Burberry, a British prime fashion house, has had a string of successful perfume releases, making it a name to reckon with in the fragrance market. One of its most popular scents is Burberry London, a floral fragrance launched in 2006.
The powerful tandem of expert perfumers Jean-Marc Chaillan and Dominique Ropion created Burberry London. Its scent accords intend to highlight the eclectic women of London through the sweet and fruity notes, which include rose, tangerine, honeysuckle, and jasmine rounded up with musk and patchouli.
Burberry London has gained a vast fanbase, giving birth to several dupes.
Perfumes Like Burberry London (Similar Scents)
Cartier Baiser Vole
One of Cartier’s prized releases is the majestic Baiser Vole, inspired by a story of passion and sophistication. It is very much like Burberry London for having a pretty and elegant flower in its heart. But, for Baiser Vole, it is the elusive lily, recreated and refined so women could enjoy the fresh, powdery, and flavorful bundle in every spritz.
Developed by perfumer Mathilde Laurent and launched in 2011, this magical scent potion is feminine, perusing lily flowers from the petals to the pistils and the green leaves. It’s in an elegant glass bottle, perfect for summer.
My Name by Trussardi
House of Trussardi’s 2013 release has a couple of similarities with Burberry London. So you won’t really miss it now that one of the British luxury brand’s most successful scents has been discontinued.
My Name is an amber floral perfume developed under the nose of scent master Aurelien Guichard. He created it with the opening tons of white violet and heliotrope, heart notes of lily, lilac, and musk, and base notes of amber and vanilla. What came out was a sweet and delicate yet impactful scent perfect for women between 25 and 45.
Forbidden Euphoria by Calvin Klein
Burberry London was the driving force for this Calvin Klein scent, Forbidden Euphoria, launched in 2011. Well, they smell almost the same. Forbidden Euphoria has that same sexy scent composition made for the young and independent woman of the modern-day. Its floral and fruity blend may look sweet at the forefront, but it has a strong hint of lively tones underneath.
Forbidden Euphoria opens with the top notes of peach blossom, mandarin orange, and raspberry. Then, its heart beats the sweet notes of jasmine, orchid, and peony with musk, patchouli, and wood at the base.
Balade Tiare de Tahiti by L’Arc
If you want a decadent floral spell, Balade Tiare de Tahiti is an excellent choice of perfume for you. It captures the incredible appeal of the Tiare flower or gardenia, a tropical shrub, an emblem of Polynesian and Tahiti traditions for years.
L’Arc perfume house launched this scent with the head notes of tangerine, honeysuckle, and rose; the heart notes of Tiare flower, rose, and peony; and the base notes of patchouli, musk, and sandalwood. It is a fresh and eclectic scent, perfect for making summer days more vibrant. The youthful pulse gives it that classic touch.
L’Instant de Guerlain
L’Instant de Guerlain did not come after Burberry London, but it is a fantastic choice for those who want something at par with the quality of the luxury scent but cheaper.
Perfume master Maurice Roucel created this 2005 release with the top notes of black currant, apple, grapefruit, and bergamot; the middle notes of lily-of-the-valley, gardenia, magnolia, jasmine, and neroli; and the base notes amber.
It is one of the best summer perfumes, offering a kiss of sunshine in every spritz. That lively, fresh, and delicate sweetness keeps it closer to the embellished notes that made Burberry London successful.
Paris by Yves Saint Laurent
Paris may be old, but it has never outgrown its classic scent. This 1983 release from the French luxury brand YSL was developed under the nose of Sophia Grojsman. It opens to the top notes of rose, hyacinth, mimosa, geranium, orange blossom, bergamot, hawthorn, cassia, and green tones.
Its heart beats rose, lily, violet, jasmine, ylang-ylang, orris root, and lime blossom with base notes of musk, amber, cedar, sandalwood, iris, oakmoss, and heliotrope. Like Burberry London, Paris is a fitting tribute to Paris’ elegant, vivacious, romantic, and charming women with its brilliant floral fragrance composition.
She Wood Golden Light Wood by Dsquared2
She Wood Golden Light Wood is a musky-woody floral fragrance created by perfume master Daphne Bugey. High street fashion brand Dsquared2, which has always been associated with music icons Rihanna and Christina Aguilera, launched the fragrance in 2011 to a very excited crowd.
The nature-inspired scent composition opens up to the golden notes of orange blossom, lemon, and neroli. Then, its heart beats to heliotrope and musk notes. Its vivid base notes are vetiver and Virginia cedar. Its classy glass bottle with gold letter engravings and a wooden frame reflects the elegant scent potion.
Zippo The Woman by Zippo Fragrances
Unlike the previous releases from Zippo Fragrances, Zippo The Woman features a uniquely feminine smell that’s rich and full of character, similar to Burberry London. It took the market by storm with its smooth and refreshing aromas, thanks to the top notes of mandarin orange, black currant, and green leaves; middle notes of Palisander rosewood and floral tones; and base notes of sandalwood and musk.
This Zippo edition is made for women aged 18 to 36, representing them in every character, responsibility, and adventure. In short, it is made for every woman in the world who like feeling sexy and strong.
Estée Lauder Beyond Paradise
Estée Lauder’s Beyond Paradise is here to transport women into a whole new world of optimism, similar to Burberry London’s scent effect. It’s a tropical fantasy developed by Calice Becker and launched in 2003. A sense of excitement unfolds in a whiff when you spray on even a bit of Beyond Paradise.
The opening notes of grapefruit, bergamot, orange blossom, hyacinth, and lemon are very welcoming, boosting the perfume’s tropical appeal. But, if you think the refreshing smell is good enough, wait until you get to the heart, which beats with jasmine, orchid, honeysuckle, and gardenia.
Idylle by Guerlain
There is a reason there are two items from Guerlain in this listing. The French perfume, skincare, and cosmetics house have been an epitome of elegance, with every new collection invading the beauty market. Idylle, a 2009 perfume developed under the nose of scent specialist Thierry Wasser, is no different.
It’s a beautiful floral fragrance like Burberry London with a romantic, sensual, and refreshing appeal. Its floral-fruity accents open with the top notes of raspberry, rose, lychee, and freesia. To complement them are the heart notes of lily-of-the-valley, lilac, jasmine, and peony, plus patchouli and musk base notes.
Just Cavalli by Roberto Cavalli
Italian fashion designer Roberto Cavalli deserves all the accolades for introducing Just Cavalli for Her in the perfume market. The tandem of perfume masters Fabrice Pellegrin and Nathalie Lorson developed the floral fragrance launched in 2013.
They made it with the top note of neroli, a heart note of Tahitian Tiare flower, and a base note of Palisander rosewood. It has a sexy heart and a creamy vibe that makes women feel sexy and sensual at the same time. Its pink glass bottle packaging enhances its appeal, complete with an embellished cap.
Pure Poison by Christian Dior
Christian Dior’s 2004 release is a fitting tribute to everything Burberry London was—seductive and irresistible. Pure Poison is an enchanting potion borne out of the powerful collaboration between Carlos Benaim, Olivier Polge, and Dominique Ropion.
Its bold scent composition features the top notes of Sicilian mandarin, orange, jasmine, and bergamot; middle notes of orange blossom and gardenia; and base notes of white musk, white amber, and cedar. Pure Poison is complex and erotic, a fragrance delight for the modern woman of all ages.