The Best Fall Transition Fragrances
So it's still 1,000,000 degrees outside, but you want to smell like fall.
You just need a transition scent.
What's a transition scent, you ask?
Well, it's not an official perfume term. It's just how I describe the scents I make that are not quite seasonal. They're more neutral, or just kind of have a vibe that fits this in-between period where it's hot like summer but we're in the mood for fall. If you're feeling ready for change about now, adding a transition scent to your wardrobe could be just the ticket!
So, here we are!
(Also, wow. This year has gone by SO FAST!)
The scents that come to my mind for this time of year are the ones that toe the line between fresh and earthy. They can be herbal, woodsy, or even sweet. Maybe there's a hint of spice, but nothing overly cinnamon-y or pumpkin spice-y.
The first one on my list is OKC.
I designed this scent to smell like an Oklahoma thunderstorm in September. So, obviously.
Pictured here as a body spray, which you can order in addition to roll-ons, perfume sprays, or solids from the perfume archives!
Ceremony is a light, refreshing woodsy scent with notes of tea and just a hint of rose.
Desert Musk is quickly turning into one of my top-selling fragrances, (woo!) with notes of sage, tobacco, and earthy caraway seed.
For a simple-yet-multifaceted single-note, I'd choose Cedar for this time of year. It smells exactly as described!
And if all of these herbs and woods aren't your thing, don't worry. I highly recommend my newest stand alone fragrance, Crushed Tuberose, to bridge the gap between summer and fall. It goes on refreshing and green, but turns into a luscious, sweet floral musk as it wears. So luxurious.
Finally, Desert Amber. To me, this one smells like a bright, clear fall day in New Mexico, with notes of fresh pinyon wood, sage, lavender, and incense.
Do yourself a favor this year - don't skip ahead to fall. Instead, soak in the beauty of this in-between season with a gorgeous scent to match!
$5 samples are available for every scent at the links above and below.