One sure harbinger of spring is the arrival of fresh fragrances that explode with notes of blossoms and fruit. Light scents from Gucci, Escada and Lacoste inspire a joie-de-vivre vibe as you head out for picnics, concerts and seaside fun.
• Gucci Bamboo Limited Edition: Packaged in a jewel-tone bottle to celebrate this graceful scent’s new chapter, the limited-edition eau de parfum delights with its original woody, floral essence; $78 for 50 ml at macys.com and sephora.com.
• Escada Fiesta Carioca: This enchanting fruity-floral scent captivates the senses with an overdose of romance, thanks to top notes of passion fruit and red raspberry; $48 for 30 ml at Ulta and Kohl’s.
• Eau de Lacoste Pour Elle: Bursting with notes of pretty-lady flower, violet, jasmine, vanilla and patchouli, this feminine fragrance shares a playful spirit with its male counterpart; $46 for 25 ml at Perfumania.
• Eau de Lacoste Pour Lui: The other half of the first female-male dual fragrances to debut together, this male scent explodes with notes of green mountain juniper, violet accord, patchouli and amber; $59 for 50 ml at Kohl’s.