Perfume is often thought of as a luxury cosmetic, and many perfumes sell for hundreds of dollars per bottle. While perfumes like Chanel No. 5 have a legacy for being pricey, in reality, there are some perfumes that sell for much, much more than that legendary classic. If you want to know more about some of the most expensive perfumes in the world, check out the list below.
1. No. 1 Imperial Majesty – Clive Christian
2. 24 Faubourg Extrait – Hermes
Hermes is one of the world’s most famous luxury brands, and its perfume, 24 Faubourg, sells for about $1,500 per ounce.
3. Poivre – Caron
This famous French perfume will cost you a pretty penny; each 2 oz. bottle sells for about $2,000.
4. Grand Extrait – Chanel
Chanel No. 5 is the classic Chanel perfume, but this Extrait version sells for $4,200 per bottle – much more than the French brand’s original.
5. Golden Delicious: Million Dollar – DKNY
DKNY released a million dollar version of its golden delicious perfume. It got its name for a reason — the perfume and container it came in cost 1 million dollars.
6. Les Larmes Sacrees de Thebes – Baccarat
Baccarat has created a scent for women, paying homage to ancient Egypt, that costs $6,800 per ounce.
7. No. 1 – Clive Christian
While not quite as expensive as its more luxurious brother, the traditional Clive Christian No. 1 costs about $2,200 for a regular 2 oz. bottle
8. Pure Parfum Limited Edition – Jean Patou Joy Baccarat
Jean Patou Joy and Baccarat joined forces to create an expensive perfume; the traditional 2 oz. bottle will cost you $1,800.
9. Shalini – Shalini
Shalini, a floral-scented perfume, with hints of neroli, tuberose, sandalwood and musk, is made exclusively for women. It costs wearers about $900 dollars per ounce.
10. Bolt of Lightning – JAR
Legendary jewelry brand JAR came out with a line of luxury perfumes; a bottle of Bolt of Lightning costs about $1,000 per 2 oz. bottle.