I found Equistrius through the ‘Posse (and Olfacta) and there may be other irises out there for me to lurve, I saw several on your list today that I’ve not sniffed. I can’t wait to experience Irisss and ISM one day. Honorabe Mentions: Christian Dior Dior Homme, Prada Infusion d'Iris Cèdre, Houbigant Iris des Champs, E. Coudray Camelia Iris, Solinotes Fleur d`Iris, Loewe Loewe 001 Man, By: Marlen Elliot Harrison, co-editor of Fragrantica in English. I believe I would look for that unique rooty earthiness in an iris scent, which may throw me into the “power iris fan” category. The way she wrote it, I feel like I can smell every detail and feel the briny ocean breeze on my skin and one paragraph simply isn't enough! L’artisan Iris Pallida – discontinued, but a lovely rooty iris that I miss like crazy. I love Dior Homme, Prada Infusion d’Iris, and I need to do another test of Crabtree & Evelyn’s Iris, but I’m pretty sure I liked it. It reminded me, not unpleasantly, of an air freshener I had a long time ago, and it lasted all of 15 minutes on my skin. Iris Perfume – Comprehensive Guide to the Best Iris Perfumes We happily arrive at my favorite – iris perfume. Iris is used in traditional medicine and aromatherapy. Prada Iris parfum is a straight-up soliflore, nicely powdered, rich and the perfect high-end iris without any other obvious notes to take away from the iris. I actually wanted to start sampling more Iris fragrances. It’s so intense that after the other more timid inclusions of iris notes, it makes me laugh. See the bottom of the post for details on how to enter. As always, we will give away two sample sets of most of the perfumes mentioned in this guide (except the ones I don’t have) to two lucky commenters. I love iris, thank’s for putting up this list, Patty! Very nice! Thanks for the review. LOVE your description of Iris okiyoe- iris drowning in an oriental pond of waterlilies- haha! I still haven’t learned to love the rooty carroty iris, so there’s still something to discover and this is a great guide for it! Has made me appreciate iris so much more. I would love to explore more Iris fragrances. Not sure why but I just move on. My favorite iris scent is Narciso Rodriguez' Essence. . I don’t really like green iris or powdered iris. A match made in heaven. Online shopping for Beauty & Personal Care from a great selection of Women's, Men's, Sets, Dusting Powders, Children's & more at everyday low prices. I also need to smell Iris Silver Mist soon as it’s mentioned over and over again. Anne-Marie reviewed it a few months back. Just tried Iris Poudre the other night, and I’m on the fence about it. He finally went back to the lab and put in every iris compound he could find, and then Serge pronounced it perfect. I wonder if anyone else has? Any perfume with iris notes smells soapy. Mmmmmm. I can’t say it is my favorite, but it is one sample I am hoarding because it is so beautiful, and as you said, when it’s gone, it’s gone. Perfume lovers: 596577 Iris Nazarena has turned out to be one of my most-worn iris perfumes year round, rivalling Rue Cambon, the best iris blend ever. Yay! It is also a favorite accord for vintage perfume lovers. iris perfume samples found at Surrender to Chance, Best Perfumes - Comprehensive Guide by Perfume Note, Iris Perfumes – Atelier des Ors Iris Fauve, Coolife Le Sixième and Armani/Prive Iris Celadon, Frederic Malle Perfume Comprehensive Guide, Serge Lutens Perfume Comprehensive Review, 10 Best Niche Perfume Lines (small) 2016 Nobody Knows About, Frederic Malle Cologne Indelebile – orange blossom perfume, Iris Perfume – Comprehensive Guide to the Best Iris Perfumes, Best Lily of the Valley Perfume – Muguet Guide, I Want to Find a New Perfume that Smells Like…. Now, no substitute really exists for it. I got a most interesting mail the other day: Someone who is clearly very much a perfume lover and whom I knew before through the blog was asking me what I thought was a perfumer's perfect way to build a masterful iris. Is it a cop out if I say I love all irises? I think I might associate it with someone I don’t particularly care for as the scent is not unpleasant. If you like your iris perfume with a wee bit of suede and impossibly chic, Parfums DelRae Mythique is your date to the Iris Ball. What at first seems like two shades that would be too similar to have a dialog quickly creates magic on the skin in this deceptively bright perfume of sparkle and floral sensuality. Fragrance Reviews: 1007792 I was wearing the Heeley Iris de Nuit just last night, from a sample, and it is really pretty. Crabtree & Evelyn brought out their Iris recently, but this one reminded me of why iris and I don’t get on so well together, as it has the “dog fur” smell I associate with it (now maybe if it were cat fur I might like it better!). French label E. Coudray launches a new perfume for women, Iris Rose – a floral scent ideal for summer time. I adore iris fragrances. I love to wear Hiris to work because I get happy little whiffs of it throughout the day. For a wonderful poem having to do with the warm sensuality of iris as well as its cool abstract beauty I recommend Philip Whalen’s poem “For C.”, in the full version in his collected poems, not just the truncated snippet in youtube videos. Capture notes and drawings anytime, anywhere. Very odd. It is delicate but not fragile. Oh yeah, I forgot…jilliecat’s post reminded me.. Crabtree & Evelyn’s Iris is another one that I like. Loved seen Dior Homme included. ISM, and Infusion d’Iris and the new Aedes Iris Nazarene ALL have this effect, and it is not pretty. This blend linked to a leather note makes it the perfume of the tuxedo-wearing man, as well as the speed-loving motorcyclist. I didn’t like much it initially, but after going through a few irises I have great appreciation for it. Well, except the price tag. I’m very excited to lemm a few of these though, maybe I will find the gateway iris fragrance. Please log in again. I think Iris is next on my list, so thanks for the guide as a place to start! Thanks for the draw. I absolutely love Creed’s Fleurissimo – I know it can divide opinion, but I wonder if it needs a certain skin type to make it smell good, and I am lucky enough to have that (which is nice, as I am not normally blessed with great fortune!). Now that I know, I marvel at how its cool, metallic, mineralic aroma blends so beautifully in such a wide range of fragrances. Prada iris Infusion for men and women are obscenely economical and really lovely. This unique device records written text, converts it into digital form, and stores up to 100 pages of text in the memory of the receiver. Inspired by the Middle East market, like Night, but without that high of a price tag, it has notes of rose, apple, rose, pink pepper, rose, clove, rose, patchouli, rose,… Continue Reading →... It’s iris day! But nothing so cold as the February night I opened the door. Great image on the top of the article. I love La Pausa. Bois d' Iris is a great story of a small piece of wood. great choice. That’s probably why many don’t even know about this flower. Well, I used to think that I didn’t like iris until I realised that a lot of my favourite perfumes contain it. It's like time stops with a spray and we can only fall on its vanillic-benzoin cushion of amber tones. Van Cleef's iris-wood is a beach relic, it feels natural and robust on a cool beach under silver-wrought whisps of smoky fog and a hint of the sea's iodine breath; but it also feels incredibly elegant and distinguished as a companion to an exhibition, the office, or quiet leisure time with a good book. Prada’s infusion d’ Iris was my gateway to iris but, of what I have tried, Iris Silver Mist is the most dramatically beautiful. sigh … Absolutely gorgeous stuff, even if the price is completely obscene. I agree with Calvini, L'Attesa is Iris perfection. Honorable Mentions: Bois d'Iris (The Different Company), Iris Poudre (Frederic Malle), La Femme Bleue (Armani Prive), Chanel No.19 eau de toilette, Bas de Soie (Serge Lutens), Dior Homme. I would say these are my two current favorites. Not such a big trip for us over here but it will be special! I even love the initial blast from Iris Silver Mist and plan a Paris pilgrimage at some point to buy a bottle. Also want to say that I have owned a full bottle of L'Attesa for some time, yet never even tried it! The natural perfumes, such as Francesca, would be a new experience for me. These note collection posts are wonderful. I love your comprehensive guides to different notes! Its a little overwhelming at first but settles nicely. Subtle iris doesn’t work for me – Apres l’Ondee vanished after a brief moment of invoking sadness. )… Continue Reading →... Frederic Malle Cologne Indelebile and its soaring sunshiny scent reminds me of some other orange blossom perfume, but which one? I’m just discovering the wonderful world of Iris, and so far only have Le Labo’s 39, which I think I’d like if it stayed around long enough to get to do more than just exchange pleasantries before disappearing without leaving so much as a forwarding address … Iris………, what a complex & awesome note to incorporate into a fragrance..... Take the Iris plant plant, age the roots in a very intricate process and create that sumptuous Iris butter/Orris (as it's sometimes called)……. Iris Silver Mist and Apres L’Ondee—-so different, each so necessary. Iris is my favorite note so I’ve sampled many of these perfumes. But it’s amazing that you posted this today, the one day in a year that I decided to wear Infusion D’iris….I found my decant as I was cleaning out a drawer…so fun! Iris is my favorite perfume note among patchouli, tonka beans and musk. Really nice and cheeeeeep. Iris is a perennial plant from the Iris family (Iridaceae). I blame my mom for getting me to love iris perfumes – she has been searching for the perfect iris scent for a long time (a never ending quest – as we all know) and so I started sniffing her samples too and now I love it almost as much! Love the Irissss and VCA Bois d’iris. Here are five that won't overwhelm when the mercury climbs. Thanks. Thanks for the draw…fingers and toes crossed for this one! Not directly, but overtly. I love iris in perfumery, this is my favourite perfume material. It’s just so cool and crisp in the heat. Of these, I’d say that the Orris Ochre is my favorite – the Hiris is a little too high-pitched, the Nobile too flowery, but the Orris Ochre is just right. Thanks to Stella for her clear categorisation (she should be editor!). But once you see an iris for the first time you will fall in love. As a lover of iris it's sometimes sad to see that people only know about the asian/Japanese iris, that iris is associated with purple and white, and the smell of iris usually means dry and powdery. Size: 100 ml Aggiungi al carrello . I love Hiris and VCA Bois d’Iris. I will have to try these. I also have a mini of Hiris that I enjoy quite a bit. Iris...so divine! 19 too, and although the iris is a big component, I don’t think of it as an iris fragrance. What about Salvatore Ferragamo - Viola Essenziale? Some of the most common notes that create a powdery feel are the notes of iris, violet, and musk. Founded on a philosophy of giving the perfumer a very broad idea of what they wanted, then letting the perfume create it. Sort by: Recommended; Name; Price ascending; Price descending; Latest items; Iris Shot 2 200 kr. I sometimes struggle with floral notes, but iris is a flower I can love! I was so happy to see this post today! To your super comprehensive iris guide I would add magnificent woody iris from Carner Barcelona. Then, the almost always unseen, unknown perfumer got… Continue Reading →... Serge Lutens perfume has long been one of my favorite niche house perfumes. Info Buy. from houbigant. Cool and clear with more than a hint of violet, at least to my nose. All hyacinth and Iris and beautiful! I also enjoy the Iris Gris recreation, although it is different in tone from the original Iris Gris. I love #19, I have a small amount of the vintage edt, purely gorgeous. I’d missed this fragrance, despite having it in my perfume drawers for the last four years, but hey, it’s never too late! I have several iris based perfumes, but the use of naturals adds a new twist. I love the iris in No. I loved it, but not a lot of people did since Guerlain made it disappear. 28 La Pausa has me hooked on iris (although I also adore No. Would love to correct that with these samples. I need to explore more Iris fragrances but I do love Chanel No. March reviewed Cartier L’Heure Promise a couple of years ago, and I’m just going with what she said, the pairing of sandalwood and iris is luxuriously beautiful. La Via del Profumo Il Giglio di Firenze is my favorite iris too. I have exhausted my sample of Mecheri’s Iris d’Argent, because it’s delicious to me, but unfortunately not as long lasting as I’d like, which is the main reason I haven’t bought any more of it yet. Have noted :” explore iris note” in my little perfume notebook. It quickly went to the top of my iris love list! I honestly can’t imagine wearing this any place but the opera (gala performance), it’s that grand and chic. Iris is one of my favorite notes, so I’m really happy to see this entry in the “Best of” collection. I’ve only tried the Guerlain Apres L’Onde, but I just love it! But since the pennies still count, I would say that Equistrius is my favorite iris. . Iris and peach, earthy with a juicy sweetness. Okay, I really need Stefanie to transform that second paragraph of the Extraordinaire Bois D'Iris write-up into a fully formed novella. Apres L’Ondee is the perfect rainy weather scent. The perfectly done iris for me is Dior Homme. The story goes that Maurice Roucel, when making it, kept getting feedback from Serge Lutens that it didn’t have enough iris in it. ). But there is one iris perfume that displays a face of the plant that intrigues beyond some of our usual associations of iris. I don’t mind a touch of iris. It's so powdery, romantic and just a charming fragrance. The Different Co Iris seems to have a bit of pink pepper to it, and I just wore Iris Nobile by Acqua di Parma last night and used my last sample! I have yet to sample most of these, thanks for the wonderful draw. Overall, this is a very nice, fruity, oriental fragrance with great utilization of the note if iris. The name “Iris” came from the old Greek Rainbow Goddess Irida. I admittedly have not tried many in this list so would love a chance to smell them. It’s more aldehydic on the open, and the drydown is fine, it just doesn’t speak to me in any real way, but it could work for you if you prefer your iris a little green and perfume’ish. See more ideas about Perfume ad, Perfume, Fragrance ad. Or a cup of coffee- I can’t decide which. This is one of the most popular options for iris perfumes, on the market, and for good reason. There are many lovely suggestions in comments as well. Bvlgari Omnia Amethyste is actually my favourite iris, I was so pleased that you mentioned it! Very nice use of orris butter in a minimal, delicate composition. Yay! Whether you prefer to apply your signature scent for a date night or for a work day in the office, fragrances help give us a certain aura and presence.. Part of what creates this presence for each person is the use of fragrance notes. I just checked and Donna Karan Essence Iris is not available on her fragrnace website, but it is still for sale online at Neiman Marcus. My current fave is Impossible Iris but I also recently tried and like very much Donna Karan Iris. Dr. Marlen Elliot Harrison, Elena Vosnaki, Jodi Battershell, John Biebel, Miguel Matos, Olga Ivanova, Stefanie Jähn As I cannot edit my post, could someone please edit or delete my last name from my post? The Different Company Bois d’Iris walks in the woods much more purely, drying down to something much less rooty and more floral, and it is a solid iris perfume you can wear almost every day and not tire of. It might be interesting for me to find this out, whether I win the drawing or not . Rhizomes (commonly called roots) of the German Iris (I. germanica) and Sweet Iris (I. pallida) are harvested as orris root (the term is used for Iridis Rhizoma) and are used in perfume and medicine, even more commonly in the ancient times than today. I went down the rabbit hole when I bought “Hiris” wich I still love I’d have a hard time choosing between L’AP Iris Pallida, Chanel 28 La Pausa, Xerjoff Irisss and AG Heure Exquise. Reading this I suddenly realised that I love and I have bought both bottles and endless decants of a lot of predominantly iris based perfume! 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