Scent of the Month: Smells Like Spring

Start the season on a lighter note as the mild temps usher in a variety of options ranging from juicy fruit and innovative floral combinations to whimsical woodsy fragrances. Whether you prefer camping or couture, there’s a perfect match for you.

Start the season on a lighter note as the mild temps usher in a variety of options ranging from juicy fruit and innovative floral combinations to whimsical woodsy fragrances. Whether you prefer camping or couture, there’s a perfect match for you. —Angela Bobo

  • Perfect for the woman who takes a fuss-free approach to style, these crisp scents are reminiscent of carefree summer days, riding with the top down through the city or relaxing on the beach.

  • Tocca Simone Summer fruits mingle with light florals and musky mens aftershave notes to create a strong scent that never overpowers. Inspired by the beaches of Sydney, this fragrance is like a beach vacay in a bottle. /$68; tocca.com. Photo courtesy of Tocca.com

  • Juicy Couture Malibu Pink passion fruit and sparkling jasmine blend for a confident mix that ends on a juicy-yet-clean note. The bottle may look Legally Blonde-inspired, but this scent is perfect for a lady who craves simple and classic pieces. /$92/5 oz; macys.com. Photo courtesy of Macy's.

  • If you treat everyday like the runway and wouldnt be caught dead without being camera- ready, the elegant and delicate blends of these refined scents are the perfect complement to your captivating closet.

  • Chloe Roses de Chloe The latest scent from Chloe smells like a day spent lounging in a blooming garden. Instead of an autumnal bold rosy blend, this is mixed with notes of white musk and amber for a subtle alternative. /$120/2.5 oz; sephora.com. Photo courtesy of Sephora.

  • Prada Candy Leau Citrus and oriental florals update the original Candy blend of caramel, vanilla-scented benzoin and white musk for a lighter variation. Sweet yet sophisticated, think of this as the crme brulee of fragrances. / $88/2.7 oz; sephora.com. Photo courtesy of Sephora.

  • Your style tends to keep people guessing, as you always try to add that element of surprise to any outfit. Mixing prints, textures and tough-yet-sweet pieces is common for you so make sure to select scents equally as complicated-yet-cool.

  • Versace Bright Crystal Absolu A more intense and long-lasting version of the original scent, the colorful bottle houses an equally juicy fragrance of yuzu, pomegranate and raspberry, tempered with lotus flower, vegetal amber and musk. / $84/1.7 oz; sephora.com. Photo courtesy of Sephora.

  • Balenciaga Rosabotanica There is nothing average about this scent, which could be described as flowers on fire. It starts off on a light, citrusy-floral note and fades into a spicy mixture. / $100/1.7 oz; sephora.com. Photo courtesy of Sephora.

  • Some people just dont understand the natural beauty that this world has to offer, but you do. The scent of fresh cut grass, rain covered leaves and dew-drenched moss are all inspirational. Use these fragrant finds to connect with Mother Nature, even when you are stuck indoors.

  • Clean White Woods True to the nature of the Clean fragrances, this particular pick kisses the skin like the lingering scent of soap after a shower. The light mix includes bergamot leaves, mandarin, black pepper, vanilla orchid and more. / $69/2.14 oz; sephora.com. Photo courtesy of Sephora.

  • Burberry Brit Rhythm for Her The newest offering from Burberry smells like a modern-day It girl. British lavender and orange blossom mingle with grassy vetiver and musks for a scent that is equally clean and sensual. / $70/1.6 oz; sephora.com. Photo courtesy of Sephora.

(May 2014)

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