There can be overlap, but a winter fragrance isn’t necessarily a holiday fragrance. The holidays smell like cinnamon, crackling fireplaces, and fresh cookies. A winter perfume can smell like that—but it’s more about the darker, mysterious vibe of the cool-weathered season than smelling exactly like a gingerbread house. And we don’t need to tell you that winter extends long past the holidays, too, so your go-to seasonal fragrance should carry you through the first days of spring. Winter fragrances should be warm and sensual, and pack enough of a long-wearing punch that they linger on your favorite sweater. Whether you end up going with a just-out-of-the-oven gourmand scent or prefer the cooler version of a floral favorite, these are the 14 best new fragrances to wear for winter 2020.
Related article: The Best Hidden Gem Perfume Stores You Need To Check Out In Paris
We wouldn’t blame you if you purchase Libre just for the bottle alone. It’s a work of art, just like the warm and sexy floral scent inside.
Related article: How To Choose Perfume: 3 Easy Tricks
This is the kind of airy and light scent that smells just as delicious on you as it does on your husband, wife, sister, brother, mom—you name it. Also, Harry Styles wears it, so that should tell you all you need to know.
This genderless scent is inspired by the idea of grabbing an afternoon caffeine fix in a cozy coffee shop.
This bright citrusy perfume has a “for him” counterpart that shares the same woody note of blue sequoia. It’s obviously ideal for a wedding, but truly smells so good you don’t need a significant other to appreciate it.
This article originally appeared on Harper’s Bazaar US.