You know it’s spring, when everything smells different. Spring perfumes smell of blossom and hope, and sometimes vanilla, powdery essences and fresh notes. Here is a round-up of 6 favorite scents to brighten your mood this spring.

TOM FORD – Jasmin Rouge

If it’s spice you’re after, look no further than Jasmin Rouge. Ford threw in the whole spice cabinet—ginger, cardamom, and cinnamon—then laced this fragrance with vanilla for sweetness and amber for depth.

CHANEL – NO. 19 Poudre

No. 19 Poudré has the same follow-me quality as the original, named for Coco Chanel’s birthday, August 19. Iris root, which gives this No. 19 reboot its powdery essence, gets a fresh boost thanks to green galbanum and heady jasmine.

THIERRY MUGLER – Alien Aqua Chic

Coming from a serene solar world, Alien radiates its magnetic sensuality. Illuminated by a refreshing original plant water and accord, the Eau de Parfum becomes more mysterious and ethereal.

DIANE VON FURSTENBERG – Diane

This rich floral is as wearable as one of DVF’s signature wrap dresses. The eau de parfum elevates this fragrance’s concentration, amplifying the uniqueness and the character of the scent while highlighting distinctive ingredients such as patchouli, frangipani flower, and violet. Tropical frangipani gives a joyfull feeling, while earthy violet and patchouli imbue it with a city-girl vibe.

VAN CLEEF & ARPELS Aqua Oriens

A floral fruity woody fragrance. An invigorating kaleidoscope of colours and fragrances, with fresh, sparkling and joyful notes. A promise of freshness like a caress on your skin…

BVLGARI – Omnia Coral

Omnia Coral for 2012 attracts attention with its romantic and optimistic color and composition with delicate and feminine notes combined with accentuated red berries (goji berries and pomegranate. The composition opens with bergamot and goji berries (wolfberry); a heart encompasses gentle water lily, hibiscus and pomegranate, while a base closes with a sophisticated mixture of musk and cedar.

 

First image is not of Tom Ford’s perfume campaign, but a playful twist by artist Mathias Kessler and his “The taste of discovery” exhibition (taken place in Kunstraum Dornbirn, in collaboration with Parfumier Christophe Laudamiel and Scent Advisor Kóan Jeff Baysa).