New Year, New Fragrance: 2020 Fragrance Trends

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A new year brings lots of changes. If you’re thinking of updating your personal care routine, then kick off the new decade with a fragrance refresh that’s sure to garner some extra attention. To help you get started, we’ve compiled the hottest 2020 fragrance trends and our favorite scents for the new year.

2020 Fragrance Trends: The Best Scents for the New Year

Although iconic scents will always stay popular, there are some new fragrance trends on the horizon. Whether you’re sick of smelling a clone cologne on your cubicle mate, or are trying to cut down on your waste in the new year, these fragrances are sure to keep you feeling fresh.

Sustainable Fragrances for 2020

The environmental impact of all of our activities has become a key trend, and the fragrance industry is no exception. You can feel good about your choice with these fine fragrances from perfumers that are taking steps towards a more ethical future.

  1. Bvlgari Man Wood Essence Cologne
    Refreshingly fresh and earthy notes mingle in Bvlgari Man Wood Essence Cologne. Not only does the scent smell like nature, but it’s also made with sustainable ingredients so that you can feel good about wearing it. An opening note of lemon zest and coriander moves into a deep heart of vetiver, cedar, and cypress before settling into a benzoin base notes. It’s the perfect fragrance for modern men that love the outdoors.
  2. La Fumee Perfume by Miller Harris
    Woody and floral notes blend in La Fumee Perfume by Miller Harris. Best suited for evening wear, the fragrance opens with a sweet balsamic accord that’s enhanced by a spicy dash of coriander, cumin, geranium, and cardamom. The perfumery is exploring different ways to reduce waste, including recyclable packaging on some of their fragrances.
  3. Montblanc Explorer Cologne
    An excellent complement to your next date night, Montblanc Explorer Cologne blends accords of amber, citrus, and woody notes. This new product launched in 2019 and is truly luxurious, opening with pink pepper, bergamot, and clary sage. Montblanc’s commitment to ethics includes working with sustainable producers and providing ongoing support to educational initiatives in the areas where they source their natural ingredients.
  4. Illuminum Rajamusk Perfume
    Illuminum’s commitment to recyclable materials and natural ingredients makes it a great choice if you have your eyes on a greener future. The brand’s fine fragrances contain no more than eight ingredients for a focused scent profile. For a fruity and floral scent, try Illuminum Rajamusk Perfume. This elegant fragrance includes notes of red currants, pear blossom, and violets. The base notes of the blend settle into a woody accord that features vegan-friendly musk.
  5. Clean Smoked Vetiver Perfume
    From compostable cellophane packaging to scents made in a solar-powered factory, Clean Reserve goes above and beyond to ensure its fragrances are eco-conscious. For simplistic scents made from sustainably sourced ingredients, try this brand’s top sellers, Clean Reserve Smoked Vetiver Perfume and Clean Reserve Acqua Neroli.
  6. Happy Lemon Dulci Perfume by Chopard
    Produced in facilities powered by 100% renewable energy, Happy Lemon Dulci by Chopard is ideal for environmental enthusiasts. In addition to being sustainable, this uplifting scent is sourced from natural ingredients like citrus and ginger.

Unique Fragrances for 2020

If you’re looking to stand out a little more in the new decade, spritz on a scent that follows suit. You won’t find these niche perfumes at your local department store, but these less familiar notes are a tribute to quality and creativity.

  1. Byredo Gypsy Water Perfume
    Byredo’s Gypsy Water Perfume is a free-spirited and romantic fragrance that combines fresh floral and earthy undertones. Get lost in the smoky, woody heart that rests into base notes of vanilla and sandalwood.
  2. Oud Saphir Cologne by Atelier Cologne
    This oriental and woody cologne combines some of our favorite accords for an ideal signature scent. Sensual and tantalizing, it features a blend of powdery pink pepper, leathery suede, jasmine, oud, birch wood, and vanilla. Adding it to your personal care routine is sure to give you a boost of confidence.
  3. Eau De Gentiane Blanche Cologne by Hermes
    A classic in the world of niche fragrance, Eau De Gentiane Blanche is floral, powdery, sweet, balsamic, and musky. The cool, cleanness of the unisex scent is perfect when you want to stand out from the citrusy crowd.
  4. Patchouli Patch Perfume by L’Artisan Parfemeur
    Despite being almost 20 years old, Patchouli Patch Perfume remains bold and unique. The unisex blend is enchantingly earthy, spicy, and warm. Top notes of violet, plum, and fennel move into patchouli, white musk, and iris before settling into sandalwood, white cedar, oakmoss, and vetiver.
  5. Juliette Has A Gun Mmmm Perfume
    Mouthwateringly sweet and citrusy, this perfume by Juliette Has A Gun is sure to make you say ‘mmmm’ every time you spritz it on. The scent closes with sweet sandalwood, patchouli, and white musk.
  6. Amouage Figment Cologne
    Perfect for those that seek out the exotic, Amouage Figment features an Oriental-woody blend that can heat up even the coldest night. This spicy fragrance sizzles with notes of pink pepper, lemon, and vetiver.

Whatever scent you decide to spritz on in the new year, you can find it at FragranceX. We carry all the top cologne and perfume brands, at the lowest prices!

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