Our sense of smell could take our imagination far and wide. We have listed below some of the most sought-after, luxury fragrances available in India.
DKNY Golden Delicious Fragrance
Price- $1 million
As part of its Golden Delicious perfume line, DKNY added this million dollar perfume bottle which is adorned with 2,909 precious stones from around the world. These stones have been hand-placed to mimic the New York city’s skyline. This particular bottle was made in collaboration with iconic jewellery designer Martin Katz.
Clive Christian No. 1 Imperial Majesty
Price- $12,721 per ounce
Imperial Majesty is a limited-edition of Clive Christian’s signature scent. With ingredients like jasmine, Tahitian Vanilla and rose oil, the extravagant bottle is lined up with 18-karat gold and 5-karat diamond.
24 Faubourg by Hermes
Price- $1500 per ounce
Popularly known as the perfume of light, it was crafted by Maureen Rouncel in 1995. The long-lasting fragrance bottle could last the user for years and has white floral notes with ingredients like powdery iris, animalistic ambergris, and vanilla.
Poivre by Caron
Price- $1000 per ounce
Launched in 1954, the perfume with a ‘pepper’ scent was created by Michael Morsetti. This fragrance for women is an explosion of fiery reds, peppery black, muddy greens, and dulled mahogany.
JAR Bolt of Lightning
Price- $765 for 30 ml
A perfume by the esteemed jeweller Joel A. Rosenthal (JAR), it has ingredients like Pounded redcurrants, branches, fresh grass, and blooming dahlia. A unique aroma has earned this scent a nickname ‘flavour of style and drama.’
Oud by The Spirit of Dubai
Price- ₹60,500 (30 ml)
Made from one of the most expensive woods in the world, Oud or the rare Indian Agarwood is often referred to as ‘liquid gold.’ The Spirit of Dubai combines base notes of musk, amber, and oakmoss with top notes such as rose damascene,bergamot and lavender among others. Leather and tobacco lend an intense, mystical element to the unisex fragrance.
Roja 51 Edition Speciale
Price- ₹53,300 (100 ml)
Nestling on a warm, soft base of cashmere and sandal wood, patchouli, benzoin, vanilla, and powdery orris, 51 promises the wearer and bystander a whiff of the eternal British icon. It is a classic fragrancethat pays homage to timeless femininity with a rich and sensual floral bouquet of lily of the valley, rose, gardenia, orange blossom, jasmine, tuberose, lily, and ylang ylang
Tornade Blonde Perfume Oil by Christian Louboutin Beauty
Price- ₹47,590 (30 ml)
With a scent that lingers long after you’ve applied it, this perfume oil could be mixed with your preferred unscented body lotion, and massaged onto your pulses. It is strongly floral and blends fresh Rhubarb top notes with a base of sweet Bulgarian Rose and Citrus Orange Flower Petals.
Black Gold by Ormonde Jayne
Price- ₹37,800 (120 ml)
A scent that personifies luxury and is a labour of love for the brand. Created in 2015, Black Gold is the premier installation of the Gold Trilogy series and is elegant and sensual. It has top notes of bergamot, lemon, mandarine, clary sage and juniper berry.
Durga by D.S. & Durga
Price- ₹24,500 (50 ml)
A brand that believes that ‘perfume is armchair travel’ is sure to indulge your olfactory senses with its varied collections. Durga offers an almost hypnotic scent with its finest floral absolutes viz. tuberose, orris butter, orange blossom, sambac jasmine, chrysanthemum.