Looking for a fragrance that is loved and inspired by multiple generations of women still to this day? Well, here are just a few of the most desirable and classic colognes that will continue to be loved by women for many generations to come.
Chanel No. 5 (1921)
This fragrance is the ultimate idea of femininity. Made famous by none other than the legendary Marilyn Monroe, when she said what she wore to bed was a few drops of Chanel No. 5, this iconic perfume was was made almost 100 years ago. This is the first perfume launched by French couturier Gabrielle “Coco” Chanel. The chemical formula for the fragrance was compounded by French-Russian chemist and perfumer Ernest Beaux.
Guerlain Shalimar (1925)
Shalimar is a fragrance created by Jacques Guerlain, supposedly inspired by the love that Emperor Shah Jahan had for his wife Mumtaz. Shalimar is named after Mumtaz’s favorite gardens, the Gardens of Shalimar. This perfume, with notes of vanilla, tonka beans, castoreum musk has been a consistent best seller through the decades. Even with several reformulations and makeovers, this is one fragrance that remains unique.
Miss Dior (1947)
“For a long-lasting perfume, it needs to be loved for a long time by those who created it.” said Christian Dior. Miss Dior is the fragrance that Christian cherished, the one he nurtured for a long time before unveiling it. Miss Dior is a high quality, unique, and timeless fragrance of a woman in love. It is a perfume that symbolizes boldness, renewal, and freedom.
The fragrance is a blend of spicy coriander and pepper with the sweet floral notes of tuberose, finally making way for the warmth of patchouli and amber. This desirable scent makes Miss Dior a perfume that is hard to ignore.
Thierry Mugler’s Angel acts as a perfume that is best for women who can be angelic, devilish, or even a little bit of both. Encapsulated in a luminous star that features blue gems and delicately sculpted facets that reflect light and shadows, the cologne is rich with bergamot, sweet red fruits, vanilla, caramel, and patchouli.
Eau Parfumée Au Thé Vert (1993)
Delicate and discreet, yet lively and citrusy, this fragrance is sourced on a base note of Japanese green tea leaves, which are known for their relaxing and healing properties. The unisex fragrance combines a longer-lasting scent, including notes of citrus, jasmine and rose that awakens and refreshes the senses.
Eau Parfumée Au Thé Vert acts an uplifting tribute to the beautiful vitality of nature, a daily ritual of invigorating wellness.
Dior J’adore (1999)
Another one of Christian Dior’s favorites, Dior J’adore was made to accentuate the luminous character of J’adore eau Lumiere eau de Toilette, highlighting its contrasts, fine-tuning its facets, and renewing its freshness while staying true to its floral signature. A desire to fill it with even more light, joy and zest for life.
Acting as a tribute to Christian Dior’s passion for flowers, the J’adore fragrance is a symbol of absolute, sophisticated and glamorous femininity. J’adore gathers the most noble raw materials in a unique, generous and harmonious floral bouquet.