Sayyed Mohammad Al-Musawi, Sayyed Mohammad al-Musawi is originally from Iraq and heads up the World Ahlul Bayt Islamic League in London. Other than being involved in various humanitarian projects, he frequently responds to... Answered 5 months ago

Wearing perfume has been mentioned in the Hadeeths from the Prophet (SAWA) and Ahlul Bayt (AS) as highly recommended which multiplies the reward of the Prayers seventy folds. This recommended act is for all the time and all situations. It does mean celebration as some cultures take it but it is an act of worship. It is always recommended unless your culture and your community take it as a celebrity which they don't do it in sad occasions.
Followed Islamic teachings is above following our cultures or habits.