Choosing the perfect perfume for your wedding day is all about finding the fragrance that matches your personal taste and bridal style. Here’s how to find the perfect scent, for a classic, modern or bohemian bride.
Getting married is a significant start of new beginnings, that many brides choose to mark by updating their perfume. The fragrances here are all current best-sellers, for their individual characteristic depth of scent, and their beautiful decorative bottles; each perfume and its bottle tells a story.
Perfumes for the Classic Bride
The classic bride loves a traditional floral scent that is subtle yet sophisticated and always feminine. These fragrances have been inspired by historic queens and modern day film stars alike, and each scent evokes a romantic emotion befitting of a bride on her wedding day.
Love Story by Chloe is inspired by Parisian romance. A fragrance with notes of orange blossom, Madagascan jasmine, cedar wood and musk, the bottle represents the padlocks left by romantic couples on the famous bridge of the Ponts des Arts in Paris. A lovely perfume for the most romantic day in the love story of your own lives.
The Bohemian Bride
The bohemian bride is a free spirit who may prefer natural scents of musk, woodland and fruits over traditional floral fragrances. These are perfumes for sensuous brides and have been around in various incarnations for centuries. The Bohemian bride loves that her ancestors will have experienced a similar fragrance.
Perfumes for the modern bride are more adventurous in both scent and style. These fragrances will suit the contemporary and alternative bride, the strong, feminine career woman and/or dedicated mother who believes in equality and is looking for something different and new.
Boudoir by Vivienne Westwood is a very feminine warm and spicy scent for a strong and modern woman who is at one with her sexuality. The ornate lid of the bottle has been designed to represent the globe, encircled by a ring, and topped with a battle cross to symbolise the global power of women. It’s pretty and pink too…
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Kate Thompson is Confetti's features editor and wedding expert, and has worked in the wedding industry for 15 years. A widely published lifestyle writer, she has made BBC television and radio appearances discussing wedding trends in the UK.