Last updated: January 22, 2023
When it comes to dupes perfume is one of the most common ways affordable brands copy designer brands.
Designer fragrances are usually incredibly expensive and can be out of the price range of many people.
Sometimes you can be paying top price for the rarity of the ingredients or the best quality perfume oils which naturally cost more to use.
Often, however, when it comes to luxury brands you are paying more for the name itself.
The fragrance industry is very lucrative and, at the end of the day, it is out to make a profit.
If you love designer scents but are trying to cut back on your spending, perfume dupes are a great way to get a popular fragrance from a luxury brand at a fraction of the price.
Scroll down to see all the perfume dupes on this site and find your perfect dupe for your signature scent.
The best perfume dupes on the market
No matter if your favorite designer fragrance is from Thierry Mugler, Calvin Klein, Tom Ford or Paco Rabanne, you will likely find an exact dupe or dead ringer in the list below.
For example, you can get a Maison Francis Kurkdjian Baccarat Rouge 540 dupe from Zara (called Red Temptation) for £17.99. The real thing costs over £200.
If you love Jo Malone perfumes but not the price tag of over £100, you can often get great Jo Malone dupes at Aldi for less than £10.
Bargain supermarket Lidl is another great place to find affordable alternatives to your favorite perfumes and they come at very low prices.
These perfume dupes are usually eau de parfum dupes too which is such incredible value.
If Le Labo’s Santal 33 is your favorite fragrance, the good news is there are several popular dupes link below.
Marc Jacobs Daisy is also one of the most popular fragrance dupes you will see on this site, as well as Yves Saint Laurent Black Opium.
Whether your favourite designer fragrance is Flowerbomb, Coco Mademoiselle, La Vie Est Belle, Alien, Lady Million or Black Opium, it’s very possible to find these perfumes duped with the same notes on the high street.
Scroll down to see the list of the best perfume dupes on the market from lots of different retailers.
Why do brands copy designer perfumes?
Designer perfume copies are a really big business in this day and age.
After all, who really wants to spend upwards of £50 on a perfume if you can get something very similar, if not an exact match, for £5?
High street and independent brands have picked up on the growing trend of dupes and designer inspired perfumes.
They offer us very affordable versions of beautiful things which might otherwise be out of reach.
Times are tough for everyone now, and with most of us feeling the pinch of the rising cost of living, reducing our spending is one way to make life easier.
But everyone wants to smell nice, and now more than ever it’s easier to wear your favourite fragrance without breaking the bank.
Check out the list below of the best dupes perfume makers have brought out.
The best perfume dupes
Here is a round up of the absolute best perfume dupes you can find.
No matter what your favourite designer fragrance is, it's usually very easy to find a copy on the high street or online.
Check out the posts below because you might well find your favourite designer perfume among the list of dupes.
Primark has some amazing dupes for Jo Malone, Paco Rabanne, Marc Jacobs and Estee Lauder. They also have a lovely Viktor & Rolf Flowerbomb dupe.
View the full list at the link below.
Aldi is very well known for duping lots of Jo Malone fragrances with their Hotel Collection range. However they also have a great Chanel No. 5 dupe, as well as a dupe for Marc Jacobs Daisy (plus many more).
Read the full list of Aldi dupes at the link below.
The Zara dupes are some of the best available. Not only do they have their famous Baccarat Rouge 540 dupe, but they also have perfume dupes for Chanel, Viktor & Rolf, YSL, Dior, Armani and many more.
Check out the full Zara perfume dupe list at the link below.
The Artiscent Atelier dupes feature a great dupe for Chanel Chance as well as one for Tom Ford Santal Blush and Dior Joy. You will also find Chloe, YSL and Lancome in the collection.
Find the full list at the link below.
The Layering Lab range is a very affordable and accessible collection of dupes which include Thierry Mugler Alien as well as DKNY Be Delicious and YSL Black Opium.
View the full list at the link below.
The retailer Next has come out with some amazing dupes perfume wise, which includes a great Estee Lauder Bronze Goddess copy as well as a Dolce & Gabbana The One dupe. Their fragrances also mimic those from Chanel, Armani and Marc Jacobs (plus many more).
Visit the post below to see the full list.
Bargain supermarket Lidl has some extremely affordable perfume dupes. The list is extensive and includes dupes for designer fragrances such as Giorgio Armani Acqua Di Gioia, Dolce & Gabbana Light Blue, and Jil Sander Sun Summer. Other brands they dupe include Narciso Rodriguez and Calvin Klein.
View the Lidl dupes at the link below.
When it comes to perfume dupes Dossier make some of the most unique. They have a Tom Ford Lost Cherry dupe for example, as well as men's fragrance dupes like a copy of Dior Sauvage. This post lists the full range of perfume dupes from Dossier.
View the Dossier dupes at the link below.
Glossier You perfume is a pheromone fragrance which is hard to replicate as it smells differently on different people. However there are some great dupes to be found for Glossier You.
View the Glossier You dupes at the link below.
Baccarat Rouge 540 by Maison Francis Kurkdjian is a gorgeous but extremely expensive perfume. Luckily there are a large number of dupes for this fragrance from the likes of Ariana Grande, Burberry and Zara.
View the Baccarat Rouge 540 dupes at the link below.
Tom Ford's Lost Cherry is a gorgeous fragrance which many brands have wanted to emulate. This is the ultimate list of Lost Cherry dupes to help you find an affordable alternative.
View the Tom Ford Lost Cherry dupes at the link below.
Tobacco Vanille is a coveted fragrance from Tom Ford which also happens to be very expensive. Fortunately there are many affordable dupes available to get the same scent for less.
View the Tom Ford Tobacco Vanille dupes at the link below.
If you love Viktor & Rolf Flowerbomb original then you need to know about these dupes for this very popular sultry floral fragrance. You can get the same scent for much less.
View the Flowerbomb dupes at the link below.
La Vie Est Belle is a classic fragrance that so many people love. It also happens to be pretty expensive, but fortunately you can find cheaper copies in this long list of dupes.
View the La Vie Est Belle dupes at the link below.
Soleil Blanc is a beautiful, luxurious fragrance from Tom Ford that also comes with an extremely high price tag. Fortunately there are some great dupes for this fragrance that are more affordable.
View the Soleil Blanc dupes at the link below.
Delina by Parfums de Marly is such a beautifully feminine fragrance and it has a wide fan base around the world. It's extremely expensive, but luckily there are several affordable dupes.
View the Delina dupes at the link below.
Santal 33 by Le Labo is a universally recognizable scent that many people adore. It is expensive though, which puts it out of many people's budget. Fortunately there are lots of affordable dupes.
View the Santal 33 dupes at the link below.
Black Opium by YSL is a gorgeous gourmand-style perfume with notes of coffee and vanilla. It's incredibly popular, but very expensive. Here are lots of affordable Black Opium dupes.
View the Black Opium dupes at the link below.
Tom Ford's Bitter Peach is gorgeous but costs so, so much. You can get very affordable dupes for this fruity and woodsy fragrance that won't break the bank.
View the Bitter Peach dupes at the link below.
Gucci Bloom is a stunning floral fragrance that comes with the price tag expected of designer perfumes. Fortunately these Gucci Bloom dupes cost a lot less than the real thing.
View the Gucci Bloom dupes at the link below.
Dior Sauvage is one of the most popular men's fragrances in the world and for good reason, as it smells amazing. You don't have to spend so much to get the same scent because there are some great dupes.
View the Dior Sauvage dupes at the link below.
The Marks and Spencer perfume dupes are a real high street gem. They make amazing copies of perfumes from Le Labo, Byredo, YSL and Chanel among many others.
View the M&S perfume dupes at the link below.
Gypsy Water is a beautiful fragrance and there's a reason it's a bestseller. If you love this scent but the price point is just too high, try one of these more affordable alternatives.
Click the link below to see the dupes.
In the world of dupes perfume certainly stands out as one of the easiest and most popular ways for a brand to copy another.
It’s easy to find copies of perfumes in stores and online from a particular perfume dupes company.
Why pay more when you can get lovely designer inspired cheap smells for a much cheaper price point.
You can always keep a designer bottle of fragrance for special occasions and use a perfume dupe for everyday use.
Most people who smell it will be none the wiser.
This list of smell alike perfumes will be continually updated once new designer perfume copies come out.
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