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5 Empowering Women’s Perfumes for International Women’s Day

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To honour International Women’s Day on 8th March, The House of Creed is proud to spotlight five bold women’s fragrances. Inspired by pioneering women throughout the ages, each perfume is a unique exploration of femininity destined to empower its wearer.

Aventus For Her

Discover Aventus for Her, a striking, sensual masterpiece that celebrates female trailblazers of the past while heralding strong women of the present.

This feminine counterpart to world-renowned Aventus is a homage to the female clientele that The House of Creed has encountered throughout its rich 260-year history and draws particular inspiration from the early riding habits of Henry Creed that paved the way for the revolutionary adoption of trousers into womenswear and the emancipation of women. In crafting this powerful perfume and shaping the story it tells its wearer, The House of Creed also looked to modern women for inspiration, from royal figures and visionaries to artists and writers. The result was an original olfactive display of feminine strength and determination that would soon become one of The House of Creed’s most revered women’s fragrances worldwide.

Perfect for the modern woman who dares to be different, Aventus for Her bursts with originality with an exhilarating debut of crisp green apple, zesty bergamot and fragrant pink pepper. This thrilling overture to the summer peaches and roses in bloom at its heart soon settles into the soft seduction of musk and ambroxan for a decadent, distinctive dry down. 


Carmina is the latest creation from The House of Creed and a fitting fragrance for International Women’s Day, boasting an electric sensibility that captures the essence of a bold, passionate woman.

Captivating Carmina was inspired by the haute couture fashion sketches of Henry Creed once discovered in a private room at the house’s Paris maison. His virtuoso designs depicted elegant and unapologetically confident models posing in some of the most coveted styles of the time. Carmina exudes this same confidence with its powerful sillage and its bold blend of ingredients that embody feminine allure, from exquisite Rose de Mai and luxurious cashmere wood to smouldering amber and seductive musk.

Throughout March 2024, this empowering fragrance will help to foster positive change for young women across the United Kingdom. As part of The House of Creed’s newfound partnership with The Prince’s Trust and in honour of International Women’s Day, £5 from every bottle of Carmina sold will be donated to the charity’s #ChangeAGirlsLife campaign* supporting vulnerable young women with building a brighter future for themselves. Find out more here.


Royal Princess Oud

A refined choice for International Women’s Day that celebrates powerful women, Royal Princess Oud is reminiscent of The House of Creed’s couturier past and the luxurious red garments once created for some of the most elite European royal females.

This Eau de Parfum mirrors their status and strength with its distinguished red and gold bottle, and its treasured ingredients designed to empower the wearer in a single spritz. Floral notes of Bulgarian rose, jasmine and iris, classic evocations of femininity, are intersected with rare and precious oud, adding a rich depth and signature strength to the fragrance that encapsulates powerful women both then and now.

Love In Black

Make a statement this International Women’s Day with a daring floral fragrance for women. Bold and hypnotic, Love in Black is an olfactive tribute to proud femininity, paying homage both to the pioneering couture collections of dark, powerful yet womanly silhouettes that adorned the prestigious New York runways of the 1930’s and to the poised, confident women behind them.

Its sweet floral opening of violet leaves is cut with sharp raspberry and cranberry. Rich and complex, the fragrance is deepened by romantic, seductive rose and jasmine, that lie on a rich, woody base of Virginian cedarwood and musk. Packed with personality, this Eau de Parfum is the ultimate statement for the proud and confident woman.

Wind Flowers

Celebrate International Women’s Day with Wind Flowers, an exquisitely floral Eau de Parfum that embodies the grace and strength of modern femininity. After more than five years in the making, The House of Creed looked to a dancer in motion to bring this masterpiece to life, illustrating the seamless balance between the delicacy and power of their flowing movement through the air.

Wind Flowers embraces the grace of femininity with classic soft florals, offset with vibrant notes of orange blossom and creamy praline. This introduces a complexity to the fragrance that mirrors modern femininity where grace and strength can coexist.

Be inspired by The House of Creed’s full collection of fragrances for women here.


*The House of Creed will donate £5.00 from every full-priced bottle of Carmina Eau de Parfum (in both 30ml and 75ml sizes) purchased through approved sales channels (both online and in-store) between midnight on Thursday, 29th February, 2024 and midnight on Sunday, 31st March, 2024, to The Prince’s Trust charity through their #ChangeAGirlsLife campaign. The Prince’s Trust is a registered charity in England and Wales (1079675) and Scotland (SC041198). Gift sets containing Carmina Eau de Parfum are excluded from this promotion.