From vintage scents to modern classics, some fragrances are still as elegant today as they were when they first came out. Even if you know exactly what you like, some of the classics might surprise you once you get a feel for them on your skin, not just on scent strips.
Discover some of the best classic fragrances that certainly deserve a shot, whether you’re going for an edgy style or prefer to stick to timeless elegance. From Chanel No. 5 to Femme Rochas, here are the classic scents that are worth your attention.
The original floral aldehyde was a key part in Coco Chanel’s success. Launched in 1921, Chanel No. 5 is a love at first sniff scent for many women, while others become fans only after some adjusting to its unique charm.
Top notes of ylang-ylang, neroli, bergamot and aldehydes open this iconic fragrance, followed by iris, jasmine, rose, lily of the valley, and a base of amber, sandalwood, patchouli and musk notes.