A backdrop of the romantic Eiffel tower forms a breathtaking view, as lovers embrace in a number of perfume advertisements. The romance and mystery of Paris forms an inspiration for many exquisite French perfume lines. It’s no surprise that some of the best perfume brands are French.
Some flowery and subtle, some deliciously overpowering, some with hints of masculine energy, these fragrances are not simply fragrances. If you’re looking to unwind after a night out with friends while wearing your favorite fragrance, log on to NetBet and enjoy some of your favorite casino games before heading to bed.
This article will discuss the top 7 best selling French perfumes that are a must in a fragrance enthusiasts’ wardrobe.
1. No. 5 by Chanel
‘A woman’s perfume, with a woman’s scent’, this iconic perfume comes in an elegant bottle and boasts femininity. No. 5 has been one of Chanel’s best selling perfumes for a really long time, and its popularity looks like it is here to stay for years to come.
With floral hints of jasmine and rose, combined with citrus notes, and topped with touches of vanilla and bourbon, this perfume leaves behind a nostalgic scent for anyone who breathes it in.
With No. 5 references in TV shows, songs and movies, its reputation precedes it. You simply cannot go wrong with this one.
Available in 4 sizes, the 3.4 ounce bottles start at $146 and are a must in your wardrobe.
2. Sauvage by Dior
A timeless fragrance for men, Sauvage exudes power and masculinity in every burst of its spray. It comes with notes of wood, citrus and vanilla, with an ombre bottle of blue and black.
The perfume is intense, and stays on for long hours. Limited edition gift sets are also available for this perfume to give to the important men in your life.
Dior faced a little controversy for sticking with Johnny Depp as its model and ambassador for Sauvage, while he was stuck in his case with Amber Heard. However, the controversy seems to have propelled it to even more fame, as opposed to bringing it down.
For about $108 for a 2.5 Oz bottle, this perfume is a staple for men’s wardrobes.
3. Baccarat Rouge 540 by Maison Francis Kurkdjian
Born as a celebration for the 250th birthday of Baccarat, the beauty of this fragrance lies in both its rich history and its hints of cedar and saffron.
The subtle hints of ambergris mineral and jasmine take over the senses, while the perfume bottle itself is a magnificent portrayal of what the scent itself has to offer. Hedione, with its floral and lemon notes, is one of the star olfactory ingredients of this scent.
For $200 a bottle, the quality is well worth the money.
4. Aventus by Creed
One of the best fragrances for men, this French-English perfume is a journey. Beginning with hints of citrus, and pepper, trailing down to velvety scents of grassy greens and ending to strong notes of ginger, this fragrance is a true olfactory experience.
For the men who like the exude mystery and masculinity, and like musky scents, this perfume offers everything and so much more. Aventus is more than just a perfume, it’s a statement of what the wearer has to offer.
$365 for a 50 ml bottle may sound pricey, but for what it has to offer the price is completely justified.
5. Black Opium by Yves Saint Laurent
An intoxicating scent for women, this marriage of black coffee and white flowers is one of the most exquisite combinations ever created. Light and dark meet in this scent to produce an addictive fragrance.
For the strong independent women, this perfume is subtle yet strong, the right amount of overwhelming and deliciously tempting. Oriental Floral Gourmand forms its main olfactory ingredient.
$110 for a 50 ml bottle, this is one of the best perfumes you can have in your closet.