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L'Eau D'Issey pour Homme (1994)
by Issey Miyake

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L'Eau D'Issey pour Homme information

Year of Launch1994
GenderMasculine
AvailabilityIn Production
Average Rating
(based on 1476 votes)

People and companies

HouseIssey Miyake
PerfumerJacques Cavallier
SupplierFirmenich
PackagingFabien Baron
Parent CompanyShiseido > Beaute Prestige International

About L'Eau D'Issey pour Homme

L'Eau D'Issey is very popular, and is a big hit with the ladies. The packaging and bottle are very minimalist.

Reviews of L'Eau D'Issey pour Homme

Not as horrible as the woman version but in the same veine.

An old fashioned stink bomb.

Stay away from me!

1/10
15th August, 2015
This is a true masterpiece.this is a cologne that is purely springtime summertime.this cold is a benchmark is clean fresh and crisp this particular fragrance would go excellent with a cotten linen crepe suit.
17th June, 2015
Here we are in front of a concept of perfumery. Perhaps many people do not understand what I mean to say, but surely if the reader had the ability to use his nose as his ears he would understand this mystery.

There is a perfume, Eau Dynamisante (1987), whose Nose has created without any market scheme, and this one is a great work of Jacques Courtin.

Currently I can consider this scent more creative than 90% of Niche fragrances.

This fragrance introduces a new concept of unisex elegance! Magnificent, considering when it was launched, a link between past and future.
If this perfume were music it would play as the Elegy of Rachmaninov!

Using the same elegance accord after 7 years we have another masterpiece, L'Eau D'Issey pour Homme (1994) whose Nose, Jacques Cavallier, created with Japanese citron and mandarin playing with geranium and vetiver.

There are three ingredients really interesting, the ones which give originality to this perfume: cinnamon, verbena and sandalwood!

The character of this fragrance is certainly less pompous than the Clarins one, abandoning all connections with the past giving up the power of flowers.

If this fragrance were music would be a topic of Turandot by Giacomo Puccini shooting from Elegy of Rachmaninov.

Now we have a perfume by Hermes, ten years later! In this one we have only elegance without originality,Terre d'Hermès (2006). Here Jean-Claude Ellena used grapefruit and orange playing with geranium and vetiver.

There are three ingredients really interesting which trivialize this perfume: pepper, patchouli and benzoin.

If this perfume were music? It would be a child who is learning to play!

This reviewer may have conflicts of interest

07th June, 2015
Salutation.

Again,a MESTERPIECE to MR CAVALLIER AND ISSEY MIYAKE.one of the best aquatic fragrance.it is a great composed citrus and woody smell.nothing heavy or feminine.

The top notes is usual with really strong citrus but...but wait because the middle/base notes are great.that makes you feel positive.This lovely aquatic with ACQUA DI GIO are the best aquatic in my collecction.

perfect for almost any occassion but i recommend for a young man in office and then intimate.indisputable suitable for hot weather.longevity?on my skin it is really EXCELLENT.

7.5/10
11th May, 2015
It's been done before.....

Tried a sample for a day. Citrus on the top, woods below. Got that a already. Nothing terrible, but certainly nothing ground breaking that I need to add to my fragrance collection. HoHum packaging. Next......?
13th March, 2015 (last edited: 16th March, 2015)
A very lacklustre aquatic with a metallic sweetness about it. Again, it's hard to believe that Jacques Cavallier is the nose- goes to show that the marriage of the house and the perfumer is not always harmonious. I vastly prefer Acqua di Gio over this one, though apparently this one has a better longevity. But I like good longevity and performance from fragrances that smell good, not the rotten ones. Perhaps I don't get along well with the note of Yuzu, but I have a fair degree of tolerance and acceptance when it comes to others in similar territory, such as Yuzu Man. This one is an absolutely redundant non-entity.
15th February, 2015

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