The 10 Most Expensive Perfumes in the World
Since we can remember, women love to wear beautiful fragrances that make them feel happy, elegant, sexy, calm, or whatever mood it is their looking for. Fragrance industries are always searching for the next big scent that will attract women and many of them have come up with amazing fragrances that are sure to intrigue.
The average perfume scents are pricey, and then, the high end perfumes can run into the thousands per bottle. It depends on how pure and exotic you want your perfume, what company designed and created the fragrance, as well as what kind of bottle they used to hold the perfume.
These all factor into what you will likely spend on your favorite high-end scent. Some of the most expensive perfumes in the world are hundreds to thousands of dollars per ounce, and here are thee 10 most expensive perfumes available world wide, today.
10. Annick Goutal Eau d’Hadrien
This is a fragrance that was introduced back in 1981 and it is a woman’s fragrance that boasts of a blend of ylang ylang, basil, sweet and herbal, along with splashes of citrus. It is considered to be more of an evening scent, for evening wear. The beautifully designed bottle gives you a sense of citrus fruit and the unique scent will leave you wanting more when your bottle runs dry. Annick Goutal has a long line of fragrances, with this being one of the most popular, and a pricey one. You can purchase this fragrance for $441.18 per ounce. It is considered one of the most expensive perfumes world wide.
9. JAR Bolt of Lightning
This elegant perfume by JAR is a mix of oriental flowers, an Oriental floral fragrance for women. The Bolt of Lightning fragrance was launched in 2001 and is still one of the most popular fragrances among the most expensive. The fragrance itself is devised of tuberose and green notes and is kept in a beautifully designed bottle that would light up any dresser or vanity. You can get a bottle of the elegant and luxurious fragrance for $765 per ounce.
8. Joy by Jean Patou
Jean Patou is a well-recognized name in perfumes. For Joy, Jean Patou used double the quantity of the ingredients required in order to make an explosive scent that is extravagant, even to the standards of today’s perfume industry. There were no fewer than 10,000 jasmine flowers along with 28 dozen roses that were used for just one ounce of this revolutionary parfum. The fragrance sells for $850 per ounce and is one of the most expensive on the market.
7. Caron Poivre
In the effort to celebrate 50 years of creating fragrances, Caron created Caron Poivre, which is just another masterpiece of a handcrafted bottle that holds an explosive scent; one that is still considered to be one of the most unique scents on the market today. This is a spicy peppery scent with a hint of floral heart with a base of woody. The box that the bottle comes from, was designed to be a replica of a spice box. This intriguing scent sells for $1,000 an ounce.
6. Hermès 24 Faubourg
Only a 1,000 bottles of this perfume were ever made which is why it is considered to be one of the most expensive. There are many scents involved in this perfume, that together, create an unforgettable fragrance. What you will find in this unique flavor is the hint of orange blossom, jasmine, tiare flower, patchouli, ylang-ylang, vanilla, ambergris, sandalwood and iris. This is one of the most expensive bottles of perfume world-wide, selling for $1,500 per ounce.
5. Clive Christian No. 1
Clive Christian is one of the top high-end perfume designers and creators. He has designed a number of highly sought-after fragrances, and has done it again with the No1. This was actually considered to be the most expensive perfume in the world back in the 2001 and 2006 launch years. Today, it sells for $2,150 per ounce and is still at the top of the line for expensive perfumes. It comes in two flavors: Woody Oriental for men and Floral Oriental for women.
4. Chanel Grand Extrait
One of the most well-known names in perfume, Chanel has created another amazing scent that women love. This is one of their high-end perfumes that has become a highly sought-after fragrance and treasure for the perfume connoisseur as well as the fragrance collector. As it mixes with your natural scent, Chanel Grand Extrait envelops like a bouquet of abstract flowers with an airy freshness. The bottle itself, is a masterpiece of artwork and the two together, create an unforgettable look and feel of femininity. This perfume sells for $4,200 per ounce.
3. Baccarat Les Larmes Sacrees de Thebes
The perfume company, Baccarat, is known for its impeccable quality crystal but entered into the fragrance spectrum back in the 1990’2 and has been combining the two ever since. This perfume is one of the three limited-edition fragrances that they have. This scent is found in their newly designed, pyramid-shaped crystal bottle and the fragrance is frankincense and myrrh. The price of the fragrance in this uniquely designed crystal bottle sells for an astonishing $6,800 per ounce.
2. Clive Christian No. 1 Imperial Majesty Perfume
This is a sophisticated scent for women who want a perfume that is both, weightless and enchanting. The scent is that of a light, enchanting scent of Tahitian vanilla with a hint of rosa centafolis that is reminiscent of the goddess of love and beauty, Aphrodite. At the heart of the perfume is ylang-ylang and will give women a sense of wearing a perfect diamond necklace around their neck. This perfume sells for $12,721.89 per ounce.
1. DKNY Golden Delicious Million Dollar Fragrance Bottle
The famous designer, DKNY teamed up with the famous jewelry designer, Martin Katz to design and create the most elegant, and expensive perfume ever. This is a total, one of a kind that has been designed and it costs a pretty penny. The bottle contains 2,909 precious stones, all-in-all, and they include, 183 yellow sapphires, 2,700 white diamonds, a 7.18-carat oval Cabochon sapphire from Sri Lanka, 15 striking pink diamonds from Australia, 4 rose-cut diamonds, a 1.6-carat turquoise Paraiba tourmaline from Brazil, a 3.07-carat oval-cut ruby, a 4.03-carat pear shape rose-cut diamond and a 2.43-carat flawless, yellow Canary diamond that adorns the cap. The entire process of hand-placing each stone, it was a total of 1,500 hours and the end product was the skyline of New York City. It was to be sold for $1 million dollars with the proceeds to be donated to the Action Against Hunger charity organization. It is the most expensive bottle of perfume to date.