Simple juicy lemons and simple sneezingly hot black or white peppers. When peppers gone you got only lemon. It is flat no better than many more complicated lemons like Eau des Merveilles by Hermès or Erolfa by creed or Suivez-Moi by Fragonard or any hundreds or more bergamot lemon colognes....
What's so prive about it? That's what I found myself asking as I put on Eau de Jade from the Armani Prive collection. Average-smelling, this is an unspectacular citrusy cologne with a hint of pepper. I certainly did not find it worthy of its high-end retail price of $100+. I couldn't even justify spending $30 on it at Marshall's.
Neroli. One of my favorite notes. I love Neroli Sauvage by Creed and Castile by Penhaligon's. This is a peppery neroli. The drydown is boozy like Paul Smith London. I don't get any vanilla, though. Kinda meh but not terrible.
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