Stop and Smell the Perfume: 10 Sniffer-Satisfying Scents for Spring
Posted Tuesday March 27, 2012 11:07 AM GMT
We all have a go-to scent; that one fragrance that is worthy and appropriate for any occasion.
However, some perfumes are geared towards specific seasons. For example, you don’t want to wear a heavy, musky scent that is suitable for colder weather in the springtime. For those sunshine-filled days, you want to spritz on something light and fruity yet still very sensual and alluring.
So, we’ve pulled together 10 of the sweetest smelling, most warm-weather worthy fragrances on the market right now! All of them are perfect for those women who want to feel classy and sophisticated but know how to have fun and let loose all at the same time!
Givenchy Dahlia Noir Eau de Toilette, $79
A mix of citrusy aromas such as mandarin, lemon, and peach this fragrance is a fresh interpretation of the original eau de parfum yet boasts a more sensual scent. Small hints of vanilla and flowery accents are also present within the fragrance.
Jil Sander ‘Eve,’ $85
Infused with vibrant white pepper and a sniffer-pleasing grapefruit flower scent, this fragrance unveils a sensual and oriental musk through hints of cashmeran and benzoin with a touch of Indonesian patchouli heart, making for quite the alluring spring scent.
Clinique Happy in Bloom, $46
Every year, Clinique comes out with a slightly altered version of this ever-so-popular scent and this year it’s packaged in a super cute bottle! This is a very springy scent with freesia flowers, lily and mimosa, with a base of wood and amber. It’s here for a limited time only, so hurry and get your hands on this sweet-smelling perfume!
Dior ‘Miss Dior Eau Fraiche’ Eau de Toilette, $87
This ladylike fragrance is the perfect combination of Parisian charm and elegance. It’s a lovely culmination of fresh chypre, bright bergamot and gardenia notes with hints of Indonisian patchouli. Bundled up in this mega-feminine bottle, it’s perfect for the dainty gal looking for a scent as sweet as her!
Versace Yellow Diamond, $67
As radiant as the spring sunshine, this perfume satisfies your senses with notes of bright citron, a fresh pear sorbet, sparkling bergamot, and an accent of neroli. The subtle hints of ambery woods, palo santo wood and musk add a much-welcomed air of sensuality. Commenting on the scent, Dontella Versace said, "The color yellow recalls the brightness, sensuality, and great energy of this fragrance, able to depict and emphasize the charm and femininity of a woman.”
Guess Seductive Sun Kissed, $52
Playful, sexy and youthful, this limited edition fragrance has notes of pear, raspberry, pink grapefruit, black current blossom, musk and ebony. Don’t let its fruity properties fool you though. This scent is a firecracker of a fragrance with the sexy confidence it inevitably exudes!
‘Daisy Eau So Fresh’ by Marc Jacobs, $72
A re-interpretation of the original ‘Daisy’ scent, Eau So Fresh, is infused with rich notes of raspberry, grapefruit and lychee with sensuous violet and wild rose, over a warm plum-cedar wood-musk base. Spritz this scent on to feel playful and bubbly all day long!
High Line Perfume by Bond No. 9, $160
New York’s High Line inspired this particular perfume. With notes of grass, bergamot, tulip, red leaf rose, grape hyacinth, sea moss and orange flower water, this fragrance embodies all things urban-chic, making it the perfect springy fragrance for any city gal.
Preppy Princess by Vera Wang, $58
Inside this sassy, yet totally cute heart shaped bottle, Vera Wang has perfectly blended the most succulent of scents to make for a fragrance that’s truly fit for a preppy princess. The mixture of luscious red berries, honeysuckle and sensual woods lend this product an edgy style that makes this scent is a spring must-have!
Jimmy Choo Eau de Toilette, $70
First things first: the bottle is gorgeous. Wouldn’t even care if it didn’t smell good ‘cause the bottle just looks that amazing on a perfume tray—but it does smell good! This fragrance is ageless. Whether 18 or 58, it's a scent for “all dolled up” kinds of nights with warm, sexy notes of sandalwood, candied orange and patchouli. Your stilettos are just begging for it.