Looking to switch up your scent? Scroll on for the 10 best spring perfumes to spritz in 2020.
Maison Margiela Replica 'Springtime In A Park' Eau De Toilette, $180 at MECCA
Fragrance family: Floral
Although perhaps a tad on the nose (pardon the pun), Maison Marigela's Springtime In A Park smells exactly as its name suggests. Unfolding like a meandering stroll through a garden in bloom, the scent features delicate opening notes of pear, bergamot and blackcurrant, before unveiling heart notes of lily of the valley, royal jasmine and Damask rose and a woody-vanilla base.
Goldfield & Banks Bohemian Lime Perfume Concentrate, $229 at Adore Beauty
Fragrance family: Fresh, with citrusy, aromatic and woody notes
Inspired by the lush landscape of Byron Bay, Goldfield & Banks' Bohemian Lime Perfume Concentrate is perfect for those who favour fresh scents with rich, woody undertones. It opens strikingly, heroing Australian finger lime, spicy coriander and bergamot oil from Italy, before descending into a heady blend of Moroccan cedarwood, Australian sandalwood, patchouli and vetiver from Haiti.
Gucci Bloom Profumi Di Fiori Eau De Parfum 100 ml, $205 at Myer
Fragrance family: Oriental, with woody and floral notes
A vibrant twist on the classic Gucci Bloom accord, this captivating scent boasts a magnetic heart of tuberose essence, jasmine bud extract and ylang ylang, all of which are elegantly encased between top notes of jasmine sambac absolute and a warm woody base of sandalwood, benzoin and musks.
Jo Malone English Pear & Freesia Cologne, $102 to $204 at Jo Malone
Fragrance family: Floral with an emphasis on fruity and sweet notes
Soft and sweet without being saccharine, this elegant fragrance combines the sensuous freshness of just-ripe pears with a bouquet of white freesias. Evoking thoughts of the afternoon sun, its bright top notes of pear and melon are underscored by a floral heart and a musky base, brimming with amber, patchouli and rhubarb.
Chloé Nomade Absolu Eau De Parfum, $110 to $190 at Adore Beauty
Fragrance family: Woody and Oriental
Who said spring had to be cloyingly sweet and bursting with florals? Fans of woody chypre fragrances will enjoy this free-spirited scent, which opens with mirabelle plum before giving way to a heart of davana and a heady base of oakmoss, sandalwood and musk.
Chanel Les Eaux De Chanel Eau De Toilette, $195 at David Jones
Fragrance family: Fresh and Floral, with an emphasis on citrus notes
Can't jet off to the south of France? This scent brings the sun-soaked riviera to you. Inspired by Gabrielle Chanel's villa 'La Pausa' in Côte d’Azur in 1928, this evocative limited edition fragrance is bursting with an overture of white florals, neroli and Sicilian orange before softening into notes of sandalwood and benzoin.
Tom Ford Mandarino di Amalfi Eau De Parfum, $210 to 3485 at Myer
Fragrance family: Fresh, emphasising citrus and aromatic notes
Reminiscent of languid days sipping Limoncello Spritzes under the Amalfi sun, this luscious fragrance will take you to Italy in a single spray. Capturing the coastal town in a fresh, herbaceous accord, the scent opens like an Amalfi morning, starring notes of lemon, grapefruit, mint, thyme and blackcurrant, before slowly transforming to reveal the evening breeze, singing with white florals, warm musk and amber.
Byredo Rose Of No Man's Land Eau De Parfum, $226 to $332 at MECCA
Fragrance family: Floral, with a focus on oriental notes
Encapsulating the duality of earthiness with the sweetness of roses, this is far from your average floral perfume. Top notes of rose, Turkish rose petal and pink pepper unleash a sweetness that's rooted in spice, before its heart of raspberry blossom and Turkish absolute intensify its warmth without becoming syrupy, ultimately leaving a soft base of papyrus and white amber on the skin. A bonus? MECCA is giving 5% of all online sales to Doctors Without Borders.
Giorgio Armani My Way Eau De Parfum 50ml, $159 at Adore Beauty
Fragrance family: Floral and Oriental
If you enjoy your florals with a hint of spice, consider this one a serious contender. Intense yet elegant, as Armani scents are, it unfolds with sparkling top notes of bergamot and Egyptian orange blossom, which gradually cascade into an amplified heart of tuberose and Indian jasmine. Heady base notes of cedardwood, Madagascan vanilla and and white musk complete the sensual accord.
Aesop Tacit Eau De Parfum 50ml, $130 at Adore Beauty
Fragrance family: Fresh and Woody
Invigorating and fresh, this unisex scent takes its inspiration from the Mediterranean coastline, commencing its olfactory journey with crunchy, green notes of yuzu and basil grand vert. Middle notes of rosemary, mint and fennel form a spicy, herbaceous heart, before the woody base of cedwardwood, vetiver and amber blend into a soft yet earthy finish.