19, I was transported. I need to try Chanel 19 Poudre, since 19 has been a love/hate for me ever since it came out. However, I think one of my favorites, L’Heure Bleue, contains some iris? I wonder if anyone else has? There is a melancholy joy that permeates this iris-violet creation that reminds me exactly of those walks you take after a rainfall, and the earthy smell rolls up through the rain. I absolutely love both Bas de Soie and Hiris. I enjoy this Iris for its versatility, it suits both men and women, winter, summer and everything in between and lasts all day until it dies down to a faint whisper of sweet wood shavings. Lurve the big, metallic blast that is Iris Silver Mist. Prada’s infusion d’ Iris was my gateway to iris but, of what I have tried, Iris Silver Mist is the most dramatically beautiful. where my lips, returning her kiss to her brow, knew the meaning of cold. Fruity iris? What about Salvatore Ferragamo - Viola Essenziale? What’s your favorite iris perfume? That thing on the left, Cora, has had me a little busy the last week. Bas de Soie is normally a love, but every so often, it just grates on my nerves. I sure hope Amouage is listening …. Oh and Iris Ganache in my tiny disappearing decant. It is delicate but not fragile. But there's one fragrance which stands apart through its utter chilliness, one olfactory landscape where iris gains the crepuscular sheen of the last rays of light filtered through mauve-paned windows somewhere the sun sets for months on end; Iris Silver Mist by Serge Lutens. If money was no object, I would be the proud owner of Xerjoff Irisss. I love iris notes, but they often end up getting compared (unfavorably) with AL’O. Patty, thanks for this wonderful list! The aged rhizomes are steam-distilled which produces a thick oily compound, known in the perfume industry as "iris butter". It’s a deceptively sweet and gentle perfume with flashes of raw and unrefined materials snapping to attention at the strangest moments. I've never smell Apres L'Ondee, which I hear is more violet. Thanks for entering me in the drawing. I wish Amouage would do a symphonic iris as only they can do the full perfume orchestra plus 1000 person choir. The perfume is called D600, a great and long-lasting iris with the woody touch. After years of feeling nothing for 28 La Pausa, I awoke to it this summer and simply can’t get enough of it. So many beauties! Definitely more that I want to try. Actually wearing Heeley’s Iris De Nuit from a sample right now. I have tried many of the ones listed, but certainly not all of them. I like Prada Infusion d’Iris too. It's still on my dresser, unsprayed. A fantasy iris note is a powdery floral, reminiscent of the violet flower. Tell us in a comment below! Please enter me in the draw…. The different Company Bois d'iris is a modern beauty while Maria Candida Gentile Burlesque is an iris oriental. Infusion D’Iris is a daytime staple, and no 19 when I feel assertive and have good hair. Honorable Mentions: Satori: Iris Homme, Hermès: Hiris, Lanvin: Arpege Pour Homme, Hermès: Hermessence Iris Ukiyoé, Prada: Infusion d'Iris, By: Elena Vosnaki, editor of Fragrantica in Greek. 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)……. I remember liked Hiris very much too, though I’ve drained my samle and can’t remember how it exactly smelled right now. Was thrilled a friend was able to pick up some Iris Silver Mist for me on her recent to trip to Paris, I get such a kick out of the rooty carrot blast. This is one of the most popular options for iris perfumes, on the market, and for good reason. Honorable Mentions: I also really wanted to include a "masculine" just to illustrate how profoundly popular iris is in contemporary perfumery. I found iris cold, but I’m slowly starting to like them more. Chanel 28 La Pausa is an almost perfect iris scent – a little green vegetal, bright, but be ready to reapply every hour or two, it tends to go poof really quickly. I would love to try some of the one mentioned. I own No.19 and once had a solid sample of Iris Silver Mist, sadly good for one application only. I’ve never smelled that fake grape in an iris perfume. 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! I can’t wait to experience Irisss and ISM one day. I didn’t think I liked iris perfumes based on Prada infusion d’iris. Well...to me it's still the best iris fragrance out there ;3. It was a limited run, and as they say, when they’re gone, they are gone. The iris and violet duo in Ombre Mercure is related to all that, and some might say that it is reminiscent of L'Heure Bleue, but I can't say that the result is that vintage to me. Iris is quickly becoming one of my favorite notes – I like all sorts of treatments so far, but nothing beats the wild weird rooty-ness of Iris Silver Mist for me. I hear that is an incredible Iris scent for men. beautiful bottle though... Iris, my favorite note in perfume! blind with ice, my breath undressing itself on the air. My favorites are Infusion Iris, Iris Meadow, Silver Iris, Swan Princess, and Panthea 777, Prada Infusion d'Iris, Chanel Chanel No 19 Poudre. 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. Love love love ISM, although I’ve received more than a few negative comments on it (e.g. I would love to try all the ones you mention and as Irina said, Iris Nazarena is such a lemming for me now! 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. I just swore I was going to try and be happy with what I have and now there are all these additional iris perfumes to tempt me. I also have a sample of Heure Exquise that I got from a perfume fairy last month, and I haven’t spent a lot of time with that one yet. Plus, I really love this perfume for summer. The long dry-down of Bas de Soie is a curious one, as the iris has remained sharp and acidic on top of an increasingly powdery base. I like Hiris quite a lot, too. Is it a cop out if I say I love all irises? They both remind me of my old iris and rose garden. Someone above mentioned the La Femme Bleue which I find lovely, but heartbreaking, too, as it’s an LE. Anyway, I’d love to educate my nose, thanks for the drawing! Free shipping and samples available Did y'all come together and somehow agreed that NO ONE is going to mention Masque L'Attesa?? Thanks. Atelier des Ors' Iris Fauve. I wish to support Equistrius, as I am a huge fan of Parfum d’Empire! i believe it is something Italian and i know that the maker begins with an ‘M’ as there is an ‘m’ embossed into the bottle along with a crown and some laurel leaves. But dang it, now there are a bunch more mentioned here that I’m feeling I must try. Both are gorgeous. It’s wrapped in a warm, fetching incense and vanilla woods that makes it much more than a woody iris. Iris is a note that I used to think I didn’t like but have come around on. However, a combination of creamy notes, such as vanilla, with something like a woody note can also make for a powdery feel. SL Bas de Soie is my signature. Perfume can play an important role in our wardrobe. “Eeeuuwwwww, WHAT is that SMELL?”). It lasts all day, I love the dirt aspect to it, it warms me when it’s raining, and (happily) I can afford to shell out for at least a decant. I used to love Iris Poudre. Looking forward to winning and trying all ; ). Perfume lovers: 596577 Equistrius sounds like it needs to be first on the list though. Another of my favorite iris perfumes is the seductive, smoky Annick Goutal Mon Parfum Cherie Par Camille EDT. 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. The Best Iris I ever smelled was in 28 La Pausa by Chanel - the original formula, not the new La Pausa eau de Parfum. i currently have Cuir d’Nacre, Soivohle’s Orris Ochre (discontinued? I do love O.J. To your super comprehensive iris guide I would add magnificent woody iris from Carner Barcelona. The association of iris with violet is a classic combo in perfumery and cosmetics. Honourable mention to Dior's Cuir Cannage too (which is a little bit like Ombre Mercure)... Bas de Soie and Zegna Florentine Iris are both fantastic iris scents, Bas de Soie and Chanel No 19 all the way for me :), Vanille Iris Ormonde Jayne, L' Attesa by Masque and, of course, Shem El Nessim by Grossmith, What!? So thrilled to find this site! Shop for Shanghai Tang Perfume. Bois d' Iris is a great story of a small piece of wood. 4.9 (72 valutazioni) A sensual eau de parfum that transfers all the sweet notes of Iris on your skin. I call it 'my cold fragrance' because the first sensation I feel upon spraying it on me is one of cold. Also want to say that I have owned a full bottle of L'Attesa for some time, yet never even tried it! Maybe it’s just that I can’t figure out the unique aspect to it. 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. The base of this fragrance adds a soft touch of woods, as well as a spicy, earthy patchouli note. My favorite iris hands down is Masque Milano L'Attesa. See more ideas about Perfume ad, Perfume, Fragrance ad. There are three little known iris fragrances I find beautiful and interesting : Dior Homme 2005 - best bet, find a vintage bottle ! As such, I'll just make mention of Dior Homme and its flankers, the similar Valentino Uomo and its flankers and Parfum Satori's Iris Homme (which I reviewed HERE). I have always wanted to try Apres Londee but cannot find it except on UK sites. I don’t have a favourite yet. Apr 9, 2014 - Explore Zoey G's board "Perfume Ads" on Pinterest. Love iris…if I have to pick a favorite I’d say Mythique. Songe d'Iris and Cacharel Noa, now there are other notes appearing mingled ionones of Cendre. Result is startling and considering the time to sit down and collect your thoughts and organize them lovely... 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