I will give you the treasures of darkness, riches stored in secret places, so that you may know that I am the LORD, the God of Israel, who summons you by name. Isaiah 45:3
Perfumery is an art and a vivid expression of the spiritual. As I enter middle age, the 'stories' perfume have to tell are increasingly more important to me.
I wear Midnight Poison best on a sunny summer day. The heat releases the patchouli and forces open the heart of the rose. I discovered this by layering Tocade on top of Bandit many summers ago. When days are hot and smother the brillance of life - strong scents can re-invigorate you or at least your imagination.
When Life seems SO HARD ..God is good and strong when we are weak. These days I am weak and feel frail in face of the trials in my life, but with prayer and perfume, I will do valiantly! Midnight Posion is a valiant scent ~
I got a couple of samples of this and splurged on a 1.7oz tester bottle of the EDP for 47$. It was definitely worth it. I like this very much, it has a similar strong top note to Chanel's Coco (which I don't like), maybe it's just really strong patchouli since that seems to be the only note the two frags share, but I'm not sure, it could be something else not listed. At any rate, I don't particularly care for the first 1/2 hour of this perfume, but I do like most of the dry down and it has incredible staying power. Once the patchouli? finally stops screaming in my face it starts to mix with the floral, I definitely get a nice rose, and some musky amber. It smells wonderful after about an hour or so and continues to smell wonderful for the rest of the day. It stays strong enough to please me, I have perfume eating skin so if by 5pm I am still getting the occasional lovely whiff of myself I'm a happy camper. It's definitely a fall/winter fragrance, too masculine for spring/summer IMO. And I would definitely suggest you try a sample before you buy, I have one up for swap if you're interested!
Wonderful chypre! There are not too many great chypres out there but this is one of them. Woodsy and warm with great sillage and staying power. Sucks yar boo to the critics, I love this one.
Very heavy but I like it a lot. I only need one very small spritz and then I'm good to go, you can smell it until the next morning. This used to be my everyday scent for winter, but now I mostly use Coco Chanel during the day and this in the weekends when I go out. I own Pure Poison as well, but I like that one far less. I love the packaging of all the Poison bottles.
UPDATE: Hubby gave me a bottle of this for Christmas and I am over the moon! This is SO beautiful. Changed my mind about something, though. It doesn't smell warm. It smells slightly cold. Mysterious and lovely. SO happy with it. Thank you, darling!
I have a sample of Hypnotic Poison, one of Pure Poison, and one of Midnight Poison. I love the HP, but I already have many scents that smell similar. I'm not too keen on PP, it's a bit too soapy. And then there's Midnight Poison. Oh, how lovely! Woody, smokey, mysterious, and yes, a bit masculine. Gorgeous fragrance. I chose it as my Christmas gift. And the bottle is so beautiful. If I could afford it, I would buy ALL the Poison scents. They are magnificent. I would even buy Pure Poison, which is my least favorite. These are wonderful scents which have nothing to envy the forbiddenly-priced niche scents (of which I also have a few).
I love the scent. It's a different kind of fragrance. I wear it day or night, whenever I want to be noticed.
It's more wereable than Hypnotic Poison and more fresh.
My bottle somehow just cracked, so had to only give 4* package.
Will definitely re-purchase!
I wear TM Angel and wear it well. My husband loves it on me and it always elicits compliments and swooning, LOL. Sometimes I'm in the mood for a woody oriental but not quite Angel. Today I while purchasing other items at my local Dior counter I tested Midnight Poison. I couldn't believe it. It's creamy patchouli, amber, vanilla goodness on my skin and the best part... I detect no florals! So, I bit the bullet and shelled out the money for it. It is quite expensive! I can't stop smelling myself. I feel I can wear this day or night, formal or casual. Will I repurchase? If I use up my 100mL and I still love it, yes!
My second favorite of all the poisons! Some may hate this but it says on clothes longer than it does on skin. It smells great (kinda flowery, not to sweet) and the bottle is gorgeous!
I love this fragrance. I've been through 2 bottles and have just ordered my 3rd. The fragrance has topnotes of manderin orange and bergamont. Midnote (black)rose and basenotes of amber, vanilla and patchouli. It's long lasting and I do also wear it at daytime.. I find it has a darker kind of allure to it.