Sunny springtime nuptials call for a fabulous new fragrance, so we asked perfume expert, Emily Berryman, to pick the summer wedding day contenders well worth sniffing out…

Atkinsons of London Nuptial Bouquet, £95

Like burying your nose into an armful of freshly cut flowers, this ultra-feminine fragrance is a modern take on the very blooms Queen Victoria carried down the aisle. Opening with a heavenly burst of lily of the valley, violet leaves and myrtle flowers, you’ll be smitten from first spritz.


Valentino Valentina Pink Edition, £59

While the stylish bottle alone is enough to make us go gooey, Valentino’s latest offering doesn’t disappoint our noses either. Combining mouth-watering notes of strawberry and praline with an altogether sexier hit of cashmere wood, musk and rose, this unique scent is perfect for brides who like to make a statement.


Clinique Happy in Bloom, £26

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This girly limited addition pops with the same uplifting floral heart we adore in the original Happy fragrance, but with added gorgeousness from green and fruity accords. Ideal for brides who like their perfume to be pretty but not overpowering – if you could bottle the scent of a springtime garden, this would be it.


Atelier Cologne Rose Anonyme, £110

If you really want to push the boat out, this artisan fragrance truly stands out from the crowd. Brimming with swoony notes of Turkish rose absolute, smoky oud and ginger, the price-tag may give you palpitations, but this is classic perfumery in its purest, most lovely form.


Jimmy Choo Exotic, £37.99

Bending a sparkling cocktail of pink grapefruit, passion fruit and raspberry with heady notes of tiger orchid and patchouli, if your wedding funds don’t stretch to a pair of Jimmy Choos, this stunning scent will satisfy your label-lust as you waft down the aisle.


DKNY Delicious Delights Collection, £37 each

Lovers of sugary ‘gourmand’ fragrances will go gaga over this flirty limited edition trio. Inspired by the crisp scent of summer sorbets, pick from Dreamsicle, a juicy raspberry, apricot and peach fragrance, Fruity Rooty, a creamy medly of blackcurrant and vanilla, or Cool Swirl, a tropical rush of coconut water, magnolia and pistachio sorbet. Delicious.


Calvin Klein Eternity Summer, £37

A lush choice for laidback summer nuptials, Eternity enthusiasts will love this airy new addition with its fresh notes of pear, peony and hyacinth. We’ve been nuzzling our wrists from our very first whiff. Which probably isn’t a good look.


Jo Malone London Lace Bottle Collection, £86

Finally, topping our coo list this month are these beautiful bespoke lace bottles now available at Jo Malone. A lovely keepsake for your special day, each bottle is etched by clever craftsmen and available in three delicate lace designs. The trickiest part is choosing which fabulous fragrance you want to fill your bottle with!


If you’re looking for more top tips for your wedding day, we’ve got a whole section on bridal beauty you’re going to love.