Timeless (1974)
    by Avon

    Timeless Fragrance Notes

    Timeless information

    Discontinued but available as a limited edition in late 2007.

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    Ms Rochambeau's avatar
    Ms Rochambeau
    United States United States

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    This review is for the vintage cologne. Someone who knows that I collect perfumes found a small bottle of Timeless at a yard sale and brought it to me. I didn't have the heart to tell them that I'm really not into Avon scents, so I thanked them and put it away. Then one day, on a whim, I decided to try it and was surprised at how much I actually enjoyed it. My problem with Avon scents are that they usually smell of lesser quality materials. My late maternal grandmother could never afford good perfumes, so she wore Avon scents and when I smelled Timeless, I was immediately transported back to her home. I didn't know back then what she wore, but upon smelling Timeless, I knew that this was it. Everything smelled like it My mother had great taste in perfume until, ironically, she became anosmic. I remember her wearing Chanel No.5 and 19, Arpege, and Bakir among others, and even then, I could tell the difference between the kinds of scents my mother chose and the perfume my grandmother wore. Whenever my mother tried to gift my grandmother with better perfumes, she refused to wear anything, but her Avon. Fast forward more years than I care to say, I am wearing Timeless as I have my morning coffee and write this and I'm thoroughly enjoying it and not caring that the materials aren't more expensive (even though this would be killer if they were). This is a strange chypre that seems to straddle many chypre categories and on me it's slightly animalic (which makes me happy),even though there aren't any animalic materials listed...unless it's a slightly fecal jasmine note. Timeless has become one of those cheap, guilty pleasure scents that I wear in secret to satisfy myself, like when I'm home all day or at bedtime.

    26 December, 2013

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    lady love
    Argentina Argentina

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    Timless is divine. If you appreciate Femme by Rochas but you think the leather and woody notes are to strong to wear, i think you will love the smoothness of timeless. Is as powdery and citrus as Chanel N5, MUY ELEGANTE. And I agree with the idea that this smell like Madame Rochas, but in a more soft version.

    So cheap and So good!! If you like the classics you must try Timeless..

    28 January, 2011

    jayjupes's avatar
    United States United States

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    This is my favorite scent since Knowing.
    Topping Tabu and Obsession Night and Mitsouko.
    ~ weird ~

    26 August, 2010

    NikkiSelf's avatar
    Wales Wales

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    Despite it's title I don't know how this has lasted so long in the Avon catalogue. It reminds me of rusty metal and is very overpowering. On a plus side a little goes a long way. Beware though if you are prone to headaches. I like a lot of strong, heady fragrances however I don't find this one particularly feminine.

    29 June, 2010

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    Greece Greece

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    A very nice classical chypre-floral.Good "old" smell.It is rather a sharp opening with aldehydes and peach scent that growning to a warm floral-patchouli heart.Iris and roses are the flowers that i smell the most.It stays deep and warm scent as base notes appearing.Woody powdery and lasting.I like it!

    30th March, 2010

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    Took me a while to get used to this...from the bottle all I could smell was wet tree bark...not so bad once sprayed on the skin, a warm old fashioned scent

    27 March, 2010

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