There is no doubt about the fact that perfumes are in demand all over the world. One may prefer floral scents, while the other may prefer a touch of musk. We all have a certain essence that we like but there is no denying that perfumes have become an essential part of our daily grooming process. According to the latest reports, demand for perfumes and cologne has increased in the recent year due to various reasons, including, rise is per capita investment towards personal care, increasing popularity of celebrity oriented perfumes, hike in demand of perfumes for the younger generation, rise in demand for Cologne in men, growing demand for natural fragrances and the ability to have a tailor-made perfume according to your personal preferences.
Europe is the largest market for perfumes. However, the regions with most potential of growth in relation to the perfume industry are Middle East, Asia-Pacific and Latin America.
Chanel, Christian Dior, Hugo Boss, Giorgio Armani, Calvin Klein and Yves Saint Laurent are the leading global brands. Some other major players in the market are L’oreal, Bulgari, Estee Lauder, Gucci and more. Here is a list of top 10 perfumes (in no particular order) that are in demand by women and men, worldwide:
Best Selling Perfumes Cologne for Men:
1. Acqua Di Gio by Giorgio Armani
Price: $82. 73
It is a day-time perfume which is a combination of citrus, jasmine, white musk and more, along with notes of marine. It has been one of the highest selling perfumes of all times. It is popular amongst the age demography of Mid-Twenties- Late Thirties. On a monthly basis, the perfume is searched for on Google approximately 40, 500 times.
2. Cool Water by Davidoff
This bottle of freshness is a mixture of peppermint, lavender, jasmine, oak moss, geranium, amber, musk and spicy coriander. It’s refreshing scent has had men coming back for more of it. Per month, 6,600 people search for Cool Water by Davidoff.
3. Yves Saint Laurent La Nuit De L’homme
This is the ultimate drawer of female attention! Yves Saint Laurent La Nuit De L’homme is in popular demand because of its affect on the ladies. The reviews and feedbacks of this perfume have been rather positive. A mixture of feminine and masculine notes, which include cardamom, Lavender and Bergamot, this perfume also comes in a classy faded black bottle with a hexagonal shaped cap.
4. Montblanc Legend
In a classic, matt black Montblanc bottle, this simple, yet, masculine fragrance is the ultimate pick for spring and summer. Of course, the brand is an influencing factor for its popularity, but also the unique mix of coumarin, oakmoss, lavender, pomarose and pineapple attracts buyers.
5. 1 Million by Paco Rabanne
Packaged in a classy gold biscuit look-alike bottle, this perfume is warm, and sweet. Its packaging and fragrance is created in a manner, so as to define a sophisticated, yet a strong man. Although it’s not the most affordable perfume in the market, if not make you any richer, this 1 Million is going to turn heads and can be used all year round!
6. Obsession by Calvin Klein
Launched in the year 1986, this perfume is sort of an obsession among older men. It’s a combination of mild sweet and spicy notes, which drive attention to the wearer. The price of the perfume makes it all the more appealing to its consumers. It’s an all time popular product.
7. Nautica Voyage By Nautica
This perfume holds the record of the best seller and is one of the most wished for perfumes on Amazon. It’s aquatic fragrance and affordability are the features that have played an important role in making it the most popular perfumes in the world.
8. Creed Aventus
This scent is quiet a manly one, with hints of woods and smoky pineapples. It surely is not for everyone but it is rather popular amongst men who yearn for the finest and unique quality of perfumes and do not mind paying a few extra dollars for it.
9. Dolce & Gabbana
This perfume is one of the highest selling perfumes in the first half of 2016. This fragrance gets its users a lot of comments. Most people, who use it, fall under the age category of 30-50. This perfume is popular amongst businessmen and is a great choice to wear to evening events. Its scent is a symbol of the elegance that is associated with the brand Dolce and Gabbana.
10. Curve by Liz Claiborne
Price: $23. 94
It has been noticed that in 2016 many young men have started to opt for this blend of Lavender, mahogany, fresh greens, spices and amber. Launched in 1996 this product is still one of the highest selling cologne in the world. The cologne is searched for on Google at an average of 8, 100 times, monthly.
Best Selling Perfumes for Women:
1. Viktor&Rolf Flowerbomb
A floral scent, designed by Olivier Poleg, is quite popular amongst women. It’s mild and feminine fragrance, which might as well be called a bouquet of flowers with notes of rose, orchard, freesia and patchouli. The perfume comes in a cute, vintage style packaging.
2. Dolce & Gannana Light Blue
This bottle has a touch of Italy to it. Light Blue it is mostly in demand during spring and summer seasons. It’s a mixture of light and strong notes, which include musk, cedar wood, amber, Granny Smith apple, jasmine, rose, lemon and citron.
3. Dior J’adore Eau de Parfum
Crafted by Calice Becker, J’adore has been in demand ever since it had been launched in 1999. This classic blend of rose and lavender has been on every classy woman’s ‘must have’ list. It is a perfume that can be used at any time of the day and the year. Its consumers generally fall under the age group of 20s-40s.
4. Coco Chanel
Heavily endorsed by Kiara Knightly, Coco Chanel aims at attracting young ladies and it has done a fantastic job at that. Chanel, as we know it, is the second name for Luxury. This brand has given bold and young women an identity to wear with their personality.
5. Philosophy Amazing Grace Fragrance Eau de Toilette
A young, pure, feminine fragrance it is popular among women who wish to buy perfumes for daily use. Its users do get used to receiving complements regularly. It is also a common gifting choice amongst woman.
6. Angel Eau de Parfum Shooting Star by Mugler Natural Refillable Spray
Price: $ 58.63
Produced by Thierry Mugler this mystical blue perfume is bottled in a beautiful star-shaped glass container. It does justice to its divine name Angel. This clear perfume is a sweet burst of freshness. These are the qualities, because of which, Angel has become women’s one of the favorite fragrances.
7. Jimmy Choo Women Eau da Parfum Spray
The brand needs no introduction it is famous for its products, worldwide. Their perfume is a blend of sensual, warm and rich notes making it as glamorous as Jimmy Choo gets. The brand name and quality of its products is reason enough to make it one of the most popular perfumes.
8. Davidoff Cool Water
This aqua fresh fragrance with notes of pink pepper, brown sugar accord, aquatic green accord, jasmine sambac, labdanum, mint leaves, limone primo fiore, peony and cedar is Davidoff’s best selling women perfume. Its affordability plays key role in the rise for its demand.
9. Juicy Couture de Parfum Spray
Yet another brand which requires no flowery words to be made appealing to buyers. The brand name itself is enough to speak for its quality and appeal to young girls looking to add the oomph factor to their daily appearance. With a fruity and floral aroma derived out of creamy tubereose, lily, rose, mandarin, watermelon and pink passion fruit, it is the ultimate choice for every party girl out there!
10. Black Opium
A sensual fragrance extracted out of vanilla, black coffee and flowers for all strong, sexy and bold women out there. Black Opium by YSL blends in with the user’s personal body odor and become a unique, personal scent all together. It is essentially for those who wish to stand out of the crowd. These are the qualities that make it one of the best sellers of 2016.
Note: The perfumes are priced according to their prices on Amazon.