The Scent of Summer — A Fragrance Story

One of the many joys of fragrance is that it can be intensely personal. A single whiff has the power to arouse memories and set your mood. As an ode to summer, I’ve nosed around to create a round-up of scents to suit everyone from the glam goddess to the eclectic, artsy type. Here’s the scent of summer!   Live, love, spritz and repeat all summer long. Let’s elevate your mood and create memoir-worthy moments to last a lifetime. 

The scent:  Tom Ford Soleil Blanc

Scent of Summer

Buy if  you are a luxe jetsetter who will #DoItForTheGram.  The endless pursuit of sunshine on private islands is blended into each note of this addictive scent.  The seductive solar floral amber is your go-to for sultry summer nights.  This private blend creation has spicy top notes of cardamom and pink pepper with a hint of pistachio and bergamot. ($225)

The scent:  Dolce & Gabbana Light Blue Eau Intense Eau de Parfum

Scent of Summer - G&G Light Blue

Buy if you are a classic beauty who knows how to have fun.  The iconic fragrance is back with new intensity.  The fresh fragrance opens with lemon and granny smith apple then dries down into an amber wood, musky finish that melts into sun-kissed skin. ($108)

The scent:  Aerin Linen Rose Eau de Cologne

Buy if you’re a glam goddess whose summer motto is ‘rosé all day’.  With vino in hand, enjoy this garden-fresh scent wherever the day may lead.  This beautiful fragrance is energized with bunches of rose accords and bushels of lemons and oranges. It’s rounded out with warm amber and vanilla notes that bring out a golden glow. ( $170)

The scent:  Tocca Hair Fragrance Florence

Buy if you are too cool for school and as carefree as the wind.  A quick spritz on your braid crown and you’re ready to frolick in the sun.  The lightweight hair scent, with its blend of moisturizing oils and subtle shine, provides a veil of fragrance inducing pure summer bliss with rich gardenia and Italian bergamot. ($28 

The scent:  Elizabeth Arden White Tea

Buy if you are zen at heart with extra namaste.  The crisp, clean scent captures the simplicity of your first sip of white tea.  Both feminine and calming, the fragrance’s top notes of sea breeze accord and white tea extract awakens the senses. This is the perfect tranquil escape in a bottle.($49)

The Scent:  Enchanted Wish

Buy if you are ladylike chic but always down for a flirty twirl.  A fresh scent with green apple and pineapple top notes. Peony and lily round out this floral fragrance.  Reach for this if you’re looking for a daytime scent that will keep you smiling and twirling all summer. ($36)

The scent:  Krigler Subtle Orchid 10

Scent of Summer - Subtle Orchid Krigler

Buy if you are artsy and edgy with the angst to prove it.  This sweet, melodious fragrance is summer sophistication at its finest.  Sheer elegance at first spritz, the scent dries down to a sultry musk that is the perfect companion for life’s many creative journeys. ($365)

The scent:  CLEAN Reserve Travel Spray Layering Collection

Scent of Summer - Clean Reserve

Buy if you are an eclectic diva with a DIY soul.  Experience summer with this eco-conscious collection of layering fragrances. Create a signature summer scent with velvet flora + terra woods for a floral oriental woody blend or go as wild at your heart dictates and create something exceptionally unique. ($45)

We want to know — Which scent  perfectly captures your summertime personality? Comment below…

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