The colour most synonymous with love and passion, see which perfumes are sending pulses racing for the ultimate bridal scents. 

1/ Giorgio Armani Prive Rouge Malachite

Giorgio Armani Prive Rouge Malachite

An oriental, floral fragrance, Rouge Malachite embodies the passion and power of the colour red to become a fragrance that pulses with energy. Tuberose takes centre stage, a fine balance between strength and gentleness as it meets clary sage essence for an unexpected sharpness which is enhanced by pink peppercorns. Tuberose, orange blossom, ylang-ylang and sambac Jasmine lie at the heart of this voluptuous, carnal scent. 

€290, Brown Thomas

2/ Tom Ford Lost Cherry

Tom Ford Lost Cherry

Luscious, luxurious and insatiable, Tom Ford Lost Cherry is a gourmand fragrance that blends sweet fruity notes of black cherry with spicy, woody notes of sandalwood, vetiver and cedar. Decadent and warm, this unisex scent may be better suited to winter nuptials. 

€349, Space NK

3/ Gucci Bloom Ambrosia di Fiori

Gucci Bloom Ambrosia di Fiori

Inspired by the idea of absolute authenticity and the freedom to be who you are, Gucci Bloom Ambrosia di Fiori is an exquisite floral fragrance evocative of an exotic garden in full bloom. Based on the original Gucci Bloom, Ambrosia di Fiori is an intensified take on this with vibrant new additions of Damascena Rose and Velvety Orris. 

€105.40, Boots

4/ Moresque Contessa

Moresque Contessa

Unashamedly feminine, Contessa is a floral, musky fragrance that is warm, soft and undeniably sexy. Combining sweet, floral and spicy notes, Contessa creates an experience of absolute indulgence, conveying the warmth and fullness of sensual pleasure. Luxurious, romantic and chic, this incomparable scent will have you hooked!  

€335, Brown Thomas

5/ Amouage Journey Woman

Amouage Journey Woman

The perfect scent for a carefree summer’s day, Journey is an elegant, easy to wear perfume that entices and delights with its delicate, sensual qualities. Subtle notes of apricot, honey and light, musky tobacco intertwine for an ethereal tea-floral scent with oriental undertones. 

€265, Parfumarija

6/ Jo Malone Scarlet Poppy Cologne Intense

Jo Malone Scarlet Poppy Cologne Intense

The latest offering from Jo Malone, Scarlet Poppy was inspired by the extravagant and exotic great scarlet poppy from the depths of Asia. This opulent floral scent is complemented by the velvety iris, notes of barley and Tonka bean with a succulent fig accord. 

€101, Brown Thomas

- Alexandra