In doubt about which perfume to choose to gift or impress someone’s nose? What about not risking much and giving the right shot choosing one of the most classic perfumes in history? For perfume specialist and founder of the school of Parallel Perfumery, Alessandra Tucci, are fragrances that have marked periods and still influence generations for being preferred of many people. Below, know the five most famous and different in the world.
List of Romantic & Classic Perfumes: From the Most Current to the Oldest
1. Terre d’Hermès
Created in 2006 by Jean-Claude Ellena, it is the precursor of the successful fragrance that combines citrus notes of grapefruit with the woody vetiver grass. Its aroma is the classic, pleasant and timeless.
The 1988 Dior perfume smells leather combined with citrus fruits and the most famous violet note from the perfumery. It occupies the same olfactory territory as Bel-Ami de Hermès, another classic with a woody touch, an icon among masculine perfumes.
In 1977, Yves Saint-Laurent wanted to release a powerful and sensual narcotic perfume. The slogan was “for those who indulge in YSL”. The choice of aromas was a floral full of oriental specialties. The inspiration came from China, with high doses of cinnamon, patchouli wood, and sandalwood.
Da Guerlain Paris, the fragrance of 1925 is the reference among oriental aromas. It has the right intensity with woody and smoked details that are only perceived when sensed at close range. One of the secrets of the classic formula is in the extra dose of bergamot (30%), plus rose, jasmine, vanilla, and patchouli.
5. Chanel No. 5
The classics classic created by Ernest Beaux in 1921 is an overdose of the floral bouquet of jasmine and natural roses grown almost 100 years ago by the same family. This is how Chanel can guarantee the supply of its ingredients with the purest quality to maintain the original formula of the perfume.