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On the Scent of the Finest Lalique

An exceptional private collection of Lalique perfume bottles comes for sale at Lyon & Turnbull this month. The collection, numbering 150 different bottles was assembled over a number of years by a collector who had long fallen under the spell of René Lalique, will be offered in a live online auction on Thursday 17th February. Estimates range from: £300-500 to £20,000-30,000. ***RESULTS UPDATE*** The collection sold for a premium-inclusive total of £658,000. The aggregate was more...

World’s Most Expensive Perfume, SHUMUKH, on Show in London

The world’s most expensive unisex perfume, estimated at £1.015 million, is scheduled to arrive in London after making its debut globally in Dubai. The Arabic word for “deserving the highest,” Spirit of Dubai Parfums SHUMUKH, combines the crafts of perfumery and jewellery-making to produce a unique work of art that uses seven primary design elements to convey the story of the Emirate and making Shumukh by Nabeel the world’s most opulent perfume. The 1.97m tall...

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