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Change is in the air: Get a whiff of fall with these 7 sweet-smelling new fragrances

Change is in the air: Get a whiff of fall with these 7 sweet-smelling new fragrances

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Gossip Girl's Leighton Meester is the gorgeous face of Vera Wang's new fall fragrance, "Lovestruck." Courtesy of Vera Wang
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Gwen Stefani's "Super G" perfume Courtesy of Harajuku Lovers
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Hello Kitty's graffiti "Rollergirl" Courtesy of Hello Kitty
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Marc Jacobs, "Oh, Lola!" Courtesy of Marc Jacobs
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From Kat Von D, "Poetica" Courtesy of Kat Von D
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When it comes to fall fashion, Austin's hundred degree temperatures force us Lone Star gals to think outside the box. No donning cashmere or suede just yet!

Accessories are the way to go until our state's steamy temps take a dip. Remember, dear divas, that perfume is a powerful, yet invisible accessory that we can wear now for an autumnal change.

Fortunately for all, fabulous fragrance launches abound. Check out some of our favorite sweet-smelling candidates below, and pick your potion according to your individuality. Spritz on one of these newly minted mixtures, and set your glamorous aura apart from the fashion pack.

Romantic & spontaneous? Rock your Romeo with Lovestruck by Vera Wang

Iconic wedding gown designer Vera Wang knows a thing or two about romance. So who better to concoct a sparkling floral potion that embodies Cupid's arrow and falling madly in love? Lovestruck's ad campaign features Gossip Girl's gorgeous Leighton Meester as the face of this flirtatious fragrance highlighting a modern day love story in downtown New York City.

Notes: Captivating pink guava, mandarin, tuberose, lotus blossom, precious woods and white musk 

Lovestruck by Vera Wang, $45-$78 at Macy's and Dillard's

Bright, Youthful & Energetic (Maybe a little fruity?) Harajuku Lovers Super G to the rescue!

Rockin' fashion star Gwen Stefani adds another insanely darling installment to her Harajuku Lovers fragrance collection. Why not channel your inner super heroine with Super G? No Doubt, this scent's a perfect potion for a quick pick me up.

Notes: A fruit bowl full of yummy pineapple, pear, cranberry, banana, coconut, peach and raspberry essences balanced by touches of yellow freesia, musk, cedar and vanilla

Harjuku Lovers Super G, $45 at Sephora and

Sassy and sweet? That's how she rolls! Hello Kitty Graffiti Rollergirl 

This limited edition graffiti theme highlights Hello Kitty's cool street style. Each feline roller ball boasts one of a kind artwork containing Hello Kitty's signature scent. Delicious! 

Notes: An energetic fruity floral highlighted by touches of warm vanilla and musk

Hello Kitty Graffiti Rollergirl, $18, exclusively at Sephora

Modern Sophisticate? Chloé Shirley Solid Perfume Necklace is portably glamorous.

Any fashionista worth her salt covets anything Chloé, so a multi-tasking accessory from this fashionable French house equals total genius. Take your chic quotient to the next level with this double-duty necklace featuring a delicately engraved locket filled with Chloé's signature solid perfume. At only $60, think Santa & stash this Chloé way for for your BFF, Best Fashionista Friend.

Notes: Catch a whiff of this subtle ensemble of rose, peony, Lilly of the Valley, magnolia, amber & cedar

Chloé's Shirley Solid Perfume Necklace, $60, Available Sept.  21 at select retailers. Check out Chloé.com for details.

Flirtatious, Vibrant and Charming? Be luscious with Oh, Lola! by Marc Jacobs

Voilà  the re-energized twist on Marc Jacobs classic Lola fragrance. The sparkling and fruity scent personifies Lola's flirtatious free spirit. The reviews have fans clamoring for Jacob's latest creation, as always. Plus, how gorgeous would this girly vibrant bottle be on your dresser?

Notes: An alluring assortment of raspberry, vanilla, peony, and cyclamen

Marc Jacobs' Oh, Lola! $45-$88 at Nordstrom and Macy's

Daring & Sexy?   Go Exotic with Kat Von D Poetica

Reality TV star and tattoo artist Kat Von D utilizes her writing style as a uniquely creative outlet. Ms. Von D composed her latest scent to represent poetry's power and presence in her artistic genre. Spotlight your bohemian side with this sensually romantic fragrance.

Notes: A delectable bouquet of Rose petals, passion fruit, berries, white orchid, tuberose, Tahitian cherry, jasmine, praline, blond woods and amber

Poetica by Kat Von D, $18-$55, exclusively at Sephora

Mysteriously confident and strong?  forbidden euphoria by Calvin Klein

Forbidden euphoria is a younger version of Calvin Klein's popular Euphoria essence. This recently released fragrance has already created quite a stir, as it elicits a lasting, if not addictive, impression of sexy, sophisticated confidence.

Notes: A hypnotic mixture containing a fruity "floriental" highlighted by Tiger orchid, jasmine, patchouli and cashmere woods

Calvin Klein forbidden euphoria, $45-$80, at Dillard's and Macy's