After theroyal wedding, we're now obsessed with all things bridal. Whether you're abride-to-bepicking out your wedding perfume or you're attending a wedding and you just want something fabulous, we’ve got you covered! Finding a perfume for a wedding can prove tricky; you want a scent that's light and memorable, and one that can transport you back to your big day when you wear it a year later. As with all weddings – the pressure is on! A pretty floral scent that reminds you of a bouquet is the most obvious choice – but something fruity and sweet is always at the top of the list, too. From Jo Malone to Tom Ford, we have combined some of the best wedding scents around…
Tom Ford is renowned for beautiful keepsake scents and the Santal Blush is spicy and has has a woody aroma which is unique and fresh. It includes creamy Sandalwood, which contrasts perfectly with Eastern spices, intoxicating florals, and sumptuous woods. Plus, the transparent bottle is just beautiful - perfect for those getting ready wedding photos.
Santal Blush, £158, Tom Ford
There is no doubt about it – when you think of a wedding scent, you can't help but think of Jo Malone. Duchess Kate famously had the brand's Orange Blossom candles lit in Westminster Abbey during her wedding to Prince William in April 2011. So, with that in mind, the iconic brand has given some of its best-loved wedding scents a bridal makeover – the bottles have a gorgeous printed lace overlay, which makes the perfect keepsake.
Bridal Lace Collection, £96, Jo Malone
Initio Parfums are sumptuous yet scientific – the brand's newest offering Rehab is housed in a beautiful, ice white bottle which holds a scent infused with notes of patchouli and vanilla for a sophisticated scent which will transport you back to your special day with just one spritz.
Rehab eau de parfum, £195, Initio Parfums
Kenzo's statement scents are loved by beauty fans everywhere, and its beautiful new Kenzo World is a fruity floral explosion, described as a 'fantasized bouquet' - so just the scent you need for a wedding! With sparkling pear, peony and almond blossom – it’s the perfect powdery scent.
Kenzo World, £55
Creed has just unveiled a new addition to its fragrance family – Love in White Summer. It's inspired by passionate summer romance and is just the thing for a dreamlike wedding. It has top notes of Bulgarian Rose and Magnolia with base notes of sweet apple – a concoction that totally matches its namesake.
Love in White Summer, £170, Creed
To celebrate Liz Earle's 20th anniversary, the brand has collaborated with perfumer Domitille Bertier to make a wonderful scent which is made with damask rose, for the ultimate in feminine sophistication. With pink pepper, rose water and mandarin, it's a natural, yet punchy, scent and the bottle would look gorgeous on your dressing table.
Botanical Essence No.20, £54, Liz Earle
One of the only products to have a royal warrant from the Queen, Penhaligon's new scent Kensington Amber is a stunning new aroma which smells bold and pungent with floral undertones. And who wouldn't love the regal packaging? We bet Meghan had this on her wedding wish list…
Kensington Amber, £137, Penhaligon’s
Elie Saab's Le Parfume in White is inspired by - and named after - weddings, which makes it a total front-runner for all things bridal. Infused with orange blossom and Patchouli, this slightly fruity, totally addictive scent even has heart notes of Jasmine Sambac and vanilla. And the slender bottle couldn’t be more stylish.
In White Eau de Parfume, from £41, Elie Saab
If you are after a wedding scent that could double up as a stunning gift – look no further than La Panthere Eau de Toilette by Cartier. The newly launched scent, which comes in a super-extra diamond shaped bottle, has top notes of bergamot and grapefruit, and middle notes of gardenia and lily of the valley.
La Panthere Eau de Toilette, from £51, Cartier @ Selfridges
Clean Reserve is renowned for its fresh, incredibly light, yet powerful concoctions and the Saguaro Blossom & Sand Eau Parfum is no different. A bright and airy formula, which has a watery yet feminine dewiness, has top notes of Green Ivy so it’s an eclectic mix which you will remember forever.
Sanguaro Blossom & Sand Eau de Parfum, £129, Clean Reserve
If you're a bride who doesn't want sweet, romantic and pretty, well, this is the scent for you. This fragrance is all about temptation, so if you're wanting a sensual scent for your big day, this is for you. Or perhaps it could be a good option for the evening. With bulgarian rose, iris and vivid amber woody notes, this is a fragrance everyone will remember.
NARCISO Eau de Parfum Rouge, £41, Narciso Rodriguez