The Best Of 2018!

2018 has just gone by and memories of that oh-so-fantastic new year party are still afresh. While 2019 will bring its fair share of fun, memories from 2018 are still special and this applies to your perfumes as well. In this edition, we have the likes of Abdulla Ajmal, Chris Pickthall, coming forward with their recommendations on best of 2018…


Owner, Ajmal Perfumes

Abdulla Ajmal holds the distinction of being the first of the third generation of his family to join their family business of perfumes. For him the ideal contemporary fragrance is a beautiful blend of notes that features the perfect balance between fresh, younger notes, and a more mature and earthly aroma.



Top: Floral Fresh
Heart: Spicy Fruity
Base: Ambery Woody Musky

This fragrance stays very close to my heart. It is inspired by one of the  fragrance created by my  uncle and perfumer, the late Nazir Ajmal. Every time I wear it, I feel myself engulfed in the warmth of his presence, which resonates the floral freshness, basking in Amber, Oudh and Musk.

Amber Wood

Top: Fruity Spicy
Heart: Woody
Base: Ambery Woody

This one is from our signature series. It is a masterpiece that revels in warmth of Amber surrounded by spicy, fruity, woody notes.  A fragrance that leaves a stamp of oriental magic  just by your presence anywhere and everywhere. It is a fragrance that makes an instant impact and lets your presence and taste speak for themselves through its pure richness. A must have.

Amber Musc

Top: Floral
Heart: Musky Ambery
Base: Ambery Woody Musk

Musc belongs to one of the signature fragrances of this region. A luminous blend with a floral top note comprised of rose, blended to perfection with warmth of amber and the serenity of musk.

Aristocrat (Him)

Top: Citrus Fresh
Heart: Floral Musky
Base: Musky Woody Ambery

Another Ajmal icon in the making, aristocrat Him is a sophisticated fragrance featuring freshness of bergamot and watermelon entwined wit floral musky notes, on a base of patchouli, cedarwood, amber and a hint of oudh.

Aurum (Her)

Top: Fresh Fruity
Heart: Fruity Floral Spicy
Base: Woody Musky Powdery

We launched this gem in 2011 and it has been a golden success for us. A beautiful accord that has all the elements, richness, spice, fruit-induced sweetness that lingers almost forever. A must-have for women from all walks of life, a fragrance that truly transcends cultures.




From a stockbroker in London to the fragrance industry in Dubai, Chris was quick to familiarise himself with the basics of perfumery. He is currently based in Dubai but travels extensively to the company’s eighteen locations. He is a passionate sponsor of the
charity CAFOD and COFVI – College of Fragrance for the Visually Impaired.


Joy by Dior

Top: Bergamot, Mandarin

Heart: Rose, Jasmin, Cassis, Peach

Base: Sandalwood, Cedarwood, Musk, Patchouli, Benzoin

A truly successful fragrance of 2018. Heavily advertised and promoted.  Joy is a new fresh beginning. A modern scent
embodied by a contemporary Muse such as
Jennifer Lawrence.

The remarkable and controversial novelty was
the choice of the fragrance name. The brand have
decided to acquire the name of the notorious
fragrance Jean Patou (JOY)

Si Passione by Giorgio Armani

Top: Pink Pepper, Cassis, Grapefruit

Heart: Rose, Jasmine, Heliotrope

Base: Cedarwood, Vanilla, Amberwood, Patchouli

Si Passione symbolize passion and strength. A strong fragrance for a confident woman.

The audacious red color emphasize this 2018 cult which moves around passion and confidence.

Narciso Rouge by Narciso Rodriguez

Top: Iris, Rose

Heart: Musk, Orange Blossom, Tuberose

Base: Vetiver, Cedarwood, Tonka, Vanilla, Sandalwood

Narciso Rouge reveals a new side of Narciso.

It is daring, it is sensual, it is passionate but at the same time it still keeps that powerful soul of the brand.

This bold fragrance is for daring people which are not scared to flaunt.

Boss Bottled United by Hugo Boss

Top: Blood Orange, Ozonic Accord, Buchu Leaves

Heart: Iris, Spearmint, Peppermint

Base: Cashmeran, Vetiver, Patchouli

Boss Bottled United is a tribute to masculinity.

The universal man taste is intensely united in this fragrance.

Different ages groups are appealed by the modern composition of
the scent and this makes it the most successful fragrance of 2018.

Bleu de Chanel Parfum by Chanel

Top: Sicilian Mandarin, Lemon

Heart: Vetiver, Cedarwood

Base: Musk, Sandalwood, Tonka Bean, Vanilla, Amber

A newer version of the original.

Richer and deeper with that middle eastern influence which makes the scent more rounded and velvety.

The hesitant suspense of the Blue de Chanel lovers has confidently been awarded with an audacious and outstanding new version.

A complete success!



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