Royal fans have been treated to millions of details about Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's royal wedding—from how the duchess' dress looked to how the unique cake tasted—and now we can finally complete our vision of this sensory experience with information about how the big day smelled, care of Diptyque candles.
The royal couple scented their big day with Diptyque's floral candles, InStyle confirms. Not only were the candles aflame in Meghan and Harry's hotel/dressing rooms while they were getting ready (and where Meghan was reportedly rocking out to a 1950s-themed playlist on Spotify), but guests were also treated to the same smell at St. George's Chapel during the ceremony.
While which specific floral scents the couple used is still unconfirmed, Diptyque sells a set that includes three floral fragrances—Baies, Rose, and Figuier—that retails for $105 online. According to retailer Neiman Marcus, the best-selling 'Baies' is "bouquet of roses and blackcurrant leaves." Meanwhile, 'Figuier' features "warmth of fig wood, the freshness of its leaves and the milky sap," and 'Roses' is an "armful of tender, changing roses that lightly evoke the world's most universally loved flowers."
The royal couple's decision to light candles during the ceremony actually isn't an uncommon one, and there's a sweet reason why people choose to "scent" their weddings. "The same way you choose your flowers and music, it's another way to allow your personality and style to be reflected," Amanda Morgan, managing director at Diptyque, told InStyle. "After the wedding, you can use the fragrance in your home to help remember the day."
The scent of $105 candles wasn't the only thing in the air on May 19. In addition to the many, many flowers that decorated St. George's Chapel, the newly appointed Duke and Duchess of Sussex were also honored by a custom fragrance from perfume icon Floris London. According to People, the brand "created a perfume inspired by Bergamotto di Positano, a warm, citrusy unisex scent with a romantic history. Bergamotto di Positano, which smells of bergamot, orange blossom, ginger, and green tea, "was created in remembrance of Mary Floris, as well as her husband, who left the village of Positano on the Amalfi coast in Italy to travel to England to marry her," according to New York Magazine's The Cut.
While the perfume isn't available to us nonroyals, you can get your hands on the Diptyque Floral Trio. That is, until it sells out.