Our smell is one of our most important senses. It helps us enjoy and understand the world around us. We love a good perfume because it smells divine and makes us feel more attractive. An exquisite perfume can do wonders. It works as a great aphrodisiac and its scent lasts for a very long time. Whether it’s floral or spicy, for men, for women or unisex, you never forget an expensive perfume. We want to present to you some of the most expensive perfumes in the world that are synonymous with wealth, luxury and exquisite taste. Here they are:
10. Chanel No. 5
One of the most expensive perfumes in the world (and the most famous) is Chanel No. 5. This exquisite fragrance was created by the perfumer Ernest Beaux and it is sold in 2 concentrations: Eau de Toilette and Eau de Parfum. The first Chanel No. 5 was released in 1921 and has been ever since a synonym for elegance and great taste. An ounce of this perfume costs around $130.
This floral fragrance was created by Maurice Roucel especially for elegant women. Shalini has a light smell of ylan ylang, coriander and neroli blended with hints of sandalwood, musk, vanilla and tuberose. The lovely scent of this perfume lasts very long on the body.
8. Eau d’Hadrien by Annick Goutal
One of the most expensive perfumes in the world is Eau d’Hadrien by Annick Goutal and it was created in Italy in 1981. Annick Goutal wanted a perfume inspired by an Italian fruit garden that is timeless and fresh. The main ingredients are Sicilian lemon citron, grapefruit, green mandarin, ylang ylang and cypress. Eau d’Hadrien is for men and women.
7. Jar Bolt Of Lighting
This special and expensive perfume was created by Joel A. Rosenthal in 2001. It comes in a specially designed hand cut bottle and supposedly it was inspired by the way the air smells after a lighting storm. Bolt Of lightning is an oriental floral fragrance for women that features tuberose and green notes.
6. Joy Perfume By Jean Patou
This perfume was awarded the scent of the century in 2000 and it was created by Henri Almeras for Jean Patou in 1929. A 30 ml bottle of this perfume contains the extract of 10,000 jasmine flowers and 28 dozen roses. It’s a floral fragrance that is considered one of the greatest fragrances ever created.
5. Caron Poivre
This great perfume is one of the best examples of vintage fragrances. It was created by perfumer Michel Morsetti in 1954 and it was meant to smell fierce, wild and erotic. It comes in a crystal bottle and its main ingredients are cloves, red and black pepper and a variety of flowers.
4. 24 Faubourg By Hermes
24 Fabourg stands as one of the most expensive perfumes in the world and was created by Maurice Roucel in 1995. It’s a floral perfume designed for classy women that comes in St. Louis crystal bottle.
3. Clive Christian No. 1
This perfume was introduced in 2001 and it’s one of the most expensive perfumes in the world. Some of the main ingredients are bergamot, natural gum resin, orris, vanilla, ylang ylang and sandalwood. The neck of this perfume bottle is a 1/3 carat diamond. The Clive Christian No.1 perfume is synonymous with luxury.
2. Les Larmes Sacree de Thebes by Baccarat
This pyramid shaped perfume bottle holds one of the most expensive perfumes ever created. The name means “The Sacred Tears of Thebes” and it’s a limited edition perfume. The top notes include Egyptian cassie, pepper flower and pink pepper, the middle notes are jasmine, geranium and rose and the base notes contain balsams, myrrh and amber.
1. Clive Christian No. 1 Imperial Majesty Perfume
When you think of expensive perfumes Clive Christian’s No. 1 Imperial Majesty Perfume immediately comes to mind. The bottle is made of Baccarat crystal with a five carats diamond adornment. This exquisite limited perfume costs around $12,000 and it’s delivered in a Bentley car. There are only 10 bottles of this perfume in the world.
This was our list of the most expensive perfumes in the world. Do you own any of these? Please share in the comment section.