hen you imagine your bridal look, you might have thought of everything from the dress to how your hair will be placed under your veil, but have you factored in the scent?
You might not think so, but scent is an integral part of your look and will help you remember the day in years to come, especially if you pick one that’s different from your usual spritz. A sniff will bring you back, as if by magic.
This is something luxury perfume house Jo Malone London knows so well, offering a scented wedding service for engaged couples, available online as well as virtually.
It starts with an expert asking all kinds of questions about your day, from location to styling, before suggesting some of the scents in the range that includes candles and body products as well as their famous colognes. As each of Jo Malone’s scents can be layered, you can choose a combination that perfectly matches your wedding.
Whether you want something for your bridal trousseau or a fresh scent for the reception, we’ve rounded up some of the most beautiful, timeless scents for your special occasion below.
We’ve rounded up our favorite options, new and old, to make finding The One easier than ever.
Jo Malone English Pear & Freesia
The season of mists and sweet fruitfulness is wonderfully captured in Jo Malone’s English Pear & Freesia, ideal for fall celebrations. It’s soft yet warm with a light floral finish that lasts for hours; close your eyes and you can almost imagine yourself walking through an orchard at golden hour.
This particular bottle can even be engraved with a special message or your wedding date as a keepsake to keep forever. Available in a 30ml bag, as well as 50ml and 100ml.
If you prefer something a little more classic, the brand Peony & Blush Suede is a bride’s bestseller.
Floris Bergamotto di Positano EDP 100ml
Want the same scent Meghan Markle wore when she married Prince Harry? The Duchess sprayed a bespoke fragrance from royal perfumer Floris, inspired by the brand’s Floris Bergamotto di Positano. Luckily you can get your hands on it; expect a breath of freshness that will transport you to a sunny orchard by the sea. The beautifully blended scent is ideal for him and for her.
Elie Saab Le Parfum in White Eau de Parfum 50ml
The line of perfumes from fashion designer and wedding designer Elie Saab is made for the elegant and modern woman. The brand’s Perfume In White synchronizes wonderfully with weddings; it’s bursting with decadent fruity and floral notes, making it a great choice for spring or summer weddings.
Floral Street Wonderland Peony Eau de Parfum 50ml
Peonies are only in season for a few months out of the year, but you can recruit the scent for your wedding anytime thanks to Floral Street’s Wonderland Peony, the most beautiful bloom-based EDP we’ve ever smelled. It’s a captivating scent made to turn heads and can last long into the evening without feeling overwhelming.
Gucci Bloom Nettare di Fiori
Perfect for BTS’s pre-ceremony âprepâ photos, Gucci’s scent has a lovely floral exterior that pairs beautifully with the deep floral aroma. EDP ââis a bouquet of rose, jasmine and tuberose with a base note of sandalwood that keeps everything rooted. Intense, mysterious and addicting.
Tiffany & Co Perfume
Nail your something blue with Tiffany’s EDP. Just like the jeweler’s precious stones, this scent sparkles. A light floral musk centered around the iris flower (a recurring motif in Tiffany’s designs), it’s ideal for weddings whatever the season.
Flower by Kenzo EDT
Want delicate floral vibrations? Kenzo has you covered with their iconic Flower EDT, the first of which was released 20 years ago. Expect sweet floral top notes contrasting with ripe citrus before a background of vanilla white musks. It is inspired by a blooming rose, perfect for “I Do’s”.
Givenchy L’Interdit Eau de Parfum Rouge 80ml
First imagined for Audrey Hepburn in 1957, the latest version of L’Interdit brings a rich and searing 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. Glamor to the last drop.
LancÃ´me La Vie Est Belle Eau de Parfum 100ml
This gourmet scent is a must-have for brides who love their scents on the sweet side. He feels upbeat and overflowing with joy, channeled through iris and orange blossom. There is also an EDT version for those who prefer a lighter grip.
A stunning bottle containing an equally stunning fragrance, Belle de TOCCA is a fresh floral delight for the intrepid woman. It’s not too sweet, notes of Italian bergamot and petit grain offer bursts of sparkle to keep you going.
Tom Ford Jasmin Rouge Eau de Parfum 100ml
Another compilation to keep for the reception (or better yet, the wedding night), Tom Ford’s Jasmin Rouge exudes seduction. It’s a heady blend of absolute sambac jasmine sepals, spices and sage. Sex in a bottle.
BYREDO Flowerhead Eau de Parfum 100ml
Inspired by the exchange of haars (flower garlands) that takes place in traditional Indian weddings, Byredo’s Flowerhead is a joyful explosion of angelica seeds, Sicilian lemon, rose petals, dewy tuberose, amber and suede. Bold and bright, it’s not for wallflowers.
Si Passione by Giorgio Armani
Say yes to this intense fragrance from the house of Armani, which comes in four intensity levels so you can start with a lighter version for your walk down the aisle and build it in time for the first dance. The Eau De Parfum Intense SÃ¬ Passione contains floral notes of jasmine absolute, vanilla and blackcurrant as well as patchouli, which helps to give it a perfect intensity for a misting for a summer reception.
A boy smells the rose charging the EDP
Boy Smells is a graduate of the home fragrance world (for the uninitiated, the candles which has become cult among lovers of scented candles) and perfumes. Rose Load is, as the name suggests, a heady blend of rose absolute enriched with spices in the form of pink berries, cardamom and papyrus. Drying reminds us of a rose garden after a summer thunderstorm. A sophisticated take on the classic bloom.