Hermes • Un Jardin Sur Le Toit • Fragrances
|Would buy this product again.||47%|
Age: Unknown Skin: Combination, Fair-Medium, Warm Hair: Black Eyes: Brown
I love this scent after the initial spritz, but after 10-15 minutes it devolves into a cheap men's cologne scent. Initially I get sweet, fruity apple notes and a bit of grass. Soon after, all I get is a sharp, musky, almost "dirty" smell (is this the "compost" note?) Oddly enough, on clothes, it smells citrusy and similar to Un Jardin Sur Le Nil, but not on my skin. Anyways, I'm glad I spritzed myself silly with this at Sephora before plunking any money down for this scent.
Age: 25-29 Skin: Normal, Fair-Medium Hair: Brunette Eyes: Brown
Smells pretty good, but I'm not in love. It's more of a spring/summer scent. I would suggest it for the middle-age crowd, between the girlie, fruity scents and the Chanel/Fracas older women perfume lovers.
Age: Unknown Skin: Other Hair: Other Eyes: Other
Winter update: Temps below 50 F, this perfume calms considerably. Its sort of a green powdery water scent. Like a mist from melted snow that had come off of a garden. Retry it!
On fabric, it smells of L'Artisan Dzongkha meets Acqua di Gio. Both fumes have a green somewhat aquatic note and also a screechy drydown that reminds me only of the smell of floor cleaner. I have wanted both of thse at one time or another, so on clothing there is a love/hate element.
On skin, however, it goes straight to floor cleaner.
The insert says its unisex, so I let the DH try it out: same effect.
Same safe square bottles as the others. I give up on Hermes.
EDIT: I have figured out exactly what this smells of. Fabuloso brand floor cleaner, particularly the lavender. It hits you in the back of the throat, choking and nauseating you.
Age: 30-35 Skin: Combination, Fair-Medium Hair: Black Eyes: Green
Wow.. an ingenious counter assistant recommended this to me. I went shopping for some skin care, and she convinced me I may want to try a new perfume. I told her my all time spring favorite during the day is DKNY woman, and that I oddly sometimes enjoy flowery scents like Coco Mademoiselle EDT in the summer evening. She suggested DKNY pure to me, and this one as a more interesting choice. As it grew on my hand, I started smelling it more and more frequently, which left her smiling and saying she'd thought I would like it. As she saw I was not really convinced I needed a perfume right now, but liked it quite a lot, she filled a tester for me. She described this perfume really nicely as a fresh clean scent with some unusual flowery notes. I used the tester for days and now know I need this perfume. Its basic scent lasts a couple of hours on my wrist, which is long for my standard.
I went online to see how other people describe it. I guess I know why I love it so much - my favourite scent in the world is freshly cut spring grass. Reminds me of my childhood spring enthusiasm. Apparently, this perfume reminds lots of people of freshly cut grass. it is more complex than that, though. As with many unusual perfumes, trying it out on oneself probably is key. Will be getting this tomorrow. What a lovely, unusual summer scent!!!
Age: 19-24 Skin: Combination, Medium, Warm Hair: Brunette, Curly, Coarse Eyes: Hazel
When I smell this fragrance, the first thing that hits my nose is cucumber, and lots of it! It even almost reminds me of the smell of Dove's deodorant 'cucumber and green tea'. Then, at intervals some flowery notes peer in. If anything, this fragrance comes off as fresh and is categorized appropriately; in the green category. Its a very pleasant scent, but there are so many scents in the contemporary market just like it. In addition, whereas its' cousin, un jardin sur el nil is very complex, almost too much so, this fragrance is too linear and simple for me.
Age: 44-55 Skin: Normal, Fair-Medium, Cool Hair: Brown Eyes: Blue
Simply gorgeous! Green, crisp, refreshing, light - everything you want for spring season. Another beautiful Jean Claude Ellena composition.
Age: 30-35 Skin: Dry, Fair-Medium, Neutral Hair: Brunette, Wavy, Coarse Eyes: Blue
This was my summer scent this past summer and will be again next summer. I love the different notes, even the compost. The compost note is remarkable. It doesn't last for more than a few minutes, and to me captures the romance of a rooftop garden. If you can't handle a bit of stench, well, get out of the city!
Age: 36-43 Skin: Sensitive, Fair, Warm Hair: Red, Wavy, Fine Eyes: Blue
I sprayed this on about five hours ago, and have loved it more with every passing minute. In fact, I am having a hard time typing this because all I want to do is smell myself!
I am a sucker for packaging and was immediately drawn to the chunky bottle with its verdant tint, and the box with its charming watercolor -- usually the box is something I toss, but I want to live in to the illustration on this! The first blast of scent is a happy green -- I later read that this contains apple and pear, but I did not pick those up directly; the sensation was less "FRUIT!" and more cheerfully cool, like opening up a florist's refrigerator, or taking an immaculately clean salad out of the spinner. As the scent wears, it has become less snappy and has settled into comfortable freshness, like walking through my house on the first day warm enough to leave the windows open. I really do love this, and am sad to discover it in October, as it is so very exactly early April in a bottle. In any event, Jardin sur le Toit takes me to my happy place.
Age: 30-35 Skin: Combination, Fair-Medium Hair: Red Eyes: Hazel
This truly stinks on me. If I concentrate hard enough, the crushed grass turns into dung on my skin. Together with Womanity, my least favourite fragrance of 2011.
Age: 56 & Over Skin: Very Dry, Fair, Cool Hair: Other, Straight Eyes: Hazel
This fragrance is so not me (per the description), but nonetheless, I absolutely adore it, especially as a summer scent! It's green, but not too grassy, a bit fruity and a bit floral with a tinge of citrus (lime and/or lemon rinds in the compost?). It also layers well with my more typical dark, sexy, musky frags for colder weather so I am most happy with it and will buy it again. It lasts a long time on my dry skin, too. I get tons of compliments whenever I wear this, either alone or layered.