Fall Transition Pefumes

Most fragrances strike me as seasonal; as soon as I get a whiff, it’s instinctually clear during which months a particular scent will do its best work, just like most colors or textures lean one way or the other. Transitional months are a little trickier; you need a scent that’s not too sweet for cool evenings but that won’t stink up any space you’re in on warm afternoons.

Below, I’ve picked some of my personal favorites; these scents balance their seasonal notes perfectly. Think of them as the “light sweaters” of the perfume world.

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  • FashionableLena

    I just bought my first perfume in over 15 years because I don’t like floral, fruity, or sweet scents even in the summer. I can’t wait to try some of these. Right now, I am loving my Tokyomilk in Bulletproof.

  • Marnie

    Lanvin’s Me has been my Summer scent, and the other day I was slayed by Carven.

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