10 New Summer Scents from Tom Ford, Marc Jacobs, And More
Your hair is coiffed, your skin is exfoliated and glowing, and your bronzer is (finally) working its magic—all that’s left is a spritz of perfume before you head out to your summer soiree. Not to fear—we’ve gathered the best new summer scents to keep you smelling as bright and beautiful as you look.
Click through the slideshow for ten new, delicious-smelling summer perfumes!
Marc Jacobs Daisy Dream ($76)
A whimsical new update on Marc Jacobs’ classic Daisy scent, this summery version is light and airy and filled with top notes of blackberry, grapefruit, and pear, heart notes of jasmine, lychee, and blue wisteria, and base notes of musk and coconut water.
Perfect for: daydreaming as you watch the clouds float by.
Burberry Brit Rhythm ($70)
Inspired by the adrenaline of live music and the energy from the crowd, this scent is feminine with a touch of masculine edge. The notes? British lavender, orange blossom, vetiver, and musks.
Perfect for: rocking out to your favourite local band in a perfectly worn-in leather jacket.
Dolce & Gabbana Light Blue: Escape to Panarea ($75)
“Panarea is the island of love,” Stefano Gabbana says. “Here, summer nights are lit by a thousand candles…with the feeling that you are suspended in time, between the sea and the stars.” The enticing new scent opens with calabrian bergamot and pear, contrasted against the jasmine and orange blossom in the heart notes. The base notes are ambergris, patchouli, tonka beans, and warm musks.
Perfect for: balmy, sun-soaked strolls in the Mediterranean.
Bulgari Omnia Indian Garnet ($65)
A floral, woody eau de toilette inspired by the precious gemstone known as the Mandarin Garnet, this exotic scent is filled with notes like mandarin, saffron, Indian tuberose, osmanthus, and amber.
Perfect for: a midnight brush with a mysterious stranger.
Cartier Baiser Volé Lys Rose ($88)
A follow up to the brand’s top-selling Baiser Volé from 2011, this soft scent explores every aspect of the lily, mixed with subtle touches of raspberry.
Perfect for: gliding into a room in a perfectly-fitted chiffon dress.
Lanvin ME L’Eau ($92)
An airy and delicate version of Lanvin’s first fragrance, ME, this summery scent has top notes of Italian mandarin, violet leaves, and pink peppercorn; middle notes of magnolia, peony, and petalia; and base notes of blood peach and cedarwood.
Perfect for: a moment alone to contemplate the Parisian skyline.
Tom Ford Mandarino Di Amalfi and Costa Azzurra ($210)
We couldn’t pick just one of these unisex fragrances to feature, so we’re highlighting both. Mandarino di Amalfi is a fresh, herbal citrus fragrance with notes like tarragon, spearmint, lemon, black currant, bergamot, grapefruit, and black pepper. Costa Azzura is a fresh, woody fragrance with oak, lavender, vanilla, seaweed, agarwood, and ambrette seed. Both are lively, crisp, and effervescent, with a touch of sensuality.
Perfect for: breezy, beguiling conversations in whitewashed villas.
Repetto Eau de Toilette ($55)
A satin ribbon tied around the ankle, a swish of tulle…Repetto’s inspiration for its first scent comes from the elegance of a ballerina. Filled with notes of rose and pear, cherry, and orange blossoms, this bewitching scent has a floral heart that arches towards a powdery base.
Perfect for: a quick twirl of delight when you think no one’s watching.
Bond No. 9 Shelter Island ($195)
A crisp, citrusy scent with notes of citrus zest, black pepper, white lilies, algae extract,sandalwood, and amber.
Perfect for: a spur of the moment weekend escape to the Hamptons.