The 24 Best New Summer 2022 Fragrances

Whether you’re actually on a vacation or just want to feel like you are, the latest summer scents can transport you anywhere from the French Riviera to a sun-drenched beach to a flower field. And with this scorching summer, we could all use a refreshing spritz to take our minds off of the heat. The best new summer 2022 fragrances will do the trick.

Krigler Voyage au Paradis 56

Truly summer in a bottle, this fresh citrus floral will transport you to the sun dappled beaches and peaceful waves of the French Riviera. Originally created in 1956 and relaunched for summer 2022, the timeless blend features bergamot, orange, jasmine, caraway, musk, osmanthus and frangipani. $485, krigler.com

Dior La Collection Privée Triology

When Francis Kurkdjian joined Dior in October 2021 as Perfume Creation Director, he delved into the house’s olfactive history and decided to re-edit the timeless La Collection Privée Christian Dior. The limited-edition trio includes Eau Noire, a gourmand lavender; Cologne Blanche, which juxtaposes orange blossom with a powdery accord; and Bois d’Argent, with iris contrasted by incense smoke. $375, dior.com

Jo Malone London Aqua Lemon Cologne

One of the best things about summer is the weekend getaways, which Jo Malone London bottled up into a limited-edition collection. Each of the four scents represents a warm weather activity. Aqua Lemon is made for the morning swimmer, with calming cedarwood balanced with energizing mandarin and lemon petitgrain. $75, jomalone.com

Carolina Herrera Bad Boy Cobalt Eau de Parfum

Carolina Herrera sure knows how to make bad boys smell so good. Oozing confidence, this juice is all about contradictions. Fresh and crispy, the woody, warm and spicy scent opens with top notes of pink pepper, a heart of geranium and a truffle accord base with oakwood, vetiver and cedarwood. $110, macys.com

Philosophy Amazing Grace Eau de Parfum Intense

Looking for a mood boost? The newest update to the classic scent was formulated to improve well-being. The most intense version yet of Amazing Grace, it has longer staying power and it’s all about the pink notes. There’s juicy red berries, a sustainably sourced rose absolute from Grasse and the scent’s signature soft musk. $55, qvc.com

Caswell-Massey Peony Perfume

Created in partnership with the New York Botanical Garden (NYBG), the sweet amber floral was inspired by the Paeonia lactiflora that blooms in the late spring along its perennial garden walk. That scene of the NYBG is brought to life with top notes of wild berry, a heart of living floral peony, and base of sweet amber and green resin. Every purchase of this scent supports the NYBG’s efforts in conservation, plant research, horticulture and education. $110, caswellmassey.com

Eau D’Italie Mystic Sunset Eau de Parfum

The sun setting behind the cliffs of Positano has captivated and inspired people for centuries, from the ancient Romans to modern times. As the sun turns into a red disc before slipping away, it gives off mystical qualities, which was the inspiration for this lush modern gourmand. A blend of cassis, Osmanthus, jasmine, saffron, cane sugar and cedarwood creates a floral fruitiness. $170, beautyhabit.com

Gabrielle Chanel Essence Parfum

Rich and creamy, the latest addition to the Gabrielle Chanel collection features vanilla extract and sandalwood, with a floral heart. Chanel In-House Perfumer Creator Olivier Polge used a unique extraction process developed by Chanel to distill the essence of Grasse tuberose. The signature glass bottle is revamped in a bolder gold to reflect the deeper juice inside. $146, chanel.com

Viktor & Rolf Good Fortune

Between the refillable glass bottle shaped like a fortune teller’s crystal ball, the purple juice and the facetted amethyst cap—a symbol of power and positive energy—it’s clear this scent is all about the mystical and spiritual. FKA Twigs is the face of the scent, which is meant to encourage people to discover and explore their inner path. Perfumers Anne Flipo and Nicolas Beaulieu spent 10 years, spanning more than 3,500 trials, to perfect the juice, with a top note of an exclusive co-distillate of fennel and gentian flower, as well as Indian jasmine grandiflorum and ethically sourced vanilla from Madagascar. $129, viktor-rolf.com

Issey Miyake L’Eau D’Issey Eau & Magnolia

You can never go wrong with an elegant floral scent. Dainty and sparkling, this perfume is simple yet substantial. It opens with bergamot for freshness, a heart of magnolia and a wood base. $115, macys.com

Carthusia Ammare

Take a whiff and you’ll be transported to a secret garden in Capri under a bright blue sky, with the water lapping up to the flowers and vegetables. That scene comes alive with bergamot, rosemary, salt crystals, mint leaves, cedarwood, guaiac, patchouli and musk. $100, bigelowchemists.com

Vintner’s Daughter Understory Perfume Oil

Known for their cult-following for their two skincare products, Vintner’s Daughter introduced their first scent, a hand-blended rollerball fragrance oil made in small batches that comes in a vegan leather drawstring bag so that it can be carried with you and reapplied any time. Inspired by a lush forest, the earthy scent features a Redwood Forest Accord (conifers, bay, moss and violet) and a Blue Flag Accord (jasmin, violet leaf and soft petals). $245, vintnersdaughter.com

Veronique Gabai Aroma Soul

More than just a perfume, this scent is meant to re-center the mind and bring balance and harmony, as well as improve meditation and elevate the soul. That explains why the juice is so tranquil, with a soothing blend of cedarwood, lavender, elemi and olibanum. $150, veroniquegabai.com

Jennifer Meyer Eau de Parfum

Known for her celebrity-loved eponymous fine jewelry brand, Jennifer Meyer is expanding into a new category for the first time with fragrance. Inspired by her childhood memories going up in Malibu, the scent evokes California cool with top notes of cranberry, strawberry and coconut water; a heart of waterlily, fig leaves and neroli blossoms; and a base of white floral accord, sandalwood and crystal musk. $130, jennifermeyer.com

Penhaligon’s The World According to Arthur

Every fragrance tells a story and this one is about Arthur, a curious guy who traverses the wilds of China in search of wisdom and serenity, with leathery facets symbolizing dragon’s fire. (That’s where the bottle cap comes in.) The sweet and warm yet fresh unisex scent features vanilla, ambrette seeds and tonka bean. $295, saksfifthavenue.com

Christian Louboutin Beauty Loubimar Eau De Parfum Légère

Take a journey to Christian Louboutin’s Portuguese fisherman’s house, specifically his back garden overlooking the ocean, just off the coast of Alentejo. All about light and salty waves, the juice blends floral citrus and salty ocean notes to capture the effect, along with white flowers, musk and tuberose, with a fresh twist of lemon and tangerine. $300, saksfifthavenue.com

Maison Margiela Replica Beach Walk

Accurately named, take a whiff of this and you’ll practically feel the warmth of the sun beating down on you and smell the salty sea air with your toes in the sand and your skin slathered in sunscreen. That effect comes courtesy of top notes of bergamot, pink pepper and lemon; a heart of transluzone, ylang ylang and coconut milk; and a base of musk, cedar and benzoin. $144, maisonmargiela-fragrances.us

Skylar Honeysuckle Dream

You know when you go on an early morning walk and you can feel the crispness in the air and the freshness of the flowers as they greet the day? That’s exactly what this clean, hypoallergenic fragrance captures. The airy, dreamy floral features pear leaves, honeysuckle and lily. $85, sephora.com

Deck of Scarlet Maximalist

Cosmetics brand Deck of Scarlet just introduced their first fragrance collection with four eaus. Maximalist is a statement-making chypre. Like its name, the maximalist perfume turns heads with its burst of green apple, pineapple and crisp pear, with a heart of jasmine and rose petals, and a creamy patchouli base. $120, deckofscarlet.com

The Harmonist Yin Transformation

The tranquil blue hue of the bottle is a perfection representation of the musky citrus juice inside that represents water, the source of all life. Peaceful yet punchy, the scent is a study in juxtapositions, with top notes of calypso orchid, mandarin and Bulgarian rose; a heart of almond milk, ylang ylang and iris; and a base of sandalwood, white musks and benzoin. $305, neimanmarcus.com

Giorgio Armani My Way Floral Eau de Parfum

The latest iteration of the My Way Eau de Parfum puts a fresh, floral spin on the original, with petitgrain, tuberose and vanilla. Light and delicious, the scent is rounded out with green mandarin, orange blossom, neroli and white musk. $100, giorgioarmanibeauty-usa.com

Valmont Just Bloom

The latest addition to Sophie Guillon’s Collezione Privata Collection is a sweet yet spicy floral that’s a study in contrasts. The warm, sophisticated juice is a floraldehyde musk featuring lily of the valley, gardenia and ambergris. $290, lamaisonvalmont.com

Poppy by Bath & Body Works Eau de Parfum

As if the name and bottle didn’t give it away, this eau is all about bright and beautiful summer florals. The cheery, optimistic scent evokes the effect with fresh morning dew, wild poppies, sugared rhubarb and juicy pear. $44.50, bathandbodyworks.com

OUI Juicy Couture Play Sparkling Rebel

The new OUI Juicy Couture Play collection is all about playing and having fun. The four fragrances are meant to be mixed and matched, or you can wear one solo. Sparkling Rebel is a vibrant fruity floral, Sweet Diva is a delicious floral gourmand, Blooming Babe is a fresh citrus floral and Decadent Queen is fruity amber floral. $32, ulta.com