Perfume Reviews

Reviews by Sensual

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Windsor by Creed

Windsor...subtle yet not light, superbly blended, extraordinary ingredients, exquisite sillage...

Just no WOW factor. It doesn't smell like it is worth as much as it costs. If I spend a lot on a fragrance I want it to do at least one of these things:

1.) Make me love it.
2.) Make beautiful women compliment me when I wear it.
3.) Make me smell like a pot of gold.

Would I purchase it for $75? No. $50? No. $25? Perhaps.

I'm still testing this (more public phase), so the review is subject to change.
31st August, 2010

Millésime Impérial by Creed

This is wearable art. It is a masterpiece.

It takes less than one drop to envelope oneself in a harmonious olfactory chord atmosphere of...

A short-lived but sweet watermelon note...AMONGST the dry down which smells like liquified money and expensive leather in a whisper of beach salty air.

Ahhh...

11th June, 2010

Green Irish Tweed by Creed

Smelled wonderful on the card -- fresh, green, rich and gripping; all notes forming a harmonious chord (a quality I love). On me, it develops an odd, cumin-like note and smells cheap -- (I suspect the violet), doesn't last and sillage is poor. My diet is not spicy and is plant based, so I have no idea what causes this.

One of the philosophical questions that arises when reviewing, is "Do I review the fragrance as it exists unto itself or how it works on me?" Hence, the neutral thumb.
10th June, 2010
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Terre d'Hermès by Hermès

Smells like some cleaner used at an elementary school...or a garage. Smells "old" and depressing.

These may have something to do with my early childhood. Your mileage may vary.
07th June, 2010