Jimmy Choo 2011 Eau de Parfum

Jimmy Choo (Eau de Parfum) by Jimmy Choo
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Jimmy Choo (Eau de Parfum) is a perfume by Jimmy Choo for women and was released in 2011. The scent is sweet-fruity. It is being marketed by Inter Parfums.
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Perfumer

Olivier Polge

Fragrance Notes

Top Notes Top NotesPearPear
Italian orangeItalian orange
Heart Notes Heart NotesTiger orchidTiger orchid
Base Notes Base NotesToffeeToffee
Indonesian patchouliIndonesian patchouli

Ratings

Scent

7.3207 Ratings

Longevity

7.7165 Ratings

Sillage

6.8142 Ratings

Bottle

7.8157 Ratings

Value for money

8.127 Ratings
Submitted by Kankuro, last update on 05.12.2021.
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10
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10
Longevity
8
Sillage
10
Bottle
8
Pricing
MudlPlumBad

5 Reviews
MudlPlumBad
MudlPlumBad
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Gorgeous sexy smell for some)
I love this smell). It reminds me of designer shoes somehow. It is when something is special but you can't say what exactly is special there. The shoes are shoes but they do have some edge or something which makes them different.) Smell wise Jimmy Choo is like bubblegum to me. The smell is divine on my skin. I remember walking into the lift in the office one day and a total stranger telling me: "Wow! You smell gorgeous." I do know that the smell is different on different people but it does suit me and at the same time I know it will not be the same for everyone. I think it's not only the chemistry between your skin and the perfume, it is also about the perfume's and your personality. You just need to connect on some deeper level. When I want to lift my mood I just take a bottle and smell it.) I don't consider this perfume classic or luxurious but I do love it a lot. It's just special for me.)
5.5
Scent
8
Longevity
7
Sillage
5
Bottle
StellaDiverF

213 Reviews
StellaDiverF
StellaDiverF
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Toffee Fruitchouli
After a fruity opening of a few minutes, with the entrance of toffee and patchouli, Jimmy Choo did make think of Van Cleef & Arpels Oriens. While I was not very fond of the floured raspberry in Oriens, Jimmy Choo's pear and mandarin manage to show a more juicy aspect.

Then the fragrance evolves into its own path. The toffee becomes richer, more creamy, thus makes the whole scent sweeter, while the fruits tend to give out more tartness, somehow manage to keep the balance between the conflicts.

Afterwards, it doesn't change too much, a little bit more chocolate-y, and slowly fades away. The sillage is moderate and the longevity is at least 8 hours. Well, it fits in the recent trend of fruit+candy+patchouli, but it somehow manages to make its way out of the mass. Worths a try, but it still requires a sweet nose. In some stage it's very sweet, beware!
Germanblonde

85 Reviews
Germanblonde
Germanblonde
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Romance in a bottle
Sophisticated sweetness of the finest grade, super feminine in a very delicate way. So perfect with silky lingerie and silky bed sheets. It carries a strong romantic vibe. Just lovely.
9
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7.5
Longevity
7.5
Sillage
7.5
Bottle
Karinoula

82 Reviews
Karinoula
Karinoula
Helpful Review    1  
Modern Oriental
Exotic sweet spicy perfume, very long lasting, modern with a cute bottle, in one word fantastic. Reminds me a bit of "let it rock" with more heavy patchouli notes. Best for cold winter time.
5
Scent
5
Longevity
5
Sillage
7.5
Bottle
LadyRogue

166 Reviews
LadyRogue
LadyRogue
Helpful Review    3  
*Nice*
Another rather expensive scent whose name conjures up images of lots of pretty shoes and a "Sex and the City" walk-in wardrobe.

It was a gift, and I am glad I didn't pay for it: here is why.

To my nose it's 'nice'. Not earth-shattering, unusual or sexy. No, just 'nice'.
Now don't get me wrong! I like and use 'nice'! The problem is I have lots of 'nice' scents that are cheaper...and perhaps even 'nicer'...?

The opening is pure toffee with patchouli and a hint of pear. The longer it's on my skin the more toffee-ish it gets. One could say it's too sweet or too gourmand. Or one could love it. I think it's just 'nice'. I will wear it but I wont buy it myself. Too many other scents are on my 'want' list that are begging for me to own them! ; )

Silage is: "I smell like patchouli smoked toffee!" -- Longevity is: "I am a blast of toffee and after about an hour I become a close to the skin powdery pear scent....fading into the distance".

Sniff before purchase! And on the skin if you can. This one costs enough and should be really liked! Good luck.
6.5
Scent
8
Longevity
8
Sillage
7
Bottle
Gold

470 Reviews
Gold
Gold
Helpful Review    3  
Tenacious fruitchouli
This is called a "fruity chypre" or a "fruitchouli", but to me the patchouli note contained in "Jimmy Choo" smells boring, artificial and chemical. Other releases of the last years ("Oriens" by Van Cleef & Arpels or "Sensuous" by Estee Lauder for that matter) were constructed in the same way, a strong, artificial woody base with overtones of toffee and sandalwood plus patchouli, resulting in very strong, tenacious scents which I find head-ache inducing. "Jimmy Choo" comes in a beautiful perfume vessel, though. Obviously, the big companies think today's clients have better eyes than noses.
2 Replies
7
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7.5
Longevity
7.5
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Missk

1165 Reviews
Missk
Missk
Helpful Review    3  
Dry patchouli and sticky toffee
I agree with Grottola on Fragrantica, this is indeed an ambitious fragrance. It was also something I didn't expect.

I really like the focus on dry patchouli in Jimmy Choo. It's a note that is not always popular, but has always been a hit with me. The patchouli has been complimented by sweet toffee, chocolatey orchid and an array of tropical fruits. I get the sense that perhaps Jimmy Choo is attempting to follow in Angel's footsteps, but the overall result is quite different.

It's dry, spicy and foody most of the time, with the occasional hint of syrupy orange and pear. I actually like this fragrance despite it being quite strong and earthy. It's an enticing scent to say the least.

I'll have to disagree that this smells like Flowerbomb. Perhaps in the drydown there's a slight resemblance, in terms of Jimmy Choo being quite musky, soft and sweet, but to my nose this fragrance smells unique.

I really enjoy the dark richness that Jimmy Choo conveys. It lasts an incredibly long time and it projects extremely well. All in all, Jimmy Choo smells good to me, but for some it may be too masculine, earthy or too heavy.

Statements

ScentwitchScentwitch 12 months ago
7.5
Scent
8
Longevity
10
Sillage
10
Bottle
I like this scent. It’s tart and sweet, and smells rich. I don’t wear it daily, but do like it in the evenings, esp. going out.
Jazzy76Jazzy76 4 years ago
7
Scent
6
Longevity
6
Sillage
8
Bottle
fruity-gourmand and pleasant, but nothing special . Looking at the elegant bottle, I was expecting more from this fragrance.

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