Smell gorgeous and stay money savvy this summer with this round up of best new perfumes at a purse friendly price
Summer’s finally here! And we’ve updated our wardrobe with the latest breezy-welcoming trends, switched our foundation for a lighter, breathable BB cream, bought more swimsuits than we rightfully need, and now its time to switch up our fragrance.
That’s right, sun-soaked days are all about trading in powerful winter perfumes for a lighter, crisper, brighter scent.
From fruity updates of your favourites to entire new launches, see our favourite perfumes so far from 2016 that won’t break the bank.
If you’re looking for a truly holiday-esque scent that slips subtly into your beach bag, then this is it. Breezy with green and floral undertones, this light edition to the Library of Fragrance family will have you thinking of aquatic fun long after you holidays over.
The Library Of Fragrance Caribbean Sea, £15 for 30ml Cologne Spray, www. thelibraryoffragrance.com.
This gorgeous dinky bottle design is perfect for popping in your clutch for those warmer nights out, and the candy-like cocktail of rose, jasmine and musky vanilla is perfect for all you candy-addicts out there.
Ted Baker Grace Purse Spray, £15 for 10ml, www.boots.com.
If you love Marc Jacobs Honey, you’ll love this dupe Body Shop scent. Unique extracts of tropical blossom tiaré over zesty orange frangipani blossom and ylang-ylang makes for a seriously bright and moreish scent.
Body Shop Polynesian Tiaré, £18 for 50ml EDT, www.bodyshop.co.uk.
We love the trio collection of scents from Roger&Gallet, and we’re particularly drawn to the energising Gingembre Rouge. Pink berries, pomegranate and lychees! Skip the fruit salad for this tantalizing mix instead. If you loved Lacoste Touch of Pink as a teen, see this as it’s more sophisticated older sister.
Roger&Gallet Gingembre Rouge Fragrance Water, £24 for 50ml, www.marksandspencer.com.
If you don’t wont an overly sugary scent, try the uber-cool new fragrance from Hollister. Starfruit tops notes over a wild orchid heart are mellowed out with creamy sandal wood aromas.
Hollister Wave for Her Eau de Parfum 30ml SRP £20.00, www.superdrug .com.
Longer day are all about turning up the music and kicking back. Whether you’re doing that at a festival or chilling in your back garden this year (kids ey?), then the new perfume from Rihanna is the perfect finishing touch. Feminine and floral with RiRi’s sexy flirty edge, you’ll love this layering of Japanese honeysuckle with rum absolute and Madagascan vanilla. Seriously addictive.
RiRi by Rihanna, £23 for 30ml, www. houseoffraser.com.
Been wearing CKOne since your teen years? Well it’s time to update your signature scent with the heir to the throne – CK2. The unisex aroma is still ideal for those avoiding an overly feminine scent, but this clean cut, fragrance surprises with subtly spicy kick.
Calvin Klein CK2 EDT, £19.99 for 30ml, www.theperfumeshop.co.uk.
Sensitive skin? Switch up drying/irritating parfums for a more skin-friendly body mist. Thanks to the new trio - Citron, Honey & Coriander, Pomegranate Argan & Grapeseed or Rosewater, launched by Crabtree & Evelyn this summer, there’s no need to compromise on smelling great and feeling sophisticated. Viola!
Citron, Honey & Coriander Body Mist, £15 for 100ml, www.crabtree-evelyn.co.uk.
Nothing screams summer holiday like a new Escada scent. This year go for new limited edition, Agua Del Sol. The delicious combination of pear granite, raspberry sorbet, zesty citrus fruits and eye-opening pink peppercorn is seriously good enough to eat.
Escada Agua Del Sol Eau de Toilette Spray, £21.99 for 30ml, ww.fragrancedirect.co.uk.
When it comes to perfumes, Ghost is an absolute can't-go-wrong classic. We love this summery twist on the Deep Night fragrance. Swap intense Indian rose and white woods for a sparkling peach, violet and patchouli cocktail. The perfect day-to-evening aroma.
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