The season’s best scents read like a dessert menu, layering notes of berries, tropical fruit, vanilla, marshmallows and more. These five picks range from lightly sweet to full-on candy-coated, and are all downright delicious.
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tory burch love relentlessly perfume
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If you tend to use only half the sugar packet, Tory Burch Love Relentlessly may appeal. A mild blend of florals, pink grapefruit, lemon, pear, raspberry and lychee, it brings to mind eating a fruit salad while sitting in a rose garden. $86 for 1.7 oz.,

drew barrymore sunshine perfume
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Of course Drew Barrymore would make a fragrance called Sunshine. And with zingy lemon, crisp apple, freesia, peony and pear blossom, the happy, refreshing scent from her brand, Flower Beauty, lives up to the name. $20 for 1 oz.,

eau de lacoste magnetic pour elle perfume
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Take a fragrant mix of florals—rose and violet, to name two—add a blend of mango, orange and vanilla, and you've got the heady Eau de Lacoste L.12.12 Magnetic Pour Elle. It sounds a little busy but it totally works—trust us! $65 for 1.5 oz.,

ariana grande sweet like candy perfume
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Ariana Grande's Sweet Like Candy is the perfume version of the pop star's latest earworm. With a scent that conjures fresh blackberries smothered in marshmallow, crème de cassis and vanilla, you can't get it out of your head. $49 for 1.7 oz.,

escada fiesta carioca perfume
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Like a good tiki drink, Escada Fiesta Carioca starts with a refreshing burst of passion fruit, followed by notes of fruity orange blossom, before ending with a musk-and-cedarwood base. All that's missing are the tan lines. $48 for 1 oz.,