a thread that always finds itself on basenotes, and its about my signature fragrance.
That is one reason I stay out of GIT discussion threads... lol... (I am not that much of poster anyway, but a reader..)
But since GIT is my signature everyday frag for sometime now, I will give my thoughts here.
1, comparison to CW:
They smell very different to me.
CW smells to me more sweet aquatic. GIT smells to me green and fresh.
2, how would I describe GIT smell:
Smells almost like opening a bottle of sparkling lemony mineral water... that has a small touch of floral and woody notes.
3. Longevity / Projection:
I have a very dry skin, and wears it once day ard. 6-7 am in the morning. I get full force 4 hours. Thereafter it develops to a nice skin scent.. but still I can smell it 3-4 hours later. Some people around me even notice it after 7 hours (from application time) when they come closer to me... after abt 8 hours it becomes fully a skin scent... and disapeares totally ard. 8 pm....
I really don't care. I love this scent, I wear it. Whether it has more synthetics or naturals than other frags is not an issue to me. Based on the frags I have worn/smelled GIT smells more refined to me, thats all.
expensive, but my experience with creed is this:
you dont need to apply too much of it. Just minimum amount of sprays. why?
1, most people you enocunter, will not know what it is anyway, and wont know how much you spent for it. So are you wearing it for them or for yourself to enjoy only?
2, creed fragrances, with exception of Bois Du portugal maybe (which I also love) are generaly not powerhouses anyway, but rather close to skin, and discreet.
If you put too much of them on, you wont get the best of the smell, but rather wasting your money.
These frags are prodominantely meant for the wearer to enjoy rather than people around you. So just spray as little as possible and enjoy it for yourself.
Stay simple, and you enjoy it more and more....
Finally, I never re-apply a fragrance throughout the day. I only apply in the morning after a shave or shower, thats it... thats when my skin is clean and freshest... throughout the day, I have the feeling (even my very dry skin) would become a lil bit sweaty/oily... and re-applying a frag wouldn't smell good, just my oppinion.
so overall, GIT is only good to me, if I wear it for myself only... and when I do that, it becomes what it is meant to be.