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New York Amber (2011)
by Bond No. 9


New York Amber information

Year of Launch2011
GenderShared / Unisex
AvailabilityIn Production
Average Rating
(based on 64 votes)

People and companies

HouseBond No. 9
Parent CompanyLaurice & Co

About New York Amber

New York Amber is a shared / unisex perfume by Bond No. 9. The scent was launched in 2011

New York Amber fragrance notes

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Reviews of New York Amber


Musk, osmanthus, sandalwood, amber, saffron, nutmeg, benzoin, myrrh, agarwood, and pepper create sparks of spice; almost heat, to my nose. Clears my head like a medicinal nose-spray. I love this one. If it lasted longer than 3 or 4 hours on my skin, I'd have considered it full-bottle worthy.
07th October, 2017
Bond No. 9 New York Amber is the second entry of the "New York" series and while not quite as disappointing as New York Oud, is nonetheless still uninteresting.

It's not so much an amber-intensive fragrance as it is a fresh spicy mix with amber as a small part of it, with saffron, nutmeg, rose, and sandalwood.

Despite the warm reviews on performance, I don't get much out of it as far as projection or longevity, frankly, but of course that's an issue primarily of personal chemistry, and in this case I'm all the happier for it.

Mediocre and uninspired but not unpleasant.

6 out of 10
20th December, 2016
When you wear a Bond9 fragrance you certainly don't get cheated on silage and longevity. NY Amber is the third of the NY series I have tried and all have a super amplified performance on my skin.

NY Amber opens with a scent very reminiscent of orange blossom honey. That's not to say it has any citrus, only the sweetness of honey made by citrus grove bee hives. This type honey has a certain white floral sweetness to it and is slightly different than honey made from other pollen. There's a distinctive rose note as well and touches of saffron lingering in the honey. It's more floral than amber and nothing I would describe as gourmand. Definitely a unisex scent that could be worn comfortably by a man or woman year round.

IMO, it's slightly reminiscent of Aramis' Calligraphy Rose, but a sweeter version. I like it, but probably not a bottle worthy purchase at Bond prices. Rose and amber fans should like this one. Thumbs up.
13th October, 2015
great take on deep spicy amber, dusky and utterly sexy!
24th June, 2015
A different take on amber IMO. Seems to have a plastic and soapy vibe. Definitely unisex. Slightly sweet, but some will like it. 6.5/10
20th December, 2014
This is by far the strongest Bond I've had. The name is misleading as I get NO AMBER from this & I am a Amber lover with many Amber fragrances. What this smells like? Rose, Aoud and pepper. It is not sweet yet it has the oily effect about it. The lasting power is well over 14 + hours, the projection is great. It is a well crafted & executed fragrance. Yet it does not smell right to me. This has a middle Eastern vibe for sure.

I am not a fan of roses unless it is done right, I go to West Side for my rose fix, as far as Aoud is concerned , I am learning that is not one of my favorite notes unless its blendid right. The bottle is one of the best out of the entire Bond line. I'm afraid it's going to take more than a beautiful bottle to keep me satisfied. I can certainly live without this in my life which is why I sold it.
20th September, 2014

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