James Bond 007 2012 Eau de Toilette

James Bond 007 (Eau de Toilette) by James Bond 007
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James Bond 007 (Eau de Toilette) is a perfume by James Bond 007 for men and was released in 2012. The scent is synthetic-fresh. It is being marketed by Coty.
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Perfumer

Givaudan

Fragrance Notes

Top Notes Top NotesBergamotBergamot
GeraniumGeranium
Green appleGreen apple
Heart Notes Heart NotesCardamomCardamom
LavenderLavender
Rose thorn
Base Notes Base NotesPatchouliPatchouli
SandalwoodSandalwood
VetiverVetiver

Ratings

Scent

4.4205 Ratings

Longevity

4.5150 Ratings

Sillage

4.4150 Ratings

Bottle

5.3169 Ratings

Value for money

7.421 Ratings
Submitted by Baeumchen, last update on 28.12.2021.
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Nicoboeddeke
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Nicoboeddeke
Nicoboeddeke
   7  
A masterpiece....
Beautiful, elegant and stylish - this is the 007 fragrance creation of the legendary Givaudan. This fragrance takes you on a hike. A hike through the life of 007, a hike marked by action, love and adventure. You see the world through his eyes, or rather you become your own version of his.
The fragrance creation starts its run through the mysterious world of olfaction with a shot of rose geranium paired with a clearly predominant, almost dominant apple note. This indescribable opening is underpinned by a godly choice of patchouli combined with saderwood. It's like walking through a forest. Each of these trees illustrates a moment in your life when you felt good, almost fulfilled. The moment when you reach inner peace, when you sit there quietly for a moment, the world passing by around you.

Quibus non vita valorem non merentur

How do you envision your life? What do you want to achieve? What are your passions? What does your future look like? The answer lies in this creation. A creation that is in no way inferior to its name. You won't want to live a single moment of your life without this fragrance. It accompanies you, seduces you into a world of the unbelievable, the indescribable. It is as if the world would build itself around you, as if it would be constructed. Completely according to your ideas and wishes. It is as if this fragrance could look into your soul. As if he would see your innermost and adapt to it.

Imagine you are walking in the morning through your usual, habitually chosen path. Suddenly you see everything. You realize that everything is you. Every single person is you. You are the man who just passed you, the woman who just smiled at you with a coy look. The woman who looked at you as your scent reached her nose in an enchanting, conquering way. You're the stockbroker, the president, the athlete, the professional employee. You're a talker, the charmer, you're charismatic, intelligent, with incredible perception. Your boss suddenly respects you. You seem powerful in a way When you come home, you see everything in a new light. The cupboard in your room, the doormat, the silver cutlery, the white plates. Everything seems like a new world. A world like Alice in Wonderland, or rather like Narnia. Everything is interesting, everything is new. You want to understand everything, experience everything, feel everything. The world around you is being constructed - continuously. With every second, indeed every one of the 86,000 blinks of the hour, your world is changing. You are now shaping it.

The fragrance is the story of the 48 Ronin- The story, of 48 masterless samurai. They waited two years to pay their last respects to their master, who was forced to commit suicide. They would have to disguise themselves as simple merchants, as farmers, as blacksmiths. But then, after 732 long days, they could finally reveal themselves. This revelation is the indescribable pyramid of fragrance of this life's work. This revelation is loyalty, is honor, pride, and manhood. It is the revelation of who you really are. The revelation of a charismatic, intelligent, loyal man. A person you can trust, a person you can call friend.
The heart note of cardamom and lavender then rounds off the fragrance in a way that even Jean-Baptiste Grenouille would not have seen coming. This power, this strength coupled with the consistency and calm is indescribable. You could compare it to a supernova of fragrances. A supernova that makes 2 planets merge. A supernova that shoots out a gamma ray with an energy density that could destroy our sun with another finger. A supernova that is so intensely present and anchored that a physicist could only describe it with "Wow". At the same time, the tranquility that otherwise only the most restful sleep can promise.

So I must admit that I do not agree with the bad rating in the slightest. Buy this fragrance. Walk through its world with this fragrance and. Go away and let yourself be enchanted. Let you see the world through his beautiful eyes.
2 Replies
7.5
Scent
4
Longevity
5
Sillage
5
Bottle
7
Pricing
Firetag
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Firetag
Firetag
   4  
Not as underground as rated
I have to take the small times a little in protection.
I find the fragrance is an absolutely solid, pleasant and fresh shower gel fragrance.

That this has now not the very best durability or silage, is not really surprising for me at the price. To go on'm Sunday to the bakery or to the post office, or simply sprayed on after fitness for 1-2 errands I find the fragrance absolutely fine.

Unfortunately, the sprayer is somewhat inferior, which is why he no longer sprays evenly with me.

Who should expect that he comes with it through a working day, will certainly be disappointed and should simply reach a little deeper into the pocket.

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9.5
Scent
6
Longevity
7
Sillage
8
Bottle
Fahrstuhlman
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Fahrstuhlman
Fahrstuhlman
   8  
Bond couldn't do anything?
Is it a fancy, exclusive, unique fragrance?
Is it an olfactory revelation with many individual notes to be smelled out?
Is it never an absolute novelty on the bazaar of fragrance creations ?

Not at all!!!!
Nevertheless, I find it a great pity that this eau de toilette scores so badly in many reviews/comments here. I can even understand many of the reviews that are made of this fragrance, but (and this must be made clear again and again) this is a cheap designer toilet. Especially in this lower price segment, I have not yet come across so many fragrances that have caused such a positive response from my fellow men after I have applied it.
With me it smells fruity (apple) and fresh at the beginning. Especially after a cool shower in summer 007 unfolds its effect best. At this time of the year and in spring, Mr. Bond accompanies the user excellently and stands by the scent wearer with a nice breeze of his scent character.
Of course, the individual stages of this brew cannot be perceived in their individual elements; this area is mostly reserved for niche fragrances, which are, however, found in other price regions.
If you keep this in mind, you might be able to get a little more out of this 007.

"Bond: "An enchanting hint of nothing you almost wear. I like it." (Diamond fever) - somehow also goes with this scent ;)
4 Replies
2
Scent
4
Longevity
3
Sillage
5
Bottle
Phil89
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Phil89
Phil89
   1  
Chemistry lab
The component lets hope for a nice perfume for every day. Even the name is promising. After a smell test in the perfumery you can rather guess that Dr. No or Blofeld mixed this smell and did not mean it well. It's an unbearable blend from a hobby chemist brewed in the dark basement. Unfortunately, no component can really be smelled out and it's just chemical. Very bad with such a good sounding name.
2 Replies
1
Scent
2
Longevity
2
Sillage
5
Bottle
ElysaShades
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ElysaShades
ElysaShades
   6  
"Mixing all the perfumes at the drugstore together"
I'm a fan of Youtube girl Safiya Nygaard. She does such wonderfully crazy things, just tries out every nonsense with so much self-irony. You just have to like her! Their "Melting all the Lipsticks at Sephora together" video is legendary. The result was a relatively inconspicuous but not necessarily ugly brown tone.

And this brings us to James Bond 007. If Safiya piles up all the men's drugstore scents at some point, it's possible he'll get out. Something indefinable that doesn't go in a certain fragrance but somehow has a bit of something from everyone.

A shot of fresh bergamot at the beginning, a bit of apple freshness, spicy masculine cardamom, later - which lasts no longer than 2 hours - classic lavender and then soft sandalwood and the inevitable vetiver. Everything mixed together but somehow only hinted at. It remains flat and meaningless, as if one were afraid to reveal too much of oneself with a statement, in whichever direction, and to offend with it.

Suitable for a person who has no identity. I remember when I was a teenager, I used to give them to people once in a while. Depending on which round they were on, they were Gothic, Hip Hopper, Prolo, Eco... Wobeis was not about trying out personal preferences, but only about being a runner and compulsively belonging everywhere.

As a teenager it's understandable somewhere that you don't have the security to say SO AM I AND THIS AND THAT FALLS ME! Therefore it is only logical that there are such undefined scents for this target group. As such, it also serves its purpose. But if you really want to rate it as a perfume now, of course it does not score well.

I discovered James Bond 007 with my brother (20). Along with a flat diet similar to Invictus. He said to me, he never wears the scents, just got them because he got them for free. Now that I've tested it, I get it. James Bond 007 is not perfume in that sense. It is a scented water for young people who want to try OB they want to wear perfume at all. If a man has found himself halfway, something like that is unlikely to satisfy him
3 Replies
2
Scent
2.5
Longevity
2.5
Sillage
5
Bottle
Chnokfir

10 Reviews
Chnokfir
Chnokfir
   1  
I have no words ...
Before I start choking on my thoughts generated by this tepid liquid in front of me, I better write them down.

Which scent is James Bond wearing, actually?

As a matter of fact, he needs none - the man happens to have so much testosterone overload that he naturally appeals to women and intimidates his opponents.

In the event that James Bond should be reaching for a scent, many classic English Gentleman scents come promptly to my mind: all bitter, spicy, male, and seductive.

And now we have THIS: A flat shaped bottle in smoke grey with a coarse mesh pattern similar to a pistol grip and adorned with the classic 007 logo. A little showy perhaps, but handsome and weighing nicely in the hand.

The fragrance, however, is short of great revelations: Fruity fresh notes with too much citrus, some tart green flowers and the usual modular building blocks for a spicy earthy basis, just the bare minimum because of savings. So synthetic that in its entirety the scent provides no fun and is taking its leave rather soon. Not even long enough to last through a movie house visit. And finally, its durability is unimpressive.

Now, then, which of the many James Bond actors would be able to carry off this scent?

No one! Not even Timothy Dalton which I deem the weakest of all performers. Don't even think about the veteran Sean Connery or the tough Daniel Craig.

I better hold back any opinions about which target audience this scent is aiming at ... it might lead to some controversial answers.

All I know is that for a long time already, the sale of rights linked to a name can make lots more money than the movie itself. But when one hears how successful the recent Bond movies were, including the DVD market, one wonders whether there actually was a need for this fragrance.

And if so, would there not have been better quality scents, and even an obligation to choose one of them? Because I find this unimaginative liquid rather damaging for James Bond's reputation - and come to think of it - for the perfume industry as such.

(Translation: Pipette)
JSpines

149 Reviews
JSpines
JSpines
   1  
James Bond 007
I went to the drugstore recently and was "attacked" by the sales associate who was holding a tester bottle of this. The bottle itself looked tacky, gimmicky and cheap so I had no interest in trying it but she sprayed a paper strip anyway and handed it to me. I inhaled deeply and to me, it smelled just the way the bottle looked and I hadn't expected it to be any better. It smelled generic, boring, cheap, sharp, old and outdated. Smelled like many other colognes I had smelled before and hadn't liked. I told her it wasn't what I looked for in a fragrance and she backed off. I feel this scent was only done and released to coincide with the new Bond movie coming into theaters around the same time. Just a marketing ploy. The cologne isn't worth the price, nor is it worth your time or attention.

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Arman038Arman038 2 years ago
4.5
Scent
3
Longevity
2
Sillage
6
Bottle
There's no performance

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