2016 Beauty Awards: Fragrance

Fragrance is a memory trigger, which is why it's a fun idea to invest in a new scent for your wedding. From sultry to romantic, we've found the perfect perfume for every bridal moment.
by the knot
  1. 2016 beauty awards: fragrance
    photo by Johnny Miller
  2. Best Spicy

    marc jacobs perfume

    An exotic combo of plum, saffron and amber, this perfume screams bachelorette party.

    Editor's Note: "I really liked the packaging for this one. It's so chic and decorative—definitely worth displaying." —Esther Lee, Senior News Editor

    Marc Jacobs Decadence eau de parfum, $120 for 3.4 oz., MarcJacobs.com

  3. Best Sweet

    lancome perfume

    Floral notes are wrapped with spicy patchouli and a decadent twist of hazelnut for a warm scent that's just a little bit mysterious.

    Lancome La Vie est Belle Intense eau de parfum, $110 for 1.7 oz., Lancome-USA.com

  4. Best Beachy

    aerin perfume

    This lush, sexy blend of honeysuckle, bergamot and gardenia feels like a destination wedding in a bottle.

    Editor's Note: "I was super-excited to try this scent, and it didn't disappoint. It's fresh, intoxicating and totally perfect for a summer soiree." —Shelley Brown, Associate Fashion and Beauty Editor

    Aerin Mediterranean Honeysuckle eau de parfum, $115 for 1.7 oz., AERIN.com

  5. Best Floral

    bottega veneta perfume

    This might be the perfect bridal scent. Notes of rose and peony are soft and feminine, mandarin adds freshness, and musk rounds it out with a sultry feel.

    Bottega Veneta Knot eau Florale, $125 for 1.7 oz., BottegaVeneta.com

  6. Best Fresh

    Jo Malone perfume

    A fruit salad's worth of invigorating citrus (lime, grapefruit, mandarin, bergamot and orange) combine with zesty basil and thyme for the crispest, cleanest scent ever.

    Editor's Note: "This scent is super-clean, and it keeps me smelling (and feeling!) refreshed—even on super-busy days when I'm running around like crazy. It's perfect for a professional setting too. I always feel crisp and put together when I wear it." —Sarah Love, Associate Photo Editor

    Jo Malone London Lime Basil & Mandarin cologne, $125 for 100 ml, JoMalone.com

  7. Best Romantic

    The fragrances in this trio (one shown) may cost only $30 each, but the combos are sophisticated and totally elegant.

    Vera Wang Embrace eau de parfum, $30, Target.com

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