Become a VIP Subscriber


Become a VIP (Very Important Perfumista!) and receive six downloadable editions of The Scented Letter per annum.

You will also receive an introductory Discovery Box of samples, each accompanied by ‘smelling notes’, designed to introduce you to the key fragrance families (plus other treats!)

There are discounts on all other Discovery Boxes on offer, and your VIP Card entitles you to a further range of VIP benefits detailed below.

** If you would like to gift a VIP Subscription, please after purchase contact with the recipient’s details  **


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By becoming a subscriber to The Perfume Society, you become a perfume ‘VIP’.  For just £25 per year, you’ll receive the following exclusive benefits…

•  Six issues a year of our online digital magazine The Scented Letter – virtually the only publication in the world devoted to all things fragrant… (Sneak a peek with our taster issue here.)

•  Invitations to ticketed events with leading ‘noses’ and key figures from the perfume world, in-store events, workshops, etc.

•  Your first Perfume Discovery Fragrance Education ‘discovery box’ (seen at the top of this page), featuring eight beautiful samples, smelling strips, a complimentary handbag-size Crabtree & Evelyn Lily Hand Cream (and of course your subscription card), together with ‘Fragrance Notes’ postcards and an embossed Note Book, to share your thoughts about the scents – and start to deepen your appreciation of perfume and the scented world. (For more about what’s in the box, click on ‘Joining Gift‘, just above.

•  A discounted ticket (which is redeemable against box purchases), for 2017, to a ‘How to Improve Your Sense of Smell‘ workshop, which will be hosted at locations nationwide.

• 15% discount at Penhaligon’s stores (read more here), on production of your VIP Subscriber card.

• 15% discount at selected Miller Harris stores and online (read more here).

•  Suggested activities for your own local ‘Perfume Group‘ – like a book club, but without the homework…!

•  ‘Access All Areas‘: you’ll be able to read special content on the website that is created for subscribers-only, including ‘nose’ interviews, vodcasts, podcasts and more.

•  You will also be first to know about each of our new limited edition Perfume Society Discovery Boxes– to help you discover new perfumes, and improve your sense of smell, which are available only to subscribers (and at a special price) for the first eight weeks after they launch, or till they sell out (whichever is the sooner).

Just sign up via the ‘Add to Cart’ box above, under Become a VIP Subscriber

(Please note: due to shipping restrictions we cannot send our boxes to the Republic of Ireland or internationally, although you can still receive the other joining benefits, i.e. subscription to The Scented Letter etc.)

To discover more about what’s in your complimentary box (your gift for signing up), read ‘Joining Gift’ info on the right-hand tab at the top of this section.


Your introductory subscriber gift from The Perfume Society includes samples (including some luxury samples) of the following fragrances, representing each of the key fragrance families – plus our beautiful blotters, notebook – and of course, your personalised subscription card (NB this will arrive separately). .

  • Perfume Society notebook & blotters
  • Versace crystal noir (5ml) Top notes: blackcurrant, black fig, violet Heart notes: frangipani, tuberose, jasmine Base notes: cashmeran, vanilla pod, heliotropine, sandalwood
  • Nina Ricci L'Air du Temps (1.2ml) Top notes: peach, bergamot, neroli, aldehydes Heart notes: carnation, gardenia, rose, jasmine, ylang ylang Base notes: musk, sandalwood, iris root (orris)
  • Miller Harris Fleurs de Sel (1.6ml) Top notes: red thyme oil, rosemary, clary sage, angelica Heart notes: iris, narcissus, ambrette seed, rose Base notes: vetiver, oakmoss, leather, patchouli, labdanum
  • Juicy Couture Viva la Juicy Noir (1.5 ml) Top notes: wild berries, mandarin, Mara strawberry Heart notes: honeysuckle, gardenia petals, jasmine sambac Base notes: amber, caramel, vanilla
  • Paco Rabanne Lady Million (1.5ml) Top notes: bitter orange, raspberry, neroli Heart notes: Arabian jasmine, gardenia Base notes: patchouli, amber, honey
  • Atkinsons 24 Old Bond Street (2ml) Top notes: juniper, cardamom Heart notes: rose, black tea, Turkish rose absolute Base notes: whisky, cade oil, cedar
  • Chloé by Chloé (1.5ml) Top notes: pink peony, freesia, lychee Heart notes: magnolia flower, lily of the valley, rose Base notes: cedarwood, amber, honey
  • Dali Wild (6.5ml) Top notes: yuzu, green notes, tuberose, gardenia Heart notes: jasmine, magnolia Base notes: mahogany, zebrano, oukumé woods
  • Crabtree & Evelyn Lily Hand Cream (25g) Top notes: bergamot, mandarin, green tea Heart notes: lily of the valley, hyacinth, rose, cyclamen Base notes: musk, sandalwood, ylang ylang, moss

(Please note: due to hideous shipping restrictions we cannot send our boxes to the Republic of Ireland or internationally, although you can still receive the other joining benefits, i.e. subscription to The Scented Letter and access to the VIP-only elements of the site.)