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4 Sexy Date Night Perfumes

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It's no secret that scent is a powerful weapon when it comes to getting close. So get even closer with our top picks for date night fragrances, from the best perfume to pair with slinky lingerie and a night in, to the first date scent that's effortlessly sexy.

Victoria's Secret Very Sexy

Great for: A night in.

Wear it with: Your favorite lingerie...or nothing at all. 

If anyone knows sexy, it's Victoria's Secret. This fragrance is a classic, with a floral, oriental blend of vanilla orchid, clementine, musk and white amber. Invite him over for dinner at your place and set the mood with a few spritzes of Very Sexy behind the ears and anywhere else you want him to get close.

Clinique Happy

Great for: The first date. 

Wear it with: Your go-to first date outfit, whether it's a cocktail dress or skinny jeans and v-neck top—this perfume is a chameleon.

The fragrance equivalent of "what, this old thing? Just something I threw on!"—Clinique Happy is light and flirty without being overpowering or too sexy. The perfect accessory for a new guy on your arm, the crisp scent is a multilayered, modern blend of grapefruit, boysenberry bush flower, and Hawaiian wedding flower.  

Marc Jacobs Lola

Great for: An all-nighter.

Wear it with: Your slinkiest picture-me-naked, sexy dress.

It'll be love at first sight...and smell. This gorgeous perfume bottle can stay put on your dresser, because this scent will last all night—and until morning, if he's lucky. A floral, fruity mix of pear and ruby red grapefruit, with floral midnotes of rose, fuschia peony, and geranium, Marc Jacobs Lola is the scent that keeps on giving. Save this one for something—and someone—special, and spritz it on before a long night out on the town.

DKNY Be Delicious

Great for: Dinner over candlelight.

Wear it with: Your signature little black dress. 

He won't be able to get enough of you wearing DKNY Be Delicious. The fresh, citrus fragrance smells fresh but sensual, a blend of grapefruit, apple, cucumber, sandalwood, and amber. Go for classic romance with your man and make reservations at your favorite romantic restaurant. But don't be offended if he seems distracted—your dinner won't be the only delicious thing at the table.

Readers, what's your go-to date night fragrance?