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on 1/16/2016 6:19:00 PM
More reviews by OneEvening
Skin: Acne-prone, Fair, Warm
Hair: Brown, Curly, Medium
I have been looking for a new perfume to own that stands out to me, I'm quite particular with the scent of higher priced perfume, and I always spray the tester directly onto my skin and wear it for the day to see how long it lasts and for the middle and base notes to come through. I don't recommend buying perfume from a card sample at all, you need to wear it and see how the fragrance warms up on you. I swear perfumes can smell different on everyone's skin, I have tried one that sounded amazing, and the staff selling it told me it was, but after trying it and letting it settle there was a mutual agreement that it smelled awful on me.So anyway, onto L'or...As other people have mentioned, this smells nothing like the rest of the Dior range, it doesn't have that typical perfume smell a lot of perfumes carry, which I found the rest of the Dior range does. If I had only tried those without smelling L'or I would never have been remotely inclined to want this product as they don't stand out to me at all.L'or is probably the longest wearing perfume I have ever tried on, I have been able to smell it on my skin hours after putting it on, and it has a very soft, slightly powdery warm smell. It doesn't smell young or girly, it smells classy, expensive and feminine.The bottle is hand blown, hand crafted, the threading on the lid is 24ct gold hand threaded. The box you receive contains another box inside, just a white textured box with the word 'Dior' written in gold. When you open this the bottle is sitting inside a white velvety case, wrapped in tissue paper. If you're interested, this is a few second long video on my Instagram account of me opening up the perfume I received on my birthday. https://www.instagram.com/p/BAl-wL5DeWs/This perfume is very exquisite, and they have packaged it in a way that almost respects the fact you pay quite a high amount for it. They haven't just put it in a box, they have made it a process when you open it, and it is exciting. It looks, smells and is packaged like the $216 paid for it.
on 1/8/2015 10:10:00 PM
More reviews by indiawilkes
Age: 56 & Over
Skin: Normal, Fair-Medium, Not Sure
Hair: Blond, Other, Other
I can add very little to the well written reviews already found here on J'Adore L'Or .I own many perfumes , but never was drawn to J'Adore . It was pleasant , but somewhat nondescript to my senses. Today I sampled this new version and am smitten and scheming to find a way to justify the purchase . This is a warm floral with a hint of vanilla and best of all, LONG LASTING . It is very feminine and I think is unusual in that it is VERSATILE . I personally see this being suitable for any feminine creature . It has no sharp edges or syrupy excess. I find it feminine , classy and a work of art. This fragrance could be worn on any feminine lady for casual or formal occasions. It has a very agreeable warmth , perfect projection and good longevity . It is INSPIRING!
4 out of 4 people found this review helpful.
on 11/28/2014 3:46:00 AM
More reviews by deuxbisous
Skin: Sensitive, Fair, Neutral
Hair: Brunette, Wavy, Fine
I wrote a review of this and then deleted it because I thought I put it under the wrong version. I *hate* flankers!!! I never would have tried this, because I don't like the original J'Adore, except that an SA at Dior was putting make-up on my face and she smelled wonderful. I asked what she was wearing and it was this. She said she didn't like any of the other versions either. So what I said in the original review was something along the lines of this... you can smell the quality in this. A voluptuous floral with prominent jasmine and a deep but soft woody-vanilla base. It smells a bit of tolu balsam or coumarin, a bit of tobacco. The long drydown is gorgeous when I catch a whiff of it on my coat sleeves. It's definitely a little old-fashioned, a classic French floral; it reminds me a lot of Divine's Divine, which in turn reminds me of the original Ysatis, which I wore back in the 80s. I don't feel that this smells dated though, whereas I can't wear Ysatis now (not that the new version is the same). I bought two bottles because I wasn't sure if this was limited edition... I guess not. It deserves to have a real name and place in the Dior line-up, IMHO.
3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.
on 11/13/2014 5:38:00 PM
More reviews by FeminineWoman
Skin: Dry, Fair-Medium, Neutral
Hair: Blond, Straight, Coarse
J'Adore L'or is a luxurious, creamy, semi-dark, womanly fragrance. Envision an elegant, well dressed woman wearing diamonds….this is J'Adore L'Or. Rose note is listed; however, never detected rose. What I experienced wearing this is a beautifully blended jasmine, vanilla and amber. There is a sweetness to this perfume, which never waned on my skin, and over time, the sweet aroma (mainly vanilla) became too much for my olfactory system. This is a beautiful fragrance in a lovely bottle; however, not one I am able to wear.
2 out of 3 people found this review helpful.
on 6/14/2014 7:50:00 PM
More reviews by AprilShowas123
Skin: Combination, Medium, Not Sure
Hair: Brunette, Other, Other
Loved this since it's release. Takes a certain type of person to wear it, not very "young" if you know what I mean.. But it could've if mixed with something a little more toes down maybe :) still, absolutely lovely & long lasting. Like a warm, amber, sunny, memory with notes of Carmel , sweet smelling leather and sugar. Make sense? Lol I bet you'll love it. It's addicting and one of those scents that lingers and you get little lovely whiffs of throughout the day. Reminds me of a better Victoria secret heavenly angels (that came out in late 90s..) sexy, angelic, memorable..
on 5/12/2014 1:37:00 AM
More reviews by sc06
Skin: Dry, Medium, Not Sure
I Have been using this brand for 5 years now. I only use the EDP. It smell beautiful. Not a fruity fragrance but a scent for a sophisticated women. The bottle is beautiful. I do not like musky notes. This fragrance does not seem to have musky notes but more of a fresh smell. The price is steep though on the EDP 100ml. But it does take quite a while to finish. I had found the scent was not as strong when I opened a brand new seeled box after 2 year of storage. Not sure how long it may have been on the shop shelf for either. I had bought quite a few so by the time I got to opening the last box the strength of the fragrance was compromised. Learnt my lesson of buying fragrances in bulk. I Thought because it was sealed in the box it would be fine. This is the only reason I have not given it a 5. Other than that beautiful fragrance.
on 9/19/2013 2:32:00 PM
More reviews by ladysonoma
Skin: Acne-prone, Fair-Medium, Not Sure
Hair: Red, Other, Other
Smells like Chanel. The one in the red-marroon looking box. Can't remember what it's called. It's popular in Europe. I got it when I was in Spain. This smells absolutely nothing like J'adore EDT or EDP. It's very old world, but at the same time, it's not.Some times it smells so good, but other times, it kind of reminds me of lysol. Well, anyway, I think that overall this is a great scent. I like florals and musks and fresh and green scents, and citrus. This seems to be a mix of all three, I think. But in such a unique way, and again, very much like that Chanel. In fact, I wonder if this is supposed to be knock off.
on 9/10/2013 6:45:00 PM
More reviews by Selenite
Skin: Oily, Other, Not Sure
Hair: Brown, Other, Other
This is described by Dior as a floriental. It's not exactly what I would call a challenging fragrance; it's actually pretty "safe" and well, pretty. Scratch that. It's beautiful. More floral than spice with a bit of creaminess. Soft without being dowdy. Sophisticated without being strictly special event. Can be worn as a beautiful every day perfume. This is probably one of my favorite J'Adore flankers.
on 7/22/2013 9:09:00 AM
More reviews by mandymoos2
Skin: Oily, Fair-Medium, Not Sure
Absolutely love at first sniff! What a stunningl feminine fragrance, beautiful elegant bottle, fantastic sillage! Coco Madamoiselle was my favourite fragrance of all time but ever since I discovered L'Or, I would say they are both definitely on a par. My biggest dilemma is figuring out which one to wear.
on 4/2/2013 8:35:00 PM
More reviews by maico27
Skin: Sensitive, Fair-Medium, Not Sure
Hair: Black, Other, Other
Smooth and silky feel fragrance... How should I say it, "exquisite!" Great choice for evening social gathering for its classy scent. Not overwhelming. Pure heaven. Love.Love.Love.
2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.
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