Among the numerous things that a bride needs to worry about on her big day, choosing the right perfume for this special occasion is often neglected. Granted, you can argue that you could never go wrong with the eau de toilette you are accustomed to, particularly if you were wearing that scent when your soon-to-be husband fell in love with you.
On the other hand, selecting a new flagrance for such an important event in your life could prove to be a good idea. Similar to the bridal dress, which is essentially a beautiful gown you will – hopefully – wear once, a new perfume could represent a further special token of a magical day. Since we know that shopping around for a new eau de toilette when you have so many things on your mind is not easy, we decided to put together a list of the top choices of perfumes with great potential to contribute to a fairy-tale atmosphere.
1. Light Blue by Dolce and Gabbana
Light, airy, chic and summery the Light Blue Perfume from D&G is an exquisite fruity-floral scent designed for evoking the romantic spirit of Sicilian summers at the beach. Fairly fresh and alluring at first thanks to the balance of white flowers and a crisp fruit, the fragrance becomes deeply sensual at its dry down, curtsey of the musk and wood base. It is this precise balanced bouquet that makes Light Blue one of the most long-lasting scents and a fine choice for the reception.
2. Romance by Ralph Lauren
Romance is a perfume you can’t really go wrong with, especially if you consider its unique bouquet of oakmoss, water lily, white woods and the subtle notes of rose. Even though critics would argue that this is nothing more than a classic composition for a perfume, it is delicate, feminine, graceful and the practically designed for a special occasion like your wedding day.
3. Amarige by Givenchy
A flagrance with suitable name for the occasion, Amarige by Givenchy is actually an anagram of the word “marriage” in French. Although the name suggests the idea of commitment, the bouquet is also graceful, playful and the perfect expression of love at first sight. In other words, the creators of Amarige seem to have managed to include all of the most beautiful flowers on Earth in a 50 ml bottle. On a side note, it is important to note that it does have a very opulent scent, so it is recommended to wear it in moderation, especially if you ordered fresh flower centerpieces for the reception.
4. J’Adore by Dior
When it comes to J’Adore you can easily state that Christian Dior anticipated the tremendous success this flagrance will have ever since its launch. A lush bouquet of violet and orchid balanced by a delicately sweet scent of cassis, vanilla and orange, J’Adore is a playful eau de toilette that evokes the idea of the eternally mysterious and flirtatious feminine.
5. Coco Mademoiselle by Chanel
In the event that you are planning a wedding with a modern theme, then an excellent choice for the bridal perfume is the Coco Mademoiselle by Chanel. The secret behind this alluring flagrance stems from its two main ingredients, the pure May rose extract and the pure jasmine extract. Because both of these delicate and romantic bouquets are complimented and enriched by just a touch of delicate Florentine iris, patchouli and vanilla, the result is an elegant and sunny perfume that goes from Chanel sweet to sensual in a few hours.