hen you’re imagining your bridal look, you may have thought about everything from the dress to how your hair will sit under your veil, but have you taken the fragrance into account?
You may not think about it, but scent is a big part of your appearance and will help you remember the day for years to come, especially if you choose one that is different from your usual dew. One sniff will transport you back, as if by magic.
This is something the luxury fragrance house Jo Malone London knows so well, that they offer a Scented Wedding Service for engaged couples, available online and virtually.
It starts with an expert asking all kinds of questions about your day, from venue to style, before suggesting some of the fragrances in the range that encompasses candles and body products, as well as their famous colognes. Since each of Jo Malone’s scents can be layered, you can choose a combination that will perfectly suit your wedding.
Whether you want something for your bridal trousseau or a fresh fragrance for the reception, below we have rounded up some of the most beautiful and timeless fragrances for your special occasion.
We’ve put together our favorites, new and old, to make finding The One easier than ever.
Jo Malone English Pear & Freesia
The season of mists and soft fruitiness is beautifully captured in Jo Malone’s English Pear & Freesia, perfect for fall celebrations. It is soft but warm with a slightly floral finish that lasts for hours; close your eyes and you can almost imagine yourself wandering through an orchard at golden hour.
This particular bottle can even be engraved with a special message or your wedding date as a forever keepsake. Available in 30 ml containers, suitable for handbags, as well as 50 ml and 100 ml.
If you prefer something a little more classic, the brand’s Peony & Blush Suede is a bridal bestseller.
Floris Bergamot of Positano EDP 100ml
Do you want the same scent Meghan Markle wore when she married Prince Harry? The Duchess sprayed on a bespoke fragrance made by royal perfumer Floris, inspired by the brand’s Floris Bergamotto di Positano. Fortunately, you can achieve this; Expect a new blast that will transport you to a sun-drenched orchard by the sea. The beautifully blended perfume is ideal for him and her.
Elie Saab Le Parfum in White Eau de Parfum 50ml
Bridal couturier and designer Elie Saab’s fragrance line is made for the elegant, modern woman. The brand’s Le Parfum In White pairs wonderfully with weddings; It’s packed with decadent fruit and floral notes, making it a great choice for spring or summer weddings.
Eau de Parfum Floral Street Wonderland Peony 50ml
Peonies may only be in season for a few months of the year, but you can enlist the fragrance for your wedding anytime thanks to Floral Street’s Wonderland Peony, the most beautiful flower-based EDP we’ve ever smelled. It’s a captivating fragrance made to turn heads and can last well into the night without feeling overpowering.
Gucci Bloom Nectar of Flowers
Perfect for those BTS ‘getting ready’ shots before the ceremony, the Gucci fragrance has a rather floral exterior that blends beautifully with the deep floral scent. EDP is a bouquet of rose, jasmine and tuberose with a base note of sandalwood that keeps everything grounded. Intense, mysterious and addictive.
Tiffany & Co Eau de Parfum
Nail your something blue with Tiffany’s EDP. Like the precious gems in the jeweler, this fragrance shines. A light floral musk centered around the iris flower (a recurring motif in Tiffany designs), it is ideal for weddings at any time of the year.
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Kenzo flower EDT
Do you feel delicate floral vibes? Kenzo has you covered with his iconic Flower EDT, the first of which came out 20 years ago. Expect top notes of soft flowers contrasting with ripe citrus before a blot of vanilla white musks. It is inspired by a blooming rose, suitable for ‘I do’.
Givenchy L’Interdit Eau de Parfum Rouge 80ml
First mixed for Audrey Hepburn in 1957, the latest version of L’Interdit brings a rich and fiery intensity to the mix. Top notes of Sicilian blood orange give way to orange blossom and Indian sambac jasmine before settling on Indonesian patchouli and Caledonian sandalwood. Glamorous to the last drop.
Lancôme La Vie Est Belle Eau de Parfum 100ml
This sweet fragrance is a must for brides who like sweet fragrances. You feel upbeat and overflowing with joy, channeled through iris and orange blossom. There is also an EDT version for those who prefer a lighter take.
A dazzling bottle containing an equally dazzling fragrance, TOCCA Belle is a fresh floral delight for the intrepid woman. Not too sweet, the notes of Italian bergamot and petit grain offer bursts of shine to keep you on your toes.
Tom Ford Jasmin Rouge Eau de Parfum 100ml
Another compilation best saved for the reception (or better yet, the wedding night), Tom Ford’s Jasmin Rouge oozes seduction. It’s a heady blend of sambac jasmine sepal absolute, spices, and sage. Sex in a bottle.
BYREDO Flowerhead Eau de Parfum 100ml
Inspired by the exchange of haars (flower garlands) that takes place at traditional Indian weddings, Byredo’s Flowerhead is a joyous explosion of angelica seed, Sicilian lemon, rose petals, moist tuberose, amber and suede. Bold and bright, it is not for wallflowers.
Yes Passion of Giorgio Armani
Say yes to this intense fragrance from the house of Armani, which comes in four levels of intensity so you can start with a lighter version for your walk down the hall and build it up in time for the first dance. Sì Passione Eau De Parfum Intense contains floral notes of absolute jasmine, vanilla and blackcurrant, as well as patchouli, which helps to give it a perfect intensity to mist in a summer reception.