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    Default Just Bought Issey Blue

    Today I was in a department store which was selling good women's bags for A$15 with the purchase of any scent. Fortunately they had a good sale rack, so my ladyfriend bought a cheap bottle of Escada something or other, to get her bag.

    Being a thoughful son I though mum would probably want one as well. I checked out the rack and found Issey Blue refills for some travel set. It consisted of three refills with 20ml in each, going for A$10 (US$7.50). This seemed a reasonable price so I bought the refills and the bag. The top of the refill easily slides off, and I poured the content of one into a small atomiser.

    Now I too can partake in the adventure of this curious scent.
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    Default Re: Just Bought Issey Blue

    I like it. Itīs very special.

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    It's always been one of my top frags.

    Enjoy Renato - it lasts and lasts. Smells like baked rosemary focaccia.
    Curious but delish!

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    Default Re: Just Bought Issey Blue

    I've been thinking about Blue for a while, since I'm a big fan of the "normal" version. Rosemary foccaccia, huh? It sounds too good to pass up.

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    I really like the Blue too... however the light blue, the L'eau D'Issey Fraiche, is a little too light for me, but works great in layering with the Blue.

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    Default Re: Just Bought Issey Blue

    Its very good. Amazing longevity

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    Default Re: Just Bought Issey Blue

    Quote Originally Posted by Renato
    I checked out the rack and found Issey Blue refills for some travel set. It consisted of three refills with 20ml in each, going for A$10 (US$7.50).

    Now I too can partake in the adventure of this curious scent.
    Renato
    For that price (60ml for 10bucks) i can...NO I WILL...try it as well...Where is it?

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    Default Re: Just Bought Issey Blue

    Quote Originally Posted by gupts
    For that price (60ml for 10bucks) i can...NO I WILL...try it as well...Where is it?

    gupts
    I got the last one at Myers Southland. I had seen it at a higher price at other Myers during their recent sale. Whether or not they still have some, I don't know.
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    Default Re: Just Bought Issey Blue

    All of you may find the scent pleasent but thats not the case for me. My brother bought this cologne and I had a whiff of it. It has a potent medicine/sour smell to it. Nothing fresh... almost dirty.

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    Default Re: Just Bought Issey Blue

    Quote Originally Posted by rippaman77
    All of you may find the scent pleasent but thats not the case for me. My brother bought this cologne and I had a whiff of it. It has a potent medicine/sour smell to it. Nothing fresh... almost dirty.
    If you check my posts when it first came out, I was less than complimentary of it as well.

    I suppose the one thing I thought it had in its favour was that it was a different "blue" scent amongst all the "blue" ones that came out at about the same time, and I wasn't all that partial to most of them either.
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    Default Re: Just Bought Issey Blue

    Quote Originally Posted by rvbert0
    I really like the Blue too... however the light blue, the L'eau D'Issey Fraiche, is a little too light for me, but works great in layering with the Blue.
    Well, at least you found a purpose for the Fraiche.

    I came across a bottle of L'Eau D'Issey Ete yesterday - it reminded me of Fujiyama Homme.

    I'm not sure why they bother with Fraiche and Ete versions. As far as I'm concerned, Issey is pretty much a light, warm weather scent to start of with. Why one would want to go lighter escapes me.
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    Default Re: Just Bought Issey Blue

    Quote Originally Posted by Renato
    Well, at least you found a purpose for the Fraiche.
    Yeah I get that feeling too sometimes. It's almost that its so light you can barely perceive it. I'd have figured a lighter version of the Blue would atleast be 1/2 strength, but this is more like 1/4 strength.

    I had been layering them w/ 2 sprays of the Bleue, and 2-3 sprays of the Fraiche, and have gotten very very good longevity.

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    Default Re: Just Bought Issey Blue

    Ive seen the L'eau Bleue D'Issey Fraiche...is this the same one you guys are talking about?Is this the lighter version of the Bleue?

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    saflyfish,

    Yes... I'd smell it before purchasing. I did smell it and liked it, but didn't realize how light of a scent it appears to be for me.

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    Default Re: Just Bought Issey Blue

    Quote Originally Posted by rippaman77
    It has a potent medicine/sour smell to it.
    We still talking EDT's here? lol

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