6 Fall Fragrances You Need Now

Amidst a sea of perfumes, we spritzed and sniffed to find the best ones to try now—and love for seasons to come.


H&M Roll-On Perfumed Oil in "Revelation"


Suspended in a skin-softening safflower- and evening- primrose oil base, this sensual scent blends notes of cinnamon, violet, and amber to create a concoction that smells familiar and somehow still mysterious.

To buy: $10, hm.com.

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Tocca Eau de Parfum in "Collette"


If you prefer something more understated, this is the type of light, lingering fragrance that can only be detected when someone leans in close. When they do, they'll get a warm whiff of vanilla and amber notes.

To buy: $34, birchbox.com.

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Jimmy Choo Illicit


Familiar florals like rose and jasmine are cut by zesty notes of ginger and honey-amber that give this otherwise subtle scent a subversive quality.

To buy: $65 for 1.3 ounce, sephora.com.

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Marc Jacobs Decadence


Indulge all of your senses with this complex blend that opens with sweet plum notes, transitions into a potent floral, and dries down to something more woodsy. It's over-the-top, but in an enticing way.

To buy: $70 for 1 ounce, sephora.com.

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My Burberry Eau de Parfum


Like the brand's iconic trench coat, this timeless scent is distinct without being overpowering. It's floral without being too sweet. And it's wearable on any occasion.

To buy: $95 for 1 ounce. macys.com.

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Narciso Rodriguez for Her L’Absolu


If you're already a fan of the 2003 classic—or are drawn to the sweet scent of jasmine—this updated twist has musky notes of patchouli and sandalwood that ground the otherwise heady floral.

To buy: $96 for 1.6 ounce, sephora.com.

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