Perfumes! They are the most important or let us say are given most important stature in the cosmetic-life of all men and women. They have been in use in various forms since a very very long time, earlier in the form of herbs and flowers as part of Ayurveda, later in more sophisticated forms such as fragrant oils and incense. All of us have a unique ‘smell’ or say a unique fragrance. Fragrance which may be natural (of our body) or of the perfumes we use. Many humans now a days use their own favorite perfume for as long as they can. This makes their ‘smell’ permanent in a way. Interestingly, few people find it really difficult to live without their own favorite perfume ! And in case their perfume bottle gets empty, they find their own smell irritating . Also, there is a great trend of classic scents and sprays. Few people can judge the brand of the perfume by just smelling them. This, of course means that the brand is famous enough! Many RICH perfume lovers also incline towards costly sprays. Talking of costly, I mean real BIG price tags. Here, let us have a look at the Top 10 Most Expensive Perfumes so far :
Starting off on #10 in our chart, we have the Dream de Rachel Elbaz, priced at $2,446 the unique scent of this perfume is said to be for people aged 40+ . WOW! so we have a perfume built for all the uncles and aunts out there. The packaging of this perfume is silk lined and the writings on it is of Gold, Not Bad! The elegant fragrance of the perfume represents its ingredients like amber, patchouli, jasmine, etc. The bottle is also engraved with Swarovski Crystals which make the look of the perfume even more attractive.
Bond No. 9, ranked ironically at the 9th place in our list carries a beautiful platinum stone studded container bottle. It is said to be ideal perfume for women as the ingredients, as they say, is heavily womanish. Priced at $3,500, this expensive perfume aims mainly at women. The fragrance of the scent is Bleecker Street type, which is quite attractive. Also, this perfume is quite common among various celebs. So, if you have quite a good load of bucks and want to gift your special someone something unforgettable, then go for Bond No. 9 perfume and I bet she’ll never forget the gift !
8. Ralph Lauren Perfume Notorious
Created for Women, this perfume is for those who want to grab people’s attention due to its elegant smell. The Notorious by Ralph Lauren is priced at $3,540 which, obviously is a big amount. Available in a couple of selected stores in London, this perfume is very famous as it is said to be a Christmas-type fragrance perfume.
7. Les Larmes Sacrées de Thebes of Baccarat
Now, what is special about this one? Well, Baccarat is a company that manufactures a special kind of crystal called as Baccarat Crystal because its manufactured in Baccarat, a place actually. So this perfume has the unique Baccarat crystal, and along with the crystal covering there is 18 carat gold and the cap is a beautiful blue sapphire. Wonderful aroma indeed!
6. Royal Arms Diamond Edition Perfume by Floris
As the name says, there’s gotta be diamonds around this one. Priced $15,000 for a 50 ml bottle, this antique comes in a beautiful case and has a BIG fair trade white diamond cap on the perfume bottle. Floris is the official perfumer of the British Queen Elizabeth II. Pretty Royal huh! On the neck, there is an 18 carat white and gold chain that enhances the beauty of the perfume.
Well, Hello Ladies! Here we are with a perfume worth a lot of grands made exclusively for ladies. Priced at $45,000 it is an ideal gift for your lover if you are a Richie Rich! This perfume is contained in a cold crafted bottle and has a special kind of crystal covering on the bottle. Designed by Ora Ito, a French designer this perfume depicts good artwork and of course, the fragrance is unforgettable. Moreover, the packaging is made of a special kind of luxurious wood completing the entire pack.
4. Paco Rabanne 1 Million 18 Carats – LUXE Edition Perfume
Looks like a bag, the Paco Rabanne LUXE Edition Perfume is a bagful of awesome, unforgettable fragrance built up from ingredients like Lantana leaves, dry dates, nutmeg, orange roses, etc. Released in 2008 this perfume is said to be ideal for Men. Standing 2nd in the charts of world’s costliest perfumes this perfume costs $57,000 for a 100 ml refillable bottle. Coated with 18 Carats of gold is the case, also there is a nice diamond embedded in the case giving it a rich look. As the name suggests, it is a limited edition and only a few bottles were released in the market. The perfume maker provide a unique identification number marked on the perfume to its unique customers.
3. Gianni Vive Sulman Parfum VI
Third on the list we have a $89,000 worth of a complete packaging. Favorite of Michael Jackson, this perfume has a diamond stopper, has gold wrapped around, is carried in an antique wooden case, has rubies elsewhere and we can say that its the packaging that’s worth the actual price! Ingredients are rose, jasmine and few ‘secret’ stuff as the makers call it, this perfume has a great fragrance and a huge price tag too.
Ranked #1 in terms of cost by Guinness Book of World Records, before the #1 was released this perfume was said to be “World’s costliest Perfume”. Having a totally mind-wobbling aroma, the fragrance of this perfume makes you go crazy. Priced incredibly high at an unbelievable $4,35,000. The perfume is contained in a sparkling 5 carat white diamond embedded bottle. The amazing pack costs $175,000 and the bottle is beautifully decorated on an 18 – carat gold collar. Remaining price is the worth of the liquid within which rounds off to something around $ 40,000. Well, first thing, you will never wish such an expensive perfume to be over. Moreover, the bottle costs too much to be just thrown away ! Another astonishing thing is that there are only 10 pieces available in the world for this perfume.
1. DKNY Golden Delicious Perfume
Topping the charts we have Golden Delicious Perfume launched by DKNY which is NOW the most expensive perfume in the world. Priced extremely high at $1 million, this is the thing that “Smells more like a million dollars” ! Let’s talk about its build – up. This perfume is contained in an egg shaped rich yellow and white gold case which is studded with 15.17 carats white diamond that shines like a star. Smells like a combo of apple, sandalwood, white musk etc.
So, we just saw how Rich perfumes could be. Well, a perfume indeed represents the class of a person. Keep reading our posts for amazing Top Tens..