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Duchess Catherine-Inspired Wedding Scent

  |   By Alison McGill

It was revealed on Friday that the Duchess of Cambridge chose a scent from niche British brand Illuminum for her wedding day. White Gardenia Petals was her juice of choice and the moment the news broke, the fragrance was an instant sell out and a wait list was born. Gardenia is a flower associated with love so Catherine’s choice of fragrance was a perfect one for her day. Since it may be next to impossible to get your hands on Illuminum’s scent anytime soon, another gorgeous gardenia-based perfume to try is Gardénia by Chanel. Part of the Les Exclusifs de Chanel line, Gardénia was created in 1925 and features a warm vanilla base, a heart of sweet fruit and creamy gardenia petals finished with a hint of coconut. You can find this one exclusively at Chanel boutiques.

This article was originally published on May 09, 2011

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