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Eau de Lierre (2006)
by Diptyque

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Eau de Lierre information

Year of Launch2006
GenderShared / Unisex
AvailabilityIn Production
Average Rating
(based on 91 votes)

People and companies

HouseDiptyque
Parent CompanyManzanita

About Eau de Lierre

Eau de Lierre is a shared / unisex perfume by Diptyque. The scent was launched in 2006

Reviews of Eau de Lierre

A cool, dark green shade. I think perfumes like Eau de Lierre speak to me because I hate hot weather. The one true escape (apart from the industrial solution of air conditioning) is to find a dense patch of green and creep into its shade – the temperature drops or seems to (which is perhaps as important).
Eau de Lierre combines notes of bitter inedible vegetation with a sprinkle of dusty cyclamen and an overall cooling aquatic sheen – and that’s about it. But it’s enough to lie back and laze in.
It reminds me of another simple aquatic green – Les Néréides’ now discontinued Vert d’Eau – which used to be my go-to high summer scent. With such things personal preference plays a strong role and I can understand how offerings like Eau de Lierre are too single-minded or unimpressive for some. To me they are a sometimes needed respite.
Unfortunately fades back quite drastically after a few hours, losing the green edge, with just a bit of hazy sweetness and that aquatic shiver still remaining.
23rd September, 2016
I know one thing, DIPTYQUE KNOWS THEIR GREENS. And Eau de Lierre is no exception. Ivy plays a key role in this one. Unisex and leafy green (what else is new?), this one is slightly sweeter than most Diptyque fragrances (not a bad thing). A touch of musk and spice give this a good look for the warmer weather without being cloying. 8/10
22nd April, 2015
Genre: Green

Green fragrances are not the most popular, and not every perfume house offers one. Diptyque used to have two: Eau de Lierre and Virgilio. Virgilio, now discontinued, was the good one.

Eau de Lierre smells like a couple of classic green top notes, perhaps galbanum and tomato leaf, set at an excruciating volume and extended to tedious endurance by harsh synthetic floral underpinnings. It might make a good candle, but as personal fragrance its lack of balance and substance leave it feeling crude and grating.
13th June, 2014
Eau De Lierre opens with bitter green galore. Crushed leaves and other non-sweet aromatic notes such as leafy geranium. Fresh and quite realistic, inoffensive but very likable. Unfortunately it quickly turns into a generic clean modern musky thing with woody undertones to then, even more quickly, turn into nothing at all. Despite the relatively short lasting power, the fragrance is overall not bad but I can't help it from finding it a bit unnecessary…especially when compared to other incredibly solid offerings from the same house.

I believe if they would have marketed it as part of their *Eaus*, it would have played in the fragrance's favor.
24th April, 2014
I’m normally not a fan of musks, but they play so well in this absolutely gorgeous green fragrance. I feel so fresh wearing it. The ivy leaves are beautifully executed, per Diptyque’s signature style. Love.
02nd February, 2014
Stoic Green

Classy garden leaf. Certainly linear but I don't care, I love it. If you crave green scents without too much sweetness this is one to try.

01st October, 2013

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