By Carlyn Soo

From IVE’s Wonyoung To Le Sserafim’s Yunjin, Here Are The Hottest Fragrances Worn By Your Favourite K-pop It Girls

Here are the fragrances most adored by your favourite K-pop idols

Fragrances are like bottled memories—they have the power to transport us to different times and places, evoke cherished moments, and even stir up emotions. They’re not just about making us smell good; they can also boost our self-confidence and brighten our moods with just a spritz. With countless perfumes on the market, finding a signature scent can be a challenge. Why not take a cue from your favourite K-pop celebrities and discover what scents they’re wearing? Not only will you be introduced to new fragrances, but every time you spritz one of these perfumes, you’ll be reminded of your beloved idols.

Whether you’re drawn to the earthy allure of woody scents, the delicate beauty of floral notes, or the spicy sophistication of oriental fragrances, we’ve got the perfume for everyone down below.

Le Sserafim’s Yunjin: Kayali Yum Pistachio Gelato and Diptyque Philosykos

Photo: Instagram / @jenaissante , Diptyque and Kayali

Layering perfumes is a great way to create your own signature scent. Yunjin starts off with spritzing Kayali’s Yum Pistachio Gelato, a lusciously sweet aroma that reminds you of the most decadent dessert. Picture a tantalising blend of pistachio, creamy whipped cream, roasted hazelnut, sweet rum, fluffy marshmallow, and cotton candy. It’s a scent so deliciously irresistible, you’ll be smelling good enough to eat. Next, she applies Diptyque’s Philosykos, an earthy woody scent that captures the essence of fig trees and white cedar. She shares that the unlikely combination of pistachio and fig gives her peace. 

Itzy’s Yeji: Byredo Casablanca Lily

Photo: Instagram / and Byredo

Fragrances have a magical way of transporting us to different places and times. Byredo’s Casablanca Lily does just that; its sweet floral fragrance instantly conjures memories of the bustling streets and vibrant culture of Morocco’s largest city, Casablanca. The scent opens with top notes of plum and gardenia before transitioning to heart notes of carnation and Indian tuberose and settling into the base notes of rosewood and honey accord. Yeji describes the fragrance as a harmonious blend of musk, flowery and powdery notes. Reserved for special occasions, it never fails to uplift her spirits with its inviting scent.

IVE’s Wonyoung: YSL Mon Paris Eu De Parfum 

Photo: Instagram / @for_everyoung10 and YSL

The YSL Mon Paris Eu De Parfum is for those who love a perfume that smells as divine as it looks. True to its name, the fragrance captures the romantic spirit of Paris. With notes of warm florals, raspberry, datura flower, white musk and patchouli, its feminine and seductive scent is both as memorable and passionate as the City of Love. And to top it all off, the stunning perfume bottle is adorned with a chic black bow that’s sure to delight all the coquette girlies out there.

Aespa’s Giselle: Frederic Malle Portrait of a Lady

Photo: Instagram / @aespa_official and Federic Melle

Frederic Malle sees perfumes as portraits of their wearers, and Portrait Of A Lady is a fragrance that happens to unveil one’s personality. The scent begins with aromatic Turkish roses, leading into mid notes of blackcurrant, raspberry, and clove. Lastly, base notes of patchouli, sandalwood and frankincense are infused for a calming effect. It’s a luxurious scent that beautifully reflects one’s innate sophistication and modern elegance. Giselle describes it as a clean, cosy scent that isn’t headache-inducing. 

Aespa’s Ningning: Tom Ford White Suede Eau De Parfum

Photo: Instagram / @aespa_official and Tom Ford

Tom Ford’s White Suede Eau De Parfum is a warm and spicy fragrance crafted with a base note of musk, one of the founder’s favourite ingredients. The overpowering aroma of musk is balanced out with saffron and thyme, and elevated with rose and amber. Ningning notes that the fragrance exudes a neutral scent, bringing back fond memories of visits to amusement parks in America.

(G)I-dle’s Minnie: Lancome Idôle Eau de Parfum

Photo: Instagram / @min.nicha and Lancome

Lancome’s Idôle Eau de Parfum captures the essence of nature’s finest blooms in a bottle. Roses take center stage in this olfactory masterpiece; four varieties are sourced from two different locations and extracted using three distinct methods. Its pure floral aroma has top notes of pear, bergamot and pink pepper; heart notes of rose and jasmine; and base notes of white musk and vanilla. Minnie adores its sweet scent and typically brings this perfume along during her travels. 

Le Sserafim’s Chaewon: Jo Malone English Pear & Freesia Hair Mist

Photo: Instagram / @le_sserafim and Jo Malone

Jo Malone’s English Pear & Freesia cologne is a bestseller known for its refreshing scent, reminiscent of the crisp aroma of just-ripe pears in autumn. Alongside notes of pear and freesia, it is infused with patchouli that imparts a woody quality. If the cologne feels too overpowering for you, try the hair mist for a lighter scent, just like Chaewon did. She describes it as a subtle fragrance that uplifts her mood whenever she sprays it.

NewJean’s Haerin: Miss Dior Roller Pearl Eau De Toilette

Photo: Instagram / @newjeans_official and Dior

The Miss Dior Eau De Toilette is a modern and romantic fragrance that evokes the scent of a bouquet of blooming roses. It begins with refreshing notes of mandarin and blood orange, then transitions into heart notes of roses handpicked from the fields of Grasse and finishes with base notes of Indonesian patchouli. 


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