Our 10 favourite travel-friendly, pocket-friendly perfumes.


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If you’re anything like us, your handbag is probably so heavy that adding even a lipgloss could tip you (or your back) over the edge). So we made it our mission to find the perfect pocket-sized scents you can carry with you everywhere.

Because isn’t it nice to always smell good? Or is that just us?

Body Shop: Indian Night Jasmine Perfume Oil.

Indian Night Jasmine Perfume Oil.


This little guy is so small, you can even fit him in a clutch - yep, it's perfect for special ocassions. It is spicy and combines notes of sandalwood and violet leaf with orange blossom and jasmine. The oil is alcohol free is also ideal for sensitive skin. Not to mention that it is a bargain at $17.95 for 15mL. You can grab one here.

Jo Malone London: Mimosa and Cardamom Cologne.

Mimosa and Cardamom Cologne.

This brand new scent from the cult perfumery, Jo Malone, just hit the shelves the beginning of the month. It's really warm and spicy, has top notes of spicy cardamom, heart notes of mimosa and base notes of tonka bean and sandalwood.

It smells like a holiday and will set you back $95 for 30mL. You can buy it here.

Etat Libre D’Orange: Jasmine et cigarette.

Jasmine et cigarette.


This scent is so French and chic – it smells like you belong in some kind of glamorous 1920’s Parisian art scene.

It has notes of Jasmine, tobacco, hay, apricot, tonka bean, turmeric, cedar, amber and musk. Sultry and delicious; a go-to for any kind of evening event. Plus, the bottle is so little, you can easily fit it into your small handbag to take with you. Win, win. It costs $185.00 for 50mL available at Sephora.

Click through the gallery to find out our other favourite travel-sized perfumes.

What are your favourite pocket friendly perfumes?