5. Clive Christian C Perfume
This is a fragrance that was originally designed for women. The freshness of the scent would however appeal to men as well and a version of the perfume was developed for men. It differs from the original version in that this cologne carries stronger lemon, jasmine, amber and rose scents. It actually meant to be compliment the women’s scent so it is ideal for the man who is looking to impress his significant other. The price tag on this one is $375.
4. Ambre Topkapi
This $610 cologne is the creation of master perfumer Pierre Burdon who incorporates bergamot, cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, grapefruit, lavender, cardamom to create a scent that is quite strong. The fragrance fades to a more woodsy, spicy scent the longer it is worn. It is one of the most expensive fragrances for men yet one of the most sought after.
3. Annick Goutal’s Eau D’Hadrien
Contrary to popular belief not all men’s fragrances need to have a musky, woodsy or spicy smell. There are men who feel comfortable enough in their masculinity to settle for a fragrance that has hints of citrus freshness. Annick Goutal’s Eau D’Hadrien is a fragrance that is designed for the man who wants a fresh, fruity smell and it delivers this promise elegantly.
It was created as an expression of Goutal’s love for Tuscany and carries a hint of different citrus fruits and cypress. Its ripened fruit smell is a direct consequence of the Tuscany sun. You can acquire this pleasantly different fragrance for $1,500 a bottle.
2. Caron’s Poivre
This fragrance has been around since the 1950’s and although it is commonly sold as a unisex perfume, there is a raging debate as to whether it is more suitable for women or men. But the fact remains that Caron’s Poivre has managed to remain relevant for all these years despite the hefty price tag. This popularity may have a little to do with the explosive and intense spicy and peppery scent that evens out into a more floral scent the longer it is worn. A bottle of Caron’s Poivre goes for $2000.
1. Clive Christian No 1 Pure Perfume for Men
At $2,350 a bottle the Clive Christian No 1 Pure Perfume for Men is the most expensive bottle of cologne for men in the world. It is made from exotic ingredients procured for different parts of the planet and packaged in a crystal bottle with a gold neck. The five karat diamond included in the gold inset further adds to its luxury appeal.
Its value is further improved by the fact that the stopper is the original design made for Queen Victoria herself in the 1800s. The price tag could well be advised by the fact that it will elevate the status of any man who chooses to wear this fragrance. It is the ultimate cologne for the man who wants to make a statement just by being present.