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on 6/15/2017 2:20:00 PM
More reviews by evilgrandma
Age: 56 & Over
Skin: Dry, Fair, Not Sure
Hair: Brown, Other, Other
I have been using this perfume for a few years and cannot be without it. It is very expensive but I can make a 50ml bottle (£225) last for about 2 years.
on 4/14/2017 5:21:00 PM
More reviews by matildaCPH
Skin: Combination, Fair, Not Sure
Hair: Blond, Other, Other
It seems one either loves or hates this one. I am one of those who plainly hates it. Someone here has already mentioned some elements of this perfume smell like Chloe Narcisse and this is exactly what came to my mind when I sprayed myself with this perfume. I dont know what it is, maybe a combination of florals with musky elements but it is just plain gross and makes me very nauseous. It smells like peaches for few seconds but dont get fooled, it then develops into horrendous rotten sweet flowers. I had to wash it off exactly like Chloe Narcisse. Dont buy this without trying it on as this is one of those hit or miss.. And those bucks it costs.. spend it on something more pleasant and unique..
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on 2/4/2016 4:02:00 PM
More reviews by E3V2
Skin: Combination, Medium Brown, Warm
Hair: Brown, Relaxed, Coarse
I brought this in Las Vegas win I won at the tables. I knew about Clive Christian over 20 plus years and know how much the House of Clive Christian costs. This is a fragrance you can wear all year round, however, I wear X for Women only in the day time/evening. I get a lot of compliments on this fragrance every time I wear it. The packaging is fit for anyone who feels like a Queen; opening the package feel the very nice quality of the box will let you know this is worth every dollar. When spraying X for Woman on your neck, back and one arm but do not rub the arms together because you will break down the levels scent. Wear it with confidence
on 12/28/2013 8:45:00 PM
More reviews by lovesfinethings
Skin: Dry, Medium Brown, Neutral
Hair: Brunette, Wavy, Medium
Sexy, elegant and intoxicating. I bought the travel trio for women from Neiman Marcus in Atlanta, and knew immediately that I would have to own a full ounce of each -- especially X. In fact, Clive Christian X for Women has become my new favorite of all favorites -- and I have sampled and owned some of every fragrance. (I can't believe that it took all of these years for me to discover X). This delightfully well-blended mix of fruit and floral is ladylike, soft and addictive. The scent is just plain yummy! (I want to nibble by own ear). The fragrance notes are just as described. I knew right away that X -- like all other Christian Clives -- cannot be confused with your average fragrance that is mostly alcohol. You can feel the essence or pure extract of the fragrance. It is warm and clings to you. It is a beautiful perfume, and I will never be without it.
on 7/27/2013 2:29:00 PM
More reviews by lurketylurk
Skin: Combination, Fair, Neutral
Hair: Brunette, Curly, Medium
This is a very pretty, well-blended scent. Improbably, it opens with peach and pineapple and jasmine. The two former notes are not really something you tend to think of as being extravagant or costly, so it seems unusual coming from a house that prides itself on sparing no expense on ingredients. They're not very fruity, though-it's a bit hard to describe, but the peach and pineapple are more like accents, edging around the jasmine but never coming close to overtaking it. As the scent dries down, the jasmine begins to blend more with vanilla and a soft musk. I would say that X has a younger feel to it than No 1, and I would guess that it would hold more of an appeal for the masses…if they could afford to spend $355 on a bottle of perfume. And it's not worth $$$$. It's essentially a more refined version of any number of fruity floral fragrances already on the market.
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on 10/19/2011 5:40:00 PM
More reviews by Sh22
Skin: Sensitive, Olive, Not Sure
Hair: Brunette, Other, Other
This is my signature scent. I really just need three spritzes and I'm set all day. It smells divine.
on 3/5/2011 6:53:00 PM
More reviews by AnlisaC
Skin: Normal, Other, Not Sure
What can I say but I LOVE THIS PERFUME!
on 7/19/2010 4:10:00 AM
More reviews by whitecountess
In England, the response to this perfume was so strong that University Students actually composed a piece of Music in tribute to it!Long Live the Queen....X marks the return of those lush gorgeous fragrances. Perfumes that aren't afraid to be noticed. Rich, evocative, musky, and sweet but not too sweet, Christian Clive X smells like sex and money. Who doesn't love these two things?!At $350 a bottle and up, this may be out of the price range of most. There are perfume sites that offer samples and smaller amounts for much much less. Many swear by Christian's #1, but this was the scent that made me echo the words of my English mother-in-law after smelling her favorite perfume on her own wrist, "I think I'm falling in love with m'self!"
on 5/2/2010 9:31:00 PM
More reviews by julie11
Skin: Normal, Fair-Medium, Not Sure
Hi!well, Boy-Oh-Boy!!!personaly am in love with this perfume. I like the top notes,the middle notes and the bottom notes too:))))when i was purchasing this perfume the saleperson(guy),he sad to me:there is no middle with this perfume,whether you love it or you hate it!and Yes,i agree with him 100% .even here on MUA,by reading some reviews,you can tell some of them are realy in love ,some are just not.The only dropdown to this perfume,that's damn expensive.I also tried the legendary #1 and 1872,and to be honest i wasn't impressed at all nd thank God:))),so less spendig money on perfumes:)p.s. it's very normal & am glad that some of us like some perfumes ,while the others don't....imagine,if we would ALL smell the same!!!!!???????????
on 12/4/2009 9:53:00 PM
More reviews by Mac789
Skin: Other, Other, Not Sure
Hair: Other, Other, Other
X is an extremely ladylike fragrance that takes the modern fruity-floral into new and uncharted territories. Fruits and florals aren't new to perfumery, they simply seem new because they are so overly and poorly exploited. What makes X interesting is that it fuses fruit with floral in the "modern" way (the earlier reference to Gucci Rush is not so far off the mark as it would appear) and not, for instance, in the manner of Mitsouko.X begins with a clean, en vogue hairspray accord, hence earlier reviewer's remark about Rush. This note, which I find bothersome, announces that X is not one of those "parfums historiques" that would be found in a grandmother's toilette. Like the note or not, it is worth enduring in order to experience what comes immediately after: an astoundingly realistic golden peach colored and blushed as delicately and invitingly as one in a Japanese watercolor, with each layer of scent--the stone, the flesh, and the rosy-blushed outer skin--delineated. The peach more than makes up for the slightly unfortunate opening, which also contains a hot coriander note.The primary floral revealed in X is muguet, which marries perfectly with the peach without transcending it. The two components float together with each undulating in and out of prominence. This is heady stuff, but it is intoxicating. For some reason, at this center stage X reminds me of something Bond No. 9 would like to make (perhaps it is the very modernity of it, and the implied urbanity)...Secondary floral is a sweet and tender jasmine, the first of the season. The jasmine meshes so well with the muguet that they become one flower, a new and mesmerizing hybrid. Rose is so very subtle that it too simply becomes part of this hybrid, and at this part of the development that pesky hairspray note is still in evidence, but quietly as an upstroke through the bouquet.Hours later, a new fragrance emerges. This is the base, in which a warm white musk begins to throb. I am particularly sensitive to musk and find it unwearable in most instances, the exceptions being few and far between. One of these is X, and the other is Clair de Musc.Sweet patchouli--if you can imagine the leaves steeped in the finest vanilla--is next, and it is conjoined to the musk in the most sublime fashion, as a marriage of opposing forces that works by virtue of perfect balance. Still, the peach remains as the most tenacious note, swirled throughout in a glorious rosy/golden ribbon.The cost of X is dreadful. There's no way around it, and yet it is absolutely worth sampling to experience the high level of the perfumer's art when working in the same genre that has been so badly maligned by cheap synthetic and poor mixology. continued >>
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