Your scent defines you! Experts believe that the perfume you wear can speak a lot about your personality. Perhaps you should put some serious thought into choosing the perfect scent…
While some perfumes cost as low as $15, it may shock you to realize that some of the most expensive perfumes in the world go for millions of dollars! Below is a list of the most expensive perfumes in the world and some interesting facts about each.
How much could a small, one-ounce bottle of liquid possibly cost? The most costly perfumes will run you over $1 million!
The Shumukh, for instance, holds the world record for the most expensive perfume in the world at $1.29 million. Unlike cheaper options, it can last for up to 30 days on your clothes and 12 hours on your skin. Your skin absorbs most perfume in just a few hours. It comes in an ornate perfume bottle bejeweled with diamonds, gold, and silver, which definitely add to the cost.
The DKNY Golden Delicious closely follows at $1 million. Embellished with diamonds and yellow sapphires, the perfume bottle alone is worth its price! Both are one-off perfumes, making them as rare as they come.
Apart from the expensive one-off perfumes, there are several other limited edition perfumes that still cost a staggering amount of money. Below are the most costly perfumes that are in regular production.
The Clive Christian No. 1 Imperial Majesty is one of the most expensive limited edition perfumes in the world. Designed by Roja Dove, this perfume goes for an incredible $12,722 per ounce. To date, the manufacturer (Clive Christian) has only produced ten of these perfumes. It is a refreshing blend of jasmine, Tahitian vanilla, and rose oil and comes in a well-embellished perfume bottle made with gold and diamond. The diamonds and gold are both handcrafted, which screams luxury and a high price tag.
Baccarat’s Les Larmes Sacree de Thebes also ranks high on the list of the most expensive perfumes in the world. At $6,800 per ounce, this limited edition perfume is one of the rarest, with only three bottles made to date. The bottle is a handcrafted crystal shaped into a pyramid with a gorgeous amethyst cap.
The Absolute Vetiver is an expensive masculine perfume. It goes for $5,000 per ounce and is considered a limited edition. Its high-end nature makes it a perfect fashion statement.
Selling at $4,200 per ounce, the Chanel Grand Extrait is the fourth most expensive perfume that is regularly available. It has a pleasant feminine smell and comes in a beautiful diamond-shaped bottle that screams class and elegance. Despite being fourth in price, the Chanel Grand Extrait is one of the more popular luxury perfumes on our list.
Clive Christian, one of the most famous perfume makers, designs this expensive perfume in two variations; one for women and another for men. It goes for $2,150, which is befitting for a bottle of its unique packaging. Its handcrafted crystal bottle is even more beautiful thanks to its silver- and gold-plated neck.
This perfume is another limited edition that goes for an incredible $1,800 per ounce in select stores. It is a feminine perfume that is both strong and emanates power and control.
This French perfume goes for around $1,500 per ounce. It is a designer perfume by Hermès International S.A. and is a special run perfume that is rarely produced. If you are a lover of vanilla, orange blossom, or St. Louis crystal, this is a perfume you will love.
Made by one of the oldest perfume houses in France, the Poivre stands out in its beauty and rarity. It is also a limited edition unisex perfume that boasts of an unforgettable oriental fragrance. You can get it for around $1,000 per ounce, but only in exclusive stores.
Joy perfume by Jean Patou is an exceptional perfume that goes for $850 per ounce. It was voted “scent of the century” in 2000 and is famous for its jasmine and rose fragrances that leave you smelling amazing.
Going at $765 per ounce, the Bolt of Lightning fragrance brings together oriental flowers, tuberose, and green notes into the most heavenly scent imaginable. What’s more, it comes in an intricately hand-cut bottle that makes it very beautiful and coveted.
At $500 per bottle, Shalini ranks as one of the top expensive luxury perfumes under $1,000. Its unique scent makes it worth the price for many people, and so does its beautiful bottle.
This $487-per-ounce perfume is a fan favorite and is a very popular luxury perfume. It contains a fusion of the most delectable scents, making it both feminine and impressive.
Since its creation in 1981, this perfume has had a unique scent you will ever come across in a combination of citrus splashes, basil, and ylang-ylang. It has been one of the highest-priced perfumes in the world for years now and sells at $441 per ounce.
At $441 per ounce, this unisex scent ranks among the most expensive perfumes and is tied with Eau D’hadrien. It may not cost millions like the Shumukh, but its unique and rare scent will leave a lasting impression each time you walk into a room.
The Cannibale is the last perfume on our list but still goes for $335 per ounce. It has a unique and complicated scent that is very pleasing to most people.
Looking to make a fashion statement or wow others with your scent? These most expensive perfumes are sure to help you accomplish those goals! A bottle of Clive Christian No. 1 or Chanel Grand Extrait may come with a hefty price tag and significant product mark up, but these perfumes are coveted and cherished worldwide, and most are instantly recognizable to people who appreciate luxury perfumes.