Beautifully scented perfumes from eras long, long ago, tells us stories of love and passion. They are all one true love story wrapped up in a big red bow. 

To dab on a few drops here and a few drops there, gives women ultimate completion. It’s the desire to have that one special love, and without it, it’s as if a very important part of her being is missing. 

Perfumes can be empowering and that is because perfume and women bond. It is a private conversation and no one else is allowed to join in. 

Whispers of a bygone era linger into the hearts of women, when wearing some of the radiantly ageless scents created by some of the best perfume designers in the world. It is one big love affair. 

Here are 5 Stalletto picks of classic fragrances that are a must have and should be on every woman’s coiffeuse. 


1920-Chanel No. 5

Founded by Gabrielle “Coco’ Chanel and created by, Russian-French chemist, Ernest Beaux, Chanel No. 5 was Marilyn Monroe’s favorite perfume. In 1960, when asked by a reporter, “What do you wear to bed at night, a nightgown, pajamas or what?” She replied, “Chanel No. 5, because it’s the truth.” Chanel No. 5 became the best selling perfume ever. 



Founded by Jean Patou and created by perfumer Henri Alméras, 
This perfumes timeless essence was created with care. Joy is made up of over 10,000 jasmine flowers and dozens of roses. Joy became the 2nd best selling perfume of all times. 


1935- Lancôme 

Founded by Armand Petitjean, Lancôme was inspired by the ruins of a Castle, Le Château Lancosme in France and the roses that surrounded it. It’s fresh and alluring scent opened up doors for designer Lancome to create over 108 fragrances. 


Founded and created by Shalimar Guerlain, Shalimar perfume was a tribute to the legendary love story between Emperor SHAHJAHAN and his wife Mumtaz Mahal. Shalimar is named after the Gardens of Shalimar in Pakistan. Primarily because of the gardens many flowers and exotic scent, it only seemed right to name the perfume after such extraordinary beauty. Shalimar is the best selling perfume ever. 

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1947-Miss Dior

Founded by Christian Dior of France and created by Perfumer, François Demachy, Miss Dior was named in honor of Christian Dior's sister, Catherine Dior. The perfume itself was created for the image of playful young women in love. The personality of the perfume is to lure a gentlemen closer by teasing him with attention that you are radiantly oozing the elegant scent of Miss Dior, that he cannot possibly resist.