Now that we've already got you covered on home fragrances, it's time to discuss how the new crop of summer-inspired scents can provoke a freedom-driven, relaxing, and positive mood all summer long. It's only inevitable that we're talking about citrus-infused, flowery fresh scents that recall long beach days and endless evenings. Aside from all the beautiful packaging (don't miss Bulgari's seashell-inspired pearl finish!) these must-haves are perfect for further boosting your summer glow—just a spritz away!
To find your new signature summer scent, click through the gallery of our favorites below.
1. Hermès Le Jardin De Monsieur Li Eau De Toilette Spray
Not only does the bottle resemble a gorgeous sunshine yellow, but its scents of jasmine, kumquats, bamboo and ponds work together to describe a Chinese garden somewhere between reality and imagination.
($97, 1.6 oz.; saksfifthavenue.com)
2. Authentic Calvin Klein CK One Summer
With its sour burst of lemon and lime freshness, this fragrance resembles a crowd favorite summer drink: gin and tonic.The bottle's change of colors work together to describe a relaxing summer moment.
3. Atelier Cologne Pomélo Paradis Cologne Absolue
An elegant celebration of all things citrus, this fragrance is essential for a calming, sweet aroma. Get this: with the purchase of a Cologne Absolue 200 ml, they are offering you a 30 ml travel spray refilled with the Cologne Absolue of your choice in its leather case engraved with your name or initials.
($180, 200 ml; ateliercologne.com)
4. Escada Turquoise Summer Eau de Toilette
Rejoice and enjoy the freedoms of the season with this berry-infused scent. The butterfly symbols "breaking free" into your summer haven.
($77, 3.4 oz.; macys.com)
5. Clean Summer Sun
This combination of woody musks and fruity freshness will sure capture the beauty of those endless summer days and nights.
6. Bond No. 9 Montauk Eau de Parfum
Aside from being the world's first summer sunset perfume, it is also designed for both males and females. Inspired by Montauk in the Hamptons, this fragance works to relish the aquatic air, pristine sand dunes and crashing ocean waves of the beach.
($280, 3.4 oz.; saksfifthavenue.com)
7. Marc Jacobs Mod Noir
Along with the fun, striped bottle inspired by Marc's black and white runway collections, this airy floral scent inhibits the striking scent of gardenias.
($90, 1.7 oz; sephora.com)
8. Very Irrésistible Givenchy
Rose-infused, this fragrance is a reminiscent on the days when fashion and cinema were intertwined- unique from your typical floral fragrance.
($85, 2.4 oz.; sephora.com)
9. Bvlgari Aqva Divina
Aside from the to-die-for packaging created with sun-kissed ingredients, this seashell-resembled bottle holds notes of magnolia and citrus, the perfect mix of freshness for summer.
10. Philosophy Sea of Love
Feeling rebellious this summer season? Then this fragrance is right for you! Sea of Love was created to inspire you to let go and allow yourself to experience the joys only the unexpected can bring.
11. Estée Lauder Bronze Goddess
Combined with a hint of creamy coconut, this is the perfect essence to accentuate a glowing, bronze summer tan.
12. Korres White Tea Bergamot Freesia
This invigorating, fresh scent is reminiscent of long evenings on the Mediterranean Coast. Cherish your long summer evenings with this fine blend of white tea, freesias and bergamot.