10 Most Expensive Perfumes

The ten most expensive perfumes in the world are as follows:

  1. DKNY Golden Delicious Million Dollar Fragrance Bottle – $1Million. This was designed by collaboration between designer DKNY and jewellery designer Martin Katz. The fabulous price tag is largely due to the bottle which is encrusted with diamonds and rubies. The proceeds of sale were donated to the ‘Action against Hunger’ campaign.
  2. Clive Christian No. 1 Imperial Majesty Perfume – $12,721.89 per ounce. This fragrance for women is created by a combination of ingredients including Tahitian vanilla, ylang-ylang, rosa centafolis, Italian cinnamon, jasmine, orris root, and rose oil. The bottle’s neck is made of 18-carat gold inset with a five-carat brilliant-cut diamond.
  3. Baccarat Les Larmes Sacrees de Thebes – $6,800 per ounce. This fragrance fragrance is the result of a combination of myrrh, frankincense, musk, sandalwood, myrtle, basil, cardamom, ylang-ylang, geranium, jasmine, and amber, and is packaged in a unique pyramid shaped bottle with an amethyst for a lid.
  4. Chanel Grand Extrait – $4,200 per ounce. In 1921, Coco Chanel wished to create a unique perfume that cannot be copied. Designer Ernest Beaux obliged her by using expensive ingredients of that time such as superior ylang-ylang, Rose de Mai, and jasmine from Grasse. The fragrance was then enhanced with its signature feature which is a 1% overdose of aliphatic aldehydes, a chemical that improves scents
  5. Clive Christian No. 1 – $2,150 per ounce. This perfume comes in two flavours: Floral Oriental for women and Woody Oriental for men. It is packaged in a handmade crystal bottle that has a neck made of 24-karat gold-plated sterling silver, set with a solitaire.
  6. Hermès 24 Faubourg – $1,500 per ounce. The high price of this perfume is because only 1,000 exclusive bottles have been created. The fragrance is the result of the combination of iris, sandalwood, ambergris, vanilla, ylang-ylang, patchouli, tiare flower, jasmine, and orange blossom ingredients.
  7. Caron Poivre – $1,000 per ounce. This unisex fragrance combines a spicy peppery smell (poivre means pepper in French) with a woody base and rich floral heart.
  8.  Joy by Jean Patou – $850 per ounce. Only 50 limited edition bottles of Joy are made each year. Ingredients contain 10,000 Grasse jasmine flowers, tuberose, ylang-ylang, Bulgarian rose, and 28 dozen roses.
  9. JAR Bolt of Lightning – $765 per ounce. This is a floral scent for women that was launched in 2001. Its ingredients include green notes, freshly cut tuberose, and oriental flowers packaged in a beautiful hand cut bottle.
  10. Annick Goutal Eau d’Hadrien – $441.18 per ounce. This fragrance was launched in 1981 and continues to be popular today. Its ingredients are a blend of citrus splashes, herbal and sweet, basil, and ylang-ylang.