Top 3 world’s best-selling perfumes

Oh la la!!!!

For the first time since its release in 1999, J’Adore by Dior has beaten Chanel No 5 into second place as the world’s best-selling perfume.

Thierry Mugler’s Angel remains in the third place.

Let rediscover these fragrances

J’adore by Dior


J’adore is a floral fragrance which symbolises absolute, sophisticated and glamour feminity. The bottle shapes like a  Greek amphora.

•Top notes: Ylang ylang
•Heart notes: Damask rose, jasmine, plum and orchid
•Base: amaranth, musk, blackberry  and sandalwood
Chanel N°5

Chanel N°5 is the first perfume in the floral-aldehyde group and the first by the quantity of aldehydes in its juice. The legend said that  an assistant overdosed the aldehydes in the composition by mistake.

The first Chanel N°5 was designed by Chanel herself and represents her classical principle “the less is more”, the bottle was a simple rectangular flacon which looked like Place Vendome in Paris.

•Top notes: Aldehydes, neroli, Ylang ylang, bergamot, lemon

•Heart notes: orris boots, jasmine, lily of the valley and rose
•Base notes: amber, sandalwood, patchouli, musk, civet, vanilla, oakmoss and vetiver.
Angel
Angel by Thierry Mugler is a Oriental Vanilla fragrance for women. Angel was launched in 1992.
•top notes: melon, coconut, mandarin, orange, bergamot, jasmine, cassia
•Heart notes: honey, apricot, blackberry, plum, orchid, peach, jasmine, lily of the valley, red berries and roses
•Base notes: tonka bean, vanilla, amber, musk, patchouli and chocolate.

About frenchychic

Born and raised in Paris, I am a Marketing and Sales professional. And now, I am a blogger! I used to be Australian, German and French (Parisian) and now a Londoner lady since February 2010. I love everything about France: the food, the wine, the fragrances, the designers, the music and our attitude, energy & character. My blog is not all about cosmetics nor fashion, is about what is happening in the world in a French perspective: how do we think? What do we think? Why do we thing like this? And what do we French think about YOU strangers from all over the world! It was my passion for arts, culture, international events & news, fashion that drove me into creating La French Attitude and I love every minute of it and I hope you too! Enjoy! Sté xxx

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