First wore this when a sample was given to me. Liked it, used it. Just around the time the sample was almost gone, I found myself looking for more, wanting more, and no other perfume seemed to fill the void. I ended up giving in and purchasing a large bottle. Later on, I found myself buying a smaller bottle for travel. While I am far from being "addicted", I often find myself craving the indescribable warmth and all-encompassing aura that only Addict seems to evoke for me. I love wearing it for an evening out, and find it has the same effect as diamonds. Great with (faux) fur! As a woman in her early 30s it strikes me as seriously mature and devilishly young at the same time. Lasts a long time and leaves beautiful fragrance memories in garments worn. Far from cheap, I find this fragrance gives off an instant richness and classiness, a feeling of opulent elegance and citrusy refinement, notes that impress you and imply a certain level of status, right before you find yourself melting into an unrivalled smokey warmth, with such blatant sexual overtones you soon become aware that you are in overt seduction territory, and yet the balance is one of "sophisticated dirtiness" - the tonka/vanilla and spiciness arouse an almost spiritual vibe, not exactly mysterious - but deep and warm and dark and cozy. Too comforting to be dangerous, yet too dangerous to be comforting. This fragrance is captivating, and simply beautiful. Pairs well with cold weather, evening outings, elegant attire, and deserving romances.
Dior Addict by Christian Dior, 2002
Amazing scent. LOVE this one. Dark, gothic and bewitching beautiful night perfume. The drydown is like visiting heaven. Stays on my skin 18 hours. Vanilla and white flowers dance together seductively. There is a synthetic type smell in the flowers called queen of the night flower and silk flower. Very different, sexy and beautiful. Only 2 sprays or you will ruin its effect. You have to try this on your skin because it doesnt work for most. Thank god it works for me cuz its the best smell in the perfume store. 10/10
The opening is flowery in a slightly bitter way. Vanilla is the dominant note almost from the beginning and combined with sandalwood and tonka, the overall impression is very warm. The drydown is soft and somewhat similar to Hypnotic Poison but lighter and more pleasant to my nose. There's also something in the combination of floral notes and vanilla that reminds me of 5.40 pm in Madagascar by Kenzo. The 2012 reformulation is different but even with a side-by-side comparison it's difficult for me to describe how exactly. It seems somewhat more stingy. However, in both versions the scent of the sillage is stingier than what can be smelled when pressing the nose directly on the skin. At first I was pleasantly surprised about Addict but after sampling it several times I don't find it appealing anymore.
I love this, its like dark blue velvet in a bottle, so the bottle is the right colour for the juice. To me iit is pure class, almost inestimable...vanilla, tonka and jasmine. Startling, unusual, gothic
I bought this blind, sure i would love it. I keep trying to wear it, and i find it strange, because the opening is nice and sweet and warm, as a whole, but then i get this jarring note that stands out, and stays sticking out, amidst a lovely warm drydown. Mostly, i like anything with vanilla, i thought i loved gourmands, but i just can't stand the jarring floral note, that sticks out in the middle, all angular and annoying. I think it must be jasmine, and i have seen ylang ylang mentioned as being included on one site, which would explain my dislike. I can get away with jasmine sometimes, if it's included in a gentle, light, and not heavy way, maybe lifted by something brighter - don't know enough about all the varieties to be able to discuss it with any knowledge, but to have ylang, and a discordant jangling sharp jasmine in the same fragrance is too much heavy floral for me, i just hate their heavy, waxy, cloying clinginess, they drape around you, some might say seductively, i would say parasitically. It stays there, glaring at me, the entire time i wear it, and doesn't go away, like all horrible smells. For me, it spoils what might have been a lovely scent, warm and cosy, sexy and cuddly all at once. Except for those horrible flowers. I feel very glad to have finally admitted how i really feel about this. I was pretending i liked it, to avoid being annoyed with myself at wasting money on a blind buy that i don't like. I am getting rid of you Dior Addict
I really wanted to like Dior Addict, but on my skin there is a sharp (white?) floral top note that just gives me a headache. Unfortunately, it doesn't disappear when the lovely, smoky, vanilla scents start to appear. Sadly, this is not one for me.
Dior Addict is my favorite fragrance. I love it. I wish I had found Addict years ago.
i am a straight guy but cant get enough of it..lucky that the seller agreed to substitute it for dune female version on my request ...the way i would describe addict, you take a little bit of lipstick, mix it with chocolate and pour it all over yourself , getting curious now :)
Dior Addict starts as a dessert-like floriental of the contemporary school. Its initial tone is expansive but heavy, but it winds up an interestingly monochromatic oriental where vanilla and tonka cancel each other out and give a loud, beige tone. I dont understand Addict, but its a bit of a guilty pleasure that I spray on in department stores. Believe me, I ask myself each time, Why on earth am I doing this? Every bit of me tells me I should hate this. I guess I enjoy chasing that shouldnt-but-do experience. Reminds me I can still be surprised and that the notion of good taste is often nothing compared to trashy fun.
There is definitely something in this fragrance that I really like. On me, it comes across as a sweet and spicy gourmand scent that makes me think of sticky vanilla pudding or a vanilla scented candle. It's very pleasant, and I would definitely buy a candle in this fragrance if they made one. However, I feel like it might also be a little too heavy and sweet for normal every day wear, so I probably wouldn't wear it all that much if I bought it. However, aside from that there's not much to dislike. Probably most people who are fans of vanilla and gourmand fragrances will enjoy this one.
Dior Addict by Christian Dior, 2002
By: Christian Dior
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