15 Spring Perfumes That Will Rake in an Uncomfortable Number of Compliments

As someone whose perfume collection consists of 99% floral tones, I have a special place in my heart for the scents of springtime. Roses, jasmine, gardenia—you name it. They're classics and just invoke the feeling of walking through a garden. My mom was always gardening around my house when I was growing up, so the scents of flowers bring up nostalgic and happy emotions. Also, doesn't every bride want to spritz on perfume and be transported to a garden on Bridgerton, taking a stroll with the Duke of Hastings, or is it just me? If you're in the same boat, then you'll definitely like the scent options we've listed below.

We didn't just include your go-to floral options; we also included some unique add-ins like a new Matcha scent from Maison Margiela and an affordable option from Urban Outfitters that features touches of pistachio and brûlée. To everyone around you, you'll smell like fresh pastries or a bouquet of flowers. The overwhelming number of compliments you'll receive will surely surprise you.

1. Ellis Brooklyn Rrose Eau de Parfum 

This fragrance mixes a blend of florals, including peonies, with seductive elements of musk, woods, and rhubarb.

2. Frederic Malle Eau de Magnolia Perfume

The scent of magnolia in this perfume is comparable to citrus, rather than florals. It includes notes of grapefruit, lemon, a hint of apricot, all while soothing it over with tree moss.

3. Henry Rose Windows Down

One of the leaders in sustainable perfumery, Henry Rose uses recycled glass for its bottles and only chooses scents that meet the Environmental Working Group's standards. This particular scent has bursts of the springtime vibe with grapefruit, bergamot, and Earl Grey tea.

4. Jo Malone Vintage Gardenia Cologne

This scent pays homage to white flowers with gardenia up against the rich and deep scents of cardamom and sandalwood.

5. Chanel Chance Eau Tendre Eau de Toilette Spray

This my favorite perfume. I might even call it my signature scent. With its touches of grapefruit and jasmine, it creates the perfect light and fruity-floral fragrance.

6. Maison Margiela Replica Matcha Meditation Eau de Toilette Fragrance

I know matcha doesn't sound like a spring scent, but think about getting an iced matcha latte on a perfect-weather day? It still features tones of florals with orange flower in the middle of the scent, so it'll definitely be a refreshing and aromatic scent.

7. Byredo Bal D'Afrique Eau de Parfum 

Dedicated to the beauty of Africa, this Byredo perfume mixes in African marigold, violets, and Moroccan cedarwood to pay homage to African culture and influence.

8. Kilian Good Girl Gone Bad

Another floral scent—what else were you expecting? This one has key notes of roses and jasmine while also mixing in a touch of orange blossom.

9. Diptyque Eau Rose Eau De Toilette

If you love roses, this is the scent for you. It's inspired by the different scents a rose takes over its course, so if you love a classic, look no further.

10. Chloé Atelier Des Fleurs Cedrus Eau de Parfum

This scent is an updated version of the first perfume Karl Lagerfeld launched when he was with Chloé. It's a contemporary update but still honors the influential fragrance, playing off of base notes such as amber.

11. Gourmand Hair + Body Mist

Urban Outfitters makes my favorite affordable fragrances, and I think its selection deserves more hype. This one features scents of Turkish delight and roses. Doesn't that just sound absolutely scrumptious?

12. Gucci Bloom Eau De Parfum

This was Alessandro Michele's first fragrance as creative director of Gucci, and he certainly outdid himself. Bloom is a completely accurate name, as the scents transport you to a garden.

13. Tom Ford Private Blend Rose Prick Eau de Parfum

Yes, Tom Ford has a private rose garden (did you expect anything less?), and this perfume is directly inspired by the scents in it. It's sharp and pristine, presenting Bulgarian roses with Sichuan peppers.

14. Marc Jacobs Daisy Spring Eau de Toilette

I've been wearing Marc Jacobs Daisy since high school, and the scent still holds up. I have yet to try this updated version, which features green cardamom along with the signature floral elements.

15. Atelier Cologne Lemon Island Pure

This smells like a vacation and can go into the summer if you like. Just read the notes: jasmine from India, lemon from Rodrigues, and vanilla from Madagascar.