Jean PatouJoy Parfum, 0.5 ozDetailsRenowned as the costliest perfume in the world, the Joy line was created in 1930 by haute couture designer Jean Patou. One half ounce of the lavish scent contains 5,300 jasmine flowers and 14 dozen May roses. The luxurious composition is coveted by women around the world. Top notes of Bulgarian rose, ylang-ylang, and tuberose. Middle and base notes of jasmine from Grasse and May rose. 0.5 fl. oz./15mlDesigner About Jean Patou:In 1912, Jean Patou opened a dressmaking salon in Paris named Maison Parry. Then war interrupted his career. In 1919, he reopened his salon under his own name to great success. In 1925, he launched his perfume collection: Amour-Amour (for brunettes), Que Sais-je (for blondes), and Adieu Sagesse (for redheads). In 1931 he introduced Joy, which is still treasured as one of the world's great perfumes. Today, the name Jean Patou is globally renowned for the entire collection of fragrances.