Introduction by Olga Ikebanova from the Fragrantica Iris page. Frederic Malle Promise is the latest release from the line. Great choices, as always! Thanks for the draw…fingers and toes crossed for this one! Iris by Molinard Perfume. Mar 31, 2013 - Explore Andrenette Scott-Jones's board "PERFUMES", followed by 138 people on Pinterest. I have several iris based perfumes, but the use of naturals adds a new twist. The masculine, brazen one with sandal and cedar wood, spicy and slightly salty nuances; next to the female one, which wraps itself around those wooden shoulders with a violet-sweet iris powder and kisses tasting of soft and dry vanilla. An iris that doesn't get enough love in my opinion is Paprika Brazil. Nobody thought to mention Chanel No.19? Fruity iris? Thanks for the draw! Its powdery warmth is a great contrast to the cool metallic Iris Silver Mist, my another love. 4.9 (72 valutazioni) A sensual eau de parfum that transfers all the sweet notes of Iris on your skin. So Equistrius would be my favorite iris, followed by Parfumerie Générale Felanilla (with its wonderful iris-woody vanilla accord). I couldn’t swap my bottle away fast enough. It speaks to my heart. I love Iris Silver Mist so, so much, and have yet to find anything that matches its regality. The White veered a little left of center by adding a puff of white smoke to that aroma. My favorite is probably Equestrius, and I’m glad to see it mentioned here because I don’t think it gets much attention. 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. My favorite iris hands down is Masque Milano L'Attesa. Iris is used in traditional medicine and aromatherapy. Add message | Report. Great post as always! Description. I love iris in perfumery, this is my favourite perfume material. blind with ice, my breath undressing itself on the air. What a generous draw, thank you! I have not yet smelled the iris fragrances named in this article, but I hope to. Specifically it reminds me of this poem by Carol Ann Duffy: It felt so cold, the snowball which wept in my hands, and when I rolled it along in the snow, it grew. Many of us frag-fans and frag-freaks have a dozen or more iris dominated frags in our wardrobe. Iris plays really well with spices and wood in perfume, and the powdery feel of iris marries well with the dryness of spices like pink pepper. Masque L'Attesa has been on my test list. I'd like to mention Diptyque Volutes. It’s this unexpected nature that gives Bas de Soie its particularly quizzical personality and marks it as a distinct take on iris. I love wearing it! Ruins a perfectly great root. Serge Lutens Iris Silver Mist is a smooth cedary I know I sound like a broken record, â¦ Somehow I picked up at least 10 different iris fumes over the last year. Mmmmmm. 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. Thanks for the great giveaway! 19) and there are so many on your list that I have been dying to try. Shop Iris Perfumes and find the best fit for your beauty routine. Thanks for the draw! Iris is a note that I am learning about. My 'best' irises are Ramon Monegal's Impossible Iris, just stunning, and Heeley's Iris de Nuit, iris with lovely violet. He finally went back to the lab and put in every iris compound he could find, and then Serge pronounced it perfect. for gardening. And two, I’ve included my full last name. Fragrantica® Inc, San Diego, CA United States. Subtle iris doesn’t work for me – Apres l’Ondee vanished after a brief moment of invoking sadness. Almost every fragrance I enjoy seems to have a “rooty” earthy aspect, if that says anything. Cuir de Nacre is beautiful, and more casual than the Malle, so I think it’s a bit more wearable on a daily basis. It is classified as an aromatic fragrance, but it does contain a very strong (and absolutely gorgeous) iris note, paired with tobacco, honey and spices. ISM, and Infusion d’Iris and the new Aedes Iris Nazarene ALL have this effect, and it is not pretty. My favorite iris fragrance is one I loved at first sniff, because it offered a the comfort of the familiar with a pleasant twist. I’d have to say DK’s Chaos and Kloon Ceen Terre d’Encens are two of my favorite Iris perfumes. Chanel 19 is one of my favorites though it was better 10 years ago :-/ Chanel Powder is nice, but not too interesting to my nose. I still have a lot more testing to do. I didn’t think I liked iris perfumes based on Prada infusion d’iris. It's so powdery, romantic and just a charming fragrance. But even in this generously purple-colored opening, there are other notes appearing. But overall I find it an airy MUSK, with a dry down quite familiar to those who love classic musk fragrances. As an above poster noted, I would love to experience an Amouage iris, although undoubtedly the supremely lovely, pure beauty of iris isn’t something that should ever be too-overwrought. My fave irises are Chanel no.19 EDT vintage, Smell Bent Walk of Shame, Dior Homme Parfum, L'Artisan Parfumeur Bois Farine and Roja Dove Unspoken (spiced orris loveliness!). What’s your favorite iris perfume? i haven't yet but i'm wondering how it sizes up in this column. Wanted a full bottle of that one There is an oddness to the iris scents that I really enjoy! Then I met Equistrius, fell in love, and realized not all irises have to smell cold and musty. I think my favorite iris perfume right now is Dior Homme Intense (that works Better on my skin than Dior Homme). My favorite Iris is SL Iris Silver Mist. I have so many FB’s and samples from your list, so my shortlist of those still to try is fairly small this time. Iris Perfume Soliflores. Iris Nazarena has turned out to be one of my most-worn iris perfumes year round, rivalling Rue Cambon, the best iris blend ever. I can’t get enough of it, and haven’t met an iris I didn’t like, just some more than others. And Malle’s Iris Poudre is lovely for an evening out. 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!). I haven't owned or worn Hiris in well over a decade, if not two, but, thinking about it, I can remember the scent as if I just sprayed it. Thank you. I also need to smell Iris Silver Mist soon as it’s mentioned over and over again. I found iris cold, but I’m slowly starting to like them more. My current fave is Impossible Iris but I also recently tried and like very much Donna Karan Iris. Hilde makes a lovely Iris Ti Amo: Iris with a little sweetness. After reading this I think I might remedy that today. Entries accepted through midnight next Monday 6/17/13. Be well. I have yet to meet an Iris scent that isn’t wonderful. There was Something in a lavender colored bottle at Saks that put me in a semi-coma for the afternoon one…I need to try harder. i’ve never sniffed the Monegal or the DelRae but both sound lovely. I loved TDC’s Bois d’Iris, but it sadly only lasts a couple of hours on me, so I can’t see springing for more. Some of the most common notes that create a powdery feel are the notes of iris, violet, and musk. Prada iris Infusion for men and women are obscenely economical and really lovely. Who doesn’t love a leather iris perfume? I also have a mini of Hiris that I enjoy quite a bit. Thanks for the reviews. sigh … I honestly canât imagine wearing this any place but the opera (gala performance), itâs that grand and chic. – Iris Poudre. It was one of the hottest thing back in '16 and now nobody cares? I think I’ll start today! Not directly, but overtly. Another vote here for TDC Bois d’Iris. Hmmm, dont think I have focused on any iris perfumes since I began my pungent journey. I can’t wait to experience Irisss and ISM one day. The perfume enters a middle stage of mild musk and a hint of greenery by way of galbanum. And her hands were cold from peeling, then dipping potatoes into a bowl, stopping to cup. I have both the EDP and EDT, and I love both, but the EDT is more about the iris, the EDP is more about the plum. Which iris scents do you feel deserve the title Best in Show? Many to choose from! Ð owdery starchy note with a nuance of boiled carrot and earth, slightly bitter. I really liked Omnia Amethyst but it disappeared before I could find my keys in the morning. And yes, I'm still pissed that Guerlain discontinued it. I love Hiris and Chanel Poudre is on my WL. Apres l’ondee quickly followed…l’sigh! Iris perfume. It’s wrapped in a warm, fetching incense and vanilla woods that makes it much more than a woody iris. I love iris, period! If you do, this is a great way to go. Odor profile: A natural iris (iris root) note is earthy, woody, powdery, reminiscent of boiled carrot. I love it, too. I’ve been a big iris fan for a while. I also like Bas de Soie. Hi, lady! You’ve probably noted my lack of enthusiasm for all the perfumes in this paragraph. Today I wore a sample of Ann Gerard Cuir de Nacre. I adore iris fragrances. It was a limited run, and as they say, when they’re gone, they are gone. Some of my top Iris based frags for your consideration: I'm not kidding, I could feel a heady wave of iris scents reaching out from my memory just reading this article and some of the comments below (Stella) !! Hot, humid Un Jardin Sur le Nil? Now, the thing you have to understand about Iris Perfume or. Also, only long-dried rhizomes develop the aroma. Now I’m interested in checking out the note. I simply couldn’t pick a favourite if I tried- although I find Apres L’ondee heartbreakingly beautiful. Since they are one of the few that have been around a long time not yet sold to LVMH or Estee Lauder (yeah, I know Shiseido owns them,… Continue Reading →... Finding the best niche perfume lines is tough if you aren’t following all the perfume blogs or Facebook fragrance groups. the Killian, despite the staying power of an anemic ghost, is amazing. L’Artisan Seville is gorgeous and a little naughty,… Continue Reading →... We happily arrive at my favorite – iris perfume. I have a tiny amount of Iris Gris. I went down the rabbit hole when I bought “Hiris” wich I still love There are so many interesting and suprising takes on iris but perfumer Olivia Giacobetti managed to capture the bread-like rhizomes (orris root or butter) and the plant itself with its almost violet candy nuances all together in one unique composition. Yes, it fits well. Good thing Robin and Marlen at, Samples reviewed and provided for giveaway are, Best Perfumes – Comprehensive Guide by Perfume Note. So consider me surprised and happier when I discovered Daniel Josier's Bois d'Iris. The flower symbolism associated with the iris is faith, cherished friendship, hope, promise in love, and wisdom. Samples reviewed and provided for giveaway are iris perfume samples found at Surrender to Chance. Thanks for the draw. Maitre Parfumeur et Gantier Fleur d’Iris isn’t my thing at all because of how powdery it is, but I know a lot of you love you some iris powder. While I’m never in love with wearing aldehydic perfumes, I really adore smelling this. Info Buy. Thank for such a comprehensive article and the giveaway! great choice. It is a wonderful iris and sandalwood scent. This post makes me want to go and give #19 Poudre another chance (I’ve always admired #19, but haven’t found it an easy thing to wear). Loved seen Dior Homme included. I love iris perfumes, but there are a lot I havent had opportunity to try yet-I would love to try som of these! Iris is one of those notes I didn't know I liked until I began exploring perfumery in earnest. I need to explore more Iris fragrances but I do love Chanel No. I have to be strong now… must… cut… credit….card…uggghhh. A really fun iris that was mentioned earlier is Le Fin du Monde, iris with gunpowder and popcorn notes. I’m staying with iris-centric fragrances for this Iris Perfume Guide, but I’m sure you all will remind me of ones I’ve missed. So of all the coincidences: I found my way to Nordstroms today and braved the SA, who was actually kind and I don’t know why I am scared of SAs, but there you have it – I am, and asked this nice SA if I could have a sample of No 19 poudre because I have sniffed No 19 but not No 19 poudre. beautiful Iris, one of my favorite scents! I love Hiris and VCA Bois d’Iris. Some that you didn’t mention include Opus V, Marron Chic, Insolence EdP, Shem el Nessim and Ouris. I generally like iris perfumes to be darker. As you can see I really, really NEED the iris sampler so I can try to find something to distract me from my profound grief from Ganache! Iris is one of the notes I struggle with- of the ones I have tried, I’ve liked them, but haven’t loved them. i Profumi di Firenze Iris de Firenze- really nice soliflore, and if you’re ever in Florence, stop in and pick up bottles for like 27 Euros. Great reviews from everyone. I used to call it Satan’s Flower. I really loved the Van Cleef & Arpels Bois d’Iris. i adore both. Info Buy. Two of my favorites not listed is Carner Barcelona D600 and the gorgeous incensy Farmacia SS Annunziata 450. Iris dolled up to go watch the Northern Lights…I would love to try more! I concur on the Le Labo Iris 39 – not a fan. I like Prada Infusion d’Iris but never really seek out my sample as I find it a bit cold. Whaaaaaaa! What a delightful read of all these wonderful iris fragrances! Due to your appreciation of The Sum The White I came to discover a niche house I knew nothing about before. Thanks again for educating me! I sometimes struggle with floral notes, but iris is a flower I can love! i’m certain this is too much information but you are speaking to my heart with this article. Love these comprehensive lists! I have always wanted to try Apres Londee but cannot find it except on UK sites. So I like the sort of quiet, thoughtful, almost melancholy iris that is Hiris. My current iris long-term relationship – 28 La Pausa Equistrius sounds like it needs to be first on the list though. She said “So here’s a final happy aspect of L’Heure Promise – iris and sandalwood as a combination. Bought a FB of Chanel n°I9. I would love to try all the ones you mention and as Irina said, Iris Nazarena is such a lemming for me now! I fell hard for the VCA Bois d’Iris a little while back, and still haven’t branched out to other iris perfumes. If money was no object, I would be the proud owner of Xerjoff Irisss. It's such a shame it's discontinued! Iris oil is one of the "strongest" and doesn’t lose its quality over the years. I would love to try it again now, as well as the other iris fragrances you mention. Overall, this is a very nice, fruity, oriental fragrance with great utilization of the note if iris. It is a masterpiece of Iris usage, especially in the Parfum extrait version. 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. So…rooty, beatuiful, *and* odd. Honestly, it can go any of the following: Old Lady, Man’s Cologne or Aloof, Snobby and Downright Mean if it’s not exactly right. Now I’m checking out Iris Silver Mist. It just doesn’t do justice to the iris note – they candied it too much, it’s too sparkly, too bright. Envelop yourself with the fresh, natural floral scent provided by Iris for women. Wish me luck … the notes all sound like me to a ‘T’! I even love the initial blast from Iris Silver Mist and plan a Paris pilgrimage at some point to buy a bottle. Yet…. This enticing fragrance from Molinard opens up with notes of cyclamen and floral green atop lily of the valley, hyacinth and ylang-ylang for a womanly scent that manages to remain evenly balanced while preserving its complexity. I’m still waiting for someone to come out with my perfect iris-‘n’-smoke scent, however. I believe I would look for that unique rooty earthiness in an iris scent, which may throw me into the “power iris fan” category. Become a member of this online perfume community and you will be able to add your own reviews. I reviewed it back after it came out, the EDP, with this bit “I love it because it is different and unafraid and uncompromising. It IS a walk in the woods, as you put it, Patty. Dusty, quiet, melancholic introvertlike scent with leading note of iris. Sort by: Recommended; Name; Price ascending; Price descending; Latest items; Iris Shot 2 200 kr. I enjoy Equistrius, and I have tiny samples of ISM and Iris Taizo that I really like. )… Continue Reading →... Frederic Malle Cologne Indelebile and its soaring sunshiny scent reminds me of some other orange blossom perfume, but which one? Info Buy. 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