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Deliberating over your wedding day fragrance? Don't make any decisions until you've read our guide to the latest wedding day perfume ideas!
Published May 2009
Romantic? Yes. Nostalgic? Definitely. Giving a nod to your mum's wedding day by choosing to wear the same fragrance she walked down the aisle in is a lovely twist on something 'old' and 'borrowed'. Misting her choice of wedding perfume in the air above your veil is a lovely touch, plus a subtle way to mark your special day.
Popular mum–loved classics:
If you love floral perfume, why not choose your wedding day fragrance to complement your bouquet or bridal flower theme? With white flowers big in both traditional perfumery and wedding day floral arrangements, you have an abundance of choices. Equally, other floral notes may appeal. And don't rule out looking further a field to scented body lotions to scent your day – we've been blown away by the exquisite scent of Korres Jasmine Body Butter; an absolute must for jasmine fans.
For Iris fans: Prada infusion d'Iris Eau de Parfum.
For rose lovers: Paul Smith Rose Eau de Parfum.
White flowers: Christian Dior j'adore l'absolu Eau de Parfum.
Multiple floral notes: Estee Lauder Beautiful Eau de Parfum – with lily of the valley, tuberose, jasmine, ylang ylang.
Planning to stick with your favourite scent for your wedding day? Consider mixing up the way you wear it. Fragrance experts suggest a layering technique that starts with scented shower gel, then body lotion/cream, and finishes with your perfume or Eau de Toilette, for an enduring scent that permeates throughout the day.
Alternative Ways to Wear:
Aftershave? Cologne? Surprise him with a wedding day present you'll enjoy too, with these new men's fragrances:
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