Tuesday, July 6th, 2010

Temptalia Asks You

What’s your favorite perfume for summer? Why?

Temptalia's Answer.

I love lighter scents like Vera Wang’s LOOK!

Thanks to Leenie for today’s question!

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113 thoughts on “What’s your favorite perfume for summer?

  1. Marc Jacobs Daisy. I think it’s the perfect smell for summer. I always get compliments when I wear it!

  2. Alexis

    Escada in Marine Groove is perfect for summer. Its fruity and tropical and not to heavy for summer.

  3. kaylee

    Escada Pacific Paradise

  4. I love l’Impératrice from D&G!

  5. Miami Glow by JLO (there is no scent that is more summer-y than this!)

  6. Loquita

    I have several lately : 4711 (old school German cologne), Annick Goutal Eau du Sud, Bobbi Brown Bath, and Bond No. 9 Little Italy.

  7. sara

    i love boss orange

  8. Helena

    None. I’m 16 and I think perfume is something that women who wear desk jobs wear, ha ha. Really, though, I’ve never liked perfume. Most of ’em give me headaches and make me sneeze.

  9. Alexandra

    I have two favorite perfumes for summer: one is Light Blue by D&G and the other one is Burberry Sport for women.

  10. Marian

    Parfums de Nicolai Eau d’Ete’. It’s light and refreshing with lots of lime. Love it for this hot weather.

  11. JK

    Lanvin Eclat D’arpege. Absolutely my favorite!
    Light and everybody loves the scent!

  12. Daniela

    Viva La Juicy 😀

  13. Stacia

    “Ferier” by Van Cleef and Arpel

  14. Kathie

    I still love Naked Honey by MAC. I found a gang of them at my CCO for $20.00 and plan to go back and by more. I hate that MAC didn’t make this a permanent scent. It’s so lovely!

  15. Chanel Chance :) Just picked it up last week. It’s light and refreshing!

  16. Olivia

    Mac terquatic Idk how to spell it ..

  17. I love Escada ‘Heat’ :)

  18. Meesh

    I like more airy scents like Ferragamo Dream!

  19. Melissa

    Dolce and Gabbana Light Blue!

  20. K

    Estee Lauder Bronze Goddess! It’s a heavenly coconut-beach that smells like summer.

  21. Cathy

    Lovely by Sarah Jessica Parker or Amazing Grace by Philosophy.

  22. Neli

    Harajuku Lovers G! Or Michael Kors Very Hollywood :)
    Viva La Juicy is nice too

  23. carmen

    Hermes Un Jardin in Mediterranee. It’s funny that the first time I sprayed it on I HATED it, but then the drydown was amazing and now I love it in the summer in particular :).

  24. Hilana

    I go the hippie way and create my own scent from a mixture of lavender, lemongrass and bergamot oil that I mix with an alcohol base and spritz that on my pulse points.
    I love the smell of this. Really takes me to a happy place!

  25. Taylor Ruszczyk

    dolce and gabbana’s light blue is a light, citrus floral scent that’s light enough for summer :)

  26. Reese

    Viva La Juicy or Michael Kors Very Hollywood.

  27. l’impératrice 3 by d&g!

    it’s feminine without being cloying and musky without being overpowering. love it!

  28. Sophia

    Dolce & Gabbana Light Blue or Harajuku Lovers Music

  29. cara

    tie between DKNY be delicious and marc jacobs daisy.

  30. nikki

    viva la juicy or Marc Jacobs daisy
    these two are my favorites:)

  31. Teena Marie

    I really like Marine Groove by Escada for summer. =)

  32. livnzoe

    i love eau pure and eau de paradis…. both by biotherm.

  33. Kacey

    I love DKNY Be Delicious Fresh Blossom for summer. So fun, flirty, and fresh – but still clean and unique.

  34. condesa

    Dior Escale à Portofino and Rochas Eau de Rochas for they are incredibly fresh and uplifting!!

  35. Carol

    DKNY Be Delicious Apple Blossom, and Micheal Kors.

  36. Sari

    Nothing will ever beat Juicy Couture ‘s Viva La Juicy , favorite perfume EVER !

  37. amelia

    Benefit’s theres something about sophia. its really floral and sweet, and its an EDT so its light!

  38. Diana

    I’ve been wearing Hermes Un Jardin En Mediterranee for the last week in Shanghai during a heatwave. I find almost dreamy in the heat, a perfect summer scent. Not everyone likes the fig note though.

  39. Andie

    Estee Lauder Bronze Goddess. It smells like old school suntan lotion with a hint of sun. It basically smells like “beach” I would bathe in the stuff if I could.

  40. kasiaj85

    For summer I like either warm sweet scents like Cacharel AmorAmor or Lolita Lempicka (definitely in the evening, not when it’s super hot during the day) or very light fresh fruity ones like RALPH by Ralph Lauren or Chanel Chance Eau Fraiche, these are more preferable during the day. :)

  41. Petra

    I adore both MAC perfumes that came out with Naked Honey. ÍFor daytime summer-spring, I can’t get enough of Naked Honey (and I’m usually not too fond of florals). It reminds me of some lush garden, in sunshine. :)
    For nighttime I really like Africanimal, although I think that would make a great winter-autumn scent too. (Oh, great autumn smell, when I think about it!)

  42. CeeBee

    Island by Michael Kors, Still by Jennifer Lopez or L’eau D’Issey by Issey Miyake.

  43. Lisa

    I like something fresh like Chloe or something light like Marc Jacobs’ Daisy

  44. CK One Summer by Calvin Klein

  45. Iya23

    Greentea! 😀

  46. sofia

    marc jacobs pomegranate!!! all your sweet summer memories in a bottle;-)

  47. Madison

    marc jacobs daisy!

  48. Lea

    The Body Shop’s “Love, etc.” is beautiful for summer.

    My alltime favourite is DKNY’s “Be delicious”, though.

  49. Samantha

    Lemon Sugar from Fresh … It’s like a fresh out the shower scent !! Ive gonna through about 6 bottles of it a span of 2 years.

  50. Opheliana

    Sunkissed glow by J-Lo, L’eau par kenzo and rose by paul smith

  51. Lo

    I have several, I like light fresh scents all year round, but particularly for summer.

    I love Givenchy Ange Ou Demon Le Secret and Chanel Chance Au Tendre, I think pretty much all of Paul Smith’s perfumes are perfect for summer, but paticularly Floral (which I think sadly is being phased out and it’s one of my favourites) and Summer Edition.

    I think a lot of Aqua Di Parma’s scents work well in summer too, particularly their fig scent, which is stunning.

  52. Proximity

    Hot Days:
    Bulgari Omnia Crystalline
    CB I Hate Perfume – Eternal Return, or Grass or Hay accords
    Ormonde Jayne Osmanthus
    Serge Lutens L’Eau Serge Lutens
    The Different Company Divine Bergamote

    Garden Fresh:
    Dior Diorella
    Frederic Malle Lys Mediterranee
    Gucci Envy
    L’Artisan Fleur d’Oranger
    Les Parfums de Rosine Un Zest de Rose
    Ormonde Jayne Frangipani or Sampaquita

    Summer Night:
    Andy Tauer L’Air du Desert Marocain
    Chanel Sycomore
    Comme des Garcons Hinoki or Kyoto
    Guerlain Sous le Vent
    Hermes Poivre Samarcande
    Ormonde Jayne Ta’if
    Parfumerie Generale – Iris Taizo
    Serge Lutens Chergui or Tubéreuse Criminelle

  53. Marina

    I like wearing Harajuku Lovers in G.

  54. Lizz M.

    Marc Jacobs’ Daisy is totally my summer jam. Perfect mix of fresh and classic.. i mean the name alone just screams summer.

  55. Wendy M.

    Marc Jacobs Daisy!
    Loved it so much this is the second time I use it and I ~never~ buy the same pefume twice! So that should tell you how much I like it. 😀

  56. Ariel

    Light Blue by D&G

  57. CristinaG

    Flower by Kenzo

  58. Amber

    DKNY be delicious is a must have for summer!!

  59. Shal

    Body sprays from Bath and Body Works (this summer I’ve been loving their Apricot Vanilla one!) or any of Escada’s summer perfumes.

  60. scarlett by cacharel

  61. Diane

    Flower by Kenzo. Fresh clean and floral.

  62. The new Coach fragrance

  63. Dianna

    Lovely by SJP

  64. sasha

    burberry brit sheer

  65. Anne

    White Linen by Estee Lauder (the original, not the watered-down version). So crisp and refreshing.

  66. JD

    My favourite perfume of all time is the Betsey Johnson’s now-discontinued scent :( I use the Vanilla Cupcake line by Sephora in the shower, and the two mix perfectly. However, now that I can’t get it anywhere, I’ve found that Fancy by Jessica Simpson comes very close. I know it all sounds very sickly sweet, but the way they all react to my skin turns them all into very classic scents with just a hint of vanilla and floral.

  67. Alisha in WI

    I also like LOOK but it smelled funny on me so I gave it to my mom. For summer, anything Escada for the most part, Burberry Brit Sheer, V.S. Pink, Body by Victoria aka The Fragrance, Ralph Lauren Wild (I think…it’s in the red bottle) and even a lot of the Ralph ones, cool, hot, wild, rocks, or ralph would probably work well. I also like Armani Code Sheer.

  68. Jayna

    I love Creed Spring Flower and Marc Jacobs Daisy

  69. Lena N.

    Burberry The Beat – Eau de Toilette, so fresh…!!!

  70. Rebecca

    L.A.M.B by Gwen Stefani layered with Harajuku Lovers G.

  71. venny

    pink by victoria’s secret!

  72. i love love love ralph lauren’s wild.
    & i think it goes with all 4 seasons, not just summer, so scoreee!

  73. Kate

    Px’s Calyx.

  74. Chelsea

    Daisy by Marc Jacobs

  75. weebee

    Harajuku Sunshine Cuties in G and Chanel Chance

  76. Becca

    Bobbi Brown Beach

  77. Gisele

    Guerlain My Insolence and Bobbi Brown Beach

  78. Michelle

    Pretty much Burberry Brit & Baby Phat Fabulousity

  79. Kathie

    Naked Honey by MAC. I think it was the naked honey collection that it came out but it’s the lighter scent and it smells so beautiful. I found some at my CCO and will be going back to stock up. I wish MAC would bring this back and make it a permanant scent.

  80. michou

    I love White Citrus by Bath and Body, and also anything that smells like oranges and/or jasmine.

  81. Magda

    D&G’s L’imperatrice all the way! People stalk me, when I wear it;)

  82. Queen

    ESCADA’s perfumes are my favorite for the summer season ! 😀

  83. Lisa

    I am currently LOVING Escada Marine Groove!

  84. Valerie

    philosophy Pure Grace to feel cool, refreshed, and clean.
    Estee Lauder Bronze Goddess to feel beachy, sultry, and summertime sexy.

  85. Chanel Chance Eau Tendre! MJ Daisy as well!

  86. Haley

    Bobbi Brown Beach, Marc Jacob Daisy, and for night Chanel Chance!

  87. Hannah

    Fico di Amalfi by Acqua di Parma

  88. Krista.K

    Bath and Body Country Apply body splash!
    LOOVVE the smell! I was super sad when they discontinued it, but then they brought it back! I stocked up on these babies! Along with the body lotion of course (: My second favorite is Aqualina Pink Sugar perfume(:

  89. Lorena

    i love DKNy¡¡¡¡¡¡¡¡¡¡¡¡¡¡¡¡¡¡

  90. Bananarchy

    So so many! I dig beachy scents so Dior Bronze Sweet Sun (VHTF), CBIHP’s At the Beach 1966, Creed’s Virgin Island Water and Estee Lauders Bronze goddess. Citruses are also nice so O de Lancome and Carthusia’s Mediteraneo are great when I want that.

  91. Stacy

    Right now for Summer I am wearing either Origins Ginger Essence (I think is nice for summer time) or Victoria’s Secret Pink. But my go to everyday fragrance is Ralph Lauren “Blue” It’s just so light but never seems to wear out on me.

  92. Stephanie

    L de Lolita for sure

  93. Mia

    Stella Nude

    and VW Princess

  94. Lena

    I adore Harajuku Lovers G from the Sunshine Cuties collection right now.

  95. shannon

    Chanel Chance Fraiche

  96. Q

    I’m a BPAL girl all the way. My problem is that I like deep, sultry scents. But I have my summer scents, too: Tabella is a nice floral with a hint of spice. Fire Pig is a fruity explosion with just enough musk to keep it from being frivolous. Kumiho is the quintessential green tea scent. White rabbit is black tea with linen. And those are only the ones I keep in rotation.

    I was never able to wear anything but Elizabeth Arden’s Green Tea before BPAL. I have asthma and perfumer’s alcohol makes me wheeze and most scents give me migraines. I rarely have either problem with BPAL; they’re concentrated oils and absolutely amazing. <3

    • MAChostage

      YAY! Another BPAL fan! :) I only wear BPAL, so of course I’m a fan of their legendary sultriness. For summer, though, I tend to go lighter with Dorian, Embalming Fluid, Candy Phoenix, and Spinning Metallic Multicoloured Pinwheel. I love those oils!

  97. Kellie

    Vera Wang Flower Princess. So light and florally. Perfect :)

  98. Amanda

    I agree, i love Marc Jacobs Daisy for the summer!

  99. monika-luiza

    prada tendre

  100. BVLGARI jasmin noir