Amarige 1991Eau de Toilette

Amarige (Eau de Toilette) by Givenchy
Bottle Design Catherine Krunas, Atelier Dinand
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Amarige (Eau de Toilette) is a popular perfume by Givenchy for women and was released in 1991. The scent is floral-oriental. Projection and longevity are above-average. It is being marketed by LVMH. Pronunciation
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Fragrance Notes

Top Notes Top NotesMandarin orange, Neroli, Peach, Plum, Rosewood, Violet
Heart Notes Heart NotesGardenia, Carnation, Jasmine, Cassia, Mimosa, Orchid, Black locust, Rose, Red berries, Blackcurrant, Tuberose, Ylang-ylang
Base Notes Base NotesAmber, Woody notes, Musk, Sandalwood, Tonka bean, Vanilla, Cedar

Ratings

Scent

7.6 (264 Ratings)

Longevity

8.7 (206 Ratings)

Sillage

8.2 (200 Ratings)

Bottle

7.5 (203 Ratings)
Submitted by DonVanVliet, last update on 15.09.2020.

Interesting Facts

The name of the fragrance is apparently an anagram of the french word "mariage" (wedding).
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10
Longevity
7
Sillage
10
Bottle
Serres74
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Serres74
Very helpful Review    8  
I love you, I love you not, I love you...
...I don't love you... oh mon dieu... It's too flowery, too fruity, too sweet, too green, too confused, too messy. When I apply it I have the feeling of being hit by a wave of flowers, but there is a sweetness in the background that I can't define and gives me a headache. Although the pyramid tells me what's inside, I can't recognize a single scent, the bottle is misleading...it looks far too innocent for this perfume.
There is no way it is an office fragrance, many a colleague would jump out of the window voluntarily, the Sillage can hold a candle to Alien...I would wear it on a first date, in spring...when the sun's rays gain more power and you are sitting outside. If a breath of air catches this perfume and carries it over to the beloved one, it will definitely cloud his senses...and that's what we want, isn't it? Because Mändels, in Drydown this scent fits together like a puzzle and everything fits together wonderfully...it's soft, round, lush in short female elegant and innocent *cough*...just like the bottle ;-)
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10
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9
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8
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9
Bottle
2020Antiope
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THE good mood perfume for cloudy days!
Right after the first spraying, the voluminous flower-fruit cocktail conjures up a radiant smile on your face; I feel the same way every time and that's why I love this affordable, lively fragrance so much! It attracts attention and cheerful young ladies will underline their personality perfectly. Rather shy ladies will be delighted by the red cheeks in view of the flirted joie de vivre that will surely reveal itself!
There are similarities with "Giorgio Beverly Hills" in the yellow and white striped edition, where
but this one is more sophisticated and not as carefree as "Amarige"
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9.5
Scent
10
Longevity
10
Sillage
9
Bottle
SuzanneS

40 Reviews
SuzanneS
SuzanneS
Helpful Review    5  
The Nuclear Floral
3.4 edt bottle

This is the biggest floral perfume in the universe.
Its gigantic. Its over the top. It lasts forever. Its beautiful!! Sometimes, you just need a huge floral. Amarige is it.

Note: This is the most long lasting epic room spray ever.
My man said, "Oh u got a new shipment I see.I can smell a florist shop in the kitchen." Dont think your gonna hide the purchase of this one. If I ever meet Luca Turin in person Ill be wearing Amarige.
10
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7.5
Longevity
7.5
Sillage
5
Bottle
Chimidoro

23 Reviews
Chimidoro
Chimidoro
Helpful Review    8  
SHE HIT ME (AND IT FELT LIKE A KISS)
My first fragrant love.
Amarige.

I initially laid my nose upon this glorious scent in the library of a school where my mother had a temporary role as deputy head.

The head teacher wore Amarige. She strutted around shouting the odds. Had a real attitude problem, as my mother saw it.
She was headstrong and aggressive in her demeanor. I thought she was at once hilarious and cool as all hell.
Dry wood, warm yellow and white flowers.
Bookshelves and plants.

We went to IKEA and she had me trailing behind her pushing the trolley full of her pickings. Nothing, and nobody, stood a chance against the stench of Amarige.

Love! Power! Independence!

My second encounter was in the kitchen/dining area of my mother's childhood friend, Sheila. She lived atop a windy hill and her husband was a photographer specializing in black and white landscapes.
As I sat on a long wooden bench beside her large wooden kitchen table, I breathed in the delectable scent of freshly baked bread mingling with Amarige.

I asked, "What is that flowery smell?"
My mother responded: "AMARIGE! I've always HATED Amarige! It's Sheila's signature scent!"
Such venomous spite toward my beloved, Amarige!!!!
The best tuberose and cedar-wood based concoction in the world.

I will always return to my Amarige.
WildGardener

121 Reviews
WildGardener
WildGardener
Top Review    8  
Alien flower juice
Cool fresh tuberose. Sweet milky white and metallic.
Venomous as snake bite.

Mutant spawn of Poison and Sécrétions Magnifique.

Utterly audaceous. Insanely powerful.
Totally unwearable.

Fabulous.
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Seatonica

21 Reviews
Seatonica
Seatonica
Helpful Review    6  
Jumpers, jeans and autumn leaves
From the plethora of notes listed I can only really detect neroli, rosewood and cassia in the opening. Then the base notes emerge and that's where Amariage settles quietly on me becoming a woody-vanillary-ambery-musk. It's a pretty, comforting and well-made perfume that lingers for hours and reminds me of autumn leaves, but to my mind it's not an especially complex one. Judging by the wide range of responses here it seems that how you experience Amariage will have a great deal to do with your skin chemistry as Missk says.
10
Scent
10
Longevity
Sophi

50 Reviews
Sophi
Sophi
Very helpful Review    10  
An endless floral beauty
A unique floral blend of ylang ylang ,gardenia and tuberose.
This is spicy and yet sweet.Great sillage and longevity.
It's a marriage of elegance ,femminity and class!Deep floral,hints of fruits based on woods and musc.It is sweet due to vanilla but not overwhelming or gourmand and balanced on spiciness of carnation flower.
An orchestra of notes wonderfully blended together from the maestro of perfumes Dominique Ropion.5 stars!
10
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10
Longevity
10
Sillage
2.5
Bottle
Lola82

362 Reviews
Lola82
Lola82
Helpful Review    5  
Amarige
White Gardenia Red Rose Succulent red berries Orchid delectable Peaches
Spicy Carnations and Woods makes me imagine a 1957 Parisien Cafe with fire red walls Abstract Fernand Leger paintings on the wall Having lunch with Audrey Hepburn Jean Seberg Brigette Bardot Simone Signoret. downstairs plays
jazz where all the chic Beatnicks hangout mixing with high class Sophisticates. This Maybe released in the 1990's but has a 50's sensibillity.
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10
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7.5
Sillage
5
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Missk

1165 Reviews
Missk
Missk
Very helpful Review    6  
Sweet mimosa and peach
I'm not very familiar with Givenchy fragrances as of yet, but this fragrance is certainly very memorable and beautiful, and is one of friend's signature scents.

Like most people have mentioned here, this is a very strong floral fragrance. It's strong in an elegant and sophisticated fashion rather than being offensive and "in your face".

The scent is rich and spicy with subtle hints of fruit, rather oriental and unique. The notes of orange blossom and peach are quite prominent, making it sweet and feminine.

I absolutely love that my friend wears this scent well, it blends perfectly with her skin chemistry, making this classic fragrance smell exotic and sensual. However on myself, Amarige is quite powdery. Not terrible, but not as beautiful as when others wear it.

I suggest that you try this before you buy to see whether it matches your chemistry.
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Jazzy76Jazzy76 3 years ago
7.5
Scent
7
Longevity
7
Sillage
8
Bottle
It seems like a monoghraphy about tuberose and ylang ylang. Sweet and femininin, sunny and romantic. Its name is the anagram of MariageMariage

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