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    Default Re: Creed Green Irish Tweed Logevity - Horrible!

    Yeah it really does suck. Two hours is about what I get before it becomes a skin scent, even with 6 or so sprays, and I would never, ever spray that much with any of my other fragrances. I love it though, so it'll stay in my wardrobe.

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    Default Re: Creed Green Irish Tweed Logevity - Horrible!

    Green Irish Tweed? I easily get 8+ hours with it at any wearing. I have always thought it to be one of the longer-lasting Creeds, along with Royal Delight, Bois de Portugal and Original Santal. I understand some batches have various issues but, IMO, lack of longevity is not the conventional wisdom here re GIT.

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    Default Re: Creed Green Irish Tweed Logevity - Horrible!

    I got some samples of GIT off ebay. I wore it to work, and later that evening, my wife asked me what I was wearing, so I guess it still had some zing after many hours on my skin.

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    Default Re: Creed Green Irish Tweed Logevity - Horrible!

    Man, it has to be your skin. I have a buddy who uses ONE SPRAY - and it lasts all day long under strenuous outdoor exercise, with sillage and projection that I can smell 10 feet away after 4 hours.

    Another possibility is olfactory fatigue. But I'm just going to assume it's skin.

    Consider spraying on clothes as a workaround. Many Creeds last WAY longer on clothes. Roudnitska (the elder) believed that skin was too unreliable as a base for perfume, and I tend to agree. You can put some or all of your sprays on cloth and get excellent longevity. Try it! It really works. After using this trick, I've never had longevity problems.
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    Default Re: Creed Green Irish Tweed Logevity - Horrible!

    I noticed the same thing; bought a 1 oz. bottle directly from Creed website...have been wearing it every day for 2 weeks; love the scent, but it doesn't last long on me.

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    from my time on basenotes, the consensus best cologne seems to be green irish tweed. ive never tested it. ive read it smells like cool water. if thats the case, then i dont like it at all.

    is it true?

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    Quote Originally Posted by jonny19 View Post
    from my time on basenotes, the consensus best cologne seems to be green irish tweed. ive never tested it. ive read it smells like cool water. if thats the case, then i dont like it at all.

    is it true?
    They are very similar. The basic notes are so close that if you simply do not like CW, you probably will not like GIT.

    On topic, GIT lasts quite well on me, but as I've noticed with most Creeds, they require more liberal application than many others. Don't be afraid to give it a spray or two more than you would normally use. I find that GIT, and esp. Silver Mountain Water will last forever on my clothes.

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    I'm in hour 10 of wearing GIT today. Even with a spray of Marc Jacobs BANG on my forearm, I still can smell GIT.
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    Default Re: Creed Green Irish Tweed Logevity - Horrible!

    No problem with longevity here. I get a healthy 10 hours (at least).

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    Default Re: Creed Green Irish Tweed Logevity - Horrible!

    I have a very fast metabolism and I'm wondering if that's why it doesn't last long on my skin. Those of you who have great longevity with GIT do you perhaps have a slow metabolism? just wondering if that's a factor...

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    It's possible you got a fake, or a bad batch.

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    Default Creed Green Irish Tweed Logevity - Horrible!

    At 2 hours in your probably just smelling the base notes. The top nota are gone in 20 minutes then the mid notes kick in for about almost 2 hours on. The rest is the heavenly creed millesime base.

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    I recently bought a bottle directly from Creed and the longevity was terrible, similar to what's being described here. I sent it back on the grounds that my previous bottle lasted a lot longer and the bottle they sent back as a replacement was indeed much longer lasting. I'm able to still detect it on my wrists the next day now and the top notes are a lot more vibrant too. You probably had a bottle from a bad batch.

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    My first wear from the vial was great--good sillage plus longevity.

    On my first wear from the new bottle, I got about 2 hours like you but my brother and sister tried it and said they smelled it all day. On my second try, I got more than 10 hours and realized that it's a skin scent.
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    Default Re: Creed Green Irish Tweed Logevity - Horrible!

    I have absolutely no longevity issues with GIT.
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    Default Re: Creed Green Irish Tweed Logevity - Horrible!

    Lasts very well here.
    Where'd you buy it?
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    I had it on the other day whilst shopping, I couldn.t smell it on myself but my Girlfriend said when she walked behind me it was strong, Also wore it to a concert last month and it was all I could smell for hours but when I put it on before I went to the Airport at Christmas by the time I boarded my flight it was gone! So its a bit volatile on me!

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    Default Re: Creed Green Irish Tweed Logevity - Horrible!

    One of longer lasting Creeds for me. Lasts throughout the whole day.

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    One of the best longevity cologne from the House of Creed. GIT lasts on me throughout the day until I get shower; that was just 3 sprays in the necks and chest. Projection and sillage are very good: not too strong not too wimp. It could have been oldfactory fatique if you can't get any whiff of it, for I regularly smell its presence on me all day long.

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    Out of a couple hundred bottles, this is the only one I'm self conscience about when spraying because it's an absolute powerhouse on me.
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    Default Re: Creed Green Irish Tweed Logevity - Horrible!

    Quote Originally Posted by jnailen View Post
    I have a very fast metabolism and I'm wondering if that's why it doesn't last long on my skin. Those of you who have great longevity with GIT do you perhaps have a slow metabolism? just wondering if that's a factor...
    If youre like me then yeah, this probably is an issue with fragrances in general for you. A fast metabolism means lots of body heat being produced (im a walking furnace) and heat causes fragrances to burn up fast depending on ingredients

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    I get 8+ hours as well. The problem with GIT is that it has such an appealing opening to most, and is a pretty linear fragrance so people get fixated on those notes which leads to olfactory fatigue. Best thing to do is to always ask somebody if they can smell it on you, if you can't smell it yourself. For me though, I don't get nearly as much pleasure if only others can smell it and I can't, but fortunately I've pretty much trained my nose to not get fatigued from any of the notes or accords. Although it does project much better in the first couple hours before it sits close to the skin. GIT is exceptional in my book, just not worth such a high price tag. It's one of the freshest green fragrances I've ever smelled before. Good luck returning it though, if you can't, you can always swap it here in the marketplace.

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    Default Re: Creed Green Irish Tweed Logevity - Horrible!

    I have fairly scent sucking skin, and I get about 6-7 hours wherein I can really smell it.

    The most interesting sub-thread in this thread is to make note of how many people made note that THEY couldn't smell it, but others clearly could. I think this happens with a lot of scents. I know it does to me.

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    Like others, I have no longevity or silage issues with GIT. Too bad it didn't work for you because it really is a compliment getter.

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    Default Re: Creed Green Irish Tweed Logevity - Horrible!

    I used to think longevity was poor.
    On me the potent part of the scent only lasts for three or four hours, but the later subdued part out lasts out for a working day.
    I guess it's made to be that way. I always spray at least 6 sprays.
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    Default Re: Creed Green Irish Tweed Logevity - Horrible!

    I have no problems with it. Three sprays is all I need, one on the chest and one spray on the lower ear area and I'm good to go. I had a couple of people tell me I smell good even when I don't smell it.

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    Default Re: Creed Green Irish Tweed Logevity - Horrible!

    Yes, the olfactory fatigue thing is showing up here big time. OP should wear again and ask others.

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    Default Re: Creed Green Irish Tweed Logevity - Horrible!

    I don't have longevity issues with GIT either. However, the part I enjoy about GIT is the top and heart. Those are gone after a couple of hours, and as has been mentioned, I'm left with just Creed's Millesime Amber-heavy base. I like it, but think it's just way over the top (even headache inducing). Which is why I went with Erolfa as "my" Creed instead. I just like the way the base was executed in it better.

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    A surprising number of people - even vets - aren't aware of olfactory fatigue and never get the opinions of others.

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