Given that there are countless fragrances on the market today, there are bound to be a special few that stand apart from the rest. These perfumes and colognes have scent combinations that captivate the public’s imagination in a way that their competitors do not. And although selecting a fragrance is a uniquely personal choice, the general public has reached an almost universal consensus as to the power and appeal that certain perfumes and colognes possess. With these, fragrance buyers have in a sense voted with their noses on which are the most popular colognes and perfumes in the country. Is your perfume included among America’s most popular fragrances? Here is a list in reverse order of popularity.
- Angel Thierry Mugler for women: This uniquely sweet smelling perfume comes in a very distinctive looking, star-shaped bottle. It blends together notes of coconut, melon, jasmine, honey, blackberry, peach, rose, amber, vanilla, caramel and chocolate.
- Guilty by Gucci: Gucci is a name that is synonymous with elegance and taste. This 9th place entry blends different floral notes including pink pepper, lilac, mandarin, peach, geranium, patchouli and amber. It was first released in 2010 and continues to stimulate the senses of fragrance aficionados.
- La Vie Est Belle Lancôme: Released in 2012, this perfume has as its main note iris and mixes with lower notes including jasmine, orange blossom, pear, black currant, and other aromas to create an awe-inspiring smell.
- Burberry Brit Burberry: Created in 2003 by Nathalie Cracia-Gett, Burberry Brit combines notes of white almond, frosted pear, green lemon with lesser notes including mahogany and amber.
- J’Adore Christian Dior: Created in 1999 this perfume has as its spokesperson actress Charlize Theron. It is composed of mandarin orange, plum, jasmine, rose, orchid all of which create a distinctive floral scent.
- No.5 Chanel: A staple in most top fragrance lists, Chanel No. 5 has long been one of the best selling fragrances in the world.
- Miss Dior (new version) Dior: Created in 2012 by Francois Demachy, this perfume combines Italian mandarin, Egyptian jasmine, rose, patchouli with musk.
- Dolce & Gabbana Light Blue: This fragrance, which first appeared in 2001, is composed of Sicilian lemon, cedar, bamboo, apple, bellflower, rose and is evocative of summer.
- Flowerbomb Viktor & Rolf: Released in 2005 by Olivier Polge, et al. is a combination of orchid, jasmine, rose, freesia, African orange flower, patchouli, green tea, bergamot and musk
- And the most popular fragrance in the nation is…Coco Mademoiselle Chanel. First launched in 2001 by Jacques Polge, the main notes of this fragrance are mandarin orange, bergamot, orange flower, vanilla and other scents including musk.
Finally, the most important thing to remember is that when choosing your special scent you are doing so for yourself and perhaps a loved one. Fragrances that are popular and that appeal to many people are nice but you should not use this as the sole criteria for choosing a cologne or perfume. After all, everyone has a different body chemistry, tastes etc.