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Summer's not an easy time to be a sexy-scent lover. While warm amber and spicy basenotes make perfect sense in the winter months, those heady blends can feel distinctly out of place on a sweltering-hot summer day. It's almost enough to make a girl go running to the arms of a simple, clean floral fragrance — almost.
So, to keep your discerning nose happy this summer, we sniffed out summer's most seductive scents, courtesy of our favorite niche perfume shop, Min New York. From Kerosene's citrus-and-sandalwood Santalum Slivers, to Histoires de Parfums' tobacco-infused Tubereuse 3, the 10 scents ahead strike the perfect balance between complex and wearable, summery and drop-dead sexy.
Click on for 10 fragrances even the pickiest perfume nerd will love — they should make your fellow subway commuters pretty happy, too.
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It's that time of year when everyone — from your barista, to your spin instructor, to that rando in the elevator — is talking about the weather: "Wow, can you believe it's already fall?" Yes, it's here — the coffee (sans ice) clutched in everyone's hands to battle the brisk temps verifies it.
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