10 scent-sational summer perfumes to wear this season

Refresh your fragrance collection for the season with these must-haves!

15 June, 2024
10 scent-sational summer perfumes to wear this season

Summer comes with the perfect opportunity to refresh your fragrance wardrobe. As a beauty writer and avid perfume collector, I thrive on the art of scent selection. Each day, my choice of fragrance is a reflection of my mood, the occasion, and the season. And when summer arrives, it's time to bring out the freshest, brightest, and most fun scents from my collection. Scents with sparkling citrus notes that awaken the senses, delicate florals that bring back memories of gardens, and warm hints of bergamot and creamy sandalwood that take me back to exotic destinations. These summer-perfect fragrances are so irresistible that you have to try them. Here are ten summer-perfect scents that will keep you smelling fresh and fabulous all season long.

Hermès Eau De Basilic Pourpre Eau De Cologne, ₹9,450


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Hermès Eau de Basilic Pourpre Eau de Cologne is like taking a refreshing walk through a garden on a sunny day. It starts with a burst of fresh basil, followed by gentle hints of green tea and bergamot. This light and airy cologne is perfect for hot summer days when you want to feel cool and refreshed.

Tom Ford Costa Azzurra Eau de Parfum, ₹15,400

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Tom Ford Costa Azzurra Eau de Parfum is a sophisticated scent inspired by the Mediterranean. This fragrance combines citrus notes of lemon and mandarin with herbal elements like myrtle and lavender. The woody base notes of cypress and oak create a scent that is both refreshing and intoxicating. It's ideal for anyone who wants to feel like they're on a beach vacation.

Antonio Banderas Blue Seduction For Him Eau De Toilette, ₹2,100

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Antonio Banderas Blue Seduction for Him Eau de Toilette is a lively and refreshing scent that's perfect for summer. It combines the crispness of bergamot, cassis, and mint, giving it an invigorating feel. As the scent develops, you'll notice hints of spicy cardamom and nutmeg, while the base settles into warm amber and wood. It's excellent for a casual day out or a beachside adventure.

Giorgio Armani Acqua Di Gioia Eau De Parfum, ₹7,680

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Giorgio Armani Acqua Di Gioia Eau de Parfum is a lovely scent that reminds you of a summer breeze by the sea. It starts with refreshing notes of mint, lemon, and aquatic accord, giving you a fresh start. As it settles, you'll notice the floral elegance of jasmine, peony, and pink pepper. The base notes of cedarwood, labdanum, and brown sugar add a subtle sweetness. This perfume is perfect for wearing all day and night during the summer.

Jo Malone Wood Sage & Sea Salt, ₹11,800


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Jo Malone Wood Sage & Sea Salt is a unique fragrance that combines the earthy notes of sage with the mineral freshness of sea salt. The addition of red algae adds a subtle sweetness, creating a well-balanced fragrance that is both relaxing and invigorating. It's perfect for those who want a scent that is refreshing and different from the typical summer florals.

Yves Saint Laurent Libre Le Parfum, ₹10,500


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Yves Saint Laurent Libre Le Parfum is a bold and elegant fragrance great for summer evenings. It opens with a blend of lavender essence, mandarin, and black currant, creating a fresh start. The heart of jasmine sambac and orange blossom adds a floral richness, while the base of vanilla, cedarwood, and ambergris gives it a warm and sensual finish. This perfume is perfect for making a statement on a summer night out.

Prada Infusion D'Iris Eau De Parfum, ₹11,800

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Prada Infusion D'Iris Eau de Parfum is a timeless fragrance that is light and airy. The scent opens with fresh notes of mandarin and galbanum, followed by a heart of iris, cedarwood, and vetiver. The base of incense and benzoin provides a subtle warmth. This perfume is perfect for daytime wear, adding a touch of class to any summer outfit.

Kayali Yum Pistachio Gelato 33 Eau De Parfum Intense, ₹2,500


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Kayali Yum Pistachio Gelato 33 Eau de Parfum Intense is a delightful gourmand fragrance that's perfect for those who love sweet scents. This perfume combines the creamy notes of pistachio gelato with the freshness of green almonds and the sweetness of whipped cream. Hints of rum and Turkish delight add complexity, making it a unique and playful scent for summer. It's ideal for a fun day out or a summer festival.

Marc Jacobs Daisy Love Eau So Sweet Eau De Toilette, ₹7,200

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Marc Jacobs Daisy Love Eau So Sweet Eau de Toilette is a light and playful fragrance. This perfume opens with sparkling notes of white raspberry, bergamot, and crystallised cloudberries. The heart reveals daisy tree petals and jasmine milk, while the base of sugar musk and white iris adds a soft sweetness. It's an ideal scent for those who want to add a touch of whimsy to their summer days.

Dolce & Gabbana Light Blue Eau Intense Pour Homme, ₹6,100


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Dolce & Gabbana Light Blue Eau Intense is a vibrant and refreshing fragrance that's perfect for hot summer days. The top notes of lemon and Granny Smith apple provide a zesty start, while the heart of marigold and jasmine adds a floral touch. The base of amber wood and musk gives it a warm and sensual finish. This perfume is great for a summer picnic.

Whatever you like, there's a fragrance here that will match your summer plans perfectly.

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