Perfumes available in drugstores are a whole range of fragrances differing from each other in intensity and character. People who want an exclusive and unique product, reach for niche brands, the price of which can be surprising. Meet some of the most expensive perfumes in the world.
SHUMUKH – from the cosmetics group “The Spirit of Dubai Parfums by Nabeel”
This perfume reaches an astronomical amount – as much as 1.295 million USD. They have a universal fragrance that includes: notes of sandalwood, amber, Indian agarwood, Turkish rose, patchouli ylang-ylang, musk and incense. SKUMUKH perfume lasts for a minimum of 12 hours on the skin and up to 30 days on clothes. However, its price is significantly influenced not by the composition of the perfume itself, but by its packaging. The flacon was made of hand-blown Italian Murano glass with a height of 1.97 meters. The packaging holds up to three liters of perfume. The bottle was designed by Asghar Adam Ali Ibrahim and interestingly, this product features a remote controlled dispenser that allows you to adjust the height and direction of the sprayer. The unique bottle aims to tell the story of Dubai using special symbols. It consists of as many as 3571 sparkling diamonds, pearls, topazes, as well as pure gold and silver. You can admire on it beautifully Arabian horses, roses, and on the top of the flacon an ornamental falcon. This perfume has been entered into the Guinness Book of World Records, thus winning 2 titles: “The most diamonds on a perfume bottle” and “The tallest remote-controlled (RC) spray product”.
DKNY Golden Delicious Million Dollar Fragrance Bottle
This perfume costs a bagatelle £3 million/100 ml and is one of the most expensive in the world. Their price does not come from the composition itself, but from the packaging. Their creator is jeweler Martin Katz, who used 14-carat white and yellow gold, with 2.7 thousand diamonds and 183 sapphires. The most expensive stones on the bottle are a ruby and a pear-shaped diamond, as well as a sapphire from Sri Lanka. Currently, there is only one copy of the perfume, however, the perfume itself is available in normal flacons and at a more affordable price. Importantly, the perfume is destined for a charity auction.
Clive Christian No.1
These are some of the most exclusive and therefore most expensive perfumes available on the market. A 50 ml flacon costs 664 thousand zlotys. However, it is not a classic packaging, as the bottle is made of French Baccarat crystal, which features a five-carat diamond located on a circle of 18-hundred-carat gold. There are only 10 such bottles, of which 7 are left on sale. A cheaper version is the eau de parfum with oriental and woody notes dedicated to men Clive Christian No 1. However, their price is not the lowest either, as you will pay more than 3 thousand zlotys for 50 ml.
“By Appointment” by Roja Dove
The perfume costs 430K and was designed by a British perfumer and perfume historian who has the remarkable ability to identify around 800 fragrances in a blind test. He became the global brand ambassador for Guerlain, where he learned his craft. In 2004, he opened Roja Dove Haute Parfumerie, located on the 5th floor of London’s Harrods. His iconic product is the “By Appointment” flacon. There is only one pack containing the unique ingredients. The product is available only on request. The bottle was decorated with amethysts and diamonds and packaged in an alligator case. There are scraps of gold flakes in the perfume
Hermes 24 Faubourg
Perfume developed by the French fashion house Hermes International, which is priced at over 8 thousand for 50 ml. The bottle was made of St. Luis crystal and is distinguished by its square shape. A proposal for women, with a delicate, floral scent. The composition lasts a long time on the skin. It is a unique product, only 1000 flacons were created from this exclusive collection.
JAR Bolt of Lightning
When translated into Polish, the name means lightning strike. However, importantly, this product does not have any official name, and its nickname came from the graphic on the packaging, which depicts just a lightning bolt. However, this decoration did not come by chance, because according to the users of the perfume, it smells like air immediately after being struck by lightning. 50 ml of perfume costs over 8 thousand zlotys, and its composition is unknown. You can smell notes of holly, red berries, twigs and leaves.
The perfume flacon designed by Maurice Roucel, is a combination of the aroma of ylang ylang, tuberose, coriander, sandalwood, musk and vanilla. Its price is over 2 thousand zlotys for 50 ml. It stays on the body for a long time, gradually releasing the aromas. In the limited edition, the bottle resembles the shape of a butterfly wing.
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