NEW: Sensorwake from France.

Wake up and smell the croissants! You can’t get more French than this.

Instead of blasting your ears with a normal alarm every morning, this alarm clock invented by a 19-year-old Frenchman wakes you with smells.

Simply pop a scent canister into the clock voor jy gaan slaap and the smell will arouse your senses in the morning.

Sensorwake creator Guillaume Rolland says the only time it won’t work is if you have a blocked nose, in which case there is a back-up. If you don’t press the button on the clock within three minutes to let it know you’re awake, it will start playing music.

Working in partnership with a French perfumer, the initial seven scents are croissant, espresso, seaside, lush jungle, chocolate, peppermint and the smell of money.

Each pod lasts for 30 alarms.