12 Best Back to School Fragrances for Young Adults

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Summer always goes too fast, and it’s almost time to get back into the classroom. Whether you’re moving off to college for the first time, or headed to another year of high school, the first day of school is a special chance to make an impression. Set yourself up for the best school year yet with these sure-to-impress back to school fragrances.

Our Favorite Back to School Fragrances

A new school year is a great time to select a fresh signature scent. Once you’ve picked out your back to school clothes, finding the best fragrance for your vibe can tie it all together. These excellent, but affordable, scents are a great place to start your hunt.

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  1. Flora Perfume 
    This fresh and light perfume by Gucci adds an extra dash of femininity to your back to school wardrobe. Romantic florals mingle with spicy clove, sandalwood, and patchouli for a classic yet youthful blend.
  2. L’imperatrice 3
    Dolce & Gabbana’s L’imperatrice 3 features a mixture of tart, sweet, and bold notes. Sparkling accords of watermelon, kiwi, and rhubarb are softened by musk for a floral and feminine scent.
  3. Ck One
    Calvin Klein’s Ck One Cologne is a unisex fragrance, and it’s the perfect compliment if your vibe is edgy and urban. Fruity and juicy top notes move into a floral heart before settling into a spicy, musk base.
  4. Prada Candy Perfume
    Sugar and spice and everything nice come together in Prada Candy. The perfume opens with elegant notes of musk, which are contrasted by a heart of balsamic vanilla and benzoin. Base notes of caramel close the scent with a warm and vivacious aroma.
  5. L’eau D’issey Florale
    If your favorite fragrances feature florals, spritz on L’eau D’issey Florale by Issey Miyake. The top and heart notes both blend citrus with flowery accords for an exhilarating aroma.
  6. Guess (New)
    Guess (New) Perfume is delicately luscious and summery. This breezy scent melts into an alluring base of cedarwood, oakmoss, and amber. Plus, the strong sillage means you’re sure to smell great all day long.

Colognes for the Classroom

  1. Invictus Aqua Cologne 
    This blend from Paco Rabanne is an aquatic spinoff of Invictus cologne. It’s lighter than the original, making it great for warm weather wear and perfect for the close proximity of a classroom. Its moderate sillage ensures you’ll get compliments all day long.
  2. Dior Homme Sport
    Fresh and woody, this cologne is designed with Christian Dior’s younger audience in mind. Luxurious yet energizing, the scent features base notes of sandalwood, lavender, and rosemary that are lightened by a heart of grapefruit, lemon, and ginger. Plus, many of the scent notes in this blend are proven to increase productivity.
  3. Versace Pour Homme Dylan Blue
    Aquatic and spicy notes dance in this signature scent from Versace. Sophisticated top notes of Calabrian bergamot, fig leaf, and grapefruit open the fragrance for a citrusy boost. This cologne boasts all-day sillage but has mass appeal to complement those new to the world of fragrance and cologne-lovers alike.
  4. Bvlgari Aqua Atlantique
    You’re back in the classroom, but you can bring the beach with you with a spritz of Bvlgari’s Aqua Atlantique Cologne. This long-lasting fragrance includes marine, amber, and citrus accords.
  5. Jean Paul Gaultier Ultra Male
    If you’re drawn to sweeter scents, then try Jean Paul Gaultier Ultra Male on. The cologne opens with fresh notes of pear, bergamot, and mint. Next, the fragrance moves into a contrasting, unique blend of spicy and creamy notes with vanilla, amber, cinnamon, and cumin.
  6. Prada Luna Rossa Carbon
    Pepper, coal, lavender, patchouli, and bergamot dance in this seductive and subtle scent by Prada. If you like Sauvage by Christian Dior, then you’re likely to enjoy this sophisticated cologne’s similar scent notes.

The first day back to school is an excellent opportunity to try something new. Whether you’re switching to a different school or spicing things up for a new school year, you’re sure to find a great scent at FragranceX! Browse our best sellers and find a fragrance that shows off your best side.

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