Many brides spend hours planning and thinking about their wedding hair and makeup, but there's one aspect of beauty that is oft-overlooked, and that's the bride's wedding day perfume! Of course, you'll want to smell absolutely lovely on your big day, and because smell is such a strong memory trigger, picking the perfect scent for the day is a great way to cement those memories forever.
You'll probably want to wear something extra special for your big day, so if you have a... signature scent consider picking out something different to wear on your big day. The best part about this is that you can pull out that special scent on special occasions and anniversaries to bring those feelings of love rushing back to you each time you wear it!
If you need help picking out the perfect scent to wear on your wedding day, then this list is for you. We've narrowed down the most popular and best-selling perfumes for weddings and romance for your perusing pleasure. Of course you could order your chosen perfume online scent unsmelled, but I definitely recommend testing out these scents in person to decide which is best for you.
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One wonderful choice for a wedding day perfume is Dolce & Gabbana Light Blue. The scent is has notes of rose, apple, musk and jasmine. Wearing this scent for your wedding can also double as your "something blue" for the age-old tradition!
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If you're looking for a fragrance that is light and girly with a hint of sweet, you should consider La Vie Est Belle by Lancome. The scent has notes of florals such as iris, orange blossoms, and jasmine along with fruity flavors such as black currant and pear, with a warm base of vanilla and praline.
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Romance by Ralph Lauren has been a classic wedding fragrance ever since it debuted in 1998. With notes of fresh rose, ginger, marigold, violet, oakmoss and musk, this fragrance is both sultry and feminine, making it the perfect scent for your wedding day and night!
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The scent Angel by Thierry Mugler features notes of vanilla, sandalwood, patchouli, fresh citrus, melons, peaches, and plums. Its known for its signature bottle that looks lovely on your dresser. You'll love wearing this scent to remind you of your big day! Smell like an angel as you walk down the aisle to the love of your life!Continue to 5 of 7 below.
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If you're looking for a scent that will make you feel equal parts sexy and classy on your wedding day, you should consider Lovely by Sarah Jessica Parker. This soft fragrance has notes of citruses, rosewood, lavender, apple martini, white daffodil and orchid, with a base of amber, cedar and white musk.
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Another love themed scent that would be perfect for the wedding day is Love Story by Chloe. This floral, fresh, and sexy scent features notes of orange flower oil, stephanotis jasmine (often used in wedding bouquets) and cedarwood. The design of the bottle was inspired by a lock, much like those seen on the famous Pont Des Arts “love” bridge in Paris, further cementing this scent as a fabulous choice to celebrate love on your wedding day.
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And finally, J'adore by Christian Dior is an iconic perfume that is commonly worn for weddings. J'adore is a refreshing flowery fragrance that is made up of a blend of floral orchids, violets, rose, and blackberry musk.
Be sure to check out these resources from About.com to learn more about perfumes and choosing the right one for your big day.