To be fair, we need perfumes in our daily life not just to enhance our style but also often because we just love wearing one. A day without it isn’t just complete and gets us stuck with that plain laundry smell. That is why wearing a scent is really important when you want to make an impression in whatever environment you’re in. However, there are cases where a perfume is very expensive that it’ll starve you for a week when you choose to buy it. And it’s quite interesting that people still choose to invest in these perfumes. This brings us to our topic about top 10 expensive perfumes you probably won’t buy in your lifetime.
With a price tag of $441.18 per ounce, this perfume is just the entry level of the top ten list and it already drills a hole in the pocket. Eau d’Hadrien is a universal perfume ideal for individuals who like citrusy scent. The main ingredient for making this perfume comes from a flower of a tree that grows only in tropical areas called cananga tree. This is probably the reason why it’s quite expensive because the ingredients itself are difficult to obtain.
Well you know those times where you cook something hard because there are a lot of ingredients? Well, the Bolt of Lightning perfume is very similar. With a price tag of $765 per ounce, this perfume is formulated with different ingredients such as musk, tuberose, green notes, ripe fruits, plants and mature flowers. The fragrance gives off a floral scent perfect for women. If you have a lot of dough to spare you can check it out and see if it suits you.
The Joy perfume was launched in 1929 by Jean Patou. It was given the title as the “Scent of the Century” in 2000 and is regarded as a landmark in the floral category of perfumes. Due to this and together with its quality scent, the perfume rose among the most expensive perfumes in the world with its price tagged at $800 per ounce.
Poivre is a French word for pepper. This goes along with the characteristics of the perfume being fiery and spicy. With a price tag of $1,000 per ounce, it was considered for once as the most expensive perfume because it was sold in limited editions. If you’re looking to be fancy with your scent, this is actually a good perfume to check out.
This perfume was created by a famous perfumer Maurice Roucel and launched in 1995 under the luxury brand Hermès. The bottle of the perfume itself is crafted carefully from St. Lois crystal. On top of that, there are only 1,000 bottles sold so you can make sure that your scent is unique in any event. The price is $1,500 per ounce by the way if you want one.
Having a unique bottle is what makes perfume stand out in display shelves. Clive Christian did just that and created the perfume Clive Christian No. 1 which cost $2,150 per ounce. The luxury perfume has an aroma that is rich and exquisite and stands to meet the qualities of being an expensive perfume. It was considered at one time to be the most expensive perfume until it was overthrown by another.
Well, the name Chanel is a huge magnifier of the perfume’s value alone. Grand Extrait is a perfume produced in limited quantities making it $4,200 per ounce. The scent of the perfume is of floral genre and the materials used are boasted to come from Chanel’s very own fields. This makes it among the most expensive fragrance around the world and if you wish to have one it’ll surely cost you a month’s worth of salary.
The perfume is limited edition. This is due to the fact that the company that produced the fragrance launched three perfumes and this one was the least produced. In addition to that, the bottle is made exquisitely in the form of a pyramid to depict a sense of Egyptian culture in it. The perfume costs about $6,800/ ounce and gives off a Middle Eastern smell. If you wish to have one but are quite short in money, you can purchase them in 0.25oz bottles. Still, it’s going to cost you a lot.
A very expensive perfume thanks to its very fancy bottle that boast a 5 carat diamond on the neck together with 18 carat gold as its collar. The perfume itself once took the place of being the most expensive perfume in the world owing to its rarity and with the names that made it. The aroma of the perfume is rich and elegant and the price for owning one is $12,721 per ounce.
This perfume costs about 1 million dollars. Yes, you read it right! Due to the fact that its bottles are crafted with different carats of gold and diamonds to replicate the skyline of New York, the perfume cost more than an average person could make in several years. The fragrance is of wood genre and is quite exquisite to smell. If you have a lot of money to spare, you can purchase it. Don’t worry though, all the proceeds go to a charity.