There's a perfume that smells like Bridgerton's Rege-Jean Page - yes, really

Here's how to bottle Bridgerton's Duke.

LONDON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 22: Regé-Jean Page attends the Vanity Fair EE Rising Star BAFTAs Pre Party at The Standard on January 22, 2020 in London, England. (Photo by Mike Marsland/WireImage)
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The shock announcement that the Duke of Hastings won't be back for Bridgerton season 2 has left women everywhere weeping into fishbowl-size glasses of pinot grigio. But we have good news: there's a perfume that smells of Rege-Jean Page. Seriously.

Experts at Fragrance Direct have matched the key aromas from Regency era colognes to a modern-day juice to help conjure up the gorgeous Duke.

Research reveals colognes worn back in the 1800s were packed with tangy lemon aromas and subtle orange notes. Fast forward to 2021 and the perfect fit is (drumroll please)  Diesel’s Only the Brave Eau de Toilette.

The popular scent opens with the invigorating freshness of lemon and mandarin set against a contrasting background of spicy, herbaceous coriander. The heart notes bring an aromatic sensuality with labdanum, violet leaves and rosemary, while the base exudes strength and warmth courtesy of amber and the added intensity of leather and woody cedar.

Whether you decide to mist your pillow or your partner, is up to you. But right now, UK readers can snag Diesel Only the Brave, with a free gift of a washbag and shower gel on the 125ml+ bottle, at Fragrance Direct.

Diesel Only the Brave Eau de Toilette

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Looking for more Regency scents? Dior Eau Sauvage EDT with its crisp citrus notes and brooding woody undertones taps into the era's fragrance trends.

Dior Eau Sauvage Eau de Toilette

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Alternatively, Byredo Flowerhead could be a scent you and your partner wear as a tribute to Daphne and the Duke's sultry relationship. It's the epitome of a genderless scent with its initial burst of fresh lemon, peppered with tuberose and rose, before drying down to suede and ambergris.

Disclaimer: no fragrance can mend a broken heart but anything that bottles knee-high leather riding boots and fresh linen shirts undone to the navel can only ever be good thing.

Byredo Flowerhead Eau de Parfum

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