Friday, September 12, 2014

Review - Issey Miyake L’eau D'issey EDT

There are somethings that you fancy and you plan on buying. You make a wishlist and finally get around to it. Issey Miyake L’Eau d'Issey was definitely not one of those things for me. I did not plan on buying it. 

When I was in India this June, my big sister was creating this huge fuss about how crazy she is about this fragrance. I have to say, it sounds a bit strange coming from someone who has only been hooked to Davidoff Cool Water her entire life. 

We have pretty similar taste, well almost in everything, so I was curious. While I was at the airport on my way back to Sydney, browsing through duty free, curiosity got the better of me and this pricey little glass bottle came home with me. 

I had to share this story with you, let's move on with the review now :)

About the fragrance

Issey Miyake thought about creating a perfume that was "as clear as spring water", combining the spray of a waterfall, the fragrance of flowers, and the scent of springtime forest. L'Eau d'Issey achieved an enormous popularity, especially in the United States in the 1990s. L'Eau d'Issey is an aquatic floral scent with transparent notes of lotus, freesia and cyclamen and juicy melon. The middle note of peony, lily and carnation reveals the perfume's character. The end note is a refined woody scent with the notes of cedar, sandal, musk and amber. It was created in 1992 by Jacques Cavallier. (Details taken from

I love that this perfume has a light and subtle scent. It is a very complex scent, floral predominantly but also fresh and fruity at the same time (It is not to sweet by any means). Issey Miyake L’eau D'issey is very different to anything I have tried before. It is good for day and night both. I have been completely obsessed by it and have finished almost half the bottle. To me, it is a very classic, feminine fragrance. It smells clean and fresh to me and I see myself repurchasing it.

170 AUD (EDT) 100 ml (Taken this price from Myers)

Where to buy
Should be easily available at any department store.
Check out the previous perfumes reviewed HERE 
Have you tried any Issey Miyake fragrance ? Which is your go to perfume currently ? 


  1. Replies
    1. thanks Preethi, I absolutely love the scent.

  2. This looks amazing! I have been eyeing this for quite sometime now :)

    1. thanks Astha, I absolutely love the scent, it is a splurge though. Would hate when it gets finished :(

    2. Hi will try it too !! Lets see if it works out for me as well and you know now whats the next gift you
      are going to give to your sister:))

    3. Hi Geetika :) Thanks for visiting the blog :) yes, let me know how you go !
      Yes Preeti is definitely drooling over this ..


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