Girl of Now (2017)

Girl of Now by Elie Saab
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Girl of Now is a perfume by Elie Saab for women and was released in 2017. The scent is sweet-gourmand. It is being marketed by Shiseido Group / Beauté Prestige International.

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Fragrance Notes

Top Notes Top NotesPear, Mandarin, Roasted pistachio
Heart Notes Heart NotesOrange blossom absolute, Magnolia, Almond
Base Notes Base NotesPatchouli, Tonka bean, Cashmeran, Almond milk

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Scent

7.5 (171 Ratings)

Longevity

7.8 (151 Ratings)

Sillage

7.5 (150 Ratings)

Bottle

8.1 (163 Ratings)
Submitted by OPomone, last update on 21.01.2019

Interesting Facts

The faces of the advertising campaign are models Ulrikke Høyer, Lineisy Montero and Gabby Westbrook.

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Bottle 9.0/10 Sillage 6.0/10 Longevity 8.0/10 Scent 6.5/10
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Very helpful Review    7
I was born yesterday.
Girl of now - I liked the flacon, the name didn't sound quite so stupid, the faded scents are all Nellycatcher. What about the scent, I wondered. I wanted to know for sure: Is this the Gourmand to end all Gourmands? Did Elie Saab reinvent the wheel?
No, he just skilfully remixed. But today this is normal in the mainstream sector. (and not only there!)

Even the top note of the fragrance that I generously sprayed seemed super familiar to me...I had only recently rung it, hadn't I? After some thought, it occurred to me: Black opium. Which I found so meaningless that I didn't even want to think of a statement about it.
After some time there came a new turn, but still sufficiently familiar to me: Alien showed up. Although GON did not perform quite as violently as the true alien, but somewhat more easily, but I clearly smelled extraterrestrial life.
Now it was fruity. Pear, pure, sweet and juicy, bedded on a sea of cashmere. Unfortunately I can't remember where I smelled it before, but I know this combo.
Never and at no time could I smell the almond I loved, the fine tonka bean or my beautiful orange blossom absolute.
That's what the mix of Black Alien plus X thinks.

Only I can't enjoy him because I'm obviously yesterday's.
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Bottle 7.0/10 Sillage 7.0/10 Longevity 7.0/10 Scent 7.0/10
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Helpful Review    6
Marzipan now
Girl of now!... Today's girl.
Ha! That's right! I am a girl or a young woman and I live today, so this must be made according to the name for me. Also the fragrance pyramid reads very appealing for me. Since I got a bottle for around 30,-, I ordered blind without testing it first, after all I am a girl of today.... And not yesterday!
The bottle is really girlishly cute and should remind of a flower seen from above. Well, it's nice to be a girl today. I sprayed something on my wrist and first waved it in the air, so that the first alcohol disappeared directly into the air and not into my nose, which a modern girl doesn't like.
I smelled.... jooaa he is a little heavy and immediately very sweet. I find en quite gourmandig and sweet and notice little of the fruit notes but rather still something of the mandarin. After a few minutes, I'm sure. Yeah, for me, one of today's girls, he smells like marzipan. Sweet, creamy marzipan. Only in the background does something flowery appear softly and quietly.
In that case, girls today smell so?
But I don't always want to smell like marzipan. Maybe at Christmas and when it is very cold, this scent gives warmth. It's beautiful and wearable, but for me there are better sweet and gourmand scents.
Still quite nice and portable.
Bottle 6.0/10 Sillage 6.0/10 Longevity 7.0/10 Scent 6.0/10
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Only for gorgeous
Maybe I'm too old fashioned , maybe i'm too against the mainstream, but it seems to me that certain fragrances of nowadays come out not from a perfume laboratory , but from "The great baker" or "Master chef"!
I tested a few hours ago Girl of now and i must say that the pistachio and Almond notes are too strong.
It must be a fragrance, not a sicilian cassata! The patchouli base is good, warm and pleasant, but all is too, too sweet.
Me too I like many oriental-gourmand fragrances, but only if the ingredients are well combined and the sugary notes aren't too intoxicating.
I'm sorry because i'm a fan of Elie Saab fragrances, but this one isn't my cup of tea!
Helpful Review    3
almond-minty
I don’t see a girl from nowadays here. It is not like all other perfumes. It has a different approach. It is almond-minty and refreshing.
The opening is fruity and zesty with some traces of pistachios. Then, in a few minutes, the composition becomes refreshing and minty. Maybe the mixture of orange blossom and almond, the notes listed, result in a minty smell. I feel a minty odour with a touch of ginger. Like a cold shower in a hot summer day. The almond is there undoubtedly but it stays somewhere behind and appears from time to time to touch this sparkling composition with a sweet magic wand.it is very interesting how the perfume evolves on the skin.
Then, after a while, the almond takes control of the smell. It comes in front. The smells change between them. Now I feel almond as the main smell while the minty odour goes somewhere backwards. This almond note stays until the end and becomes more and more sweet with a creamy facet.
The base is warm and sensual with tonka-patchouli-almond mixture.
Girl of Now is not a wow composition but it is bold in its own way. It does not respect the market requirements. It goes along with other perfumes but I think it will find the right girls for it.
Anyway, the bottle seems to be made today for today’s girls.
If you are a fan of Elie Saab perfumes and you like almond note in a composition, this is a try for you.

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Lexa 17 months ago
It starts with a so vivid pistacchio note,almonds and magnolia. Too bad in 20 mins it turns to the sweetness i feared of. Same as all now :(+2
Bottle 8.0
Sillage 8.0
Longevity 6.0
Scent 7.0

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