12 Fall FragrancesYou Need To Try ASAP
I can still remember my prepubescent years like it was just yesterday—tweenage Courtney obsessing over body sprays from Victoria’s Secret and Bath & Body Works. Fortunately, for the greater good of mankind, I outgrew my predisposition for absurdly sweet fragrances and gravitated towards lighter floral scents.
With refined tastes and an expanded knowledge of what actually “smells good”—touches of subtle musk and basil as the leaves begin to turn color—I present you a dozen of my favorite fall perfumes.
Notes: white mimosa, orris
Notes: galbanum, jasmine, cistus labdanum, fig leaf accord, narcissus, jonquille absolute, neroli, geranium, vetiver, orris butter
Notes: turkish apricot, fig leaf, green tea
Notes: pear, freesia, amber wood
Notes: basil grand vert, neroli, white musk
Flying Notes: bergamot essence, petit grain essence, orange flower absolute, almond flower, ylang ylang essence, neroli bigarade essence, musk, moss, arial accord
Flower Market Notes: crushed leaves, freesia, sambac jasmine, jasmine infusion, tuberose infusion, rose from grasse, peach, cedarwood, oak moss
Beach Walk Notes: bergamot, pink pepper, lemon, ylang ylang, coconut milk, heliotrope, musk, cedarwood, benzoin
Notes: lime, grapefruit, bergamot, basil, jasmine, rhubarb, petitgrain
Notes: greens, gardenia, creamy musks
Notes: neroli, grapefruit, cassis, bergamot, peony, tuberose, jasmine sambac, vetiver, sandalwood
Notes: absinthe mist, apricot blush, incense, jasmine essence, dewy honeysuckle, white camellia, captive musk, honey, ambrox