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  • just perfect

    35 24.65%
  • reminds me of summer

    57 40.14%
  • a lot of money for nothing

    25 17.61%
  • pure coconut

    6 4.23%
  • good, but there are better kind

    19 13.38%
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  1. #1

    Default Virgin Island Water

    What title would you give to this perfume?

  2. #2

    Default Re: Virgin Island Water

    Wonderful scent. Strong and has excellent longevity, but really only suitable for hot summer days. I can't even begin to imagine wearing it at any other time.

  3. #3

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    Really want to try this - though would imagine the scent would have to worn in times which align to the notes..warm, lazy days.

  4. #4

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    Not really a big fan of Virgin Island. Smells like Lemon Pledge furniture polish to me

  5. #5

    Default Re: Virgin Island Water

    This fragrance reminds me of suntan lotion and the drink Malibu mixed together and because of that I have never been able to enjoy it.
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  6. #6

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    I wear VIW everyday when it's over 85f ....so that's like July and august.
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  7. #7

    Default Re: Virgin Island Water

    I own this and enjoy it somewhat, but for me it could be better. I would much prefer if it were better balanced. I find that the coconut completely dominates the lime. Just too coconutty and one dimensional.

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    Default Re: Virgin Island Water

    I use it year-round.
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  9. #9

    Default Re: Virgin Island Water

    Really great fragrance but poor longevity!

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    Default Re: Virgin Island Water

    I think "Spring Break".

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    Default Re: Virgin Island Water

    Quote Originally Posted by Neil4Speed View Post
    Really great fragrance but poor longevity!
    I'm glad you wrote this, as I was scratching my head at other comments of good longevity.

    I sprayed some on my wrist in a shop and walked back to my office. When I got there 50 minutes later, I could no longer detect the Virgin Island Water any more. This made it the weakest Creed I've ever tested.
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  12. #12

    Default Re: Virgin Island Water

    I get 6-8 hours longevity with VIW, but only in summer!!!!!!

  13. #13

    Default Re: Virgin Island Water

    The longevity of a scent depends upon the ambient temperature and dryness of the skin

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    Default Re: Virgin Island Water

    Definitely reminds me of summer but I use it anytime.

  15. #15

    Default Re: Virgin Island Water

    Got a more recent batch that had noticably more Lime, slightly less "sugar cane", and I really really like it. The fact that this one and SMW, in newer batches, seem slightly less femme to me making me enjoy both much more.

    And I think the entire concept, name, and composition for this one is the most successful of the modern Creed Millesimes
    Currently wearing: Royal Mayfair by Creed

  16. #16

    Default Re: Virgin Island Water

    I think of this song:



    It does smell pretty good.
    "It's not what you look like when you're doing what you're doing; it's what you're doing when you're doing what you look like you're doing."

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    Default Re: Virgin Island Water

    Having now almost finished a bottle, my analysis is that this is the best light/citrus fragrance from Creed since Neroli Sauvage.

    The quality of ingredients is excellent, amongst the best in any 'tropical' inspired fragrance. The lime is super clear, the hint of ginger and ylang ylang is excellent, and the coconut and sugar cane notes are tastefully used and effortlessly integrated.

    ViW is light, beautifully balanced and with that unique kick. Its currently my goto 'citrus' Creed so much so that I have hardly worn any SMW, Bois de Cedrat, Neroli Sauvage, etc (all mighty fine fragrances) in the last couple of months.
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  18. #18

    Default Re: Virgin Island Water

    Quote Originally Posted by zztopp View Post
    The quality of ingredients is excellent, amongst the best in any 'tropical' inspired fragrance. The lime is super clear, the hint of ginger and ylang ylang is excellent, and the coconut and sugar cane notes are tastefully used and effortlessly integrated.
    Agreed. I'm usually not a foody-fragrance fan but this manages to be fruity without being overly sweet. However, & maybe it's just that my skin eats it, this last about an hour before disappearing completely. If it didn't have longevity issues I'd own a FB.

  19. #19

    Default Re: Virgin Island Water

    ..just perfect

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    Default Re: Virgin Island Water

    My vote: "Reminds me of summer". It does definitely remind me of the summer - the coconut lime thing, for sure. It also reminds me of the tropical heat and a luxurious vacation in an exotic part of the world. And VIW is a nice gourmand... I don't think it's just perfect, though, but it's fun.

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    Default Re: Virgin Island Water

    Bottled Pina Colada at 1€/ml.
    no thanks.
    Smellin good

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    Default Re: Virgin Island Water

    Nah nah nah... take in the salty notes, the rich lactonic coconut, the bright natural lime... the rum that is perfectly sweetened. This fragrance is very nicely balanced and blended - I want to find the right batch and buy a flacon soon. Anyone who wants to get rid of their VIW can PM me for a trade or throw me an offer. See!! I guess it's a bit better than just good.. it's a great one... but not a "necessary fragrance" for a beginner's collection.

    Quote Originally Posted by timaru View Post
    Bottled Pina Colada at 1€/ml.
    no thanks.

  23. #23

    Default Re: Virgin Island Water

    Quote Originally Posted by AnthonyDG View Post
    ...I guess it's a bit better than just good.. it's a great one...
    just got one

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    Default Re: Virgin Island Water

    It's just perfect and the only creed I own.

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    Default Re: Virgin Island Water

    It's good, lasts a reasonable amount of time, but it's not the perfect coconut note in a fragrance.

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    Default Re: Virgin Island Water

    Smells very similar to Tommy Bahama Set Sail SB, which is much less expensive.

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  27. #27

    Default Re: Virgin Island Water

    I love it, even though there are longevity issues. I wear it wear round as well. People love smelling something like this when it's so cold outside. They tell me I give them hope that summer will someday return! VIW is a fun, frivolous fragrance by a house that takes itself far too seriously. Well done!

  28. #28

    Default Re: Virgin Island Water

    I can not understand the comments made about the poor longevity of this fragrance .. It's my new acquisition, I wore it yesterday for the first time in my ride out and after 12-14 hours today I can smell it on me!

  29. #29

    Default Re: Virgin Island Water

    Quote Originally Posted by sailim View Post
    I can not understand the comments made about the poor longevity of this fragrance .. It's my new acquisition, I wore it yesterday for the first time in my ride out and after 12-14 hours today I can smell it on me!
    Don't get it either. For some reason my bottle seems really strong. Not only that, but I got 24+ hours out of it.
    Very happy with it.

  30. #30

    Default Re: Virgin Island Water

    Wearing it, I find it very unique, distinctive and special scent!

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