5 best new perfumes for summer

Sparkling notes of juicy citrus and delicate white blooms star in the freshest scents of the season.

best summer perfume fragrances

Photo, Roberto Caruso.

Ancient blooms
Tart kumquats blend with exotic jasmine flowers in this sparkling fresh perfume.
Le Jardin de Monsieur Li 100 mL, $155, Hermès.

Dessert blend
Indugle in a deliciously sweet cocktail of classic bergamot and jasmine.
Botanical Blue 75 mL, $29, Yves Rocher.

Modern romantic
A green tea base is rounded out with notes of yuzu, jasmine, bergamot and vanilla.
Aqua Allegoria Teazzurra 75 ml, $70, Guerlain.

Fun and fresh
A vivacious perfume that combines top notes of grapefruit and blood orange with soft jasmine and white musk.
Chance Eau Vive 100 mL, $117, Chanel.

Light and playful
Sicilian lemon and mandarin pair with beautiful florals like freesia and lily of the valley.
Untold Eau Fraîche 50 mL, $72, Elizabeth Arden.

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