In a world filled with countless fragrances, each capturing a unique essence, the quest to find the perfect scent can be both thrilling and overwhelming. Designed to introduce you to a diverse spectrum of scents, Fragrance Discovery Sets (also called perfume sample sets) can span the realms of classic elegance, avant-garde creativity, and niche artisanal craftsmanship. These sets are more than mere assortments of bottles; they are gateways to exploration, allowing you to navigate the vast landscape of perfumery and uncover the scents that resonate most profoundly with your unique identity. Whether you are a seasoned perfume enthusiast or just embarking on a fragrant adventure, in this article I’ve selected my favourite Fragrance Discovery Sets waiting for you to explore.
Table of Contents
- AERIN Fragrance Discovery Set
- Kayali Fragrances Discovery Set
- Floral Street Fragrance Discovery Set
- Maison Margiela REPLICA Discovery Set
- Penhaligon’s Portraits Fragrance Scent Library
- Juliette Has A Gun Discovery Set
AERIN Fragrance Discovery Set
Discover your new signature scent with the AERIN Best Sellers Fragrance Discovery Set, a captivating collection featuring five exotic fragrances in miniature sizes created by Estée Lauder’s granddaughter. The set includes Amber Musk Eau de Parfum (1.5ml), a warm and inviting blend of sensual florals, distinctive ambers, and aromatic musks that creates the perfect cosy scent with notes of coconut water, blooming rose centifolia absolute, and complex musks.
kat Jasmine Eau de Parfum (1.5ml) transforms you into a modern woman with a flawless pairing of Arabian and Egyptian jasmine, radiating luxury and glamour with intoxicating notes of tuberose fleur, honeysuckle, and sandalwood. Rose De Grasse Eau de Parfum (1.5ml) embodies femininity and grace, meticulously crafted with artisanal attention to detail, featuring ambrette seeds, hundred-petaled Rose Centifolia, and the beauty of Grasse. Cedar Violet Eau de Parfum (1.5ml) offers an autumnal escape to the Adirondack Mountains, capturing the wilderness with notes of violet leaf, Virginia cedarwood, and blissful amber. Finally, Mediterranean Honeysuckle Eau de Parfum (1.5ml) invites you to escape to the sunny Mediterranean with delectable honeysuckle, juicy grapefruit, Italian bergamot, and luxurious mandarin oil, exuding the magic of being on holiday. Each fragrance in this discovery set is a journey in itself, offering a diverse range of scents to suit every mood and occasion. AERIN perfumes are sold on the Estée Lauder website, Sephora USA, and in the UK I recommend LOOKFANTASTIC (21% off with code LFTFSOKI).
Kayali Fragrances Discovery Set
Indulge your olfactory senses and curate your own unique scent mood with the KAYALI Discovery Layering Set – a super-giftable and travel-friendly treasure trove of fragrance wonders! This limited edition set, comprising eight of Mona’s favorite fragrances and best-sellers in the collection, invites you to explore a spectrum of scents from decadent gourmands to fruity florals. Whether you’re drawn to the sweet and addictive Vanilla | 28 Eau de Parfum with notes of Vanilla Orchid, Tonka Absolute, and Brown Sugar, or the sophisticated and alluring Déjà Vu White Flower | 57 Eau de Parfum, featuring Gardenia, Jasmine, and Tahitian Vanilla, this set has something for every mood.
In the UK Kayali fragrances are available at Sephora. In the US Kayali fragrances can be found at Sephora and on Amazon. Kayali is also available at Sephora Canada, Sephora Australia, Sephora Germany, and Sephora New Zealandas well as Cult Beauty internationally.
Floral Street Fragrance Discovery Set
As a trailblazing fragrance brand, Floral Street, created in 2017 under the visionary leadership of beauty industry expert Michelle Feeney, seamlessly blends modernity with eco-consciousness to redefine the conventional realm of perfumery.
With an unwavering commitment to sustainability, Floral Street scents are cruelty-free, vegan formulations with eco-friendly packaging. The brand’s diverse and daring fragrance collection, crafted with meticulous attention, serves as a sensory journey, celebrating individuality and self-expression. Noteworthy is the brand’s innovative “Petal” packaging, not only visually striking but also environmentally responsible, symbolising its dedication to a harmonious blend of luxury and sustainability. Floral Street emerges as a beacon of change, proving that ethical practices, artistic expression, and accessibility can coexist in a fragrance landscape that embraces both the senses and a commitment to a more responsible future. The Floral Street Fragrance Discovery Set contains, Wonderland Peony, Electric Rhubarb Neon Rose, Arizona Bloom Wild Vanilla Orchid, Sunflower Pop, Chypre Sublime, and Black Lotus.
Maison Margiela REPLICA Discovery Set
The Maison Margiela REPLICA Discovery Set is an enchanting invitation to a multisensory voyage, curated by the avant-garde fashion house known for its conceptual approach to design. A celebration of scent as a conduit for memories and narratives, this set encapsulates Maison Margiela’s ethos by recreating iconic moments and atmospheres. From the sun-soaked shores of “Beach Walk” to the warmth of “By the Fireplace” on a winter evening, each fragrance is a meticulous rendition, allowing wearers to transcend time and place. Offering miniature sizes of these iconic scents, the set serves as both an introduction to the Maison Margiela fragrance universe and a canvas for exploring the diverse personalities of each olfactory creation. With a fusion of nostalgia and innovation, the REPLICA Discovery Set not only delves into the brand’s commitment to quality and creativity but also invites individuals to uncover the profound connection between scent and memory, making it an indispensable companion for those eager to weave their own fragrant tales through the art of perfumery.
The REPLICA perfumes are available in the UK and Europe at Cult Beauty, Sephora, Look Fantastic (use code LFTFSOKI for 20% off), John Lewis, Harvey Nichols, Selfridges, and Notino. In the USA they are at Nordstrom, Sephora, and in the Middle East at Cult Beauty, Harvey Nichols, and Selfridges.
Penhaligon’s Portraits Fragrance Scent Library
The Penhaligon’s Portraits Fragrance Scent Library beckons fragrance connoisseurs into a world of olfactory storytelling and sophistication. This meticulously crafted collection, curated by the esteemed British perfumery Penhaligon’s, unfolds like a literary masterpiece with each fragrance capturing the essence of a distinct character from the mythical Portraits series. From the aristocratic allure of “The Tragedy of Lord George” to the enigmatic charm of “The Bewitching Yasmine,” this scent library is a testament to Penhaligon’s commitment to luxury and craftsmanship. The set offers a refined selection of miniature-sized bottles, allowing enthusiasts to explore the diverse personalities and intricate narratives encapsulated within each fragrance. With a nod to both tradition and innovation, the Penhaligon’s Portraits Fragrance Scent Library becomes a sensory passport, inviting individuals to immerse themselves in the evocative world of British perfumery and indulge in the timeless elegance of these captivating scents.
Penhaligon’s are available in the US at Saks, Nordstrom and Walmart. In the UK they can be found at Sephora and Harrods and at Fresh Fragrances in Australia. Penhaligon’s own website also ships worldwide.
Juliette Has A Gun Discovery Set
The Juliette Has A Gun Discovery Set invites fragrance enthusiasts on a contemporary and daring olfactory exploration. Crafted by the avant-garde brand Juliette Has A Gun, known for its unconventional approach to perfumery, this set introduces a curated selection of the brand’s most distinctive scents. From the seductive allure of “Not a Perfume,” a single-note fragrance built around the clean and pure molecule Ambroxan, to the rebellious charm of “Lady Vengeance,” a fusion of rose and patchouli with an unexpected twist, each fragrance within the Discovery Set showcases the brand’s commitment to pushing the boundaries of traditional perfumery. The miniature-sized bottles included in the set allow wearers to experience the diverse facets of Juliette Has A Gun’s fragrant universe. With a contemporary edge and an emphasis on individuality, the Discovery Set is an ideal introduction for those seeking to embrace the bold and unapologetic spirit of this innovative perfumery.