Opulent Oud 2018

Opulent Oud by Lattafa
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Opulent Oud is a popular perfume by Lattafa for women and men and was released in 2018. The scent is sweet-oriental. Projection and longevity are above-average. It is still in production.
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Scent

8.7 (40 Ratings)

Longevity

8.9 (39 Ratings)

Sillage

8.5 (39 Ratings)

Bottle

8.8 (40 Ratings)
Submitted by Darkbeat, last update on 12.11.2020.
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7.5
Scent
9
Longevity
9
Sillage
8
Bottle
Chris5ch
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Chris5ch
Chris5ch
   1  
A smoke bomb before the Lord
In the very first second I thought to myself, what the hell did I get this one for (in negative). 3 seconds later a fragrance volcano erupts from soo smoky, woody, leathery, resinous...insane. It is worth every cent and actually even more. H/S in this price range hard to top
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10
Scent
10
Longevity
8
Sillage
9
Bottle
Volker1964
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Volker1964
Volker1964
   5  
Very nice scent from the Orient
The bottle alone is a visual highlight. The packaging looks very noble. Wouldn't have suspected a fragrance here for under 30 euros But also the scent knows how to convince.
This one is pleasantly spicy, sweet. Not too much and not too little. A smoky oud note is added in the background. Fits.
The overall fragrance is very pleasant. I wear it on colder days. The durability is outstanding. With me, 12 plus hours. This scent could already be a non-scent.

With kind regards
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8.5
Scent
10
Longevity
10
Sillage
9
Bottle
Polarrfox

47 Reviews
Polarrfox
Polarrfox
   2  
It´s really black; dark, heavy and oud dream.
Opulent oud has also such an amazing bottle, but this time in black color.
I wonder if creators of these perfumes though about it just like me, or it´s just my fantasy, but this scent is really black. Let me explain.
There are some similarities to blue oud, but the fragnance is also really different. It´s heavy. Very spicy (but not causing headaches), with oud and sweet tones in the background. It reminds me a little bit their collection Oud al Khuloud, but it definitely depends on a nose. Oud al Khuloud is more gourmand and I can feel honey there, which I can´t feel at Opulent Oud.
In the beginning, we can feel some fruity and juicy notes.In a while, they become more sweety and smokey.
Actually, there can be really felt something like a caramel, vanilla or something like that. Elegant, dark, sweet - this is Opulent Oud.
The longer its on my skin, the more I can feel thalese more woody chords, mixed with a beautiful amber in it.
I personally prefer Blue Oud, it´s more soft than this one. Opulent Oud is much more masculine scent, elegant, smoky and mysterious. Good to suit or some more elegant clothes. But both of these scents are beautiful, mysterious and on the other side also very soft, but in very different ways.
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9.5
Scent
9
Longevity
9
Sillage
7
Bottle
Carlitos01

282 Reviews
Carlitos01
Carlitos01
Top Review    7  
Ostentatiously rich and luxurious
As per my "private investigations" (my nose and a couple of arabic web sites) I believe that this fragrance notes go as follows:
Top notes: Lime, Saffran, Musk (or Angelica)
Middle notes: Jasmine, White Flowers, Praline, Musk
Base Notes: Woody Notes (Cashmere, Cedar, Sandalwood & Oud in my opinion), Vanilla, Fir Resin, Cedar Resin, Amber, Musk

Lattafa keeps amazing me for the quality and "savoir faire" they have with most of their perfumes. Opulent Oud is a true oriental perfume, worthy of being used in any Arabian Nights tale and, why not, in Scheherazade closet itself. Looking at the fragrance notes it's easy to understand why the name "Opulent" has been chosen.
Musk is the dominant note making its appearance from the first whiff till the end of the (long) drydown.
The top is eased up by saffron and florals. The top musk note is light and easy, so probably the effect is produced through the use of a floral note like angelica. It's really through the bottom notes that the perfume reveals itself. We get an heavy load of wood, wood resins, amber as well an animalic woody musk.
There is no evident borderline between top and bottom. Due to the lighter notes I kind of preffer the opening to the drydown. But don't get me wrong... it's a fantastic drydown as well.
You must go easy on the trigger as this juice is truly powerful. I may describe it as dark, smoky, woody, velvety, resinous, sweet and spicy.
The performance is quite high but what puzzles me the most is the fact that it really projects between three and four hours depending on the amount of initial sprays.

How opulent will be my ratings?
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Scent Opening:.........9,5 (close to a musky and spicy perfection)
Scent Drydown:........9.0 (fantastic woody notes)
Longevity:..................9.0 (more than 9 hours in my skin, with 3 sprays)
Sillage:........................9.0 (8~10 feet sillage with 3.5 hours projection)
Uniqueness:..............9.0 (quite unique, although evoquing some other Lattafa scents)
Usability:...................6.0 (Winter and Fall nights, and not much else)
Versatility:.................8.0 (go easy on the trigger and you will be surprised by its versatility)
Compliments:...........8.0 (more a self pleaser than an attention grabber but catching the attention of all oud lovers)
Quality:......................9.0 (above average quality ingredients)
Presentation:............7.0 (a bit tacky)
Price:........................10.0 (€15,00 / 100 Ml - a bargain in an islamic shop sale)
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Overall rating: 8,50/10.0
between 7 and 8 =above average;
between 8 and 9 = recommended;
bigger than 9 = don't miss it;
Opinion: One of the best exquisite scents of my collection and I like it very much. An oriental gem.
Recommended? Yes, but only if you like the scent of strong smoky woods with oud and musk. With a different label (and a different presentation) it could sell for ten times its actual price. Get it while the price does not rise.
Blind buy worthy? No! Do try it before you buy it.

Music: "Spartacus" from Aram Khachaturian
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Statements

LaurentiuLaurentiu 15 days ago
8
Scent
10
Longevity
9
Sillage
9
Bottle
This is dark, smoky.
Sweet oud with a lot of smoke on a vanilla base.
The performance is awesome ~12H with huge projection. Cheap aswell...
TeleraTelera 25 days ago
8
Scent
9
Longevity
8
Sillage
8
Bottle
Aroma similar a Acqua di parma Oud.
Equilibrio perfecto.
Unisex 100%.
Aroma oscuro y ahumado.
Especiado pero suavizado por un toque dulce.
EstbienlaEstbienla 4 months ago
8
Scent
7
Longevity
8
Sillage
9
Bottle
hi, I have one to say: it looks very closely like the Royal Amber of St. Dupont except that the latter has plus a fougasse leather
MihaiuMihaiu 2 years ago
8
Scent
8
Longevity
8
Sillage
7
Bottle
some citric notes covered quickly by a heavy, dark, smoked oud & sweet vanilla/caramel. unisex-masculine 40+
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Carlitos01Carlitos01 2 years ago
9.5
Scent
9
Longevity
9
Sillage
7
Bottle
A truly opulent perfume. Lattafa became a serious player by producing fragrances like this one. Dark, smoky, resinous, great sweet scent !
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DarkbeatDarkbeat 2 years ago
9.5
Scent
9
Longevity
9
Sillage
9
Bottle
Incredible perfume of Lattafa, an oriental woody, sweet, spicy, dark, opulent and intoxicating, that will not leave you indifferent.

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