Izay Ayesha describes some sensational Perfumes in history
Jean-Paul Guerlain once said that “Perfumes in history is the most intense form of memory.” Perfumes in history, in most cases, become symbolic of an individual and he or she is widely recognised by them. Perfumes in history, in most cases, become symbolic of an individual and he or she is widely recognised by them. is the closest the human race has come with something celestial and it transports individuals to an ideal world. Amongst the finest things created by human beings, perfumes are placed in the front ranks and their creators often become legendary characters. Choosing a perfume is a definite human prerogative and this is precisely the reason for the unending proliferation of perfumes that keep on getting created continuously. The perfume portfolio is indeed vast and this vastness testifies to the ingenuity of human taste and refined living. It is widely acknowledged that people tend to stick with their favourite perfumes and remain loyal to it.
Chanel No. 5 by Chanel
It was Ernest Beaux’s fifth attempt at creating it but it also turned out to be Coco Chanel’s lucky number. Launched in 1921, a bottle of Chanel No. 5 is sold in the world every 30 seconds.
Shalimar by Guerlain
It was a revolution in 1925 when it became the first perfume of the oriental factor. The scent goes hand in hand with a wonderful tribute to the gardens of Shalimar and the Taj Mahal.
Classique by Jean Paul Gaultier
A recognizable design, a mischievous formula and a sweet scent that does not get boring: These characteristics have made this 1993 perfume a contemporary classic.
Poison by Christian Dior
Since 1985, this perfume has combined mystery and elegance to great success. Its Oriental-Floral fragrance has become a signature within the company.
Fahrenheit by Christian Dior
This is pure eighties elegance that combines a smell similar to that of gasoline with citrus and violets. It is a strange mix but it has been a hit since 1988. ‘Fahrenheit’ is one of the most suggestive perfumes in history.
Fierce by Abercrombie & Fitch
It was not easy but Christophe Laudamiel managed to capture the essence of the North American fashion firm in a fragrance that has been a best-seller since 2002.
The One by Dolce & Gabbana
Citrus, cedar, and ambergris appear in this 2008 creation by Olivier Polge.
Angel by Thierry Mugler
Its star-shaped bottle, its particular shade of blue, and a sweet fragrance that almost invites one to eat it, have made ‘Angel’ a success since its launch in 1992.
Euphoria by Calvin Klein
Since 2005, ‘Euphoria’ has been a hit. Thanks to its futuristic design and oriental floral scent, it continues to sell by the millions. TW