Monsoon Fragrances

India’s cool and refreshing monsoons don’t just change the weather but also transform our mood. With the coming of the rains, enjoy this short season with fragrances which capture their beauty. Here is a list of green, vegetal, ozonic, and sharply aquatic fragrances which embody the beauty of the rains, washing everything clean, in an aromatic bottle.

The Body Shop Fijian Water Lotus


A mix of rose and water, this smells fresh, dewy, and cold. While the notes are supposed to include citrus, it’s very mild and overpowered by the marine and floral accord. Mild and great for layering, this fresh perfume is just what you want on a warm rainy day.

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Bvlgari Omnia Crystalline Eau De ToiletteA pleasant, sparkling, and delicate green floral scent like this can easily become synthetic but this one doesn’t. The notes of bamboo and lotus combine over a base of musk to give it a woodsy but calming character which reminds us of rain-washed trees and flowers.

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Chanel No. 19

The mature green fragrance from the lily of the valley. The freshness of the rose coupled with the vegetal greenery of other notes makes it a beautiful green floral. Like walking in a valley of flowers, this spring perfume is beautiful to wear in monsoon too.

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Guerlain Aqua Allegoria Herba Fresca

An herbaceous mix of green tea and mint, this mossy, wet scent smells like the air after a rainstorm. Once that minty-freshness settles a bit, you get a hint of citrus, like a shampoo-esque, clean and crisp natural floral. Cool and green, this has a hint of fresh spiciness which gives it character.

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Issey Miyake L’Eau D’Issey

The sharpness of this perfume is unexpected given that the notes are all sweet and seemingly inoffensive ranging from freesia, cyclamen, rose, lotus, and melon to cedar, musk, amber, and sandalwood. A pleasant, dewy rose scent is the best way to describe this popular fragrance which only gets better when its muted aquatic-floral beauty is enhanced by hot and humid weather.

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