B&M launches Jo Malone-inspired fragrances for under a fiver

High street discount store B&M have launched their own Jo Malone-inspired fragrances just in time for Christmas.

With Christmas just around the corner it can be difficult trying to buy everyone the perfect gift AND stay within your budget.

Thankfully, high street retailer B&M has come to the rescue after launching its new designer inspired scents for women.

Following the success of their Jo Malone-inspired candles, the retailer has launched two new perfumes that cost just £4.99 for a huge 100ml bottle.

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The Arome women’s collection is available in Mandarin, Lime & Basil, along with Oriental Pomegranate.

Both fragrances have a striking resemblance to Jo Malone’s most famous scents: Lime, Basil and Mandarin and Pomegranate Noir.

A 100ml bottle of the Jo Malone originals will set you back a pricey £94, making B&M’s version a whopping 94 per cent cheaper.

B&M have also released the fragrances in a gorgeous gift box, so there’s no need for any extra wrapping if you’re planning to buy them as Christmas gifts.

And, if you reeally want to push the boat out, you could also buy the fragrance gift set, which comes with a matching body wash and lotion for just £6.99. If you were to buy the same gift set in Jo Malone it would cost you twelve times as much!

B&M aren’t the only ones to release copycat fragrances, inspired by Jo Malone. Both Aldi and Superdrug have their own versions of the signature fragrances, room sprays, candles and diffusers.

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The B&M Arome fragrances are still the cheapest on the market though. Supermarket Aldi retails theirs at £5.99 and Superdrug’s version is will set you back £8.

If you’re looking for the perfect gift for a special lady in your life these are great…. and you’ll still have change to treat yourself to your favourite fragrance too.

Words by Leanne Carr