01. Create your own getaway in your mind with the Acqua di Gioia Eau Fraiche, a citrus-aquatic scent that invokes a beach escape with its top notes of grapefruit, mandarin zest and cedarwood that are tied together by water jasmine and airy jasmine tea accords. S$89 (50ml), available at all Giorgio Armani fragrance counters from mid-June 2013.
02. Paris, in any season, is a must-visit. If you haven’t been there yet, perhaps the YSL Paris Summer can give you a scent-sational prelude. Created to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the iconic Paris scent, this new version is about taking a walk in a Parisian rose garden during summer, and contains notes of violet, lily, sandalwood and white musk. S$119 (125ml), available from authorised retailers.
03. The Calvin Klein Sheer Beauty Essence is for the more feminine ladies -- the fruity fragrance opens with top notes of nashi pear blossom, and white peach, followed by a floral blend of rose, peony, and magnolia. S$108 (50ml), available selectively at Tangs Orchard & VivoCity, Takshimaya, Robinsons Centrepoint & Raffles City, Metro Paragon, Woodlands, Sengkang, Isetan Scotts, BHG Bugis & Clementi, and Sephora.
04. Here’s the latest addition to Philosophy’s stable of popular fragrances -- the new Philosophy Living Grace fragrance is a clean floral scent with neroli, lily and a touch of warm musk that will help uplift your spirits. S$69 (60ml), available from Philosophy counters.