I Always Get So Many Compliments When I Wear These Affordable Summer Perfumes

Summer is finally here, and while my friends have been busy doing their annual wardrobe switchover, I've been deciding which summer perfumes to bring out of hibernation.

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As a beauty editor, I often get asked what fragrances I would recommend for the warmer months. Although there are lots of luxury perfumes out there that are perfect for the new season, my favourite summer scents are surprisingly affordable. I've said it time and time again, but I truly believe that you do not have to spend a fortune in order to smell good. Thanks to some of my go-to high street stores such as Zara, M&S and & Other Stories creating their own perfume ranges, you can now smell super expensive without breaking the bank.

No matter whether you like gourmand fragrances, fresh scents or warm, musky perfumes, there is definitely an affordable summer fragrance out there for everyone. I've tried hundreds of options over the years, and I've narrowed my collection down to ten fragrances that I know will always earn me compliments. So, without further ado, keep on scrolling for my edit of the best affordable summer perfumes, and get ready for everyone to be asking you what scent you are wearing...

The Best Affordable Summer Perfumes

1. Zara Red Temptation Summer

3. M&S Discover Sunrise

4. Commodity Gold

5. Phlur Mango Mood Body Mist

6. Jo Loves Mango Thai Lime Paintbrush

7. Sol de Janeiro Cheirosa ‘62

8. Diptyque Ilio Face & Body Mist

9. Nuxe Sun Delicious Fragrance Water

10. Caudalie Thé des Vignes Fresh Fragrance

Grace Lindsay
Junior Beauty Editor

Grace Lindsay is the junior beauty editor at Who What Wear UK. At the age of 18 she decided to train as a makeup artist before going on to study english and media at Goldsmiths University. It was during that time that she explored her love for journalism by interning at a small beauty start-up based in Shoreditch. Since then, she has worked at a number of publications including Marie Claire and Hello!, where her love for all things beauty continued to grow.

As Who What Wear UK's junior beauty editor, she covers everything from the latest hair trends to the stand-out makeup products of the season.