The Best Fall Fragrances to Add to Your Cart This Season

September 15, 2022
Alanna Martine Kilkeary
By: Alanna Martine Kilkeary | by L'Oréal
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Autumn’s arrival means it’s time to embrace cozy fall fragrances. From warm florals to delicious gourmands, everyday options to date night picks, we’re sharing our eight favorite fall-appropriate fragrances so you can easily find your signature scent for the season. 

Best Everyday Fall Fragrance

Maison Margiela REPLICA Autumn Vibes

Reminiscent of colorful leaves, acorns and woody trails, Autumn Vibes is the ultimate fragrance for everyday wear. It’s both crisp and warm with a touch of spice, thanks to pink peppercorns, cardamom and nutmeg. Spritz this on and you’ll be feeling fall instantly — even on an unseasonably warm day.

Maison Margiela REPLICA Autumn Vibes

Best Gourmand Fall Fragrance

Lancôme Idôle L’Eau De Parfum Nectar

Add a touch of fun to your fall beauty routine with this sweet-as-candy fragrance. It’s a new take on the brand’s iconic Idôle Eau de Parfum with notes of rose water, florals, bourbon vanilla, and  delicious popcorn accord.
Lancôme Idôle L’Eau De Parfum Nectar

Best Floral Fall Fragrance

Valentino Voce Viva Intensa Eau de Parfum

With notes of jasmine, bourbon vanilla, mandarin and orange blossom, this chic floral perfume is a must-try for crisper, fall weather. With just a few sprays of the warm scent, you’ll feel like you’re traveling through Europe while the leaves are turning..

Valentino Voce Viva Intensa Eau de Parfum

Best Earthy Fall Fragrance

Ralph Lauren Polo Earth

With notes of orange flower, green mandarin, lavender and sage heart, this genderless earthy-scent is a stunning addition to any fall beauty routine. It’s crisp, fresh and perfect for anyone looking to up their fragrance game for the season.

Ralph Lauren Polo Earth

Best Warm Fall Fragrance

YSL Beauty Libre Le Parfum

Spicy saffron meets orange blossom in this warm fragrance. It has notes of the iconic Libre scent with a twang of lavender, citrus and warm florals. It’s the ultimate scent to warm you up on a cold autumn evening.

YSL Beauty Libre Le Parfum

Best Subtle Fall Fragrance

Phlur Missing Person

White musk, skin musk, bergamot, neroli blossom and more are entangled in this soft yet woody perfume. It leaves behind a sweet and musky scent that’s both addicting and subtle.

Phlur Missing Person

Best Vanilla-Scented Fall Fragrance

Ellis Brooklyn Vanilla Milk

Sweet vanilla is infused with sandalwood, peony and musk in this addicting fall scent by Ellis Brooklyn. It’s an elevated spin on the classic vanilla scent we know and love thanks to its addition of creamy milk accord, amyris and more. Spray this on to add a touch of sweetness to any fall day.


Best Spicy Fall Fragrance

Boy Smells Cowboy Kush

If you love a bold, spicy scent, look no further than this fragrance. It has a combination of hazelnut, white leather, tobacco, saffron, tonka, patchouli and more for a totally rustic, nose-catching finish that will help you ring in the fall season right.


Best Night-Out Fall Fragrance

Maison Francis Kurkdjian Grand Soir Eau de Parfum

A stunning scent reminiscent of Parisian streets, this warm vanilla perfume is a must-try for night outs this fall. It has notes of tonka bean, amber, resin, woody citrus and shrub as a nod to nature at night, whether you’re spending a night out under the stars or in a city.


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