It's that time of year again - we made ourselves dizzy spritzing and sniffing each and every perfume that's hitting the shelves this season. Our mission: to determine which ones are so pretty, so fresh, so unbelievably sexy that they deserve a place on your vanity. Here, the best new fragrances for work and play.
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For Day: Kate Spade Twirl
This fruity floral scent is as whimsical as its name (and the gold confetti-adorned bottle it comes in), with hints of pink watermelon, blackberry, and orange blossom.
$65 for 1.7 fl. oz. at department and specialty store
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For Night: Outspoken by Fergie
The first scent from the Princess of the Peas is as sexy and unique as the singer herself, with bold notes of black leather, iced berry, and wild saffron.
$28 exclusively through an Avon representative at avon.com
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For Day: Calvin Klein Beauty
With notes of amberette seeds, jasmine, and cedarwood, this scent is as sophisticated as one of Francisco Costa's super-chic runway creations.
$65 for 1.7 fl. oz. at Macy's and at select fine department and specialty stores in October
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For Night: Givenchy Play for Her Intense
The female take on Play is as fun and sexy as its male counterpart. Not surprising, since the "Intense" version contains the same musky amyris wood, plus pink peppercorns and tiare flower.
$68 at Macy's, Nordstrom, Dillard's, and Sephora in October
For Day: BlissCreated to evoke the feel-good vibes of a day at the spa (a Bliss spa, natch), the uplifting fragrance contains dewy greens, cucumber, lily, and violet.
$54 for 1.7 fl. oz. at Bliss spas, blissworld.com, Sephora stores, and sephora.com
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For Night: Gucci Guilty
With a name like "Guilty," you know that this scent is going to be seductive and rich. And the mix of mandarin, pink pepper, lilac, and patchouli doesn't disappoint. Note: Watch out for the steamy Gucci Guilty commercial starring Evan Rachel Wood and Chris Evans.
$75 for 1.7 fl. oz. at department stores
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