There’s something about summer. Summer breeze. Summer lovin’. Summer of ’42. All that heady romance starts to get to you. What’s heady, too, are the six cool new colognes we’ve sniffed out here. Don’t ask us to prove (once again) the powerful connection between smell and recollection: You should just be out there making your own summer memories. — R.B.

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Lancôme Miracle So Magic!, $68
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Nose: Narcissus, clover, wild rose.
know: This floral will lift spirits faster — and for longer — than any ol’ bouquet.
Go: lancome.com

:Carolina Herrera 212 Sexy:, $75
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Nose: Mandarin, bergamot, rose pepper, floral petals, gardenia,
cotton candy, sandalwood, white musk, vanilla.
Know: Nobody does sophistication like Herrera. Trust us.
Go: Available at Macy’s, (800) 456-2297, or www.carolinaherrera.com

Fresh Sake Eau de Parfum, $75
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Nose: Langsat fruit, grapefruit, ginger, white peach, lotus flower, lily of the valley, osmanthus, vanilla, musk.
Know: This one’s powerful and delicious. (Funny, just like sake.)
Go: (800) 373-7420, www.fresh.com




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Armani Black Code, $60
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Nose: Lemon, bergamot, olive flower, tonka bean, guaiacum wood.
Know: The bottle was inspired by a midnight-blue Armani tux.
Go: Available at fine department stores nationwide.

DKNY: Be Delicious, $58
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Nose: Wet greens, coffee, green apples, modern woods, Indonesian patchouli.
Know: We think the name’s a little girlie, but the fragrance says modern, city-slickin’ man.
Go: (800) 231-0884, www.dkny.com

Z Zegna by Ermenegildo Zegna Parfums, $57
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Nose: Bergamot, rosemary, plum, red currant, iris, nutmeg, white pepper, cashmere wood, patchouli, oak moss.
Know: This scent is as sharply tailored as a Zegna suit.
Go: Available at fine department stores nationwide.