Your wardrobe isn't the only thing that's seasonal—your scent is too. With the colder, cozier weather of the fall and winter, you might consider swapping out your usual spring and summer fragrance for something a little spicier and warm. The following best winter perfumes will set the tone for the dark nights that are ahead of us, whether your plans are of the sexy sort of more casual. Think of subtle smoke, woodsy vibes, spicy ginger and warm amber and you've got the right idea. Give a few that follow a whiff, and you'll be glad you chose them as the "scent-soundtrack" to your winter. Opening image: @maisonmargiela
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Hermes Twilly d'Hermès Eau de Parfum
BEST FOR: The young at heart. "It is with young women in mind, by observing their lives, that I created Twilly d’Hermès," says creator Christine Nagel.
USERS SAID: "This scent is very refreshing. It lasts through my busy day and has garnered a lot of compliments. I love it!"
Tom Ford Private Blend 'Tobacco Vanille' Eau de Parfum
LOVED FOR: Tobacco doesn't have to be bad for you when in the form of a scent. Instead, it's transportive.
FUN FACT: This fragrance was, perhaps unsurprisingly, inspired by an English gentlemen's club.
Marc Jacobs Fragrances Decadence Eau So Decadent
BEST FOR: The fashionista looking for a fresh and light signature scent.
USERS SAID: "This fragrance is a light spicy floral. It is perfect for everyday wear! I am so glad I received a complimentary sample, because I'm hooked!"
Prada La Femme Intense Eau de Parfum
LOVED FOR: Far from a one-note scent, this perfume is layered with Tuberose, Ylang-Ylang, and Patchouli.
USERS SAID: "This is an amazing new scent for me. I stopped wearing Chanel and was looking for something new. Intense is exactly the smell that I was looking for. It last[s] all day and I am very happy with this purchase. The smell of Tuberose and adding the flower portion ylang-ylang is amazing."
Gucci Bloom Eau de Parfum
BEST FOR: Those who prefer their floral fragrance to finish with a powdery note.
FUN FACT: The perfume is inspired by the Rangoon Creeper, a plant discovered in South India that changes color from white to pink and finally to red when it blooms
Jo Malone London English Oak & Redcurrant Cologne
LOVED FOR: Inspired by "the forest at dawn," you can bet this scent is dewy, enveloping, and inviting.
USERS SAID: "When I tried on English Oak & Red Current it transferred me into a place of warmth, comfort and happiness! This is the best fragrance I have owned in years. It envelopes you with its soft and woodsy scent."
Maison Margiela REPLICA By The Fireplace
USERS SAID: "Full disclosure...one of my favorite scents in the world is the smell of a campfire and this perfume is like campfire in a bottle. It evokes nights around the fire ring drinking bourbon and roasting marshmallows. It starts off bold, but does mellow; nice staying power."
LOVED FOR: Inspiring vivid memories of long nights spent around a fire.