woody fragrance and another great release from All Saints that is well-balanced with a bit of playfulness and optimistic charm. The scent notes of pink pepper and a blend of precious florals give it a fresh and revitalising scent, followed by amber and crisp cedar for an earthy and warm finish—a perfect ending to the fragrance. Sunset Riot is an energising and enchanting fragrance that will revitalise and delight anyone who wears it, regardless of the season or time of day.

Aesop Marrakech Intense

Marrakech Intense by Aesop is an Amber Floral fragrance released in 2014. The perfumer behind this scent is Barnabé Fillion. It has a warm and spicy aroma that is delicately mixed with beautiful floral heart notes, giving it a spicy kick followed by refreshing and uplifting undertones. The base notes are sandalwood and cedar, creating a rich aromatic layer that leaves the wearer feeling elegant and warm. Marrakech Intense is an enticing modern niche scent that is excellent for the autumn and winter months, and it can also be worn any time of the day regardless of the occasion.

Byredo Bal d'Afrique EDP

Bal d'Afrique is a unique fragrance that captures the essence of adventure and wanderlust. With its signature blend of exotic notes, this scent will take you on a cheerful journey through the vibrant and diverse lands of Africa. The top notes burst with the freshness of tagetes, Amalfi lemon, black currant, bergamot, and African orange flower, while the middle notes of violet, cyclamen, and jasmine add a touch of sweet elegance. This is followed by vetiver, amber, musk, and Virginia cedar to create a warm and seductive finish that lingers on the skin throughout the day. Bal d'Afrique is the perfect unisex fragrance for anyone looking to buy perfume this summer.

Acqua di Parma Ambra EDP

Acqua di Parma's Ambra EDP is truly a scented masterpiece that embodies the brand's prestigious legacy. This rich and complex scent is a must-try for any perfume lover who is looking for a well-balanced and enticing fragrance experience. From the refreshing top notes of orange, bergamot, and petitgrain to the sophisticated heart notes of rose, Nagarmotha, cedarwood, and patchouli, this perfume takes you on a journey of pure luxury and elegance. Its warm and inviting base notes of ambergris, sandalwood and vanilla will linger on your skin for hours, leaving you feeling pampered and indulged. A true testament to Acqua di Parma's history, Ambra is a unisex fragrance that captivates the senses and evokes a sense of pure opulence and refinement.

Tom Ford Private Blend Tobacco Vanille

Tobacco Vanille is a classic perfume launched in 2007 by Olivier Gillotin. It is a unisex amber-spicy fragrance that is one of our absolute favourites at Fragrance Samples UK.The scent starts with the sweet smell of Tobacco Leaf accompanied by notes of whiskey, caramel and hay. It is then followed by sumptuous Vanilla and Cacao, as well as Tonka Bean and Tobacco blossom, leaving a sweet, spicy and seductive scent on your skin. The stunning base notes of Dried Fruits and Woody notes linger with the comforting scent of vanilla to create one of the classiest perfumes available on the market. Tobacco Vanille is an opulent fragrance that is ideal for evening wear and special occasions. It is an excellent, long-lasting scent for the autumn and winter months.

A Lab On Fire LiquidNight

LiquidNight is a Woody Spicy fragrance released in 2012 by the renowned perfumer Carlos Benaim that is ideal for both men and women. The fragrance opens with a burst of citrus lime, saffron, and bergamot, exhilarating your senses with its fresh and energetic feel. The scent then takes a tantalising turn, unfolding with vibrant hinoki wood, calming lavender, and soothing sage notes filling the air. Finally, the fragrance culminates with rich incense, vanilla, and musky undertones, creating an evocative effect that's sure to leave a lasting impression on anyone. If you’re looking for a one-of-a-kind experience, LiquidNight is your perfect scent companion that will transport you to a world of mystery and allure.

Escentric Molecules Molecule 01

Molecule 01 by Escentric Molecules is a Woody musk fragrance created by Geza Schoen. Launched in 2006, this unisex perfume is better known for its ‘invisible’ scent, which contains only one note—the aroma chemical ISO-E-Super. Molecule 01 is designed to work with your body chemistry, so it will smell and feel unique to each wearer. For some, it can be cosy and mildly aromatic, while for others, it can have a deep, intense and long-lasting effect. The perfume is ideal for daytime wear and is also a great scent for spring and summer.

Are Unisex perfumes better?

There's no doubt that some perfume scents are associated with women, while others are associated with men. But wouldn't it be great to be able to wear any perfume that you like regardless of your gender? Unisex fragrances provide all perfume lovers with a more balanced alternative to gender-specific perfume that appeals to everyone, and can be worn by anyone, regardless of their gender. In some ways, unisex perfumes are better than gender-specific fragrances, as they are not only inclusive, but they also open up more choices for experimenting with different scents.

The scent of a unisex perfume can be anything from unique and sophisticated to refreshing, without having to worry about what others think of your perfume choice. They are also a great way to introduce your friends and family to the world of fragrances, as these perfumes are more likely to appeal to them than gender-specific fragrances.