The first reason people started wearing perfumes was to keep off unpleasant body odor and to smell fresh. However, over the years, the use of perfumes has evolved from the simple diffusion of fragrances to an association with sophistication.
Perfumes are generally expensive, and prices for high-end perfumes run into the thousands of dollars per bottle. Let’s take a look at the 10 most expensive perfumes you can buy.
1. DKNY Golden Delicious Million Dollar Fragrance Bottle – $ 1 million
The most expensive perfume ever sold was sold for a million dollars. It was famous designer DKNY who partnered with famous jewelry designer Martin Katz to design and create the most beautiful and expensive perfume of all time.
The bottle is adorned with 2,909 precious stones, including 183 yellow sapphires, 2,700 white diamonds, a 7.18-carat oval cabochon sapphire from Sri Lanka, 15 bright pink diamonds from Australia, 4 rose-cut diamonds, a 1.6 turquoise Paraiba tourmaline carat from Brazil, a 3.07 carat oval ruby, a 4.03 carat pear shaped rose cut diamond and a 2.43 carat flawless Canary yellow diamond that embellishes the cap.
The stones were hand-placed for 1,500 hours so as to resemble the New York City skyline. After the sale of the perfume, the proceeds were donated to the charity Action Against Hunger.
2. Clive Christian No. 1 Imperial Majesty Perfume – 200,000 euros
No.1 Imperial Majesty is the second most expensive perfume in the world and its price is 200,000 euros when it is released in a limited edition. The fragrance of this perfume presents an enchanting scent of Tahitian vanilla, as well as a hint of rosa centafolis, reminiscent of Aphrodite, the goddess of love and beauty.
When it was released, only 10 Baccarat crystal bottles, garnished with a 5-carat diamond, were available.
3. Baccarat Sacred Tears of Thebes – $ 6,800
Known for the impeccable quality of its crystal, the perfume company Baccarat offers the third most expensive perfume in the world, which costs $ 6,800 (for a 30ml bottle).
This is one of three limited edition scents, featured in Baccarat’s new pyramid crystal bottle, and its scent is Frankincense and Myrrh.
4. Chanel Grand Extract – 1,960 euros
One of Chanel’s most sought-after perfumes, it is the fourth most expensive perfume in the world and is priced at € 1,960 for a 225ml bottle. Its smell resembles that of a bouquet of abstract flowers and has a touch of femininity. The bottle that contains the perfume is a masterpiece in itself and presents a unique look.
5. Clive Christian No. 1 – 650 euros
One of the designers and creators of high-end perfumes, Clive Christian designed the No1, one of the most expensive perfumes in the world. It was launched in 2001 and 2006 and was then known as the most expensive perfume in the world. It comes in two types of fragrances, Oriental for men and Floral for women. It is available today for over 650 euros for 50 ml.
6. Jar Bolt Of Lightning – 600 euros
The oriental floral scent of Jar Bolt of Lightning features a blend of oriental flowers. It is crafted from tuberose and green notes and comes in an elegantly designed bottle. The perfume was launched in 2001 and is known as one of the most expensive as well as one of the most popular in the world.
7. Hermès 24 Faubourg – 254 euros
The reason why Hermès 24 Faubourg is considered one of the most expensive perfumes in the world is that only a thousand bottles have been created. It has a unique scent and is a combination of several scents. It contains a hint of orange blossom, jasmine, tiare flower, patchouli, ylang-ylang, vanilla, ambergris, sandalwood and iris.
8. Caron Poivre – 140 euros
To mark their 50th year of perfume creation, this Caron Poivre fragrance was created by Caron. The bottle that contains the perfume is handcrafted and is a masterpiece in itself. One of the most unique scents on the market today, Caron Poivre features a peppery and spicy scent with a hint of floral heart and a woody base. The box that contains the bottle is a replica of a spice box. Available at a price of € 140 for 15ml or € 9333 per liter.
9. Joy by Jean Patou – 110 euros
Joy is an extravagant perfume created by the famous brand Jean Patou. To make it, we used double the amount of ingredients that are normally needed to make a perfume. 10,000 jasmine flowers and 28 dozen roses were used to create this fragrance. You will find it at a price of 110 euros per 70ml bottle.
10. Annick Goutal Eau d’Hadrien – 102 euros
Launched in 1981, Annick Goutal Eau D’Hadrien is a feminine scent, blending ylang-ylang, basil, sweetness and herbs, with bursts of citrus. The bottle that contains this unique scent is reminiscent of citrus. One of the most expensive perfumes in the world, it costs 102 euros for 50ml.
🌸 What is the most expensive perfume in the world?
The Golden Delicious Million Dollar Fragrance Bottle by DKNY is the most expensive perfume priced at $ 1 million.
🌸 Who has the most expensive perfume in the world?
The proceeds from the most expensive perfume were donated to the Action contre la Faim association. We do not know its owner.
We hope you enjoyed our list of the 10 most expensive fragrances in the world. What scent do you want the most? You can reply by comment.