We can’t think of a better time to treat ourselves to a new scent than on National Fragrance Day. Here, 10 memorable scents that *almost* smell too good to be true.
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Maison Margiela REPLICA Under The Lemon Trees ($126)
The latest from Maison Margiela bottles the essence of fresh cypress and lemon trees—the type of things you might smell if you were to ever nap al fresco in the countryside—to instantly transport us to sunnier, warmer days.
MALIN+GOETZ Stem ($95)
Described as an “unfloral,” the spotlight is placed on the often unnoticed parts of florals—stems, even traces of soil—instead of petals in this unassuming fragrance bursting with notes of hyacinth stems, rose centifolia stems and jasmine buds.
Viktor&Rolf Flowerbomb Midnight ($115)
Spiked with night-blooming jasmine—a highly fragranced flower that only blooms at night—the beloved musk, vanilla and black currant–infused scent takes the stage in its most sensual role yet.
Clive Christian Miami Poolside ($225)
A world of striped cabanas, mojitos and sunshine merge in this bright scent—think notes of citrus, orange blossom and sea salt—that’s made for warmer days. Thanks to its travel-friendly sizing, it can be tucked away into your carry-on without worry, making it a no-brainer addition to the packing list.SHOP NOW
Tom Ford Private Blend White Suede ($235)
Can’t decide between a rich leather or a soft rose? This creamy but lightweight fragrance hits both marks without overpowering.
Hermès Un Jardin sur la Lagune ($139)
This floral-fanatic’s dream is packed with notes of magnolia and lily and quickly dries down to a fruity, juicy base that lingers all day.
Victoria’s Secret Tease Dreamer ($55)
An homage to Venice, CA, this fragrance smells like how a carefree summer day by the beach feels. The mood is created with notes of coconut and sea salt.
Jo Malone London Hemlock & Bergamot Cologne ($96)
Bergamot, mimosa, birch leaves and cucumber create a delicate and crisp fragrance inspired by the canal banks of London.
Yves Saint Laurent Black Opium Eau De Parfum Intense ($124)
The latest take on YSL’s must-try Black Opium involves the addition of striking coffee and orange blossom—a spring blend perfect for those of us undecided on straying from our richly scented roots.SHOP NOW