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    Default Virgin Island Water Longevity?

    To me this is far and away probably the best smelling summer scent (very pleasant) but how is its performance do you find? Anyone getting respectable performance from this (obviously in the summer cause that's the only time to wear this)? I am talking 6-8 hours while still turning heads? I ask cause I really love the scent and want to have this, but I cannot justify paying lots of money if it gets no utility (new batches good?). I'd appreciate any thoughts on this, thanks.
    p.s. if you spray this on clothes, do you feel it lasts and projects more?

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    I get 4-6 hours of longevity on this, projection is average during that time frame. Spraying on clothes will help extend the scent life.

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    At least 4 to 6, usually longer. Current batches are lovely. Yes, spraying on clothes extends the life.
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    Default Re: Virgin Island Water Longevity?

    Quote Originally Posted by barclaydetolly View Post
    At least 4 to 6, usually longer. Current batches are lovely. Yes, spraying on clothes extends the life.

    Thats about what I get out of this. If you need more longevity, get an atomizer and carry with you. Don't let the longevity keep you from this stuff if you like it.
    The first few hours project very well.
    Current Summer Favorites:

    1. Creed - Original Cologne
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    6. Tom Ford - Grey Vetiver
    7. Montale - Aoud Legacy
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    10. Creed - Virgin Island Water

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    Default Re: Virgin Island Water Longevity?

    It does real well on my skin.

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    Default Re: Virgin Island Water Longevity?

    how many sprays and where, do y'all usually use ?

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    Default Re: Virgin Island Water Longevity?

    It does well on me, more than 5 hours, but generously sprayed. Usually stays close to the skin, it has I can say - an elegant projection.

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    i get 6-8 hours, low projection but can be detected
    Currently wearing: Poivre 23 by Le Labo

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    Very dismal. 10 mins??
    Is the juice worth the squeeze?

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    Default Re: Virgin Island Water Longevity?

    I Get a solid 6 Hours... Limited Projection but i get a great scent cloud in my own space thats extremely pleasant. I dont really wear this fragrance for others. I wear it for myself. I give one spray to the back of the Neck and One Spray to the base of the Neck. Ive never gotten a compliment on this either. I assume its due to the limited projection.

    Added note. Much better than Sel Marin as far as projection and longevity. Sel Marin is one of my favorite scents but I get about 2-3 hours of longevity and thats pushin it and pretty much ZERO projection after 4 sprays.
    "Stings the nostrils, in a good way. Im going to be honest with you, that smells like pure gasoline."

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    Default Re: Virgin Island Water Longevity?

    Quote Originally Posted by Scentologist View Post
    Very dismal. 10 mins??
    I get something like 30 minutes from my sample, hence why I am asking

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    Default Re: Virgin Island Water Longevity?

    Quote Originally Posted by comfortablynumbbg View Post
    I get something like 30 minutes from my sample, hence why I am asking
    Did you get it from authorized Creed distributor, or from some online discount place / gray market?
    Current Summer Favorites:

    1. Creed - Original Cologne
    2. Xerjoff - Nio
    3. Creed - Aventus
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    6. Tom Ford - Grey Vetiver
    7. Montale - Aoud Legacy
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    Default Re: Virgin Island Water Longevity?

    Quote Originally Posted by dougczar View Post
    Did you get it from authorized Creed distributor, or from some online discount place / gray market?
    no no this is a sample from Perfumed Court that I got like 11 months ago, spray sample, just dismal longevitiy on it

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    Default Re: Virgin Island Water Longevity?

    I get surprisingly good longevity with average projection out of my decant, and I'm very fussy with that kind of thing.
    Kurt smells like Teen Spirit

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    Good longevity in the heat usually 6-8 hours, decent projection for the first hour or two. I wore this a lot when my girlfriend and I went to Antigua, she absolutely loves it on me.

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    Default Re: Virgin Island Water Longevity?

    Quote Originally Posted by comfortablynumbbg View Post
    no no this is a sample from Perfumed Court that I got like 11 months ago, spray sample, just dismal longevitiy on it
    I consider TPC to be a very reliable source. Did you ask someone else if they could smell it on you? Maybe you were suffering from OF? It isn't a beast by any means, but I couldn't imaging getting that bad of longevity out of it.
    Current Summer Favorites:

    1. Creed - Original Cologne
    2. Xerjoff - Nio
    3. Creed - Aventus
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    5. Dior - Homme Sport 2008
    6. Tom Ford - Grey Vetiver
    7. Montale - Aoud Legacy
    8. Dior - Homme Sport 2012
    9. Tom Ford - Rive d'Ambre
    10. Creed - Virgin Island Water

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    Default Re: Virgin Island Water Longevity?

    I get 5-6 hours on my skin, but 8-12 hours if I spray it on my clothing. Good stuff.

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    Default Re: Virgin Island Water Longevity?

    I sprayed some on my wrist in shop.
    When I got back to my office 50 minutes later, it was totally gone - making it the poorest lasting Creed scent on me that I'd ever tried.
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    Default Re: Virgin Island Water Longevity?

    I'd say I get about 6-8 hours with mine. Spraying on clothing definitely increases the projection & longevity.

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    I get a good 6-8 hours from mine. I have noticed that it becomes a skin scent after about 4 hours. Sparaying on clothes have definitely helped me with longevity as well.
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    I tested today. after 30 mins no trace, gone...................
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    Default Re: Virgin Island Water Longevity?

    2010 batches are good, 2011 batches are even better. Tested and true!!!

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    Less than an hour on me. I'm amazed people are getting six hours from this!
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    Default Re: Virgin Island Water Longevity?

    Get about 5 hours. But no complaints here. This stuff is good to go for the summer. Rather have something with 5 hours, than 8 hours and not smell as well as this.

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    Default Re: Virgin Island Water Longevity?

    8 hours no problem.

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    Default Re: Virgin Island Water Longevity?

    If you get more than 4hrs. of decent projection (elbows length) from ANY Creed, consider yourself lucky.

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    Default Re: Virgin Island Water Longevity?

    I have no problem with this fragrance. Lasts a good 6-8 hours, especially with one spray to my shirt.

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    Default Re: Virgin Island Water Longevity?

    Quote Originally Posted by barclaydetolly View Post
    At least 4 to 6, usually longer. Current batches are lovely. Yes, spraying on clothes extends the life.
    yup
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    Default Re: Virgin Island Water Longevity?

    This one surprised me. One of the longest wearing Creeds on me. All through workday. 8 hours easily.

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    My SOTD. Got a good 6 hours, started to become a skin scent thereafter. I sprayed once on each inner elbow, one on the chest, and two small sprays on my shirt.

    I have the 2010 batch. Overall, I'm satisfied.

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