Everyone wants a fragrance that smells expensive. There are some fragrances that display opulence, thanks to their exclusive ingredients – and these are the ones you should go for. Of course, when you purchase one of our ‘inspired-by’ fragrances, you’ll smell luxurious without paying an exorbarant amount…


If you’re a man who wants your fragrance to display high-end decadence, then you should look for the following ingredients.

  • Oud! Oud! Oud! Used in dozens of expensive fragrances for men’s fragrances for centuries, oud oil is the ultimate luxury ingredient. It’s a very deep, intense aroma that’s immediately recognisable. Try a scent like Oud Wood if you want to purchase an expensive oud perfume (or alternatively, our version is cheaper!).

Oud Fragrance Ingredient

  • Ambergris! Ambergris actually comes from the digestive system of a whale!!! however, don’t let that put you off this sought-after ingredient washes up on the shore and is highly prized by perfume-houses everywhere and anywhere. It’s a distinctive, sea-salty aroma that elevates most fragrances. Try Our Version of Aventus if you'd like to experience the scent of ambergris.

Ambergris washed up on shore

  • Tonka bean. Tonka bean is definitely having a moment right now. It’s not only a giant trend, it’s also associated with luxury living, and the luxury lifestyle, which is ideal if you want a fragrance that makes you feel like a million bucks! Our Inspired by F*cking Fabulous is a great option as it combines tonka bean with various other expensive ingredients.

Tonka Beans pouring onto wooden counter

If you’re looking for an expensive fragrances for men or women, then you should check out the range of scents at ALT. Fragrances. All of our handcrafted fragrances are inspired by some of the world’s most exclusive perfumes, and best of all, they’re available at a fraction of the cost! 


Disclaimer: all products mentioned above, along with their labelling, are a guide and should not be confused with the actual fragrance brand. Any name trademarks and copyrights are the property of their respective designers or makers. Please note, these fragrances  are not to be confused with the originals, and we have no affiliation with any companies mentioned. Our interpretations of the fragrances were created through chemical analysis and personal development, and their description is solely to give the customer an idea of the nature of the scent. It is not designed to mislead or confuse the customer in any way, and does not infringe on the manufacturer's or designer's name or trademark.