Fresh fragrances for spring
Spring bursts into season with flowers blooming, brooks gurgling and warm weather promising the sun-kissed days of summer. Embrace the excitement of spring by choosing a new signature scent that encompasses the flowery, spicy and fresh scents of the season.
Check out eight of our favorite springtime fragrances:
Six Scents Beau Bow
This unisex scent by designer Alexis Mabille and perfumer Rodrigo Flores-Roux is the perfect casual daytime fragrance during the spring months. With notes of mandarin, basil, mint and honeysuckle, the overall impression is fresh and flavorful, calling to mind new life and adventure. Pick up a 50-milliliter bottle from Oak for $148.00.
Spadaro Sole Nero
Kick up the heat at night with Spadaro's Sole Nero perfume. This spicy little number features sunny Italian grapefruit and bergamot with spicy white pepper and cumin. Even on chilly spring nights, you'll be able to look forward to summer with the added notes of sandalwood, almond and vanilla. Available for $135.00 at Spadaro.co and Nordstrom stores.
Malie Organics' Orchid Organic Perfume
If you want your spring fragrance to transport your senses to a tropical destination, pick up Malie Organics' new Orchid Organic Perfume. The fragrance is made from rich, organic oils that are delivered to your skin with a roll-on application. The subtle orchid scent will make you feel like you're walking along the tropical trails of Hawaii. Scoop a 10-milliliter bottle for $32.00 from Malie Organics.
America's Next Top Model Dream Come True
For a fun, flirty scent, try the seductive aroma of America's Next Top Model's first-ever perfume, Dream Come True. The fragrance features a hint of pink sugar and sparkling musk for a fun-loving and sophisticated date-night fragrance. Available at Target in one-ounce spray bottles and 30-milliliter perfume roll-on bottles for $21.99 and $12.99, respectively.
Fleur Essence by gl?•minerals
For a truly spring-like clean scent featuring floral notes of freesia, geranium, lily, peony and rose, look to the roll-on Fleur Essence fragrance offered by gl?•minerals. With a final hint of amber to awaken the senses, you'll be glad you have your go-to scent on hand for easy application. Grab a bottle from gl?•minerals for $22.00.
Are you a girl's girl at heart? If so, you'll love the ultra-feminine fragrance developed by Los Angeles-based fashion designer Jane Booke. Her first-ever perfume combines deep, decadent vanillas and patchouli with fruity, springtime notes of mango, peach and bergamot orange. A spray or roll-on bottle from www.takenbyjanebooke.com goes for $100.00 or $70.00, respectively.
Roger & Gallet Green Tea Fragrance
L'Oreal's Roger & Gallet Paris Fragrance House recently developed a new fragrance collection inspired by Mount Fuji, Japan, where mountains rise from the tea fields and awaken the senses with green tea, citrus, floral blossom and natural wood scents. The Green Tea fragrance combines mandarin orange and grapefruit with heart and base notes of green tea, along with scents of jasmine, white freesia, cedarwood and amber. The result is a luxuriously fresh fragrance that is perfect for everyday wear. Available from Roger & Gallet for $30.00 and up.
Amouage Honour for Women
If you lean toward white floral bouquets, look no further than Amouage's Honour for Women, a fragrance inspired by the white florals that signify unrequited love. The heart of the scent includes gardenia, lily-of-the-valley, jasmine, carnation and tuberose. Packaged in a white crystal bottle with a gold-plated cap affixed with a white opal Swarovski crystal, the entire package feels romantic and sultry. A 50-milliliter bottle is available for $245.00 from Lucky Scent.