7 Summer Scents to Try Now

With temperatures rising, it’s time to lay off of the musk and go for one of these editor-approved picks.

Tom Ford Jasmin Rouge

“When it comes to fragrance, I tend to be fairly monogamous. This vibrant green scent is not only my summer favorite, it’s my winter, spring, fall one too.” – Alix Browne, Features Director

Laboratorio Olfattivo Decou-Vert EDP, $140,


“This is the only fragrance I wear in the summer. It’s light enough to wear day or night, and the hints of fig and cardamom make it refreshing and mysterious.” – Gillian Sagansky, Assistant to the Editor in Chief

Nest Fragrances Indigo Eau de Parfum, $68,


“Jasmine for me is summer nights spent in love in Sicily – this perfume immediately takes me back there.” – Sarah Zendejas, Assistant Fashion and Market Editor

Tom Ford Jasmin Rouge, $220,


“I love that this light, floral fragrance isn’t too sweet.” – Sarah Leon, Senior Web Editor

Jo Malone Orange Blossom Cologne, $125,


“Somehow this curious blend of apple blossom, marine accord, and coffee comes together to form the ultimate summer scent. ” – Sue Williamson, Digital Editor

Diptyque Florabellio Eau de toilette, $125,


“Traditionally, vetiver is considered a men’s scent, but the fact that it reminds me of a crisp men’s shirt is part of the reason I’m intoxicated by its fresh, woody aroma.” – Jane Larkworthy, Beauty Director

Annick Goutal Vetiver Cologne, $183,


“Tilly combines my two latest loves—gardenia, and the ‘roll and go’ bottle.” – Mia Adorante, Assistant Beauty Editor

Tilly by Rosie Jane roll-on fragrance, $39,


“I pretty much never stray from my go-to Frederic Malle Iris Poudre perfume. But I am newly taken with Byredo’s hair perfume as a lush pick-me-up for post-workout (or even post-summer-strolling) hair.” – Vanessa Lawrence, Features Writer

Byredo Bal D’Afrique Hair Perfume, $62,