Bond No.9 Hamptons.
mugler cologne is similar to creed ov, sean john unforgivable is similar to creed MI, is there any scent similar to creed silver mountain water?? yesterday i smelled a bond no9 that smelled similar but i forgot which bond it was. is there any scent that smells like SILVER MOUNTAIN WATER?
Bond No.9 Hamptons.
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That's a good one too-- I've been discovering more Bond's lately. Didn't know there were so many
It sounds like you're asking for designer or less expensive options. IMO, and although the notes are different, the closest would be Azzaro Chrome and Carolina Herrera 212 Men.
I'll agree, Bond No. 9 Hamptons smells like SMW on top, but don't know how it continues.
I definitely think Unforgiveable smells much more like SMW than MI does.
Out of all the Bonds I've tried, I haven't tried Hamptons yet, but I assume you would get the top notes and not the famous Creed house note. I honestly don't think Unforgivable smells like MI...It smells like Wall Street. Believe it or not, I think Unforgivable's drydown is closer to SMW than MI. MI's drydown is a lot warmer, if that makes any sense at all.
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I haven't come across any male scent with a distinctive black currant note like SMW, thus nothing smells remotely like it that I've come across.
IIRC this one has quite often been likened to CK One. Don't know for sure.
Agree with Bond no 9 Hamptons. I think SMW is better though.
I find Silver Mountain Water remarkably similar to the opening of Moschino Cheap & Chic and Moschino Oh! They all seem to have the same entirely synthetic metallic/inky amalgam. The drydown of Cheap & Chic, in contrast to SMW and Oh!, is floral, however. Anyone who likes SMW should check out Moscino Oh! On the other hand, if you dislike SMW, you'll want to steer clear of these Moschino compositions...
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In the same manner Sean Jean put out Unforgiveable to smell like MI, I believe his I Am King is supposed to smell like SMW.
Haven't tried it and the reviews in directory are none too good.
I can't think of anything remotely like SMW.
You might get a really cheap approximation by layering a little CK Escape with... mmm... something to give it the slightest hint of ambery warmth... Davidoff's Silver Shadow/Adventure???
Further to what I wrote above, to my nose The Original by The Gap bears a strong similarity in style to Silver Mountain Water.
I think of The Original as SMW without the blackcurrant, but with a bit of leather tossed in instead.
I have SMW, the Original and I am King on my hands at the moment. I can't smell an similarity between I Am King and the other two.
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The only fragrance that reminds me of the blackcurrant notes in SMW is Mefisto by Xerjoff. Mefisto certainly isn't a SMW clone, it's far more classier, better quality and longer lasting, but I do detect a similar blackcurrant note coming through for the first half hour as SMW when I spray my Mefisto.
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I'm a bit agitated by all the 'I am King = SMW ripoff' comments here. People assume that Unforgivable was a MI knockoff, and therefore project their feelings on 'I am King'.
Nobody who has sniffed both SMW and I am King would think SMW was a template for I am King, whilst with a bit of a stretch you might say that MI was a template for Unforgivable, or the formula for Green Irish Tweed was a template for Cool Water.
Bond's Hamptons is boozier towards the drydown whereas SMW is sharper, almost nose tinglingly sharp and muskier. I prefer Hamptons, it's drydown appeals to me more than SMW's does.
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I haven't tried Bond no 9 Hamptons, but Montale Boise Fruité is definetely the closest one, which I know. Boise Fruité smells very similar than SMW, although SMW is more fresh comparing the two. Boise Fruité is also stronger with better sillage and longevity as Montales usually do.
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definately not I am King!
Unforgivable makes up for it
Xerjoff's Mefisto is a more intense/longer lasting version of Creed's SMW to my nose.
I used the sample I have of I Am King once but damn it's horrible. It's not even close to SMW to my nose.
Unfortunately the only other one that I find is similar, as others have said, is Hamptons. I slightly prefer SMW but I enjoy both
Definitely Montale Boise Fruite' and Bond No.9 Hamptons
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Although not really similar, Costume National Scent Intense shares one or two notes with SMW, at least to my nose.
For 10th or is 20th time? I am King smells about as much like Silver Mountain Water, as Acqua di Gio smells like Joop!, they are 100% different. One is sharp, cold black currant and tea, the other is a synthetic fruit bowl. The only scents which I know smell like SMW, are rather expensive: Montale Boise Fruite and Xerjoff Mefisto.
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Mefisto does smell like SMW...the Xerjoff is wayyyyyy better IMO
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Got a sample of this, and it smelled like a "Day-Glo" version of SMW. Surprisingly nice.
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I won't quote anyone directly, but I find it amusing when people state their opinions as fact and believe they can speak on behalf of everyone in the world. Fragrance is subjective and your nose won't always agree with what others perceive. Everyone's sense of smell is different. I'm sure there are people out there who can't tell the difference between I am King and SMW, but does that make them wrong?
While the note pyramid of I am King is not identical to SMW, one could argue that they both share similar citrus accords. Everyone is entitled to their own opinion, which shouldn't be subjected to ridicule especially on this forum.
Hamptons doesnt smell like SMW, its spicy and somewhat heavy.
Quite the bump.
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Top Notes: Bergamont, Lemon, Orange, Grapefruit, Black Currant and Tangerine.
Heart: Mint, Sage, Pepper, Rosemary, and Patchouli
Base: Musk and Amber
Out of those I get all the top notes, mint, rosemary, and with just a touch of patchouli.
There's nothing that can replace silver mountain water. It's such a beautiful composition.
Definitely not the metallic nastiness of al rehab silver. I can appreciate why some think so however. For a split second when you smell them you might think they're close.
Yes there is a fragrance which smells exactly like Silver Mountain Water.... Its called Creed Silver Mountain Water
Nothing I've ever smelled is like SMW.
I have both the Hamptions and SMW and I get where some people might compare & confuse the opening of the both of them because of the Lime blossom and bergamot in the Hamptons to the Bergamot and Mandarin in SMW but to me they are not even close and from there on they really take a completly different path. I enjoy both but much prefer SMW in the opening which is much sharper. The middle notes of Green tea and blackcurrant really seperate the two and of course the dry down on both are so different from each other IMO.
BTW I always get a " you smell so good " from the 21 young and middle aged women I work with when I wear SMW but a "thats not bad" when I'm wearing the Hamptons. Hell I get great compliments when I wear Mulger The Cologna from the crew. All 3 are in a similar genre but are still so different to a nose that knows.
If you want something Like SMW why not get the real thing. Fragrancenet has it at a discount price always and with the 20% coupon it's not gonna break the bank either.
Agree that it's pretty unique. Can't come up with anything quite similar.
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Xerjoff Mefisto and Montale Boise Fruite are SMW clones that actually smell BETTER than the Creed.....at least to me.
Bond No. 9 Hamptons is a distant third as far as worthy comparisons.
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there are some thread comparing it to Silver Al-Rehab. But Silver is 5 dollars. LOL.
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What the heck do the price tags have to do with the olfactive similarity of the fragrances?? Do people think the ingredients of SMW really cost 25-30 times those of Silver? I suspect the majority in difference in cost is merely profit in Messrs Creed back pockets. Nowt wrong with that and I have gratefully contribured to their coffers, but will never buy SMW.
Hampston bond no.9 good than SMW << very cloying green tea little citrus dry down
Nothing comes close to SMW get the real McCoy.
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Agreed. Also i find it hard to tell SMW apart from White Attitude from Deray. This is one of the closest comparisons of any fragrances i have come across.
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