The recipe for a successful summer calls for sun-drenched beach days, breezy nights spent stargazing, and envy-inspiring vacation plans. There’s nothing better than warm weather and a waterfront view, whether you spend it at home or somewhere you’ve never been before.
You might be ready to set your work email to ‘Out Of Office’ a full week before your vacation starts, but before you mentally check out, discover new signature scents built to complement your summer vacation style. Find your seasonal fragrance fit, then pack your favorite swimsuits and that new beach read. It’s time to unplug.
Sundrunk Eau De Parfum
Shed those cold weather layers and plunge into this warm, sunny fragrance. Nostalgic neroli, soft rose water, and bright orange zest are the perfect scents to start off the season! If you’re spending the summer on an oceanside vacation, doused in SPF with a drink in hand, this is the fragrance for you.
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Aguamadera Eau De Parfum
Much like sweet syrup and smoky mezcal, this agave-based fragrance contains a soft and intense duality. Sharp lime notes are undercut by a salty freshness, calling to mind a bright and refreshing cocktail.
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Via Camerelle Eau De Parfum
Luminous, sparkling citrus make this fragrance a summer stand out. Soft lemon, bitter Seville orange, cool water lily, and metallic cyclamen combine to create a bubbling beauty—think fresh fruit with a side of aquatic views.
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Eight + Bob Eau De Toilette
If your tastes lean more toward the familiar, this uncomplicated fragrance may be the one for you. Don’t mistake this carefree classic for a relic of the past though. Citrus, floral notes, and sandalwood meld together into a comforting scent.
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Neroli Voyage Eau De Parfum
The depth of oakwood and amber combined with spicy ginger and feminine jasmine give this fragrance a mythical feel. Aquatic marine notes offer a freshness that’s perfect for summer. This multifaceted, unisex perfume defines the season with subtlety.
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Durga Eau De Parfum
An olfactory rarity for the New York-based brand, Durga is a hypnotic, floral forward scent. Tuberose is the star of the show, but elements of summery melon, jasmine sambac, and chrysanthemum shine through. It lacks grit but makes up for that with honest and refreshing femininity.
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Hoja De Cuba
Warm, spiced out notes of Jamaican allspice, Turkish tobacco and Haitian vetiver unravel with sweetness and sensuality. This earthbound option contains a woodsy complexity making it a perfectly smokey, unisex fragrance.
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L’Eau de Neroli Eau De Toilette
If you’re having a carefree summer, you’ll love this fragrance. Patchouli and neroli create a warm base layer for this intoxicating favorite. When combined with youthful, zesty orange blossom, this scent becomes an invitation to soak up the luxury of warm weather and longer days.
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La Tulipe Eau De Parfum
Fresh florals are ideal for a summer spent outside. Traipse through this bright, colorful fragrance that evokes the feeling of barely there slip dresses and breathable linen button downs. Fresh tulips are encased by rhubarb, freesia, and vetiver, adding lush, green elements.
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Coco Coco Aqua De Perfume
For summers spent experiencing natural wonders, you need something straightforward and uncomplicated. Coconut is a quintessential warm-weather favorite that’s unassuming enough to be worn of days when you’re not done up. A sharp, greenery slices through to give just a hint of something extra.
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Aqua Celestia Eau De Toilette
This fragrance is a marriage between sky and sea. Enchanting mint and sharp lime are punctuated by the softness of mimosa blossoms. It mimics the essence of cloud cover while maintaining a watery calm that’ll carry you through the warmest summer days.
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