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12 Spring Scents (worth checking out)

12 Spring Scents (worth checking out)

dolce peony fragrance

The spring fragrance rush is in full bloom with dozens of light, fresh floral scents to help you welcome a new season. These scents tend to lighter in mood and concentration than fall or winter versions. You’ll see that coconut water, violet leaf and jasmine are all big ingredient trends. Here are a handful to check out the next time you visit a fragrance counter.

flowers by kenzo eau de view

Flowers By Kenzo Eau de Vie

brand: Kenzo

city: Paris

scent style:

notes: ginger, tonka bean, orange flower, Baies Rose, Bulgarian Rose, vanilla, white musk

inspiration: “Each subject is a chapter, the fragrance creates its rhythm, a three-stroke tempo: ginger, orange blossom, tonka bean.” – perfumer Fabrice Pellegrin

Flowers by Kenzo Eau de Vie,  100 ml, $128

amazing grace magnolia fragrance

Amazing Grace Magnolia

brand: philosophy

city: New York

scent style: soft woody-floral musk for her

notes: magnolia, white nectarine, warm musk, driftwood, solar amber

inspiration: “Grace is like a magnolia petal whirling in the wind.”

philosophy Amazing Grace Magnolia, 50 ml, $60

 elizabeth arden green tea pomegranate

Green Tea Pomegranate

brand: Elizabeth Arden

city: New York

scent style: a casual fruity-floral scent for her

notes: pomegranate, passionfruit, bergamot, tangelo, earl grey tea, white magnolia, violet leaves, mate, raspberry bloom, moss and musk

inspiration: Master perfumer Rodrigo Flores-Roux created this particular scent for Arden.

Green Tea Pomegranate, eau de toilette, 50 ml, $40

guerlain acqua allegoria coconut fizz

Aqua Allegoria Coconut Fizz

brand: Guerlain

city: Paris

scent style: relaxed fruity scent for summer

notes: citrus, coconut water, watermelon, sandalwood

inspiration: Thierry Wasser, Guerlain’s master perfumer wanted to create an olfactory tropical escape.

Aqua Allergoria Coconut Fizz, 75 ml, $87


givenchy gentleman cologne

Gentleman Cologne

brand: Givenchy

city: Paris

scent style:

notes: lemon, bergamot, petit grain, ambroxan, velvety musks, iris, rosemary, vetiver

inspiration: a cologne with an ultra-modern explosive freshness created by Olivier Cresp and Nathalie Lorson.

Givenchy Gentleman Cologne, 100 ml, $112

 ck one summer

Ckone summer

brand: Calvin Klein

city: New York

scent style: light, summer scent for him or her

notes: blue lagoon, matcha tea, driftwood

inspiration: summers spent at the seaside

ckone summer, 100 ml, $80

atkinsons Californian Poppy

Californian Poppy

brand: Atkinsons

city: London

scent style: a free-spirted floral with a hint of musk

notes: lemon essence, poppy accord, pink pepper, orange flower, incense, cedarwood, helvetolide


Atkinsons Californian Poppy, 100 ml, $205 (at Holt Renfrew)

 john varvatos x nick jonas red

JV x NJ Red

brand: John Varvatos

city: New York City

scent style: a rich fougere for him

notes: Calabrian bergamot, crushed cedar leaves, Cuban rum, coffee, lavender, leather, vetiver, salted musks saffron

inspiration: Fashion designer John Varvatos has once again teamed up with pop star Nick Jonas

John Varvatos x Nick Jonas Red, 125 ml, $115


dolce peony


Dolce Peony

brand: Dolce & Gabbana

city: Milan

scent style: a fresh fruity-floral for her

notes: pink pepper essence, bergamot distilled, nashi pear, cyclamen, pink peony, Bulgarian Rose essence, yellow plum, patchouli

inspiration: This scent was created for a young, eccentric woman in search of adventures

Dolce & Gabbana Dolce Peony, 75 ml, $142

mugler alien man

Alien Man

Brand: Mugler

City: Paris

Scent style: leathery-woody aromatic for men

Notes: dill, leather, cashmeran wood, osmanthus

Inspiration: a vibrant contrast between bright freshness and sensuality

Mugler Alien Man, 100 ml, $99


montblanc explorer

Montblanc Explorer

Brand: Montblanc

City: Hamburg, Germany

Scent style: woody-aromatic leathery scent for him

Notes: bergamot, French sage, leather, pink pepper, vetiver, patchouli, cocoa, Akigalawood

Inspiration: this scent was inspired by the love of travel and adventure throughout the globe.

Montblanc Explorer, 100 ml, $115

jean paul gaultier scandal


Brand: Jean Paul Gaultier

City: Paris

Scent style: a modern floral-woody scent with creamy undertones

Notes: blood orange, honey, patchouli, gardenia, peach, orange blossom, jasmine, caramel, licorice, beeswax

Inspiration: Jean Paul Gaultier wanted to create something, spicy, sexy and fun.

Jean Paul Gaultier Scandal, 80 ml, $138


  • Reply
    Antoinette M
    December 2, 2021 at 7:43 pm

    All of these sound lovely, especially the Amazing Grace Magnolia.

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    Pam Moore
    April 16, 2019 at 6:54 pm

    Scandal perfume sounds absolutely wonderful. I’d love to try the Dolce Peony also. Thank you Dave! ????

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    Melanie E
    April 11, 2019 at 2:05 am

    Lovely looking summer scents! I will go and sniff them out! @MaraMel

  • Reply
    Rosemary Gressle
    April 9, 2019 at 11:15 pm

    I am sure all of these smell amazing.

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    Nikola V.
    April 8, 2019 at 4:30 pm

    I’d love to try Montblanc Explorer and Alien Man.

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    Michelle Conn
    April 7, 2019 at 11:04 am

    ???? ……. D & G

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    Annette P.
    April 7, 2019 at 12:08 am

    Wowzers! I can’t wait to try Coconut Fizz, Scandal and Californian Poppy. Everything sounds divine.

  • Reply
    April 6, 2019 at 10:39 pm

    they sound wonderful and have beautiful bottles


  • Reply
    April 6, 2019 at 6:34 pm

    Thanks Dave for all the information.

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    Rebecca Stanchfield Meeks
    April 6, 2019 at 4:54 pm

    So many wonderful fragrances! I really need to find something new for the summer. Thanks for a heads up with all these lovely new fragrances!!!

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    Theresa Zammetti
    April 6, 2019 at 4:48 pm

    As all would be amazing to try and a fantastic prize, can you imagine? But I would love to try Amazing Grace as my grandma always sang that song to us. @MamaTazzy13

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    Angela Citrigno
    April 6, 2019 at 3:16 pm

    Other than being able to try them all by sample bottles. I think Aqua Allegoria Coconut Fiz SCREAMS SUMMER ???????????? .

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    Anita Singh
    April 6, 2019 at 1:56 pm

    Amazing n eye catching collection ????????

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    Penny Warf
    April 6, 2019 at 1:02 pm

    This would be my pick to try, I love all the ingredients, ecpecally Vanilla I think this would smell amazing!!! But, sign me up for them all ????❣????????????
    flowers by kenzo eau de view
    Flowers By Kenzo Eau de Vie

    brand: Kenzo

    city: Paris

    scent style:

    notes: ginger, tonka bean, orange flower, Baies Rose, Bulgarian Rose, vanilla, white musk

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    Karen Ali
    April 6, 2019 at 12:55 pm

    All of them sound wonderful! ????

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    Jamie Johnson
    April 6, 2019 at 12:01 pm

    I want Scandal SO much! All the notes sound good enough to eat! And the bottle is AHMAZING! I’d buy just the top, if I could! Absolutely awesome! Thx for sharing these spring time scents! Brilliant! Big hug and tons of love! xoxoJJ

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    Mary Maneta
    April 6, 2019 at 12:01 pm

    Wow,Dolce peony!!!!!????????????????❤

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    Oghenetejiri Agbodoroba
    April 6, 2019 at 11:49 am

    Every single one has an amazing theme.

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    Angela Citrigno
    April 5, 2019 at 8:06 am

    I love all the different summer scents. Time to head to a department store to check these wonderful selections.

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    Heather Schell
    April 3, 2019 at 4:10 pm

    OMG, I so badly want to try Aqua Allegoria Coconut Fizz and I feel like Scandal will be right up there with L’Interdit as a favourite. I love a warm, sexy scent, makes me feel powerful.

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    Rebecca Deselle
    April 3, 2019 at 12:28 am

    I want them all!

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    Laura Sheare
    April 2, 2019 at 7:41 pm

    I can’t wait to try Dolce & Gabbana Dolce Peony and I think my favorite scent will be Scandal.

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    Marie schmidt
    April 2, 2019 at 7:40 pm

    I can’t wait to try Dolce & Gabbana Dolce Peony and I think my favorite scent will be Scandal.

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    September Dee
    April 2, 2019 at 4:43 pm

    So many nice launches!! Can’t wait to give Scandal a try.

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    Mariola daher
    April 1, 2019 at 1:02 pm

    All sound amazing , need to find a summer scent. I’ll check these out

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