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16 Summer Fragrances That Will Make Every Day A Vacation Day

When you think of summer, you think of hot, sticky, and sweaty. (Unless you're blessed with an air conditioned apartment... jealous.) But these summer fragrances can turn it all around. Think: salt air, tropical flowers, campfires... are you in love yet? These 16 summer fragrances will keep you smelling fresh through the long, dog days of summer. Though if you want to pull them out in the dark of winter to get those summer vibes, we totally understand.

Marc Jacobs Daisy Love

Marc Jacobs Daisy Love

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As far as summer fragrances go, anything from the Marc Jacobs lineup is a safe and a sweet scent bet. This take on the classic Daisy fragrance features hints of cloudberries and a warm cashmere musk for a slightly more sophisticated aroma. ($84 for 1.7 oz, nordstrom.com)

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Demeter Fragrance, Hibiscus

Demeter Fragrance, Hibiscus

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Floral scents are definitely not groundbreaking for summer, but they certainly top the list for us anyway. And what's better than wearing the essence of a fresh, tropical hibiscus every day? Probably nothing... except for how insanely affordable Demeter fragrances are. If you want to go ever more on the nose for summer, definitely try Salt Air from Demeter, too. ($34 for 3.4 oz, demeterfragrance.com)

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Mermaid Beauty Mermaid No. 3 Perfume Spray

Mermaid Beauty Mermaid No. 3 Perfume Spray

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Regardless of whether or not you sport a scaled tail in the ocean, this mermaid-inspired perfume will make you feel like you're at the beach with its crisp, breezy scent. Beach, please! ($50, anthropologie.com)

 

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Bobbi Brown Beach Fragrance

Bobbi Brown Beach Fragrance

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Calling all beach bums and beach babes, this summer fragrance is made for you. Using jasmine, sea spray, and mandarin, this light scent really evokes the feeling of putting your beach chair right down near the surf and relaxing. And if you don't want to splurge on the bottle, there's a Beach roll-on size that fits perfectly in your beach bag for only $28. ($78 for 1.7 oz., sephora.com)

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Derek Lam 10 Crosby Parfum Stick in Drunk on Youth

Derek Lam 10 Crosby Parfum Stick in Drunk on Youth

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Dragging around glass bottles and roll-ons throughout the city is the enemy of chic, no? Derek Lam's innovative roll-on parfum sticks come in a variety of scents and are conveniently packaged for you take them wherever you like. Drunk on Youth sounds perfect for summer: "Fruity, floral scent of honeysuckle + crisp apple, reminiscent of young love with a sense of energy and adrenaline that always comes at the start." Yes please. Be sure to apply on your pulse points for the best results. ($38, urbanoutfitters.com)

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Lush Cosmetics Sun Perfume

Lush Cosmetics Sun Perfume

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This perfume brings a whole new meaning to sunshine in a bottle! Full of citrus notes as well as hints of sandalwood and mimosa, you'll soon be walking on sunshine with just one whiff. ($36.95 for 1 oz, lushusa.com)

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Glossier You

Glossier You

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You likely already want everything this uber-popular makeup brand has to offer, but its new signature scent just has to be added to cart pronto. With "you" listed as the first ingredient (yes, you), followed by musks and earthy and spicy scents, this is one unique formula you can't pass up. ($60, glossier.com)

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Prada Candy Sugar Pop

Prada Candy Sugar Pop

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The Italian fashion powerhouse just released its latest iteration of Prada Candy, and this bottle is simply perfect for summer. Sparkling green citrus and vanilla notes make this flirty perfume a breath of fresh air, and one you won't be able to stop reaching for. ($92 for 1.7 oz, sephora.com)

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Chloé Nomade

Chloé Nomade

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Wanderlust is, for some, a permanent state of mind, and when is there a better time to travel than in the summer? Chloé's latest scent embodies the essence of the eternal vacationer with a warm blend of oakmoss, freesia, and Mirabelle liquor sure to take you on an adventure. ($105 for 1.7 oz, sephora.com)

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Juicy Couture Viva La Juicy La Fleur Eau de Toilette Spray

Juicy Couture Viva La Juicy La Fleur Eau de Toilette Spray

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The Juicy Couture fragrance line comprises some of the most iconic summer fragrances ever, and this eau de toilette is made for those looking for summer love (or a fling). If the packaging doesn't immediately make your heart soar, you're definitely in need of some summer loving. ($72, macys.com)

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Dolce & Gabbana Light Blue Dreaming in Portofino

Dolce & Gabbana Light Blue Dreaming in Portofino

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There isn't a better perfume out there if you're looking for a fresh, sweet, slightly spicy scent. Mixed with sweet lychee, patchouli, and powdery iris, this perfume will have everyone around you looking for their own bottle. ($78 for 1.7 oz, kohls.com)

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GUCCI Bloom Acqua di Fiori Eau de Toilette For Her

GUCCI Bloom Acqua di Fiori Eau de Toilette For Her

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The masterful Italian fashion house just released a new rendition of its floral fragrance, Bloom, just in time for summer. Cassis buds and jasmine flower extract mix with green galbanum to create a lasting aroma sure to entrance everyone around you, including yourself. ($83 for 1.6 oz, nordstrom.com)

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CK One by Calvin Klein

CK One by Calvin Klein

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The famously unisex scent never goes out of style! This dynamic perfume contains notes of pineapple, mandarin orange, papaya, bergamot, cardamom, and sandalwood for a smell that's both unique and effortlessly you. It's a classic for a reason! ($61 for 3.4 oz, sephora.com)

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Jo Malone Earl Grey & Cucumber Cologne

Jo Malone Earl Grey & Cucumber Cologne

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In need of a freshening up? This eclectic mix of earl grey tea musk, bergamot, and cucumber is sure to revive you after a day at the pool or hours relaxing under the sun. You'll be revived in an instant with one spritz of this! ($135 for 3.3 oz., nordstrom.com)

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Acqua di Gioia Eau de Parfum

Acqua di Gioia Eau de Parfum

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This famous scent was inspired by a magical Italian island, so from the moment you spritz on this perfume, you'll be enveloped in fantasy. Comprised of mojito-like ingredients like mint, lemon, and brown sugar and rooted in cedar wood, this is one delicious summer-like aroma. ($72 for 1.7 oz, ulta.com)

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Pacifica Spray Perfume in Hawaiian Tahitian Gardenia

Pacifica Spray Perfume in Hawaiian Tahitian Gardenia

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Summer fragrances sometimes come in festive packaging (and we consider that a compliment), and Pacifica's really put us in the hot-weather mood. Pacifica's line of mega-affordable and delicious scents are perfect for the gal who always has summer on the brain. This particular perfume blends a tropical floral and citrus aroma to make an irresistible smell. ($22, ulta.com)

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