Cookie banner

This site uses cookies. Select "Block all non-essential cookies" to only allow cookies necessary to display content and enable core site features. Select "Accept all cookies" to also personalize your experience on the site with ads and partner content tailored to your interests, and to allow us to measure the effectiveness of our service.

To learn more, review our Cookie Policy, Privacy Notice and Terms of Use.

clock menu more-arrow no yes mobile

Filed under:

Queen Elizabeth's Jubilee Now Has Its Very Own $1,300 Perfume

Queen Elizabeth II, via Getty
Queen Elizabeth II, via Getty

Racked is no longer publishing. Thank you to everyone who read our work over the years. The archives will remain available here; for new stories, head over to, where our staff is covering consumer culture for The Goods by Vox. You can also see what we’re up to by signing up here.

Last week, we reported that Butter London was doing a special nail polish shade in honor of Queen Elizabeth's diamond jubilee, which marks her 60th year on the throne. Now, British perfumer Clive Christian is getting into the jubilee spirit too. Christian is best known for making the world's most expensive perfume, the cleverly titled Clive Christian No. 1. Although you can still buy the stuff (at $865 a pop), Christian will be repackaging the same perfume in a fancy new Lilibet-honoring bottle.

So, is anything different besides just the bottle? The limited-edition Imperial Jubilee perfume will contain a higher concentration of the fragrance, making it richer, just like the Queen herself. There will only be 500 bottles of the perfume, and they'll go for $1,300 each. If you're dying to smell like royalty, mark your calendars for June 1.
· Clive Christian Launching Fragrance for Queen Elizabeth [InStyle]
· Butter London's New Color Honors Queen Elizabeth's Jubilee [Racked]
· Clive Christian [Official Site]