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The Top 10 Scents in the World

Frederic Malle, the creator of ‘Editions de Parfums’ gives the Secret Insider his expert guide to the top ten scents ever produced by a luxury brand. His own approach to perfumery is
bespoke, creative and guided by the search for true quality. They are works of art limited only by
the imagination of their composers

1. Apres l’Ondee by Guerlain (1906)
For youth and delicacy
The perfume is a beautiful mixture of aniseed, rose, violet, hawthorn and iris root.

2. Le Chypre by Coty (1917)
For love, a perfume named after the birthplace of Venus
The perfume is made up of oak moss, iris, musk, labdanum, amber and bergamot.

3. Chanel No.5 (1921)
For elegance and classic standards
Key notes include; jasmine, rose, ylang- ylang, iris, lily of the valley, amber, patchouli, and vanilla.

4. Fracas by Piguet (1948)
For seduction on the Riviera
Francas is made up of tuberose, jasmine, orange blossom, carnation and pink geranium.

5. L’Air du Temps by Nina Ricci (1948)
For spring time
The perfume includes carnation, rosewood, bergamot, violet, iris, amber and sandalwood.

6. Emeraude by Coty (1921)
For spice and energy
Infused with jasmine, orange, citrus florals, sandalwood, spices

7. Diorissimo by Dior (1956)
For freshness
Diorissimo is filled with lily of the valley, ylang-ylang, rosewood, amaryllis, boronia and jasmine.

8. Je Reviens by Worth (1932)
For purity
The perfume is made up of lime, lemon, lavender, vetiver, patchouli, moss and musk.

9. L’Origan by Coty (1905)
For warmth
This perfume is made up of bergamot, orange, neroli and ylang-ylang.

10. Eau Sauvage (Dior)
For masculinity
For bespoke perfumes an individual consultation with Frederic Malle contact:

Frederic Malle (Paris)
140, Avenue Victor Hugo, 75116, Paris
Tel: 01 45 05 39 02

Frederic Malle (London)
71, Elizabeth Street, SW1W 9PJ, London

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