Andy Warhol switched perfumes every few months, so that each period of his life would have its own scent. After a single season, he explained, “I never go back to wearing it again; it becomes part of my permanent smell collection.” This spring, you could do worse than to follow his lead. Think of it as building your preferred olfactory memory library: Would you rather associate sunny sidewalks with garbage waft, or with the asphalt and pollen top-notes of Serpentine by Comme des Garçons? Here are 32 fragrances to remember spring 2014 by.
*This article appeared in the April 7, 2014 issue of New York Magazine.