With fall just around the corner, we get to look forward to all the joys this new season has to offer: cool and crisp air, cashmere sweaters, colorful leaves and those cozy aromas that we surround ourselves with. As exciting as it is to pick out your favorite fall candle, it’s just as exciting to pick out a new perfume that will become your new signature scent for the season.
A change in season is the perfect opportunity to change up your scents, so it’s time to leave those summer perfumes behind and make way for those warm, spicy and woodsy scents that represent everything fall. Whether your style is sweet and spicy, earthy and musky, or floral with a touch of warmth, we’ve got you covered.
Check out this list of the best fall perfumes of 2020 to find the one you’ll want to spritz all over your favorite sweaters and scarves!
These perfumes are the definition of fall with warm and sweet accords that give a pleasant and cozy aroma to anyone who wears them.
1. Libre by YSL
Price: $149.99 for 3oz
This alluring scent combines citrus, floral and aromatic notes with a warm base fragrance to create an intriguing aroma that’s perfect for autumn day wear.
Top notes: Blackcurrant, petitgrain, lavender, madarin orange
Heart notes: Lavender, jasmine, orange blossom
Base notes: Salty ambergris, musk, cedar, Madagascar vanilla
Best for: Riding the ferris wheel with that special someone at your local Fall Festival.
2. La Nuit Tresor A La Folie by Lancome
Price: $100.79 for 2.5oz
This sophisticated perfume contains warm and sweet accords combined with hints of bourbon, which makes this scent both mature and intriguing.
Top notes: Redcurrant, bergamot, pink pepper, pear
Heart notes: Violet, Damask rose, peony, jasmine
Base notes: Nutmeg, benzoin, patchouli, ambroxan, tonka bean, Bourbon vanilla, woody notes
Best for: Date night consisting of a romantic candle lit dinner paired with an expensive red wine.
3. My Burberry Black by Burberry
Price: $70.55 for 3oz
This long-lasting perfume consists of lush florals and dense amber notes that is made for a confident woman who defines luxury in her own unique way.
Top notes: Jasmine
Heart notes: Rose, peach
Base notes: Creamy amber, patchouli
Best for: Treating yourself to a seasonal pumpkin spice latte at your local coffee shop before heading to the office.
4. Gucci Oud by Gucci
Price: $105.88 for 2.5oz
By combining masculine spice with sweet feminine accords, this unisex fragrance creates an intriguing and beautiful fragrance that all will enjoy.
Top notes: Pear, saffron, raspberry
Heart notes: Bulgarian rose, orange blossom
Base notes: Earthy patchouli, amber, musk, agarwood
Best for: Getting lost in a corn maze with your friends followed by sweet and spicy chai tea lattes.
5. Burberry Brit by Burberry
Price: $58.79 for 3.4oz
From packaging to fragrance, this sophisticated perfume encompasses everything fall, with sweet fruity accords that settle into a warm woodsy scent, creating a cozy and inviting aroma.
Top notes: Pear, lime, nutty almond
Heart notes: Sugar cane, candied almonds, pink peony
Base notes: Rich mahogany, tonka bean, vanilla, amber
Best for: Exploring your local farmer’s market for seasonal fruits and veggies and homemade wick candles.
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6. Mémoire D’une Odeur Eau de Perfume by Gucci
Price: $92.39 for 3.3oz
Released in 2019, this unisex fragrance offers a sensuous blend of fresh and woody notes that appeal to men and women alike.
Top notes: Sweet almond, chamomile
Heart notes: Musk, Indian jasmine
Base notes: Sandalwood, creamy vanilla, cedar
Best for: Attending a spooky ghost tour while visiting a charming and historical town.
7. Gabrielle by Chanel
Price: $149.99 for 1.7oz
Enchant those around you with the intoxicating smell of lush florals combined with woody fragrances — this rich perfume is perfect for the fall season.
Top notes: Blackcurrant, grapefruit, mandarin
Heart notes: Orange blossom, ylang-ylang, jasmine, tuberose
Base notes: Musk, sandalwood
Best for: Going on a fun hayride through the cornfields with good friends.
8. Chloe (new) Perfume by Chloe
Price: $83.99 for 2.5oz
This newly updated oriental floral perfume blends lush scents with warm amber and cedar to create a fragrance that has long lasting longevity, making it a go-to for fall day wear.
Top notes: Peony, lychee, freesia
Heart notes: Rose, lily-of-the-valley, magnolia
Base notes: Amber, Virginia cedar
Best for: Visiting the pumpkin patch to pick out the perfect pumpkin to carve and display on your front porch.
9. Tom Ford Metallique by Tom Ford
Price: $189.99 for 3.4oz
This refreshing yet bold fragrance combines floral, spicy and aldehydic scents to create a perfume that is both perplexing and magical — sure to get anyone noticed.
Top notes: Pink pepper, bergamot, aldehydes
Heart notes: Lily-of-the-valley, heliotrope, hawthorn
Base notes: Sandalwood, peru balsam, sugary vanilla, ambrette
Best for: A cozy night in by the fire binging Halloween movies with your special someone.
10. Starlight Shimmer by Michael Kors
Price: $99.99 for 3.4oz
Sensual and sweet, this oriental fragrance creates a deep and exotic perfume that is perfect for those chilly autumn nights.
Top notes: Red rose
Heart notes: Saffron
Base notes: Warm amber
Best for: Getting cozy under blankets and watching a spooky film in the backyard under the stars.
Blend the sweet scents of fall with a woodsy fragrance that gives off an oriental smell, creating a perfume experience that is intriguing and sophisticated.
11. Cashmere Aura Perfume by Donna Karan
Price: $44.51 for 3.4oz
By blending musky, aldehydic and woody accords, this perfume exudes a scent that is enticing and intimate — perfect for a confident and sophisticated woman.
Top notes: Citrus orange oil, aldehydes
Heart notes: Ylang-ylang, acacia, cassia plant
Base notes: Creamy vanilla, musk, woody tones
Best for: Enjoying an elaborate Thanksgiving meal surrounded by the loved ones you’re so thankful for — most of the time.
12. Twilight Shimmer by Michael Kors
Price: $99.99 for 3.4oz
Add excitement to your evening by indulging in this warm and sensuous perfume, which blends fruity and woody accords to create an intriguing aroma.
Top notes: Plum
Heart notes: Oud wood
Base notes: Nutty gourmand praline
Best for: Hosting an intimate wine and cheese night with all your best girlfriends.
13. Alien by Thierry Mugler
Price: $103.31 for 3oz
Mysterious and warm, this perfume has a long-lasting sillage consisting of warm amber and woody accords that will last morning ’til night.
Top notes: Indian jasmine
Heart notes: Woodsy
Base notes: Warm white amber
Best for: A day full of tailgating in support of your favorite team or alma mater.
14. Versace Pour Femme Dylan Blue Perfume
Price: $79.79 for 3.4oz
This captivating fragrance, which blends fruity, floral and woody accords, lets you show off your sultry side. A moderate sillage allows for all day wear.
Top notes: Shiso, forget-me-not, clover, Granny Smith apple, blackcurrant
Heart notes: Peach, jasmine, rosyfolia, petalia, rose
Base notes: Musk, white woods, styrax, patchouli
Best for: A full day at the office followed by drinks with your favorite coworkers at a local brewery.
15. Michael Kors Wonderlust Perfume
Price: $73.91 for 3.4oz
Combining woody, floral and almond accords, this perfume creates a woodsy and sweet fragrance perfect for the fall season.
Top notes: Almond milk, bergamot, pink pepper
Heart notes: Heliotrope, jasmine sambac, carnation
Base notes: Benzoin, sandalwood, cashmere wood
Best for: Taking a long drive through the countryside to see all the colorful leaves.
Best Spicy Fall Perfumes
Blend exotic spice and sweet and musky accords with these spicy fall perfumes that give a little bit of edge to a sweet fragrance.
16. Angel Muse by Thierry Mugler
Price: $109.99 for 3.4oz
Powerful and unique, this perfume blends earthy, floral and intoxicatingly spicy accords to create an unforgettable fragrance.
Top notes: Grapefruit, pink pepper
Heart notes: Hazelnut cocoa spread
Base notes: Patchouli, vetiver
Best for: A picnic in the park, jumping in a pile of leaves and reliving childhood nostalgia.
17. White Patchouli Perfume by Tom Ford
Price: $138.59 for 3.4oz
Spicy and feminine, this perfume draws you in with its peppery and floral accords, which settle into warm base notes to add depth to this elegant fragrance.
Top notes: White peony, bergamot, coriander
Heart notes: Jasmine, rose, ambrette seed
Base notes: Blonde woods, patchouli, incense
Best for: Baking your favorite fall treats, like pumpkin pie and apple fritters.
18. 212 Sexy Perfume by Carolina Herrera
Price: $69.71 for 3.4oz
Warm and sweet as this perfume is, it packs a provocative punch with spicy notes of bergamot and pink pepper that will appeal to both men and women.
Top notes: Bergamot, mandarin, pink pepper
Heart notes: Rose, gardenia, cotton candy, pelargonium
Base notes: Violet, sandalwood, vanilla, patchouli, caramel, white musk
Best for: Taking a bike ride through local neighborhoods and admiring everyone’s fall decor.
19. Jimmy Choo Illicit by Jimmy Choo
Price: $48.71 for 3.3oz
With opening notes of spicy ginger, this perfume embodies the feeling of autumn with a sweet, warm base of honey, amber and caramel.
Top notes: Ginger, bitter orange
Heart notes: Rose, orange blossom, jasmine sambac
Base notes: Honey, amber, caramel, sandalwood, cashmere wood
Best for: Visiting a haunted house attraction as the perfect excuse to get close to that certain someone.
20. Armani Sì Passione Perfume by Giorgio Armani
Price: $113.39 for 3.4oz
This spicy fragrance embodies confidence and power with bold notes of pink pepper and jasmine that settles into a cozy and sensual scent to last you all night.
Top notes: Pear, blackcurrant, pink pepper
Heart notes: Jasmine, rose, heliotrope
Base notes: Cedarwood, vanilla
Best for: Spritzing over your favorite sweater dress before heading out for a night on the town.
If your style is more fresh and floral, these fall floral perfumes will remind you of summer while simultaneously representing fall with warm amber undertones.
21. Good Girl by Carolina Herrera
Price: $83.99 for 1.7oz
Feminine and sexy, this floral oriental perfume blends fresh florals with intoxicating spice and warmth to give the wearer a combination of sweet and sultry.
Top notes: Tuberose, jasmine
Heart notes: Tonka bean, vanilla, cinnamon, almond, clove
Base notes: Coffee, cocoa
Best for: Going to a winery with your girlfriends to catch up on laughs and make memories.
22. Poison Girl by Christian Dior
Price: $110.87 for 3.4oz
This sweet and youthful blend of citrus and sugar creates a fragrance that is both fresh and warm, perfect for both daytime and nighttime wear.
Top notes: Bitter orange, lemon
Heart notes: Damask rose, orange blossom
Base notes: Sandalwood, tolu balsam, vanilla
Best for: Picking out the perfect pumpkin and carving it with good company.
23. Black Orchid by Tom Ford
Price: $142.79 for 3.4oz
This floral oriental scent emits a dark and mysterious fragrance that is spicy, sweet and earthy; making it a one-of-a-kind scent to experience.
Top notes: Ylang-ylang, French jasmine, black truffle, blackcurrant, citrus
Heart notes: Gardenia, lotus, fruity tones, black orchid
Base notes: Oriental incense, white musk, warm amber, patchouli, chocolate
Best for: Roasting marshmallows to make tasty s’mores at a bonfire.
24. Escada Magnetism by Escada
Price: $31.41 for 2.5oz
This sensual floral fragrance carries the smell of summer into fall with pleasant fruity notes that settle into warm and sweet accords of caramel and vanilla.
Top notes: Pineapple, red berries, cassia, blackcurrant, melon, lychee
Heart notes: Magnolia, jasmine, basil, lily-of-the-valley, iris, green leaves, almond blossom, rose, caraway, heliotrope
Base notes: Caramel, amber, patchouli, musk, vanilla, vetiver, sandalwood, benzoin
Best for: A full day at an orchid to go apple picking with warm cider afterwards.
25. Happy Perfume by Clinique
Price: $42.83 for 3.4oz
Feminine and intoxicating, this classic perfume exudes sweet floral and fruity notes that leave summer behind and embrace the beauty of autumn with warm notes of amber and musk.
Top notes: Plum, bergamot, apple
Heart notes: Lily, rose, freesia, orchid
Base notes: Amber, musk
Best for: Visiting the sunflower fields with sweet friends or a cute date.
With a change in season comes a change in style and scent. From sweet and spicy to fresh and warm, there is a fall scent that suits anyone’s style!
Whether you prefer an intoxicating spiced vanilla for intimate nights or a floral musky scent for everyday wear, this selection will serve you well. To further customize your unique scent, check out our discount perfume selection and refine your search by your favorite scent notes.