Perfumes are a world, scent-fully indulging. But did you know how expensive this world is, and sometimes the prices will only surprise you. You will still buy these little bottles of happiness though. You will. And you will embrace the charm just a single spray from this shiny bottle of heave will bring to you. That’s how perfume lovers are!
Here’s a list of five very expensive perfumes that will ‘burn a hole in your pocket’, and you will love them more! Reverse psychology? No. Great quality and wonderful fragrance, curated exclusively and specially for the ones who live and breath perfumes… So, we are featuring a list perfumes to help you spend your savings at!
24 Faubourg Extrait, Hermes
Approx. AED 5,505 ($1,500)
Named after the Parisian address of the Hermes flagship store, this perfume speaks luxury. Perfumers Maurica Roucel and Bernard Bourjois created this exclusive scent together and you will not regret spending your dimes on this one. Curated in Louis crystal bottles, this fragrance is a floral woody musk perfume for women.
Top- Orange, Peach, Hiacynth, Ylang-Ylang, Bergamot
Heart- Black Eder, Iris, Orange Blossom, Gardenia, Jasmine
Base- Sandalwood, Amber, Patchouli, Vanilla
Approx. AED 7,340 ($2,000)
A floral heart and a woody base. But that is not all, the fragrance took a turn into a spicy pepper top note. The perfume is sure synonymous to a ‘pretty galway girl’, notably liked by women. Created by Michel Morsetti, this perfume was launched in 1954.
Top- Spices, Pepper, Clove, Carnation, Red Pepper
Heart- Floral Notes, Geranium, Rose, Jasmine, Tuberose, Ylang-Ylang, Cloves
Base- Woodsy Notes, Opoponax, Vetiver, Sadalwood, Oakmoss
N°5, Parfum Grand Extrait
Approx. AED 7,707 ($2,100)
An exceptional piece, the N°5 is a sensual bouquet of rare fragrance. The perfume is a quintessence of femininity. The majestic faceted glass bottle — cut like a monumental diamond and sealed by the art of baudruchage — is nestled in a white satin-lined, artisan-crafted case that protects and encloses the legendary scent.
Top- Aldehydes, Neroli, Lemon, Bergamot, Ylang-Ylang
Heart- Jasmine, Iris, Orris Root, Rose, Lily-of-the-valley
Base- Vetiver, Musk, Sadalwood, Patchouli, Moss, Amber, Vanilla, Civet
No. 1, Clive Christian
Approx. AED 7,890 ($2,150)
Decorated with a white brilliant-cut diamond, No. 1 is unbeatably a form of British luxury. Launched in 2001, the perfume is a magnificent celebration of the fragrance and of the bottle: so magnificent that it received the UK FIFI award for special packaging in 2006.
Top- Lime, Mandarin Orange, Grapefruit, Cardamom, Nutmeg, Paprika, Caraway, Artemisia
Heart- Lily-of-the-valley, Rose, Jasmine, Iris, Ylang-Ylang, Heliotrope
Base- Virginia Cedar, Sandalwood, Vetiver, Vanilla, Tonka Ban, Amber, Musk
Shalini, Shalini Perfumes
Approx. AED 17,983 ($4,900)
Exclusive, elegant and long lasting, that is Shalini for you. An exquisite floral fragrance, created by Maurice Roucel and seemingly one of the most expensive perfumes in the market. The perfume is a celebration of the emergence of a woman’s inner beauty.
Heart- Tuberose, Tiare Flower
Base- Sandalwood, Musk
A peek into the exclusive and expensive, hope you all enjoyed it. Happy reading!