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    Love in Black by Creed

    Top: Wildflowers, Violet
    Middle: Iris, Virginia Cedar, Clove
    Base: Blackcurrants, Rose, Musk

    This is a well-done attempt at a modern fragrance by Creed. You have to try it on your skin to get it. On paper, it smells like Sweet Tarts. On your skin, it evolves beautifully through all three phases. The wildflowers and violet do give off a slight petro smell, which is nice for those who prefer edgy niche scents. The iris and violets are perfectly paired, imparting a smart gourmand effect when the heart notes emerge. The cedar keeps the iris from becoming too doughy, but creates a damp earth Chanel 19 kind of vibe with the violet leaf. In the end, the rose is subdued, while the musk is sexy. With the blackcurrent leaves, I'm reminded of Lutens SMSR and Dipthyque's L'Ombre Dans L'Eau. This fragrance is resilient, structured and elegant, worthy of the Creed label.

    19th December, 2010 (Last Edited: 26th December, 2010)





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