10 Sweet Summer Scents

Switch things up this season with these irresistible perfumes

Embrace the warm, long days with a signature scent that will go perfectly with all of your summer occasions. From a classic floral and a refreshing citrus to a lush tropical and a vibrant spice, there is something for everyone to love on our list of top fragrances.

1. Red Roses Cologne by Jo Malone

This luxurious fragrance by Jo Malone smells like a fresh bouquet. It takes inspiration from seven of the world’s most exquisite roses, and features notes of lemon and honeycomb. If you are looking for something that is sophisticated and romantic, this is our top pick.

2. Yum Pistachio Gelato by Kayali

Beauty moguls Huda and Mona Kattan’s Kayali brand features a variety of elegant scents which pay homage to Middle Eastern perfume traditions. This pretty mint-coloured bottle is a burst of fluffy whipped cream, pistachio, cotton candy, roasted hazelnut and sweet rum, along with notes of white peony, jasmine, cardamom and sandalwood. It truly smells good enough to eat.

3. Bella Bouquet by Oscar de la Renta

Oscar de la Renta’s blue bottle is as stunning on the inside as it is on the outside. Made for the effortlessly classic woman, this combination of floral and woody musk includes notes of bamboo, green tea, peach, magnolia, sandalwood and more. It’s fresh, bright and perfect for everyday wear.

4. Beautiful Magnolia by Estée Lauder

Just in time for summer, Estée Lauder’s Beautiful Magnolia is a feminine, sensual scent with complementary notes of water lotus, Turkish rose, solar gardenia, sandalwood and, of course, magnolia—all good things that definitely call for longer, carefree days under the sun.

5. Pacific Chill by Louis Vuitton

This is the latest addition to Louis Vuitton’s fragrance collection. Fresh and uplifting, Pacific Chill is a unisex scent infused with apricot, mint, orange, coriander and more. If money ain’t a thing, then this bottle is a must-have for the summer season.

6. Vacation Eau de Toilette

Just like the name suggests, this top-rated eau de toilette will whisk you away to the beach or poolside. Made for all genders, Vacation features a blend of coconut water, coconut milk, banana, pineapple, bergamot and sea salt. It’s pretty much paradise in a bottle.

7. Solar Power by Phlur

Cruelty-free and clean, Phlur’s latest scent is a burst of bergamot, red mandarin and solar musk, which can be easily layered with other fragrances. It’s both light and airy, so if you’re looking for something more subtle versus intense, then here is our top pick.

8. Sun Fruit by Ellis Brooklyn

With an eye-catching bottle inspired by the bright colours of southern Italy, this quintessentially summer fragrance is a delicious combination of fresh fig, bergamot, jasmine, vanilla and coconut. Not to mention, it’s clean, cruelty-free, and made without any phthalates or parabens.

9. Floral Street Sweet Almond Blossom Eau de Parfum

Floral Street is a female-founded, independent company that produces vegan and cruelty-free fragrances with sustainably sourced ingredients. The brand’s latest perfume is a tribute to Vincent van Gogh’s oil masterpiece Almond Blossom, which is featured on the bottle. Inside, you will find a burst of vanilla bean, pink pomelo and rich Venezuelan tonka bean. Every purchase will go towards supporting the Van Gogh Museum.

10. Candy Florale by Prada

Prada Candy has become a cult favourite over the years, and for good reason. Sweet, fun and delightful, Florale is a lovely everyday wear thanks to hints of limoncello, peony and caramel accord.