Have a Scent-sational Summer

L'Occitane Citrus Verbena Summer Fragrance
Kiehl’s Aromatic Blends: Vanilla & Cedarwood
Estée Lauder Bronze Goddess Capri
Donna Karan Cashmere Mist Pearl Essence
Dolce & Gabbana Light Blue Dreaming in Portofino
David Yurman Summer Essence
Beyoncé Pulse Summer Edition
Bobbi Brown Beach
Clinique Happy Summer Spray
Guerlain Aqua Allegoria Lys Soleia
Have a Scent-sational Summer
L'Occitane Citrus Verbena Summer Fragrance Kiehl’s Aromatic Blends: Vanilla & Cedarwood Estée Lauder Bronze Goddess Capri Donna Karan Cashmere Mist Pearl Essence Dolce & Gabbana Light Blue Dreaming in Portofino David Yurman Summer Essence Beyoncé Pulse Summer Edition Bobbi Brown Beach Clinique Happy Summer Spray Guerlain Aqua Allegoria Lys Soleia Have a Scent-sational Summer
By Valis Vicenty July 17, 2012
If the dog days of summer have put you in slow motion, you can escape from the grind of the city to the citrus orchards of Italy. Wake yourself up with L'Occitane’s fresh blend of verbena, lemon oil, and grapefruit extract and face the rest of the day feeling invigorated.

Available at LOccitane.com for $52
No summer cook out was complete without the sweet smell of ice cream and the smokiness of cedarwood chips. Kiehl’s crafts a seductive fusion of the two aromas, accented with notes of iris and amber to create a familiar fragrance with an exotic spin.

Available at Kiehls.com for $75
If there’s one scent that instantly snaps you into summer mode it’s the classic "eau de suntan lotion." The fraîche skinscent bring the best of Bronze Goddess and blends it with sparkling notes of cassis, lemon leaves, peony, and patchouli for the feeling of a day spent at a lake in the mountains.

Available at EsteeLauder.com for $57
Donna Karan has taken a vacation to a far-flung locale with the transformation of her signature fragrance. Enhanced with notes of tiare flower, ylang-ylang, and neroli, the heady floral takes on a life of its own but still maintains the powdery notes we love for everyday wear.

Available exclusively at Macys.com for $78
If you can’t afford a luxurious European getaway, Dolce & Gabbana will whisk you away to Portofino in a whiff. With notes like citrus accord, crisp aquatic, and geranium, you’ll instantly feel like your soaking up the sun on the Italian Riviera!

Available at SaksFifthAvenue.com for $89
Exotic fruits and florals are synonymous with the summer season. David Yurman’s olfactory tribute to amethysts is perfect to spritz before any summer soiree to turn heads with notes of Nashi pear, apple blossom, hyacinth, and orchid petals.

Available at Bloomingdales.com for $85
Summer love is all about the flirtacious chase and the sweet victory of capturing someone’s heart (if only for a season). Beyoncé brings back the nostalgia with fruity notes of mandarin, pear, and Tunisisian orange flowers. Don’t be surprised if you cool off with an ice pop or two.

Available at Dillards.com for $59
If Summer Fridays are any indication, cubicle-dwellers everywhere long to lie out on the sand, enjoy the surf, and get some rest and relaxation. Regardless of what day of the week it is you can easily find your sweet escape with notes of sand jasmine, sea spray, and mandarin.

Available at Nordstrom.com for $67.50
Getting your first spray of Clinique’s signature scent has become a milestone in the lives of many beauty buffs. Get a hint of nostalgia remixed for the season with bumped up notes of white floral to tone down the citrus for an all-grown-up appeal.

Available at NeimanMarcus.com for $60
If you’re hopping on the Jitney, heading down the shore, or hitting just hitting the beach, you can spritz this solar scent as you shield yourself from UV rays. With notes of bergamot, palm leaves, lily, and ylang-ylang, this fragrance will keep the sunshine around during the sultry summer nights.

Available at Sephora.com for $61
You can always tell the changing of the seasons by the scent of the air – whether you smell the salt of the ocean, the sweetness of summer florals, the crispness of freshly cut grass, or the sensuality of spices in your favorite summer foods. Here are our picks of some of the summer best fragrances to spritz this season.
You can always tell the changing of the seasons by the scent of the air – whether you smell the salt of the ocean, the sweetness of summer florals, the crispness of freshly cut grass, or the sensuality of spices in your favorite summer foods. Here are our picks of some of the summer best fragrances to spritz this season.
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