If you believe that great things come in small packages, get ready for your excitement levels to surge. We’ve rounded up the best mini perfume gift sets Australia has to offer, and they’re as adorable as they sound.
Not only do these tiny vials allow you to try a variety of scents on for size but they’re incredibly handy for on-the-go spritzing too. Hate packing your full-size perfume bottle when travelling? A pick or three from a fragrance discovery set will slot right into your toiletry bag — with plenty of room leftover.
But the best part is that you can try some of the most sought-after luxury fragrances, without breaking the bank. You’ll still get a generous amount of juice, and not have to take out a loan for the 100ml version.
Virtual noses at the ready? Let’s shop!
The best mini perfume gift sets in Australia
diptyque 5 EDT Coffret
If you’re been struggling to choose your favourite EDT from diptyque’s divine lineup, the brand’s small box of selections will set you free. Wear Do Son one day (tuberose lovers unite) and Eau Rose another; the 7.5ml vials are generous enough to last you a while.
$166 at MECCA
Jo Loves A Fragrance Discovery Collection
Founder Jo Malone (yep, the same one who launched Jo Malone London), knows how personal scent selection can be. So rather than make a rash decision, you can sample seven of Jo Loves’ best-sellers in 2ml samples for a very reasonable price. Our favourite? Orange Butterflies; a floral fragrance with notes of orange blossom, petitgrain, mandarin and neroli.
$43 at Adore Beauty
Who Is Elijah Discovery Set
Speaking of mini perfume gift sets that will only set you back $50, get ready to discover Who Is Elijah. This Sydney-based brand has been making waves with its HIS HER scent, named as a close dupe for Le Labo’s Santal 33. Try it, plus four other eau de parfums in the collection, and support a homegrown business while you’re at it.
$50 at The Iconic
Le Labo Discovery Set – 17 piece
For those who like to switch up their scents often, the 17-piece discovery set from Le Labo will keep your nose on its toes. Every fragrance from the brand’s classic collection is included, from Another 13 to Fleur d’Oranger 27. Our suggestion? Sort them into seasons so you have a few on rotation at a time. The 1.5ml vials are enough for multiple uses and ideal for spritzing to the very last drop.
$130 at lelabo.com.au
Estée Lauder Small Wonders Luxury Collection Gift Set
Experience every fragrance family and get to know the notes you love with this luxury set by Estée Lauder. Go from the zesty citrus green of Tender Light to the fruity chypre of Sensuous Stars. Douse your skin in the timeless aroma of jasmine sambac and sandalwood with Radiant Mirage or try a woody vetiver on for size with Blushing Sands. The options are endless with this mini perfume selection.
$150 at Myer
Byredo La Sélection Nomade Fragrance Discovery Set
Dip your toe into some of Byredo’s most beloved scents with this generously-sized trio. Included in the 12ml options is Gyspy Water, known for its intriguingly fresh yet woody mix of bergamot, juniper berries and sandalwood. Blanche is a first-class hit for those who love that crisp laundered scent and Bal d’Afrique features notes of African marigold, cyclamen, violet, and Moroccan cedarwood.
$147 at MECCA
BDK La Decouverte Parisienne Discovery Set
Say bonjour to luxury Parisienne fragrance brand, BDK Parfums. This discovery set will aptly transport your senses to the streets of France through a journey of three 10ml picks. Bouquet de Hongrie will start you off with a powerful fruity floral before Rouge Smoking takes on an amber twist. The sensual air of Gris Charnel will keep you guessing with a touch of smokiness and spice that’s ideal for evening wear.
$145 at libertineparfumerie.com.au
Is there a fragrance brand that you wish had miniature gift sets? Which of the above would you most like to try?