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Best Wedding Aftershaves: 15 of the Most Irresistible Big Day Scents

Looking for a fresh fragrance to spritz on the big day? Treat yourself or gift your partner one of these scent-sational wedding aftershaves

Model holding a bottle of Coach wedding aftershave

A wedding aftershave is so much more than just a way to smell incredible on the date you tie the knot - it'll evoke memories of your special day every time you spritz your chosen signature scent, transporting you straight back to that very moment.

For this reason, the wedding day aftershave you opt for is an important and fun decision to make. Will you go for something spicy and sexy? Or, is a light and fresh fragrance more your vibe? We recommend taking into account the season, time of day and location you are getting married when picking the perfect aftershave for your wedding day.

Start by working out the notes on your current favourite aftershaves and from there you can narrow down a men's wedding aftershave that will complement your preferences. Oh, and it might be an idea to check what scents your partner loves on you as well!

Whether you're treating yourself or are on the hunt for romantic wedding gifts for grooms, our round-up includes the best aftershaves for your wedding that will last all day. From Tom Ford to Jo Malone and even a brand that creates a scent that is completely unique to you, these will leave you smelling seriously good. 

15 of the Best Aftershaves for Your Wedding Day

1. Aventus Eau de Parfum - £210 for 50ml, Creed

Creed aventus eau de parfum wedding aftershave bottle

This sensual and sophisticated scent comes from Creed - a luxury French perfume house that is rich in heritage. It is a fragrance that will smell amazing on everyone and can be worn to all number of occasions, especially a wedding! Think woody scents with a tropical and fruity sharpness. 

Notes: Pineapple, jasmine, pink pepper, oak moss

Pros & Cons: You'll only need a few dabs of this long-wearing fragrance making it well worth the investment. Creed use a high percentage of natural ingredients, which may cause a slightly different aroma profile between bottles. 

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2. Jo Malone Myrrh & Tonka Cologne Intense - £102 for 50ml, Look Fantastic

Jo Malone wedding aftershave


Are you scenting your wedding day with Jo Malone? Follow suit with your wedding aftershave by going for Jo Malone's myrrh and tonka cologne. It's the perfect balance between being sweet and heady, with a wonderful combination of vanilla, incense and myrrh. 

Notes: Lavender, myrrh, tonka bean, vanilla

Pros & Cons: Reviews state that they received so many compliments when wearing this scent. Jo Malone is well-loved by celebrities so it has the A-lister star of approval.  

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3. Coastal Cypress & Sea Fennel Eau de Toilette - £60 for 50ml, Molton Brown

Molton Brown cypress & sea fennel wedding aftershave

A refreshing wash of sea-soaked scents and aromatic notes, this fragrance from Molton Brown will give you a fresh-out-the-shower feeling. It has tons of 5-star reviews, with comments saying that it is not too heavy and leaves a clean smell. It would make the ideal pick for a coastal wedding

Notes: Sea fennel, bergamot, jasmine, musk

Pros & Cons: This is an affordable pick which means you can carry it with you on the day for top-ups. It is more suited for the summer seasons than a winter celebration. 

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4. Byredo Slow Dance Eau de Parfum - £182 for 100ml, Mr Porter

Byredo slow dance wedding aftershave

Aptly named Slow Dance, this scent by trendy perfume brand Byredo is formulated to evoke memories of your first dance. It's a floral and romantic choice that would make a great wedding gift for the groom as it'll be a lovely keepsake from your special day together. 

Notes: Geranium, violet, patchouli and vanilla

Pros & Cons: This is an investment scent but as it only comes in one size of 100ml it'll last you ages. The fresh and sweet fragrance will be best for spring celebrations. 

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5. Bleu De Chanel Eau de Parfum - £125 for 150ml, The Fragrance Shop

Bleu de chanel wedding aftershave bottle

If you're looking for an iconic wedding aftershave, you can't go wrong with Chanel. Bleu De Chanel is a timeless option that is woody and aromatic - it'll leave a captivating aroma on your skin and clothes. You'll get lots of bang for your buck as it is a 150ml bottle. 

Notes: Grapefruit, mint, ginger, sandalwood

Pros & Cons: This versatile scent will suit a wide range of fragrance preferences. It is a best-selling aftershave so although it is not the most unique, it's guaranteed to smell good.

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6. Viktor Rolf Spicebomb Eau de Toilette - £59 for 50ml, The Perfume Shop

Viktor Rolf wedding aftershave

With fiery chilli and warm saffron, this spicy scent is sexy and strong. Inspired by infrared technology that detects body heat, a few spritzes of this and you'll smell exceptional. Reviews state that it lasts a long time and they loved the unique bottle design. 

Notes: Cinnamon leaf, saffron, pink pepper, tobacco

Pros & Cons: This bold fragrance will pack a punch making it unforgettable on your big day. If you don't like an overpowering smell, go easy when spraying. 

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7. Le Labo Santal 33 Eau de Parfum - £157 for 50ml, Selfridges

Le labo santal 33 wedding aftershave bottle

From one of the coolest fragrance brands around, Santal 33 not only look sleek and stylish in the bottle, it smells sensational too. It is a really recognisable scent with floral notes that combine with smoky, woody aromas. It's a cult scent for a reason! 

Notes: Cardamom, iris, ambrox, cedarwood

Pros & Cons: This product is refillable to avoid packing waste. It is an investment but it'll double as a stylish bathroom side accessory.  

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8. Tom Ford Ombre Leather Eau de Parfum - £157 for 50ml, Mr Porter

Tom Ford leather wedding aftershave

Tom Ford creates timeless and classy aftershaves which have a brilliant amount of depth to them. This fragrance is heady and enticing - it'll be really noticeable as soon as you walk into a room in the best way. The soft notes of violet and jasmine stop it from being overbearing. 

Notes: Cardamom, leather, jasmine, amber

Pros & Cons: You'll feel super stylish and special when spraying Tom Ford on the big day. The sleek matte black bottle is ideal for on-the-go top-ups thanks to it's smaller size. 

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9. Coach Open Road Eau de Toilette - £52 for 100ml, The Fragrance Shop

Coach open road wedding aftershave

This crisp and aromatic scent mixes juicy fruit, sparkling citrus, vibrant florals and spiciness. It'll energise you and create a sense of excitement and adventure - just how you'll be feeling on your wedding day. It's a new scent so we bet your guests and partner won't have smelt it before. 

Notes: Sichuan pepper, red apple, sage, patchouli

Pros & Cons: It comes with a try it first sample so you can pick another scent for your honeymoon! It'll transitional wonderfully from day to night if you are having a whole-day celebration. 

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10. Gucci Intense Oud Eau de Parfum - £148 for 90ml, Harrods

Gucci intense oud wedding aftershave

With a name like intense oud, it'll come as no surprise that this woody and alluring aftershave is ideal for a suave evening celebration. It contains olibanum oil which is a prized and historic perfume-making ingredient from the Middle East and can be traced back to ancient Egypt. It really is a timeless scent! 

Notes: Leather, oud, ambergris, olibanum oil

Pros & Cons: Gucci is a luxe brand so this wedding day aftershave will feel extra special. The strong smell has amazing lasting-power. 

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11. Giorgio Armani Privé Orangerie Venise Eau de Toilette - £96 for 50ml, Selfridges

Giorgio Armani wedding aftershave

Getting married in a hot location? A zesty wedding aftershave is just the thing you'll be after and this is the perfect pick. It contains fresh and bitter citrus notes so you won't have to worry about it being too sweet despite being packed with fabulous fruity notes. 

Notes: Bitter orange, neroli, cedar and moss 

Pros & Cons: We adore the distinct bottle - it'll look amazing on a dresser or in the bathroom. Orange is a classic perfume scent but this fragrance still has its own unique identity. 

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12. Diptyque Eau de Minthé Parfum - £200.54 for 75ml, Mr Porter

Diptyque wedding aftershave

If you're not a fan of deep, heady scents, but prefer something fresh and clean, this Diptyque perfume is a great wedding day aftershave to consider. It blends notes of mint to awaken and invigorate you and is just the thing to spritz straight out the shower. Mint lovers, this one's for you. 

Notes: Mint, geranium, patchouli 

Pros & Cons: Instead of lavender, Diptyque uses aromas of rose which is seriously wedding-appropriate. Mint is an unusual top note which makes for an unforgettable wedding aftershave. 

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13. Givenchy Gentleman Eau de Parfum - £71 for 60ml, The Fragrance Shop

Givenchy gentleman wedding aftershave

Introducing the best autumn wedding aftershave around. The cosy notes alone are enough to tell you this scent will suit a fall wedding, with fireplaces, hot chocolate and a romantic atmosphere. Uniquely floral and woody, the whisky used is crafted using barley from a Scottish distillery. 

Notes: Bergamot, whisky, chestnut, cedarwood

Pros & Cons: It'll pair perfectly if you are getting married at a woodland wedding venue. The simple bottle design will suit most styles. 

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14. Escentric Molecules 04 Eau de Toilette - £47 for 30ml, Mr Porter

Escentric molecule wedding aftershave

Described as if liquid metallic grapefruit were being poured over a bed of creamy roses, this crisp scent is softened with warm notes of sandalwood and we're obsessed. It is designed to complement the wearer's natural pheromones so it'll smell uniquely your own. 

Notes: Musk, cannabis, sandalwood, vetiver

Pros & Cons: Quirky and unusual, it is a sexy smell without being heavy. Reviews state that it works well when combined with another scent to take it from day to night. 

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15. Dior Sauvage Eau de Toilette - £79 for 100ml, The Fragrance Shop

Dior sauvage wedding aftershave

Dior Sauvage is a best-seller for a reason - it will last all day and wears well in every season. The crisp beragmot is the perfect partner to spicy pepper and is followed by floral, amber and vanilla for a creamy and well-rounded finish. 

Notes: Ambroxan, bergamot, sichuan pepper 

Pros & Cons: You can wear this fragrance for lots of events well past the wedding day. It is a popular smell so be mindful that other wedding guests may be wearing it also. 

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