March: It’s a very pretty fragrance, and I may well end up with some; but I felt (I guess as you did) that all the thrill was front-loaded, and after half an hour it was strangely flat… I have now run into two women who were returning their purchases because they were so disappointed in the result — a testament to letting things dry down well before purchase (although of course perfumers know so many people buy based on, what, the first 45 seconds? The packaging is just fabulous, and even better in person than in pictures: a retro-glam fluted black glass bottle with an engraved metal plate, very femme fatale, and sure to push you over the edge if you're waffling over whether to buy or not. Copyright © 2005-2020 Now Smell This. If that isn’t testament enough to how great it smells I don’t know what is. can't wait for her review of Rueure. Une fragrance mystérieuse pourtant reconnaissable entre mille L'attraction de Tom Ford pour l'inaccessible et sa fascination pour la magie de l'orchidée noire, l'ont conduit à créer sa toute première fragrance, aujourd'hui mythique : Black Orchid. The drydown has more of the familiar elements. I enjoyed reading your lovely reveiw. November 8, 2006 at 3:25pm Reply, Elle: Gorgeous review. I hope that you’ll enjoy the recipe. Carnal Flower has few rivals for me. Ok, just checked Sephora's fragrance finder, and they recommend Vera Wang for women who like White Diamonds. All I am taking a basics in excel class on Tuesday, I am so excited because then I'm going to start my spreadsheet! A sudden interest in Chanel’s Cristalle has me wanting to visit the early 70s. I'm fairly certain I won't love it as much if it is a stripped down version of B.O., but if it's more versatile, I just might get a bottle. I am a guy who wears this scent and I feel that anyone can wear it whether male or female; Tom Ford Black Orchid blurs boundaries. Instead, our system considers things like how recent a review is and if the reviewer bought the item on Amazon. I realized there’s REALLY SADISTIC, SICK PEOPLE out that are so GREEDY that they sell POISONOUS TOXIC CHEMICALS to innocent buyers that thought they could TRUST Amazon not to POISON THEM! One year and 400 insipid fragrances later, it doesn't smell quite so conventional to me. Reviewed in the United States on June 3, 2020. It has a moderate to strong sillage and very long lasting. The search box above should help you find any content you’re looking for. Black Orchid by Tom Ford Eau de Parfum For Women, 30ml, See all details for Black Orchid by Tom Ford Eau de Parfum For Women, 30ml, © 1996-2020, Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates. Black Orchid Parfum is a new perfume by Tom Ford for women and men and was released in 2020. Wow. To me, this perfume did NOT live up to the hype. Want another opinion? It lacks the smouldering seduction of Diorella. November 8, 2006 at 3:20pm Reply, Bois de Jasmin: Christina, not at all! Tom Ford may have just launched an expensive perfume called Black Orchid, but he’s really a fan of B.O. on the card it seemed to be very strong. It was nauseatingly floral and sickeningly sweet. To read my award winning London Perfume Shopping Guide, please click here. Bummer. November 11, 2020 at 1:45am, Chicken Arabie : Apricot and Spice Marinade →, 7 Discoveries from 12 Years of Bois de Jasmin, Danilo Kiš’s The Encyclopedia of the Dead, Ukrainian Borscht Poltava Style : My Family Borshch Recipe, Stained Glass and Light : Postcard from Brussels. They might have samples of it. I recognize him 100% in this perfume. It is a spicy scent that initially reminded me of Alien but it is it's own scent. It's got personality. I've been sort of pointedly ignoring the whole Private Blend collection but I'll get over it eventually and give them all a smell. The bottle is great and I decided to try it. Yummmeeee. That is, if one must smoke! Have you tried the new Voile de Fleur, and if so, what did you think of it? I want to get something for my wonderful wife that is similar to Black Orchid. November 13, 2006 at 10:55pm Reply, Bois de Jasmin: Cynthia, do not blame me! For more information and to order a copy, please click here. R, I'm yawning, and will wait until it finally gets to my favorite Nordstrom to test it. I rarely buy cookbooks these days, but I’m very happy with his. Robin — oh, what I wouldn't get for the dirty bits! Why's it all have to be sweet? November 8, 2006 at 3:14pm Reply, minette: you’re right – it could go that way, too. Hope for your sake you won't have to smell it again. My perfume guide, Le Snob: Perfume, is published by Hardie Grant. can anyone reccomend something that smells this rich and velvety but slightly less.. oriental? Theo Fennell's new one called Scent is sort of like Black Orchid – but cleaner and more feminine – it'll be an instant classic.. Your Diorella description is beautiful – it sounds luscious. I am just so excited to own a TF Private Collection. M7 came out at a time when I just had gone to a Kodo ceremony at the local (Buenos Aires) Japanese Gardens, sponsored by an incense maker.. I wonder if that spicy carnation like floral is emphasized in the parfum. If I didn't already own XS, then I'd invest in the Tom Ford, as it's demonstrably better. I have no idea what the real pricing will be. Indeed, what counts as an eau de parfum by one fragrance house could well be released as an extrait by another. I am not for sure if this is the forum I need to be in? Definitely will be wearing it. there is something about its feel that reminded me of the new Double Black — a deep, velvety richness at the base, a slightly gourmand smell that isn’t at all “foody.” November 8, 2006 at 7:40am Reply, newproducts: This is the third review in a row that I have read on Bllack Orchid, and yours, though still positive, is the most reservedly so. Reviewed in the United States on December 17, 2019. The retro evocative packaging; everything they've done with the advertising; what the blend sounds like – it all makes me very interested. Love Tom Ford perfumes, this one is no exception, lasts long, wonderful smell,!! Have you tried the newer EdT version, Voile de Fleur? I rather vacillated on what I thought of it. I think Black Orchid is a great cool weather scent. You can still see all customer reviews for the product. A second women's fragrance will follow in 2008. they loved it! It is still a tad too sweet for me, but yes, if you're “road weary” with all the teenage fruity florals out there, it is just what you need. Black Orchid is everything you would expect from Tom Ford. were wonderful. I wish it had been "softened" a bit with a mellow floral tone. I don't see oakmoss in the list of notes here. I have written for The Sunday Times, Wallpaper*, Business Traveller, Grazia, Feelunique, Glass, The Scented Letter, Basenotes.net and Now Smell This, amongst others. I've just bought Theo Fennell's Scent.. it's warm, powdery, very interesting – a good competitor to Black Orchid if you ask me! I have been cooking a lot from the Sami Tamimi Palestinian cookbook Falastin, which is fantastic, and I need to move on, perfect! And 25 more fragrances every perfumista should smell, Tom Ford Black Orchid Eau de Toilette ~ fragrance review, Régime des Fleurs Chloë Sevigny Little Flower, 100 fragrances every perfumista should try, 50 masculine fragrances every perfumista should try, 26 vintage fragrances every perfumista should try, 25 rose fragrances every perfumista should try, How to make fragrance last through the day, Fragrance concentrations: sorting it all out, On reformulations, or why your favorite perfume doesn’t smell like it used to. I certainly liked it better than most other new releases. I put a small, discreet spritz on the cleavage under a sweater…I think that's how I got away with wearing it at the office. Not even two weeks later, I had it on at church, and one of my husbands friends said “Your wife always smells so good”…. You can edit your question or post anyway. Not conversant enough to review them – but they both smell luscious in the bottle (can't trust my chemistry right now). I have been a regular columnist for Esprit Magazine and ParfumPlus. So I'm totally on my own on this one…, DK Gold is gorgeous, and it is much closer to my taste — I'd be way more likely to wear it than Black Orchid. Reviewed in the United States on September 30, 2019. Something to make her feel special! November 8, 2006 at 1:48pm Reply, Bois de Jasmin: Cindy, thank you very much! The base notes that are left with me are vanilla and either incense or patchouli. This is a rather wide category, which is why now you see all sorts of things being classified as chypre. What is your opinion on the Dior classics – Miss Dior, Diorella, Diorrisimo, and Dioressence? Yes, it is quite sweet. i predicted then that it would do well with those women who don’t know to wait for the drydown before buying – the impulse buyers.
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