Keeping your fragrance subtle at work is a must, and there’s more to it than just using a little. Whether you prefer fresh, floral or more aromatic perfumes, take a look at a few excellent choices for office friendly fragrances.

Find the perfect balance between a scent that represents you and a perfume that won’t be too much for your co-workers with some of the best fragrances for work, that deliver subtle and gorgeous aromas, without going too far.

Donna Karan Cashmere Mist

A classic that’s been around since 1994, Cashmere Mist by Donna Karan is a great choices if you prefer musky and woody fragrances. 

Donna Karan Cashmere Mist Fragrance

 This powdery perfume mixes notes of Morrocan jasmine, bergamot, lilly and amber with a soft musk, making it a great choice for your workplace. If you’re looking for a warm, yet sheer scent, give it a try.

Marc Jacobs Daisy Eau So Fresh

Marc Jacobs Daisy Eau So Fresh

A floral fruity that won’t bother even the most sensitive of noses, Daisy Eau So Fresh is definitely one of the best fragrances for work. Its soft sillage is guaranteed by its mix of delicate green notes, including top ones of raspberry, grapefruit and pair, with a heart of jasmine, violet and rose, and a soft base of musk, plum and Virginia cedar.

Banana Republic Wildbloom Vert

Banana Republic Wildbloom Vert

Another light and crisp floral green, Banana Republic’s Wildbloom Verst is an excellent choice for the office. It’s softer than the original Wildbloom thanks to spring green notes. Its top notes of violet leaf, pink lady apple and pear are followed by middle notes that include gardenia, magnolia and peach blossoms resting on a base of sandalwood, musk and coconut wood.

L’Eau d’Issey by Issey Miyake

L’Eau D’Issey By Issey Miyake

Definitely one of the best fragrances for work, this classic combines floral, woody and musky tones for a crisp scent with an aquatic twist. L’Eau d’Issey is delicate and clear, it includes tops notes of freesia, lotus and rose. Its heart includes osmanthus and lily, while the base mixes cedar, sandalwood and ambrette.

Chanel Cristalle

Chanel Cristalle Fragrance For Work

Another office favorite, Chanel Cristalle is a great choice, whether you opt for the original Eau de Toilette or the revamped Eau de Parfum. It you’re looking for a sweeter fragrance, choose the 1994 EDP created by Jacques Polge, but if you prefer a chypre that’s a big more fresh, try the original EDT created by Henri Robert.

Davidoff Cool Water Woman

Davidoff Cool Water Woman

A bright and energizing fragrance, Davidoff’s Cool Water is one of the best fragrances for work thanks to its mix of sensuality and freshness. The original is a crisp floral with tops notes of citrus and lotus, followed by a heart of jasmine and muguet with a base of sandalwood and vetiver. If it doesn’t fit your style, you can choose from its many flankers.

L’Eau par Kenzo

L’Eau Par Kenzo

A a floral aquatic that delivers a bright and fresh fragrance, L’Eau par Kenzo can help you get the subtle boost your office style needs without a trace of opulence. Its top notes include frosted mint, mandarin orange and green lilac. Middle notes of water lily, pink pepper and amaryllis rest on a base of vanilla and sweet musk.

Especially Escada Delicate Notes

Especially Escada Delicate Notes

Lighter than the original, this Especially Escada flanker is one of the best fragrances for work thanks to its softer approach that’s still full of personality. Feminine without being too sweat, it features top notes of grapefruit, wild rose and pare, a heard of ylang-ylang, rose and ambrette, on a base of musk and woody notes.

Prada L’Eau Ambree

Prada L’Eau Ambree

If you’re looking for a more spicy scent, Prada’s L’Eau Ambree delivers without becoming too overpowering. You’ll still have to be extra careful to not use too much, but in small doses, its combination of amber, lemon, rose, vanilla and patchouli can be a great choice.

Elizabeth Arden Green Tea Camellia

Elizabeth Arden Green Tea Camellia Fragrance

A citrus-floral that also deserves a place among the best fragrances for work, Elizabeth Arden’s Green Tea Camellia flanker delivers a delicate floral charm that doesn’t subtract from the original’s freshness. Top notes include lemon, green tea, bergamot and yuzu, while the heart combines Chinese camellia with white peony and magnolia, over a sweet base of moss, birch and musk.